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Intellectual Property of the sport

  To avoid confusion,  the mind sport of memory was invented and created by the founder and originator of the sport, Tony Buzan and Raymond Keene OBE. They created the 10 discipline format of the sport, the competition format, and the rules and regulations surrounding the sport. The ownership of this intellectual property resides with […]

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New WMSC President for India

We are pleased to announce that multiple Guinness World Record holder, Squadron Leader Jayasimha Ravirala is now the president of the India Memory Sports Council. Jayasimha has long been involved in the mind sport of memory and held the very first memory championships in India. He had been conducting professional training in soft skills for […]

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WMSC new Memory Training APP

To celebrate the 25th Jubilee Anniversary of the Mind Sport of Memory the World Memory Sports Council is delighted to announce the launch of a new memory training APP. This is being released at this year’s World Memory Championship. It is being offered as a free gift to all competitors to help all competitors to […]

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Alex Mullen in The New Yorker magazine

Before Alex Mullen competed in—and won—the World Memory Championships, this past December, no American had ever placed higher than seventh. Photograph by Jonno Rattman for The New Yorker On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, Alex Mullen, the country’s top-ranked memory athlete, joined his parents and grandmother for dinner at a restaurant near his grandmother’s home, […]

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Memory television documentary on ITV

A triumph for Global Mental Literacy and a further giant step for restoring planetary intelligence! The World Memory Sports Council and the Official World Memory Championships, now in our twenty fifth year, are proud to draw your attention to the hour long ITV documentary screened tonight about the art and science of Memory and the Championships themselves. […]

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How to Remember Everything! New ITV film

Documentary exploring the incredible world of competitive memory, which follows a group of British hopefuls as they compete against the world’s leading memory athletes. Click on the picture to view the programme. A triumph for Global Mental Literacy and a blow for restoring planetary intelligence!  The World Memory Sports Council and the Official World Memory […]

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First Lebanon Memory Championships 2016

1st Lebanon Memory Championship 2016 Lebanon’s first national Memory Championship (LMC) took place on the 6th of November 2016 at the Arab University Alumni Center, located at the Lebanese capital Beirut, under the official sponsorship of the Lebanese Minister of Culture Mr. Raymond ARAJI. The competition was held under the direct supervision of the founder […]

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The 2016 Australian Memory Championships update

Final preparations are underway for the Australian Memory Championships! We have 12 amazing competitors this year – 4 experienced and 8 new to memory sports.  the schedule, which includes a list of competitors, for this year’s competition as well the WMSC handbook. Feel free to send me any questions you may have and/or post them […]

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