6th Malaysia Memory Championships Report
The 6th Malaysia Memory Championship organized by the Malaysia Memory Sports Council was successfully held in Kuala Lumpur on November 12, 2023.
Mr. Son in the adult category won the overall championship, and the two juniors won the overall runner-up and third place.
The competition attracted memory enthusiasts from various states across Malaysia, including Penang, Perak, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Johor, and Sabah, showcasing a high level of mental athleticism.
The chairman of the organizing committee and Grandmaster of Memory, Mr. Wong Wan Jun, expressed that this event is the only one in the country recognized by the World Memory Sports Council and represents the highest level of mental competition in Malaysia.
Memory athletes from all age groups gathered to vie for honor and to promote exchanges and sharing of experiences among participants from different states.
The competition adhered to the “national competition standards” set by the World Memory Sports Council, aiming to provide a fair and high-level competitive platform.
The competition included tasks such as memorizing names and faces, random numbers, random words, abstract images, historic and future dates, binary numbers and playing cards, challenging the participant’s comprehensive mental abilities, including memory skills, focus, imagination, intelligence, and stress tolerance.
The President of Malaysian Memory Sports Council, International Master of Memory Mr Teo Kim Foo expressed that since its establishment, the Malaysian Memory Sports Council has been committed to promoting memory sports for the benefit of the public. In order to enable memory enthusiasts and competitors in Malaysia to participate in the country’s highest-level memory event. The Malaysia Memory Sports Council has spared no effort, investing funds and energy.
This competition also serves as the qualifying event for Malaysia, and the top five finalists will be eligible to represent Malaysia participate in the World Memory Championship held in China in December.
In addition to enhancing memory, engaging in memory sports can also promote creativity and intelligence, benefiting individuals of all ages. Specifically, as memory improves, cognitive abilities also increase, leading to improved academic performance.
The competition vividly demonstrated the excitement and intensity of memory sports, showcasing the outstanding memory abilities and overall mental qualities of the participants.
The Malaysian Memory Sports Council will continue to promote memory sports and provide more learning and training opportunities for the general public.
To learn more about memory lectures or memory courses, please visit our official website at www.malaysiamemorysports-org.com or follow our Facebook page.
Summary of the results of the 2023 Malaysia Memory Championship:
Champion: Son Kian Chee
Runner-up: Lai Yu Xin
Third Place: Lim Xiu Shan
Adult Group Winner:
Champion: Son Kian Chee
Runner-up: Yap Li Sia
Third Place: Loh Kian Yew
Junior Group Winner:
Champion: Lai Yu Xin
Runner-up: Lim Xiu San
Third Place: Wong En Shan
Fourth Place: Chen Chee Chuen
Fifth Place: Lim Zoe
Kid Group Winner:
Champion: Tung Wai Zhong
Runner-up: Chong Jun Qi
Third Place: Wong Yu Xin
Fourth Place: Tung Wai Cheng
Fifth Place: Declan Lim Ding Yi