Brain Trust announces The Brain of the Year

Conratulations to Arif Anees As Chairman of The Brain Trust Charity, I am delighted to announce that the Winner of the 2020 Brain of the Year Award is Arif Anis. The mission statement of the Brain Trust is as follows: “To advance global mental health by all means...

New Asia Pacific Chairman for Hong Kong

Congratulations to Ms.Chan Chi Wa (GMM) Announcement for the NEW appointment of Chairman and Emeritus Chairman of World Memory Sports Council for Hong Kong, China. Nominated by the Asia-Pacific Memory Sports Council and approved by the World Memory Sports Council....

Shereshevsky – Master Mnemonist

Edited transcript of Facebook Live – 14th June 2020 by Phil Chambers Today I’d like to talk to you about Solomon Veniaminovich Shereshevsky. He was a failed musician and newspaper reporter in Moscow, in the 1920s. Every morning, the editor of the newspaper would...

The Origins of the Method of Loci

Edited transcript of Facebook Live – By Phil Chambers 7th June 2020 I want to tell you a story about the origins of the method of Loci. It’s also known as the Roman Room or the Memory Palace technique.  It dates back to about 500 BC – over 2000...

The Speed Cards Discipline

Edited transcript – Facebook Live by Phil Chambers 31/5/20 Hello and welcome to this Facebook Live talking about the discipline of Speed Cards in the World Memory Championships. It’s the most exciting discipline because it’s the final event and often the...

World Mind Map Day 2020

World Mind Map Day June 2nd 2020 World Mind Map Day June 2nd 2020 Announcement of Mind Map Competition Today is World Mind Map Day – a fitting date as this would have been the 78th birthday of Tony Buzan, inventor of Mind Maps. Tragically, Tony passed away prematurely...

Spoken Numbers

Edited Transcript of Facebook Live, Phil Chambers 24/5/20 I’m going to talk about the Spoken Number discipline in the World Memory Championships. Spoken number is delivered with one digit every second, hearing it just once and then writing down the digits in...