Registration is now open for the 32nd World Memory Championships

in December 2023

We’re happy to announce that the 32nd World Memory Championships global final will be organized in SANYA CITY, China on December 8th-10th, 2023 by the Asia Pacific Memory Sports Council.

The sign-up for entering the 32nd WMC global final is open now!

All competitors need to fill up the following registration form.

Please note: 1) The seats are limited and available to the first 200 early birds at present; 2) All competitors from China need to be prequalified in China national memory championships.

More specific logistics details will be released in the next couple of weeks. Please pay close attention to the updates. We suggest all competitors apply for the tourist visa to China ASAP. If you have any queries or needs, please contact directly the 32nd WMC  organizing committee via

Meanwhile, Mr. Dominic O’Brien, the eight-time world memory champion, has been appointed by the WMSC as the Global Chief Arbiter and Mr. Teo Kimfoo,  the Vice Global Chief Arbiter.

 This year the format of the competition reverts back to the original, pre-Covid format. and will take place exclusively in one venue. There will be no remote competitions in other countries.


Guidelines about Hotel

The upcoming 32nd World Memory Championship will be held in Ocean Sonic Resort Sanya, Sanya City, Hainan, China, located in the center of Sanya “Coconut Dream Promenade”, which is an ideal place for appreciating the beautiful sunrise and sunset over the sea.


The hotel ‘Ocean Sonic Resort Sanya’ is only 6 minutes’ drive from Sanya Phoenix International Airport and 8 minutes’ drive from the city center. You can easily arrive at the hotel by airport bus, or by taxi.

If you take the high-speed train from Haikou, the capital of Hainan, you can get off at Phoenix Airport Station and directly take No.8 bus at the railway station to the hotel.

 Room Reservation

  1. Room with Garden View/ Seaview RMB 780 / USD 108 per night
  2. Superior Seaview Room RMB 780 / USD 108 per night
  3. Deluxe Seaview Room RMB 780 / USD 108 per night
  4. Seaview Suite RMB 1180 / USD 163 per night


For any questions or details about reservation, please contact through

You can also contact Manager Liu by


We not only offer mouthwatering local food in Hainan but also seafood and delicacies from Mediterranean and other western countries from which you can choose.

Statistics Website

The World Memory Statistic website is experiencing technical difficulties.  Some information is missing. This site  does not contain competition and competitor data since 2019 and is out of date. The site is being updated and an announcement will be made about it shortly

Visa to China

For information about obtaining a Visa to visit Sanya City

click here

How to obtain a visa to Sanya City