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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Sport Accord World Mind Games with Chess Included Begin in Beijing Today - Promo Video (Schedule Updated)

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Hi everyone,

SportAccord World Mind Games are a multi-sport event centered on the gymnasium of the mind and highlighting the great value of the mind sports. The first edition in 2011 included five mind sports of great popularity and influence worldwide - Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go and Xiangqi (Chinese Chess). The event showed some top-level mind games performances with the world's best players.

Find all the details of the chess events at the Sport Accord World Mind Games in this Chess Blog post.


Wednesday, December 12th Opening ceremony
Thursday, December 13th Rest day
Friday, December 14th 14:00-19:00
Rapid Event: 1-4 rounds (men), 1-4 rounds (women)
Saturday, December 15th 14:00-19:00
Rapid Event: 5-7 rounds (men), 5-7 rounds (women)
Sunday, December 16th 14:00-19:00
Blitz Event: 1-8 rounds (men), 1-8 rounds (women)
Monday, December 17th 14:00-19:00
Blitz Event: 9-15 rounds (men), 9-15 rounds (women)
Tuesday, December 18th 14:00-19:00
Blindfold Event: 1-4 rounds (men), 1-4 rounds (women)
Wednesday, December 19th 14:00-19:00
Blindfold Event: 5-7 rounds (men), 5-7 rounds (women)
& Closing Ceremony
Thursday, December 20th Departure

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