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Thursday, October 23, 2014

World Mind Games Online Chess: Win TVs, Watches More!!!

Hello chess blog friends, are you playing chess online in the chess section of the SportAccord Countdown Online Tournaments yet?

Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk Official Ambassador 2014

Big Prizes!!!  

  • Formula 1 grand prix tickets sponsored by presenting partner Alliance Renault-Nissan 
  • Watches from World Mind Games official partner Rado
  • Samsung TVs, tablets and gift cards
  • A total cash prize purse of $12,000 will be shared between the winners of the different tournaments 

SportAccord has begun the countdown to the launch of the 4th edition of the World Mind Games Online Tournament on the 15th of September. The tournament, featuring Bridge, Chess and Go, is being organized by SportAccord in partnership with RSportz, the community-based global sports network and online platforms BridgeBase Online, and Pandanet. 

The online tournament marks the countdown to the 4th SportAccord World Mind Games to be held in Beijing from December 11-17 this year. Last year’s online tournament attracted over 700,000 players from all across the globe and SportAccord expects to comfortably attract a higher number of participants through the tournament online portal The portal will be the gateway for participants and enthusiasts for game rules, registration and all further information surrounding the SportAccord 2014 World Mind Games Online Tournament. 

Like in 2013, Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk - the 12th Women's World Chess Champion and several-time champion at the World Mind Games - is the official ambassador at the event in Beijing for 2014 as well! Click on graphic (on left) to see some of last year's victory videos of GM Alexandra Kosteniuk.

And, another nice video, from 2012

SportAccord 2014 World Mind Games Online Tournament partners, Bridgebase Online, and Pandanet will operate the online hosting of the disciplines of Bridge, Chess and Go, respectively.

SportAccord, the Union of International Sports Federations, operates and is in the process of organising 4 multi-sports games- the World Combat Games, the World Beach Games, the World Urban Games and the World Mind Games. The 4th edition of the SportAccord World Mind Games will be organized in Beijing from December 11-17, 2014, featuring Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go and Xiangqi in cooperation with the respective international sports federations. The SportAccord World Mind Games unite the world’s best players in a quest for glory and prize money. SportAccord is constantly looking to engage more people in mind sports in a fun and exciting way through cultural programs and online games.

Online tournament dates: September 15 – November 15 Website: Official hashtag: #mindgames2014

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