1st World Mind Sports Games 2008

The 1st World Mind Sports Games was hed in Beijing, China, from 3rd - 18th October 2008

The event was instigated by the International Mind Sports Association (IMSA) and was organised by the Board and Card Games Administrative Center of the General Administration of Sport of China and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sport.

More than 2500 players from 150 countries and regions took part as well as more than 600 staff members (officials, coaches and referees). Five sports were involved - Go, Bridge, Chess, Chinese Chess and Draughts. There were 6 Go gold medals: Mens and Womens Individual, Open Individual (no professionals allowed), Mens and Womens Teams and Pair Go.

Women's Individual
Men's Individual
Open Individual
Women's Team
Men's Team
Pair Go

For further info visit the Ranka Online reports