2nd World Mind Sports Games

Following the very successful first World Mind Sports Games in Beijing, China in 2008, a second World Mind Sports Games will be held in Lille, France, August 9-23, 2012.

Go competition is scheduled for August 13-23, following the European and U.S. Go Congresses and the London Olympics.

Only amateur players may compete. There will be individual men’s and women’s events, team and pair events, and a youth event for players under 21.

The go competition is being organized by the European Go Federation, but countries and territories anywhere in the world may send players, pairs, and/or teams.

Details can be found here.

Here is the schedule of the go competition.

A list of recommended hotels with special rate for the 2nd World Mind Sports Games is available on the website of the International Mind Sport Association.

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