Host a World Mind Games

The 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 Games, which include the five mind sports members of IMSA (Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go and Chinese Chess), show some top-level mind games performances with the world’s best players.

They also showcase a Cultural and Social Programme with an online tournament organised each year extends the event’s reach to the worldwide audience.


Ability to significantly increase occupancy in local hotels for the week, by up to 5,000 room nights
Incremental room nights, if located within a city that has seasonality
Increase in spend by delegates within the local economy through meals, event and tourist activities
Increase in spend by delegates to local suppliers such as Exhibition, transportation and AV
Host City specific sponsorship and exhibition sales opportunities


Increase in hosting world class sporting events and higher profile events with greater returns
Opportunity for cities to maintain and attract new commercial partners locally and internationally
Positive impact on the local sporing community and to enhance relationships with local National Sport Federations and for them with their International Sport Federations
Opportunity to positively impact Sport Tourism in your city
Repeat tourism from the delegation