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Abalone is an award-winning two-player abstract strategy board game designed by Michel Lalet and Laurent Lévi in 1987.
An abstract strategy game is a strategy game that does not rely on a theme.
The Accrington Observer is a weekly paper featuring the town of Accrington and its surrounding areas.
In Greek mythology, Achilles or Achilleus (Ἀχιλλεύς, Achilleus) was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad.
Ajax or Aias (or; Αἴας, gen. Αἴαντος Aiantos) is a mythological Greek hero, the son of King Telamon and Periboea, and the half-brother of Teucer.
Alexandra Palace is a Grade II listed entertainment and sports venue in London, located between Muswell Hill and Wood Green.
AllAfrica.com is a website that aggregates news produced primarily on the African continent about all areas of African life, politics, issues and culture.
The American Journal of Archaeology (AJA), the peer-reviewed journal of the Archaeological Institute of America, has been published since 1897 (continuing the American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts founded by the institute in 1885).
An amphora (Greek: ἀμφορεύς, amphoréus; English plural: amphorae or amphoras) is a type of container of a characteristic shape and size, descending from at least as early as the Neolithic Period.
Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games.
Bōku is an abstract strategy board gameBoku at Board Game Geek retrieved 29 April 2011 played by putting marbles on a perforated hexagonal board with 80 spaces.
BBC Manchester (often known as BBC Salford) is the British Broadcasting Corporation regional headquarters for the North West, the largest BBC region in the UK.
In the game of poker, the play largely centers on the act of betting, and as such, a protocol has been developed to speed up play, lessen confusion, and increase security while playing.
The British Go Association (BGA) promotes and supports the playing of Go, the ancient Chinese strategy game, in the United Kingdom.
The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Continuo is an abstract strategy game by Maureen Hiron first published in 1982 and now distributed in board game form by David Westnedge Ltd.
Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking card game using a standard 52-card deck.
Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed.
Cribbage, or crib, is a card game traditionally for two players, but commonly played with three, four or more, that involves playing and grouping cards in combinations which gain points.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
Dario De Toffoli is an Italian board game designer, gamebook author, and elite games player who founded the games company Studiogiochi and established many games events.
David Neil Laurence Levy (born 14 March 1945) is a British International Master of chess, a businessman noted for his involvement with computer chess and artificial intelligence, and the founder of the Computer Olympiads and the Mind Sports Olympiads.
The Decamentathlon is a multi disciplined games event that was created as part of the first Mind Sports Olympiad.
The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events.
Demis Hassabis (born 27 July 1976) is a British artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist, video game designer, entrepreneur, and world-class games player.
Draughts (British English) or checkers (American English) is a group of strategy board games for two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over opponent pieces.
Eesti Rahvusringhääling (ERR) – Estonian Public Broadcasting – is a publicly funded radio and television organisation created in Estonia on 1 June 2007 to take over the functions of the formerly separate Eesti Raadio (ER) (Estonian Radio) and Eesti Televisioon (ETV) (Estonian Television), under the terms of the Estonian National Broadcasting Act.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Entropy is an abstract strategy board game for two players designed by Eric Solomon in 1977.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
Etan Ilfeld is a London-based entrepreneur and the founder of Tenderpixel gallery, Tenderbooks, Tenderflix, Repeater Books, and the owner and managing director of Watkins Books and the Mind Sports Olympiad.
Etruscan art was produced by the Etruscan civilization in central Italy between the 9th and 2nd centuries BC.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
Five-card draw (also known as a Cantrell draw) is a poker variant that is considered the simplest variant of poker, and is the basis for video poker.
Five-card stud is the earliest form of the card game stud poker, originating during the American Civil War, but is less commonly played today than many other more popular poker games.
A game of skill is a game where the outcome is determined mainly by mental or physical skill, rather than by chance.
Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent.
Hammersmith is a district of west London, England, located west-southwest of Charing Cross.
Heads up poker is a form of poker that is played between only two players.
An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Sir John Boardman, (born 20 August 1927) is a classical art historian and archaeologist, "Britain's most distinguished historian of ancient Greek art.".
Jonathan Simon Speelman (born 2 October 1956) is an English Grandmaster chess player, mathematician and chess writer.
JW3, also known as Jewish Community Centre London, is an arts, culture and entertainment venue, an educational facility and a social and community hub in north London.
Kamisado is an abstract strategy board game for two players that's played on an 8x8 multicoloured board.
Korea JoongAng Daily is the English language version of the South Korean national daily newspaper JoongAng Ilbo.
Lawrence Hall in Greycoat Street, Westminster was the newer of the two Royal Horticultural Halls owned by R.H.S. Enterprises Limited, which is part of the Royal Horticultural Society charity in central London.
The card game of poker has many variations, most of which were created in the United States in the mid-1900's.
This page gives a list of world championships in mind sports which usually represent the most prestigious competition for a specific board game, card game or mind sport.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London South Bank University (LSBU) is a public university in Newington, London.
Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University.
Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough for post-nominals) is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manchester City Council is the local government authority for Manchester, a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.
The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering Greater Manchester in North West England.
Manila Standard is a broadsheet newspaper in the Philippines owned by the Romualdez family.
A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides.
Memory sport, sometimes referred to as competitive memory or the mind sport of memory, refers to competitions in which participants attempt to memorize then recall different forms of information, under certain guidelines.
Mental calculation comprises arithmetical calculations using only the human brain, with no help from any supplies (such as pencil and paper) or devices such as a calculator.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
A mind sport, or as it's more commonly referred to an altsport, is a game of skill where the competition is based on a particular type of the intellectual ability as opposed to physical exercise.
The Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) is an annual international multi-disciplined competition and festival for games of mental skill and mind sports.
The Mind Sports Organisation (MSO) is an association for promoting mental-skill games (Mind Sport) including Contract Bridge, Chess, Go, Mastermind, and Scrabble.
The Ministry of Education (Abbreviation: MOE; Kementerian Pendidikan; Chinese: 教育部; கல்வி அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore that directs the formulation and implementation of policies related to education in Singapore.
The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events; fencing (one-touch épée), freestyle swimming (200m), equestrian show jumping (15 jumps), and a final combined event of pistol shooting and cross country running (3200m).
A multi-sport event is an organized sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports among organized teams of athletes from (mostly) nation-states.
Novotel is an upscale hotel brand within the AccorHotels group, typically slotting between the Grand Mercure and Pullman brands.
Olympia is an exhibition centre, event space and conference centre in West Kensington, London, England.
Omaha hold 'em (also known as Omaha holdem or simply Omaha) is a community card poker game similar to Texas hold 'em, where each player is dealt four cards and must make his or her best hand using exactly two of them, plus exactly three of the five community cards.
Online poker is the game of poker played over the Internet.
Oulu (Uleåborg) is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.
Pacru is an abstract board game invented by Mike Wellmann.
Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and skill.
A poker tournament is a tournament where players compete by playing poker.
Potters Bar is a town in Hertfordshire, England, – Community Strategy First Review (PDF) north of London.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
Radio Prague (Český rozhlas 7 - Radio Praha) is the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic.
Raymond Dennis Keene OBE (born 29 January 1948) is an English chess Grandmaster, a FIDE International Arbiter, a chess organiser, and a journalist and author.
Razz is a form of stud poker that is normally played for ace-to-five low (lowball poker).
Robert Michael Sheehan (Roibeárd Mícheál Ó Siodhacháin; born 7 January 1988) is an Irish actor.
The Royal Festival Hall is a 2,500-seat concert, dance and talks venue within Southbank Centre in London.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
Seven-card stud, also known as Seven-Toed Pete or Down-The-River is a variant of stud poker.
(), also known as Japanese chess or the Game of Generals, is a two-player strategy board game in the same family as chess, chaturanga, makruk, shatranj, janggi and xiangqi, and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
The Soho Theatre is a theatre and registered charity in the Soho district of the City of Westminster, in London, England.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
(originally called Number Place) is a logic-based, combinatorial number-placement puzzle.
The Sutton Guardian is a weekly free local newspaper covering the London Borough of Sutton, South London, and surrounding areas.
Texas hold 'em (also known as Texas holdem, hold 'em, and holdem) is a variation of the card game of poker.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Jewish Chronicle (The JC) is a London-based Jewish weekly newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Time Out Group is a British media company which is publisher of magazines and travel guidebooks covering events, entertainment and culture in cities around the world.
Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
Anthony Peter "Tony" Buzan (born 2 June 1942) is an English author and educational consultant.
The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.
TwixT is a two-player strategy board game, an early entrant in the 1960s 3M bookshelf game series.
The University of London Union (commonly referred to as ULU, pron. 'yoo-loo') was Europe's largest students' union, with over 120,000 students as the focus of its activities.
The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.
The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) was a university based in the centre of the city of Manchester in England.
The University of Westminster is a public university in London, United Kingdom.
The Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani; Musea Vaticana) are Christian and art museums located within the city boundaries of the Vatican City.
Westminster is an area of central London within the City of Westminster, part of the West End, on the north bank of the River Thames.
William Roland Hartston (born 12 August 1947) is an English journalist who writes the Beachcomber column in the Daily Express and a chess player who played competitively from 1962 to 1987 with a highest Elo rating of 2485.
A world championship is generally an international sports competition open to elite competitors from around the world, representing their nations, and winning such an event will be considered the highest or near highest achievement in the sport or contest.
The World Mind Sports Games (WMSG) is a quadrennial multi-sport event created by the International Mind Sports Association (IMSA) as a "stepping stone on the path of introducing a third kind of Olympic Games (after the Summer and the Winter Olympics)".
Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players.