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Mind Sports Olympiad

Index Mind Sports Olympiad

The Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) is an annual international multi-disciplined competition and festival for games of mental skill and mind sports. [1]

120 relations: Abalone (board game), Abstract strategy game, Accrington Observer, Achilles, Ajax the Great, Alexandra Palace, AllAfrica.com, American Journal of Archaeology, Amphora, Backgammon, Bōku, BBC Manchester, Betting in poker, British Go Association, British Museum, Cambridge, Chess, CNN, Continuo (game), Contract bridge, Creativity, Cribbage, Czech Republic, Dario De Toffoli, David Levy (chess player), Decamentathlon, Decathlon, Demis Hassabis, Draughts, Eesti Rahvusringhääling, Encyclopædia Britannica, England, Entropy (1977 board game), Estonia, Etan Ilfeld, Etruscan art, Finland, Five-card draw, Five-card stud, Game of skill, Go (game), Hammersmith, Heads up poker, Intelligence quotient, Italy, John Boardman (art historian), Jon Speelman, JW3, Kamisado, Korea JoongAng Daily, ..., Lawrence Hall, London, Lines of Action, List of poker variants, List of world championships in mind sports, London, London South Bank University, Loughborough, Loughborough University, Manchester, Manchester City Council, Manchester Evening News, Manila Standard, Mastermind (board game), Medal, Memory sport, Mental calculation, Milan, Mind sport, Mind Sports Olympiad, Mind Sports Organisation, Ministry of Education (Singapore), Modern pentathlon, Multi-sport event, Novotel, Olympia, London, Omaha hold 'em, Online poker, Oulu, Pacru, Poker, Poker tournament, Potters Bar, Prague, Radio Prague, Raymond Keene, Razz (poker), Reversi, Robert Sheehan, Royal Festival Hall, Seoul, Seven-card stud, Shogi, Singapore, Soho Theatre, South Korea, Spain, Spanish language, Sudoku, Sutton Guardian, Texas hold 'em, The Guardian, The Independent, The Jewish Chronicle, The New York Times, The Times, Time Out Group, Times Higher Education, Tony Buzan, Toronto Star, TwixT, University of London Union, University of Manchester, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, University of Westminster, Vatican Museums, Westminster, William Hartston, World championship, World Mind Sports Games, Xiangqi. Expand index (70 more) »

Abalone (board game)

Abalone is an award-winning two-player abstract strategy board game designed by Michel Lalet and Laurent Lévi in 1987.

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Abstract strategy game

An abstract strategy game is a strategy game that does not rely on a theme.

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Accrington Observer

The Accrington Observer is a weekly paper featuring the town of Accrington and its surrounding areas.

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Achilles

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.

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Ajax the Great

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.

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Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace is a Grade II listed entertainment and sports venue in London, located between Muswell Hill and Wood Green.

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AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com is a website that aggregates news produced primarily on the African continent about all areas of African life, politics, issues and culture.

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American Journal of Archaeology

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).

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Amphora

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.

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Backgammon

Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games.

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Bōku

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.

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BBC Manchester

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.

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Betting in poker

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.

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British Go Association

The British Go Association (BGA) promotes and supports the playing of Go, the ancient Chinese strategy game, in the United Kingdom.

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.

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Cambridge

Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Continuo (game)

Continuo is an abstract strategy game by Maureen Hiron first published in 1982 and now distributed in board game form by David Westnedge Ltd.

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Contract bridge

Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking card game using a standard 52-card deck.

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Creativity

Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed.

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Cribbage

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.

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Czech Republic

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.

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Dario De Toffoli

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.

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David Levy (chess player)

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.

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Decamentathlon

The Decamentathlon is a multi disciplined games event that was created as part of the first Mind Sports Olympiad.

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Decathlon

The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events.

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Demis Hassabis

Demis Hassabis (born 27 July 1976) is a British artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist, video game designer, entrepreneur, and world-class games player.

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Draughts

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.

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Eesti Rahvusringhääling

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.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Entropy (1977 board game)

Entropy is an abstract strategy board game for two players designed by Eric Solomon in 1977.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

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Etan Ilfeld

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.

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Etruscan art

Etruscan art was produced by the Etruscan civilization in central Italy between the 9th and 2nd centuries BC.

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Finland

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.

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Five-card draw

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.

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Five-card stud

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.

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Game of skill

A game of skill is a game where the outcome is determined mainly by mental or physical skill, rather than by chance.

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Go (game)

Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent.

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Hammersmith

Hammersmith is a district of west London, England, located west-southwest of Charing Cross.

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Heads up poker

Heads up poker is a form of poker that is played between only two players.

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Intelligence quotient

An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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John Boardman (art historian)

Sir John Boardman, (born 20 August 1927) is a classical art historian and archaeologist, "Britain's most distinguished historian of ancient Greek art.".

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Jon Speelman

Jonathan Simon Speelman (born 2 October 1956) is an English Grandmaster chess player, mathematician and chess writer.

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JW3

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.

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Kamisado

Kamisado is an abstract strategy board game for two players that's played on an 8x8 multicoloured board.

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Korea JoongAng Daily

Korea JoongAng Daily is the English language version of the South Korean national daily newspaper JoongAng Ilbo.

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Lawrence Hall, London

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.

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Lines of Action

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List of poker variants

The card game of poker has many variations, most of which were created in the United States in the mid-1900's.

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List of world championships in mind sports

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.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London South Bank University

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a public university in Newington, London.

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Loughborough

Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University.

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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.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Manchester City Council

Manchester City Council is the local government authority for Manchester, a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.

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Manchester Evening News

The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering Greater Manchester in North West England.

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Manila Standard

Manila Standard is a broadsheet newspaper in the Philippines owned by the Romualdez family.

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Mastermind (board game)

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Medal

A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides.

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Memory sport

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.

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Mental calculation

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.

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Milan

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.

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Mind sport

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.

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Mind Sports Olympiad

The Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) is an annual international multi-disciplined competition and festival for games of mental skill and mind sports.

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Mind Sports Organisation

The Mind Sports Organisation (MSO) is an association for promoting mental-skill games (Mind Sport) including Contract Bridge, Chess, Go, Mastermind, and Scrabble.

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Ministry of Education (Singapore)

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.

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Modern pentathlon

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).

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Multi-sport event

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.

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Novotel

Novotel is an upscale hotel brand within the AccorHotels group, typically slotting between the Grand Mercure and Pullman brands.

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Olympia, London

Olympia is an exhibition centre, event space and conference centre in West Kensington, London, England.

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Omaha hold 'em

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.

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Online poker

Online poker is the game of poker played over the Internet.

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Oulu

Oulu (Uleåborg) is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.

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Pacru

Pacru is an abstract board game invented by Mike Wellmann.

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Poker

Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and skill.

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Poker tournament

A poker tournament is a tournament where players compete by playing poker.

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Potters Bar

Potters Bar is a town in Hertfordshire, England, – Community Strategy First Review (PDF) north of London.

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Prague

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.

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Radio Prague

Radio Prague (Český rozhlas 7 - Radio Praha) is the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic.

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Raymond Keene

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.

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Razz (poker)

Razz is a form of stud poker that is normally played for ace-to-five low (lowball poker).

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Reversi

No description.

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Robert Sheehan

Robert Michael Sheehan (Roibeárd Mícheál Ó Siodhacháin; born 7 January 1988) is an Irish actor.

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Royal Festival Hall

The Royal Festival Hall is a 2,500-seat concert, dance and talks venue within Southbank Centre in London.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Seven-card stud

Seven-card stud, also known as Seven-Toed Pete or Down-The-River is a variant of stud poker.

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Shogi

(), 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.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Soho Theatre

The Soho Theatre is a theatre and registered charity in the Soho district of the City of Westminster, in London, England.

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South Korea

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.

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Spain

Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Spanish language

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.

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Sudoku

(originally called Number Place) is a logic-based, combinatorial number-placement puzzle.

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Sutton Guardian

The Sutton Guardian is a weekly free local newspaper covering the London Borough of Sutton, South London, and surrounding areas.

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Texas hold 'em

Texas hold 'em (also known as Texas holdem, hold 'em, and holdem) is a variation of the card game of poker.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The Jewish Chronicle

The Jewish Chronicle (The JC) is a London-based Jewish weekly newspaper.

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The New York Times

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.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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Time Out Group

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.

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Times Higher Education

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.

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Tony Buzan

Anthony Peter "Tony" Buzan (born 2 June 1942) is an English author and educational consultant.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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TwixT

TwixT is a two-player strategy board game, an early entrant in the 1960s 3M bookshelf game series.

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University of London Union

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.

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University of Manchester

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.

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University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) was a university based in the centre of the city of Manchester in England.

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University of Westminster

The University of Westminster is a public university in London, United Kingdom.

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Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani; Musea Vaticana) are Christian and art museums located within the city boundaries of the Vatican City.

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Westminster

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.

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William Hartston

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.

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World championship

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.

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World Mind Sports Games

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)".

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Xiangqi

Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_Sports_Olympiad

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