Haikou to host World Memory Championships 2014 on December 11-13
The World Memory Championships 2014 will take place in Haikou from December 11th to 13th, with around 200 mental athletes and arbiters from 50 countries and regions to converge in the memory competition.
Over three intense days and over ten separate memory disciplines, competitors will demonstrate their ability to memorize numbers, words, dates, names, faces, playing cards and abstract images – in impressive quantities.
Unlike the many sports that involve running, throwing, and jumping, all the competitors need to be able to succeed in the memory competition are their brains.
The competition was founded by Tony Buzan and Raymond Keene OBE, Chess Grandmaster, in 1991.
200 or so television media, print media and network media will be on site to follow up reports on the event, and the audience is expected to exceed 30 million passengers.