|SportAccord World Mind Games Online Chess Tournament|
From December 8-16 a special Mind Games event is being staged in the capital of China, a first step towards establishing a third set of Olympic games. The disciplines are bridge, chess, draughts, go and xiangqi. In the chess section we see players like Karjakin, Ivanchuk, Ponomariov, Grischuk and Kamsky.
SportAccord World Mind Games Online Chess Tournament
Lausanne, 8 October 2011 – SportAccord is pleased to announce that the online Chess tournament, part of SportAccord World Mind Games, will take place on 29 October 2011. The one-day event will be open to everyone.
Players willing to participate can read the instructions and play under the following address: www.chessbase.com. The hosting platform PlayChess is the most popular chess server in the world with over 5000 players online every night and 200,000 games per day.
SportAccord World Mind Games Online Tournament is organised for each of the mind sports participating in SportAccord World Mind Games; Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go and Xiangqi. The Tournament will use the biggest existing online platforms. The winner for each sport will receive an invitation to the first SportAccord World Mind Games (return transportation ticket to the venue in Beijing, China, entry ticket to the Games, accommodation, a commemorative medal and certificate). Awards are provided by Rado and Samsung; the official partners of SportAccord World Mind Games 2011.
The first edition of SportAccord World Mind Games will take place from 8-16 December 2011 in Beijing. This unique multi-sport event highlights the great value of mind sports. The world's best players will deliver top-level performances and create new valuable experiences based on intelligence, strategy and exercise of mind.
SportAccord is the umbrella organisation for 105 international sports federations and organisations. Its mission is to support and to protect the common interests of the sports movement. Activities include the online video portal The Sports Hub, the organisation of multi-sports games, doping-free sport, as well as sports' social responsibility and sports' integrity.
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