POSTED: Thursday November 11th 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Agreement Signed for SportAccord World Mind Games
The first SportAccord World Mind Games will be hosted in Beijing, China, in September 2011.
Yesterday, the city of Beijing and SportAccord signed an agreement. The SportAccord World Mind Games will be in the first week of September, between 2 and 11 September 2011. The event will be composed of the six mind sports Bridge, Chess, Go, Draughts, Xiang Qi and Duplicate Poker and will be accompanied by a cultural program.
The competition will take place in an all-in-one venue and will feature the best players worldwide. Winners will be awarded with attractive prize money.
SportAccord will keep you updated with further information in the following months.
SportAccord is the umbrella organisation for 104 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 Sports Hub, the organisation of multi-sports games, doping-free sport, and sports social responsibility.
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