Purpose of the Board

The World Mind Sports Federation was formed in 2014 to be the world governing body for Mind Sports. Sports include chess, Scrabble, Magic: The Gathering and eSports.

a.    To agree a coherent structure that will protect the traditions of Mind Sports for the benefit of the players

b.    To implement an agreed ranking system

c.    To approve and agree the rules and competitions in the World Mind Sports Championships

d.    Promote Mind Sports across the world

e.    Advance the education of young people by promoting Mind Sports to education institutions

f.     Support research to quantify the neurological benefits of playing Mind Sports

g.    Uphold the brand values and the intellectual property of the games manufacturers