The 4th World Mindsports Championships announced that Ooredoo, the National Reading Campaign, Alfardan Motors, the Aspire Zone Foundation, Kiddy Zone and Cheeky Camel as official partners of the championship. As the event’s official partners and sponsors, they will be creating exciting experiences for tournament visitors and providing prizes for the championship’s official prize wall.

Organised by Mindsports Academy (MSA) and hosted by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), the event will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) from 19 to 27 August. The event is set to attract international masters of Mindsports to compete for over US $100,000 in prize money and the crown title of Mindsport World Champion.

The nine-day tournament is expected to draw over 750 players from at least 18 countries. Nationals and residents with interest and passion for any of the six headline events  – Chess, Scrabble, Backgammon, Bridge, Go or e-Sports can still register for free at and test their chances of winning prizes courtesy of sponsors and partners.

Dave Brannan CEO of Mindsports Academy said they are delighted with the support they are receiving from the sponsors.

Mashal Shahbik, Director of Tourism Festivals and Events at QTA, also said that they are very pleased to have the support of the local organisations and businesses.

The regular and continuous involvement of the private sector in QTA’s festivals and events forms an integral part of the tourism sector strategy, and serves to complement the many efforts being made to achieve sustainable development for the sector.’

There will be an official prize wall for participants to collect unique and exciting rewards as part of the prize allocation during each tournament. There will be various categories so everyone has the opportunity to win something.

Those with youngsters and a knack for reading will have a chance to enjoy the other activities at the DECC throughout the tournament courtesy of Qatar Foundation National Reading Campaign. The campaign has partnered with the tournament to host a range of exciting literacy-related activities as part of its aim to cultivate love of reading among the public from an early age to foster a lifelong pursuit of knowledge.

Visitors to the tournament will also have a chance to check out the latest car models on display, thanks to Alfardan Automobiles, the exclusive and official importer of BMW and MINI in Qatar. As official sponsors for the World Mindsports Championships, Alfardan Automobiles will showcase various BMW and MINI models including the all-new BMW 5 Series, BMW X1, the MINI Cooper 5 doors, along with BMW Motorrad during the event.

Full tournament details, a list of all the events and schedules and accommodation information are available at

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