The Schedule is Open for Registration!

The 24th Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) will take place between the 1st and 30th of August and is open to all and FREE of charge. It’s going to be an exciting month as we’ve got over 90 different events! Check out the full schedule below and register to reserve your spot. We’ll also be live streaming almost every evening on our Facebook page. Let the fun begin!

MSO @GenCon

Delighted to share that we have several events at GenCon next week. Our documentary PENTAMIND has been shortlisted for Best Doc and will be screened throughout GenCon’s film festival  (we’ll also be watching the award ceremony on July 30). We’ve got a seminar on How to be the Best Board Games Player in the World with Pentamind Champs James Heppell, Andres Kuusk, and Ankush Khandelwal on July 30 at 10pm London time (also streamed on MSO’s FB). And another seminar with Ricardo Gomes on Winning Strategies in Catan (July 31 at 11pm London time). All events are FREE.

Poker Open For Registration

We are delighted to announce that all of our Poker tournaments are available for registration. All of the poker tournaments will take place for free at (or using your local PokerStars client) with Play Money, and are available to players over 18. All tournaments start at 730pm London time (230pm Eastern Time USA). Click on the events below to register and for more details:

Sat 8th August – NL Hold’Em

Sun 9th August – PL Omaha

Wed 12th August – Limit Seven Card Stud

Fri 14th August – Limit Five Card Draw

Sat 15th August – NL Hold’Em Heads Up Zoom

Sun 16th August – PL Omaha Heads Up Zoom

Wed 19th August – NL Hold’Em 6+

The player with the top 5 Pentamind scores from all of the Poker events will be crowned the 2020 Amateur Poker World Champion.

Catan Tournaments are Open for Registration

We are delighted to announce that our Catan tournaments are open for registration. Catan (Aug 1st, followed by a semi-final and final on Aug 2nd), Cities and Knights (Aug 8) and Catan Bullet (Aug 23) will take place on Catan Universe with pairings and audio via MSO’s Discord channel:

The winner of each Catan tournament will receive a $150 gift voucher to Catan Shop courtesy of CATAN Studio. The Catan tournament results will also count towards the Eurogames World Championship and the Pentamind World Championship. We will also be live streaming the final tables on MSO’s facebook, youtube and twitch channels.

Click on the events below to register and for more details:

Catan (Day 1)

Catan (Bullet)

Cities And Knights

Mind Sports Olympiad is an annual competition that includes mind sports from Chess and Bridge to Backgammon and Poker. This year the event is entirely online from August 1st to 30th.