Various Highlights of MSO 2020

For a full list of winners, visit our medals table.

It has never been harder to win a medal. The caliber of play has been incredible with a range of world champions taking part including the current Hive world champion Christian Galeas who won the first Hive tournament and took silver in the Hive Standard Opening tournament.

Hive Olympiad Livestream Commentary

Commentary by Chris Fung and Randy Ingersoll

Posted by Mind Sports Olympiad on Saturday, August 1, 2020

CATAN has featured some of the strongest players in the world such as DyLighted and YoungNaijah (Sam Liu). Meanwhile, Terray Mystica was won by Marc Lambercht. For commentary on the final table visit: 

2020 Terra Mystica Final Table

Check out the replay of last weekend's epic Terra Mystica final, with expert commentary from Chris Bizzell and Lumin Sperling. The analysis is sure to improve anyone's understanding of the game and the game reaches an exciting climax at the end.Chris & Lumin are hosting the Fire Two Open tournament later this month involving 16 of the greatest players in the world which you can learn more about here . You can also follow Lumin (US Agricola Champion) at for gameplay & analysis of Terra Mystica, Agricola and 7 Wonders

Posted by Mind Sports Olympiad on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Entropy World Championship was won by David Jameson (Wales) for the sixth time (and 5th in a row)! 

MSO newcomer Maciej Brzeski (Poland) already won four golds this year and medalled in Chess, Go, and Battle Sheep. He’s mentioned that he’s eyeing his first Pentamind World Championship.

Carcassonne was won by newcomer Ilja Mett (Germany) who also won Stone Age. Here are videos of both:

Stone Age Final

Stone Age Final with commentary by Steve Raine at the 2020 Mind Sports Olympiad

Posted by Mind Sports Olympiad on Monday, August 10, 2020

Carcassone at MSO 2020

Carcassone at the Mind Sports Olympiad 2020!

Posted by Mind Sports Olympiad on Sunday, August 2, 2020

The Mental Calculations World Championship was won by Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash Jonnalagadda from India

Joseph Mela won the Battle Sheep Swiss with a dramatic victory in the final round:

Battle Sheep MSO Swiss Final Round

Top two tables of the Battle Sheep Swiss Final RoundAndres Kuusk versus Denis Tenchurin, and Ricardo Gomes versus Joe Mela

Posted by Mind Sports Olympiad on Tuesday, August 18, 2020


Castles of Burgundy was won by Josh Ballard (USA)

Tauri Purk (Estonia) took gold in Sudoku

16 year old Daniel Essen (Canada) dominated the Atomic Chess Arena with a 100% win rate in over 40 games. 

There’s lots more action to come. Stay tuned.