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Thursday, 23 October 2008 - 8:00am - Monday, 27 October 2008 - 6:00pm


The 2008 World Memory Championships will take place in Manama, Bahrain on October 23rd to 27th in the Gulf Hotel sponsored once again by Intelnacom.
A prize fund of US$30,000 is on offer to competitors with a top prize for the World Memory Champion of $10,000. This year prize money will be awarded to all medal winners.

Full information can be found on the website where there is a registration form. Competitors should arrange their own flights, but a range of hotel, apartment and sight seeing packages are available. Early registration is encouraged.

The Championships will take place within the Festival of the Mind, a major event consisting of exhibitions, seminars and other Mind Sports competitions.

Early registration is encouraged.

Chris Day
General Secretary
The World Memory Sports Council telephone +44 (0) 208 688 2598 

One DHD is roughly = to 1 pound 32 pence British, USA or Australian $2.70

2008 World Memory Championships

The venue for the World Memory Championships is now confirmed as the Gulf hotel in Manama, Bahrain. The event takes place between the 23rd to the 26th of October 2008 and will take place as a part of the Festival of the Mind.Competitors and visitors can book their accommodation direct with the hotel


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The above rates are on a per room per night basis, exclusive of Breakfast and exclusive of the Service Charge (15%) and Government Taxes (5%).All our rates are quoted in Bahraini Dinars (BD).Please note triples are not available at The Gulf Hotel. Breakfast will be charged for additional BD 7.500 plus 15% Service charge and 5% Government Levy.The Hotel will be glad to arrange for your guest the transportation from and to the airport with the following rates: Shuttle Bus BD 4.000 per person per trip. Limousine BD 8.000 per person per trip


Ms. Imbi Sarv – Conference & Convention Sales Manager Tel: +973 17 746405 Fax: +973 17 710637 Mobile: +973 36551455 E-mail: ccsm[at]gulfhotelbahrain[dot]com

Ms. Michelle Carreon – Reservations Group Coordinator Tel: +973 17 746341. Fax: +973 17 712088 Email: rgc[at]gulfhotelbahrain[dot]com


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