WORLD MIND GAMES COME TO A CLOSE

Lille Map SmallThe last of the gold medals were awarded at the World Mind Games yesterday, bringing events in Lille to a close after 15 days of competition.

In the Bridge competition, there were gold medals for Sweden in the Open Team category while England’s women won their classification, ahead of Russia which took silver and Poland which took the bronze.

Russia won gold in the Draughts Rapid Teams, ahead of the Netherlands in second and Latvia in third. In the women’s category the Netherlands won gold, ahead of Russia and Mongolia.

In his closing address IMSA President Jose Damiani paid tribute to the competitors and to the organisers of the 2012 World Mind Games, before officially bringing the games to a close. The third World Mind Sport Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

Find details of all the results from Lille on the IMSA website.

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