10th Indian National Open Memory Championships 2019 – 12th and 13th October, 2019, Bengaluru

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SquadronLeader Jayasimha, The President World Memory Sports Council for India announced that the 10th Indian National Memory Championship-2019 will take place on 12thand 13th October 2019 (Saturday &Sunday)  in Bengaluru (India).

The 10th Indian National Open Memory Championship 2019 is spread over 2 days as prominent guests are likely to attend the opening and closing ceremony and also to give enough time for the Media to interact with the winners.

The venue is SJC Institute of Technology, Chickballapur (On Bengaluru – Hyderabad Express Highway), Bengaluru – 562101. (50 Kms North of Bengaluru City and 20 Kms from Bengaluru International Airport).

For this 10th Indian Memory Championship, the Chief Patron would be Sri Sri Sri Dr NirmalanandanathaMahaswamiji, President, SACST.

Wing Commander Ranjit Kumar Mandal, the Principal of BGS World School, Chickballapur would be the head of the organising Committee.

The Chief Arbiter of World Memory Sports Council Mr Phil Chambers and Eight times World Memory Champion & Chief of Ethics Committee WMSC .Mr Dominic O’brien from UK will be attending the Indian Memory Championships 2019.

Many prominent Guests are likely to attend the Opening and Closing Ceremony

 Why Memory Sports?

There are world championships for virtually every physical sport like Swimming, Boxing, Foot Ball, Cricket, Hockey and Athletics and so on and on and on…

Yet there was no world championships for that most important cognitive function of all, and without which none of the others could exist – MEMORY!

World Memory Sports Council had taken up the initiative to organize Memory Sports across the Globe. In this direction, National Memory Council for India under the aegis of World Memory Sports Council is organizing the 10thIndian National Open Memory Championships – 2019  on 12thand 13thOctober 2019.

Categories :

The Indian Open National Memory Championship- 2019 will be organized under the following categories :

Kids :     Age 12 years or under. Born in 2007 or after

Junior : Age 13 to 17 years : Born 2001 – 2006

Adults : Age 18 to 59 years : Born 1959 – 2000

Senior : Age 60 years and above : Born before 1959

Disciplines :

There will be overall 10 disciplines for winning the Memory Championships:

  1. Memorising Names and Faces
  2. Memorising Binary Numbers
  3. Memorising Random Numbers
  4. Memorising Abstract Images
  5. Memorising Speed Numbers
  6. Memorising Historic / Future Dates
  7. Memorising Random Playing Cards
  8. Memorising Random Words
  9. Memorising Spoken Numbers
  10. Memorising Speed Cards

There will be marks allotted for each discipline. The Memory Athlete with the highest overall score of these 10 disciplines will be declared as the Indian Memory Champion.

The Highlights of the 10thIndian National Open Memory Championship 2019:

  • The Winner of National Memory Championship-2019 will be awarded the title, “Indian National Memory Champion – 2019”.
  • There is a prize money of Rs 1.75 Lakhs allocated for the overall top three winners. The Overall topper will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000/-, the First Runner up would get Rs 50,000/- and the Second Runner up would get Rs 25,000/-.
  • “Certificate of Participation” in National Memory Championship -2019 will be awarded to all the contestants.
  • The contestants would be awarded World Memory Rankings depending on their performance and participation in the Indian Memory Championship is mandatory to compete at the World Memory Championship to be held in Wuhan (China) London in December 2019.
  • Mr Phil Chambers, Chief Arbiter World Memory Sports Counciland Eight times World Memory Champion & Chief of WMSC Ethics Committee Mr Dominic O’brienand many other celebrities and guests will be present on the Championship day.
  • Popular Memory Trainers from India Mr Pavan Bhattad, Mr JSP Raj, Mr Pradeep Acharya, Dr Manjunath and others will personally supervise the Championship.
  • The participants will get to meet, interact and learn from the best Memory athletes from India and abroad.

Registration :

Who can Participate & How to Register?

The championship is open-to-all Indian and Foreign Nationals to compete in the Kids, Junior, Adult and Senior Category. The Championship Registration fee is Rs 6,000/-. You may visit the OFFICIAL National Memory Council of India website www.nationalmemorycouncilofindia.com and fill in the registration form or www.jayasimha.in or Contact Squadron Leader Jayasimha  on 9866018989 or 9885157228 or 8328258445 or mail us to visionjay@gmail.com

Registration is on first come – first serve basis.

Prize Money  and Medals:


(12 Yrs. Old and below)


(13 to 17 yrs. old)


(18 to 59 yrs. old)


(60 yrs. old and above)


(from kids to adults)




Indian Rupees 1,00,000/-

2ND Medal Medal Medal  



Indian Rupees 50,000/-

3rd Medal Medal Medal  



Indian Rupees 25,000/-

10 Memory Sports OVERALL CATEGORY  
Categories/ Disciplines 1st 2nd 3rd
1.       Names and faces Medal Medal Medal
2.       Binary Numbers Medal Medal Medal
3.       Random Numbers Medal Medal Medal
4.       Abstract Images Medal Medal Medal
5.       Speed Numbers Medal Medal Medal
6.       Historic/Future Dates Medal Medal Medal
7.       Random Cards Medal Medal Medal
8.       Random Words Medal Medal Medal
9.       Spoken Numbers Medal Medal Medal
10.   Speed Cards Medal Medal Medal


Youngest Participant Medal
Oldest Participant Medal
State with the Maximum Participants Trophy
School/ College/ Institution with the Maximum Participants    Trophy


Arbiter’s Training :

An Arbiter’s Training will be conducted by Mr Phil Chambers, the Chief Arbiter World Memory Sports Council on 11th October 2019 in Bengaluru. Those who are interested to be an arbiter and get Level I arbiter certificate may contact Squadron Leader Jayasimha on 98660 18989

Competition Schedule :

The competition is spread over 2 days. It will begin on 12th October 2019, Saturday at SJC Institute of Technology, Chickballapur, Bengaluru at 8 am and would culminate with an award ceremony  at6 pm on 13th October 2019, Sunday. The reporting time at the venue for the participants would be 7 am on 12th October 2019.

Schedule for Two Days

Day 1 – 12th October 2019 (Saturday)

Time Event Memorisation Time Recall Time
07.30 am to 08.30 am Registration of the participants
08.30 am to 09.00 am Arrival of Guests for Opening Ceremony
09.00 am to 10.00 am Opening Ceremony
10.00 am to 10.45 am Names and Faces 5 Min 15 Min
10.45 am to 11.30 am Binary Numbers 5 Min 15 Min
11.30 am to 12.00 pm Tea Break
12.00 pm to 12.45 pm Speed Numbers (Trial -1) 5 Min 15 Min
12.45 pm to 01.30 pm Random Words 5 Min 15 Min
01.30 pm to 02.30 pm Lunch Break
02.30 pm to 03.30 pm Abstract Images 15 Min 30 Min
03.30 pm to 04.30 pm Random Cards 10 Min 30 Min
04.30 pm to 05.00 pm Tea Break /

Results of First 3 Events

05.00 pm to 05.30 pm Speed Numbers (Trial –2) 5 Min 15 Min
05.30 pm Close of Day 1

Day 2 – 13th October 2019 (Sunday)

Time Event Memorisation Time Recall Time
07.30 am to 08.30 am Assembly
08.30 am to 09.00 am Results of Day – 1
09.00 am to 10.00 am Random Numbers 15 Min 30 Min
10.00 am to 10.45 am Historical and Future Dates 5 Min 15 Min
10.45 am to 11.15 am Tea Break
11.15 am to 11.45 am Spoken Numbers (Trial -1) 100 Sec 5 Min
11.45 am to 12.30 pm Spoken Numbers (Trial -2) 300 Sec 15 Min
12.30 pm to 01.00 pm Speed Cards (Trial – 1) 5 Min 5 Min
01.00 pm to 01.30 pm Speed Cards (Trial – 2) 5 Min 5 Min
01.30 pm to 02.30 pm Lunch Break
02.30 pm to 03.00 Arrival of the Guests for Closing Ceremony
03.00 pm to 06.00 pm Declaration of Final Results

Medals/ Certificates Distribution

Closing Ceremony

06.00 pm to 06.30 pm Important Announcements /

Media Interaction with the Winners /

Declaration of Event Closed

06.30 pm Departure

The Committee which will oversee the 10th Indian Memory Championship from Karnataka is as appended below :

Governing Body
(For arrangement of Indian Open Memory Championship 12 &13 Oct 2019)

  1. Chief Patron : Sri SriSri Dr NirmalanandanathaMahaswamiji, President, SACST
  2. Patron : Squadron Leader Jayasimha, President, WMSC-India
  3. Ambassador: Sri SriMangalanathaSwamiji,
  4. Chief Advisor : Dr Shivarama Reddy, CAO, SACST
  5. Advisor: Dr Francis Xavier, Author (Father of Memory Education in India)
  6. Advisor: Mr Ali Sait, CEO, The Avant-Garde, Bangalore
  7. Advisor: Dr Ravi Kumar, Principal, SJCIT, Chickballapur
  8. President :WgCdr RK Mandal, Principal, BGS World School, Chickballapur
  9. Secretary :Mr Pradeep Acharya, Director, Brainathon
  10. Treasurer :GpCapt NS Kumar, Retired Education Officer,IAF
  11. Executive Committee Member – Mr Balaji Prabhu, International Referee
  12. Executive Committee Member – Dr Manjunath T, International Memory & Mind Coach
  13. Executive Committee Member – Ms Madhavi Chowdhry, Memory Trainer

Training :

Participation without preparation means no value addition. With an estimate that the contest would have three hundred plus trained participants, the contest would definitely be intense. Every participant is hence suggested to undergo training before taking part in the contest.

Jayasimha Mind Education headed by Squadron Leader Jayasimha is an authorized training centre in Hyderabad. Weekend training sessions and regular practice sessions have already commenced. To avail the training services, you may contact them on  9885157228 or 8328258445 or 9866018989 or visit our website www.jayasimha.in or mail us at visionjay@gmail.com .