Life is like Tetris – if it doesn't fit, just flip it overReleased in the Soviet Union on June 6, 1984, Tetris is arguably one of the most beloved games around the globe. What do you do if you love for the game becomes a passion? You attend the Mind Sports Olympiad – an Olympics for the mind with over 70 different board game competitions ranging from classics like Chess, Scrabble and Go to newer games, including Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders, Dominion, Magic the Gathering and Carcassonne. The most prestigious title is the Pentamind World Championship, which is awarded to the competitor who has the best results from five different competitions. UK Tetris Champ Paul Erdunast will be making an appearance so make sure you attend. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three competitors, along with cash prizes. Things just got serious.
Entry is open to all ages. Play will commence by 7:15pm, so please arrive ahead of time. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded. All events are open to spectators, free of charge. 1st place wins £40, 2nd place wins £30 and 3rd wins £20.