The inaugural IMSA Elite Mind Games (IEMG) will be held February 25 to March 3, 2016, in Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, China. The venue has not been announced yet.
All five members of IMSA will be featured: Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go, and Xiangqi.
This new event replaces the previous SportAccord World Mind Games (SAWMG) held in December from 2011 to 2014.
The winning gold, silver and bronze medallists from the Bermuda Bowl (Poland, Sweden, USA2) and Venice Cup (France, USA2, England) together with the Chinese team will be invited to compete in this tournament.