About us

Why MindSports

 

Mind Sports are a means of exploring one's own capabilities.  They teach people lessons about themselves and possibly the world, and allow such insights to be passed on to others. These activities have been reintroduced among the youth in the higher education institutions of Pakistan through a collaboration between concerned promoters, sponsors and the regulatory bodies of chess, bridge and scrabble.

Contribution of Mind Sports
  • ROLE IN EDUCATION
    1. Behavior
    2. Structuring of Mind
    3. Reasoning
    4. Mental Arithmetic
    5. Memory
    6. Emphasis on Ethical Standards
  • ROLE IN HEALTH
    1. Gymnastic of the Mind
    2. Protection Against Mental Deterioration & Disease.

Highlight of our Venture

 

Mind Sports Association of Pakistan seeks to establish a structure that will promote Mind Sports in Pakistan through:

• Organization of local, national and international competitions

• Provide resources to academic institutions to establish mind sports organizations 

• Promotion of public awareness of the value of developing minds especially amongst the youth

 

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The Sport of Bridge

 

Mind Sports Association of Pakistan seeks to establish a structure that will promote Mind Sports in Pakistan through:

• Organization of local, national and international competitions

• Provide resources to academic institutions to establish mind sports organizations 

• Promotion of public awareness of the value of developing minds especially amongst the youth

 

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The Sport of Chess

 

• Chess is played in schools throughout the world

• Chess culture is widespread

• Dramatically increases memory skills

• Ability to recognize patterns

• Develop concentration and analytic skills

• The ROYAL sport

 

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The Sport of Scrabble

 

• Strengthens Vocabulary

• Widely popular and classic word game

• Word forming and analytical skills

• A combination of fun and education

• An ENGAGING sport

 

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Managing Committee

 

• Mr. Khurshid Hadi (Chairman)

• Mr. Tariq Rasheed Khan

• Mr. Parvez Iqbal

• Mr. Kemal Shoaib

• Mr. Ahmed Humayun Shaikh

• Syed Nayyar Hasnain Haider

• Mr. Zafar Siddiqui

 

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Consultants

• MSA has appointed BBCL for the Mind Sports project to provide turnkey solutions

• MSA sponsors secretariat will be established at BBCL House for one window execution to ensure value for money by utilizing the committed resources in the most effective way

 

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Annual Extravaganza

• Annual competitions in the field of Chess, Bridge and Scrabble are to be arranged at the national level through local associations.

• The winners of the local competitions are to be invited on rotation basis in one of the major cities of Pakistan for the national championship.

• The participation fee will make this championship viable with the support of long-term commitment  from sponsors and supporters of the initiative.

 

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