The 10 WMC Memory Tests

Chris M Nemo
A free video tutorial from Chris M Nemo
Creator of The Super Clever Advanced Learning Method (SCALM)
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Lecture description

A true Olympiad of the brain, the World Memory Championship has taken place annually since 1991.

The WMC is a decathlon of ten different events, with 6 different kinds of information: numbers,playing cards,historic dates,random words,names and faces and abstract images.

In this lesson, I will show you what these disciplines are and how they are scored in the world memory championship

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  • At the end of my course, students will be able to memorize short, medium or very long numbers, including binary numbers.
  • You will learn how to remember people’s names and faces and to memorize the exact order of one or more complete packs of cards.
  • Remember the dates for appointments , birthdays, anniversaries.
  • Memorize random abstract images or entire lists of random words.
English [Auto] The World Memory Championship is an organized competition of mental sport in which competitors memorize as much information as possible within a given period of time. The slogan of the competition is simple. 30 countries. Three days. Ten disciplines one champion. A true Olympiad of the brain the World Memory Championship is taking place annually since 1991. It was originated by Tony Bilson and co-founded by Tony the Zen. Raymond Keene Olby and it continues to be organized by the same partnership. The first winner of the World Memory Championship was Dominic O'Brien a British pneumonias and author of memory related books is The eight time World Memory Champion and the inventor of the memorization system that I introduced earlier in his scores. The WAMC is that a lot of ten different events with six different kinds of information numbers playing cards historic dates random words names and faces and abstract images. In this lesson I will show you what these disciplines are and how they are scored in the World Memory Championship discipling one names and faces. The aim is to commit to memory every call as many names as possible and link them to the right face time for memorizing. Minutes and time to recall 30 minutes. Here's an example of a sheet used in this contest. Competitors must gleefully write down the correct name first and or second name under each photography and they must be written in the correct order for every correctly spelled first name. They receive one point for every correctly spelled second name. They also receive one point. The actual official record of this discipline is one hundred and eighty seven points. Display number two binary numbers. The aim is to commit to memory and to recall as many by number of digits as possible. Computer generated numbers are presented eyebrows of 30 digits with twenty five rounds per page 750 digits per page. Time for memorizing 30 minutes and time to recall 60 Minutes scoring 30 points are awarded for every complete route that is correctly called in order 15 points are awarded for every complete round that has a single mistake in it. Zero points are awarded for every complete round that has two or more mistakes. The actual official record of this discipline is five thousand and 40 digits visibly. Number three one hour numbers. The aim is to memorize as many random digits incomplete Rousse a 40 in one hour. I recall them perfectly computer generated numbers are presented in rows of 30 digits with up to 25 rounds per page. Time for memorizing 60 Minutes and time to recall 120 minutes scoring 40 points are awarded for every complete round that is correctly recalled in order 20 points are awarded for every complete round it has a single mistake in it. Zero points are awarded for every complete round that has two or more mistakes. The actual official record of this discipline is 3000 and 29 digits discipling number for abstract images. The aim is to commit to memory and remember to sequence of abstract images in as many rounds as possible. The Countess sheets are A4 pages each containing 10 rounds of 5 images each. The images are considered to be in order. Competitors must write under each image a number indicating its original position. Reading from left to right time for memorizing 50 minutes in time to recall 30 minutes scoring 5 Points are awarded for every correct round. If there are any omissions or errors with an attentive route one point is deducted from the overall score. For example perfect Raf's scores plus five rounds with errors scores minus 1. The actual official record of this discipline is six hundred and 622 points. Display number five speed numbers. The aim is to memorize every call perfectly as many random digits 1 3 5 A twos 5 etc. as quickly as possible incomplete rounds of four digits. Computer generated numbers are presented in rounds of 40 digits with up to 25 rounds per page. Time for memorizing 5 minutes and time to recall 15 minutes scoring 40 points are awarded for every complete round that is correctly called in order. 20 points are awarded for every complete round it has a single mistake in his zero points are awarded for every complete Rayleigh has two or more mistakes. The actual official record of this discipline is 520 digits display numbers six historic and future dates the aim is to commit to memory as many numerical dates as possible and to link them to the correct fictional events. The dates are fictitious or general and between the years 1000 and 2000 and 99 the length of the event text is between one and six words. Time for memorizing five minutes and time to recall 15 minutes. Scoring a point is a for every correctly Ehsaan year of the four digits of the year written down must be correct. The actual record of this discipling is 132 dates discipline number seven Brenham cards one hour. The aim is to commit to memory and recall as many separate decks of 52 playing cards as possible. Time for memorizing 60 Minutes in time to recall 120 minutes scoring 52 points are awarded for every deck correctly recalled 26.2 are awarded. If there is a single mistake written down including missing cards zero points are awarded if there are two or more mistakes. The actual official record of this discipline is 1626 cards discipline number eight random words. The aim is to commit to memory as many random words in complete columns of to any words as possible and recall them perfectly time for memorizing 15 minutes in time to recall 30 minutes. Scoring 20 points are awarded for every complete column that is correctly recalled in order ten points are awarded for every complete column that has a single mistake in it. Zero points are awarded for every complete colon that has two or more mistakes. The actual official record for this discipline is 300 words discipline number nine spoken numbers. The aim is to commit to memory recall as many spoken numbers as possible randomized decimal digits are broadcast via software program and good quality speakers. English at a rate of one second per day. Competitors are entitled to 3 different duration attends attend one 200 seconds to memorize and demand a recall attempt to 300 seconds to memorize and 15 minutes to recall at three world record in seconds plus 20 percent and 20 minutes to recall. Scorn a point is awarded for every correct digit. The actual official record of this discipline is 456 digits discipline number 10 speed cards. The aim is to commit to memory and recall a single pack of 52 playing cards in the shortest possible time. There are two attempts at this discipline with a fresh deck provided at each trial scoring the competitor who correctly memorizes all 52 cards in the quickest time wasted discipline. The actual official record of this discipline twenty point forty four seconds competitors who memorize correctly 1000 digits in one hour. Ten decks of cards in one hour. One deck of cards in two minutes or less achieved a title of international master of memory. Every athlete which has more than 6000 points in a World Memory Championship will be given the title of international grand master of memory. Like in any sporting competition. R.A. is falling every time and in the end will be only one hero to champion the title of World Memory Champion contest it annually remains the Supreme means of recognition of memory athletes Alex Mollen from USA is now the three time world champion after he won for three consecutive years. The 2015 2016 and 2017 World Championships and is currently the world number one ranked memory competitor.