Chairman Council and International Arbiter Committee


Raymond Keene is one of the most influential figures in the field of chess. He is also one of the founders of the World Memory Championships. As a graduate of Cambridge University, he was the first chess player in UK to be named International Chess Master. Mr Keene is one of the most widely read columnists ininternational chess, and also a chess journalist for Time, The Sunday Thames and The Observer. He has published 140 books on chess, and set numerous world records. He is also a key representative of the famous TV programme Intelligence Fighters in the UK

Dominic O’Brien was named “The Most Powerful Brain in 1994”. In October 1995, he was bestowed the British Mind Society “Memory Master” title by the Prince of Lichtenstein. Mr O’Brien won the Overall Championship in the World Memory Championships for eight consecutive years, as well as numerous reputable titles. Many of his records are included in the Guinness Book of Records.

Phil Chambers is the Chief Arbiter in the World Memory Championships, and one of the Founding Members in the World Memory Sports Council. In 1996, he was awarded the “Special Award for Memory”. He is also a Training Master for the MInd Map Software, and a Certified Coach on Tony Buzan’s Mind Map. He is also defending world champion in Mind Map Championships - an International Mind Map Master.

Chris Day is one of the earliest participants in memory sports. As the current Secretary General of the World Memory Sports Council, he is responsible for the Council’s official website as well as media communication work in different parts of the world.

Chairman, Asia Pacific, World Memory Sports Council Chief Executive, China and Southeast Asia, Uk’s Brain Trust Charity Chief, Asia Pacific, Official Memory Training Accreditation System, World Memory Sports Council.
John Graham is a memory athlete from Salt Lake City, USA. 
He is the 2018 USA Memory Champion and an International Grandmaster of Memory (IGM).
Mr. Graham has been a memory athlete since 2014, when he first competed at the World Memory Championship in Haikou, China. 
In the last few years, he has appeared on several international TV shows (Russia, Indonesia, USA), showcasing his incredible trained memory.
Here are some of his memory feats: 
Memorized 181 national names and faces in 15 minutes
Memorized a deck of cards in 42 seconds
Memorized 282 digit number in 5 minutes
Memorized over 22 decks of cards in 1 hour
Memorized 395 Random Images in 5 minutes (the 3rd best score ever)

Chief Arbiter for China, World Memory Council; Standing Committee Member, China, World Memory Sports Council Vice Secretary General, China, World Memory Sports Council 
Chairman of the Urumqi region Committee of the 25th, 26th and 27th World Memory Sports Council
Chairman of the Urumqi regional Committee of the 9th and 10th Mind Map Championships.


  1. Mr. Riad: President - Arab Alliance (Chủ tịch Hội đồng Thể thao Trí nhớ Thế giới tại Liên Minh Ả Rập)
  2. Kim Foo: President - Malaysia's MSC (Chủ tịch Hội đồng Thể thao Trí nhớ Thế giới tại Malaysia)
  3. Phil Chamber: World Chief Arbiter from England (Trưởng Ban Trọng tài Thếgiới đến từ Anh Quốc)
  4. Mr. Lester: Asia Chief Arbiter from England (Trưởng Ban Trọng tài Châu Á đến từ Anh Quốc)
  5. Mr. Ken: President - Taiwan's MSC (Chủ tịch Hội đồng Thể thao Trí nhớ Thế giới tại Đài Loan)
  6. Mr. Salah: President - Algeria's MSC (Chủ tịch Hội đồng Thể thao Trí nhớ Thế giới tại An-giê-ri)
  7. Ms. Karens: President - Hong Kong's MSC (Chủ tịch Hội đồng Thể thao Trí nhớ Thế giới tại Hồng Kông)
  8. Ms. Annie: China arbiter (Trọng tài Trung Quốc)
  9. Ms. Polly: China arbiter (Trọng tài Trung Quốc)