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Mind sports

The first Mind Sports Olympiad finished last week with England claiming the majority of the medals - but they did have the advantage of having the vast majority of the 2,000 competitors. England took 78 medals in all (22 gold, 26 silver, 30 bronze) leaving the Netherlands (7 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze) well behind in second place.

In the chess events, Michael Adams won the main quickplay event for England, E Cheymol won the Shogi (Japanese Chess) for France and WW Cheung won the Chinese Chess for France.

The three-legged intellectual soft-shoe shuffle was won by Wilson, Keppel and Betty.