IAM World Memory Championship 2017

Date: 1–3 December 2017

Location: Mercure Convention Centre Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia

Alex Mullen (USA) is the inaugural IAM World Memory Champion!

All results available at http://iam-stats.com/competition.php?id=WMC2017

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About the IAM World Memory Championship 2017

The IAM WMC 2017, organised by Mr. Yudi Lesmana and the Indonesian Memory Sports Council on behalf of the International Association of Memory (IAM), and with support from Asia Memory Sports Alliance (AMSA), will bring together the top memory athletes from around the world for the biggest event of the memory sports calendar. We will be honoured to have Indonesia’s Minister of Education & Culture in attendance. See below for details of the venue, schedule and registration.


  • 10 disciplines over 3 days of competition (see Schedule)
  • A prize money pool of over IDR 100 million
  • The opportunity to achieve IAM levels and earn AMSA GM titles
  • Trophies and medals
  • Awards for national champions
  • Certificates

The Venue

Mercure Convention Centre Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia

Address: Jl. Pantai Indah – Ancol Jakarta Baycity – North Jakarta, 14430 JAKARTA – INDONESIA

Tel: (+62)21/6406000 – Fax : (+62)21/6406123

Website: http://bit.ly/K9PuC1

Situated by the waterfront, 12 km from the city centre, but with direct access to the airport, Mercure Convention Centre Ancol is located within the resort destination of Ancol Bay City. The area is home to beaches, a theme park, traditional market places, an oceanarium, a golf course, and marina (visit https://www.ancol.com/en for more information). The convention centre is connected to the hotel, where you can enjoy a special rate as a WMC competitor.



Day 1

09.00–10.00 Opening Ceremony
15-minute Names
30-minute Binary
13.00–14.00 Lunch
Hour Numbers

Day 2

08.30–09.30 Announcement of Day 1 results
5-minute Images
5-minute Numbers Trial 1
Historic Dates
11.30–12.30 Lunch
12.30-13.00 Announcement of results
5-minute Numbers Trial 2
Hour Cards
Announcement of results

Day 3

08.30–09.30 Announcement of Day 2 results
15-minute Words
Spoken Numbers
12.00–13.00 Lunch
13.15 Speed Cards Trial 1 Batch 1
13.50 Speed Cards Trial 1 Batch 2
14.25 Speed Cards Trial 2 Batch 1
15.00 Speed Cards Trial 2 Batch 2
16.20–18.00 Pi memorisation attempt
19.00–22.00 Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony

Contact us

Please contact us at wmc2017@iam-memory.org or info@ingatangajah.com if you have any questions at all and we will be very happy to answer them. We are looking forward to a fun and exciting competition in a beautiful, warm location, and hope as many of you as possible will join us in Jakarta! Please register by 1 November!