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Q1) What is the “Bengaluru Brain Games”? What is the thought behind Bengaluru Brain Games?
A) We Indians enjoy Brain Games – be it chess, crossword or a spelling challenge. So, we thought of creating a unique community event that will bring together city's brain game enthusiasts from all age groups from kids to youth to adults under one roof.

Bengaluru Brain Games is Bengaluru's very own Brain Games festival. The Bengaluru Brain Games is all about having fun! It will be one of the coolest platforms to display brain sport talent! We hope to create an amazing, unforgettable experience for everyone who participates in the Games. The accumulated talent of hundreds of participants in one place will create a milieu that is unique in its ability to transport the mind, atleast during the event, to a different plane. Often this lambent feeling itself will make the participation worth it!

Reason to participate could be any - it could be re-living your sporty days or judging how well you actually play or simply doing something different on a weekend than a routine movie-mall outing. So come out and play.

Get your entire family and friends and have a great time at the Bengaluru Brain Games. Winning or losing is up to you, what we guarantee is one heck of a time!

Q2) Who is the organizer of the Bengaluru Brain Games?
A) Bengaluru Brain Games is the brainchild of SportzConsult. SportzConsult one of India's premier sport management firms focused on making a difference to Indian Sports. SportzConsult was founded in 2008. Please visit www.sportzconsult.in to know more about us.

Q3) When will Bengaluru Brain Games be held?
A) Bengaluru BrainGames will be held on 16th and 17th November 2013.

Q4) Where will Bengaluru Brain Games be held?
A) Bengaluru BrainGames will be held at St. Thomas Parish Hall, Bengaluru, India.

Q5) Who can participate? What are the different categories?
A) Anyone interested in having fun playing the brain sport can register in his or her age group by paying a nominal fee. There are no restrictions at all. The various categories have been created on the basis on age ONLY. There are no separate categories for boys and girls. There is no separate category for men and women.


Age Categories (A participant can participate in only one age category)

Age Category Date of Birth
U6 Born on/after 1st Jan 2007
U8 Born on/after 1st Jan 2005
U10 Born on/after 1st Jan 2003
U12 Born on/after 1st Jan 2001
U15 Born on/after 1st Jan 1998
U21 Born on/after 1st Jan 1992
OPEN Born before 31st Dec 1991
Corporate Participation will be under OPEN Category


Q6) How many games can I participate in? Can I participate in multiple events?

A) YES, You can participate in more than one game or one set of games. But there are few games that will take place simultaneously and hence you will be able to participate in few games.

Categories
Games
Chess
Scrabble Quiz Spell Bee Mental Math Crossword Sudoku
Puzzles
Under 6 No No No Yes Yes No No No
Under 8 Yes No No Yes Yes No No No
Under 10 Yes No No Yes Yes No No No
Under 12 Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No
Under 15 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Under 21 Yes No No No No No No No
Open Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
* Spell Bee and Mental Math events not applicable for Corporate Participation


Q7) What is the gratification on winning? Is there a cash prize in winning?

A) We believe Bengaluru Games is more participating and having fun rather than winning! All the winners will be get medals and e-certificates. In addition to individual awards, we have team championship awards as well -Bengaluru Brain Games School Champions, Bengaluru Brain Games Family Champions and Bengaluru Brain Games Corporate Champions. For Cash prize please refer to table below. We believe the fun at the Games, the satisfaction and the happiness of participation will be greater than the glory, fame and recognition that will come along! Winning or losing is up to you. What we guarantee is one hell of a time - wonderful memories to cherish for the lifetime!

PRIZE Money in Indian Rupees
Categories /
Age
Position Under 6
Under 8
Under 10 Under 12 Under 15 Under 21 Open
Chess, Scrabble, Quiz, Mental Math, Spell Bee Gold 1000 1000 1000 1000 1500 2000 5000
Silver 750 750 750 750 1000 1500 2500
Bronze 500 500 500 500 500 1000 1000
 
Crossword,
Sudoku,
Puzzles
Gold 1000 2000
Silver 750 1500
Bronze 500 1000
* Spell Bee and Mental Math events not applicable for Corporate Participation


Q8) What are the various Team championships with in the Bengaluru BrainGames?

A) Bengaluru Brain Games is an Open event and anybody can participate as per his or her age category.
Every winner gets points for a gold medal (100 points), silver medal (75 Points) and a bronze medal (50 points). However we have several additional categories as well:
  1. Bengaluru BrainGames School Champions: We will add the points of all the students from a school. The school with maximum points will be declared as Bengaluru Games School Champions
  2. Bengaluru BrainGames Corporate Champions: We will add the points of all the employees from a company. The company with maximum points will be declared as Bengaluru Games Corporate Champions


Q9) What is the registration fee?

A)
  1. Categories - Under6, Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 15 and Under 21:
    Rs. 250 per event (for Chess, Scrabble, Spell Bee, Mental Math, Crossword, Sudoku, Puzzles and Quiz)
  2. Category - Open / Corporate:
    Rs. 250 per event (for Crossword, Sudoku and Puzzles)
    Rs. 500 per event (for Chess, Scrabble and Quiz)




Q10) How can I register?

A) Please visit the http://www.bengalurubraingames.in/register.html for more details.


Q11) How will I know if I’m successfully registered?

A) You will be sent a confirmation E-mail on your registered e-mail id. In case you fail to receive our e-mail, you can always call our helpline number.


12) Who do I contact if I have any queries?

A) The help-line number is +91-8105623997 / + 91-8105620432. Please call us between 9 AM to 7 PM. We will help you with any query in regards to Bengaluru BrainGames. You can also email at info@bengalurubraingames.in


Q13) Can I bring my family and friends to the games?

A) Yes, you can bring your family to the games. Infact, you should encourage your family and friends to participate at the games! What a different way to spend a weekend than regular weekends!


Q14) Will participants be provided refreshments during the event?

A) No, we are not providing refereshments.


Q15) Will I get a certificate for participation?

A) Yes, an e-certificate will be sent to every participant.


Q16) What are the benefits of participating in Bengaluru Brain Games?

A)
  1. Helps mental growth - These competitions are the perfect mix of entertainment and learning, that will help in general improvement of intelligence levels.
  2. Improves Logical Thinking Capability - The importance of a solid logical viewpoint cannot be understated. Whether it is basic problem solving, putting two and two together, or writing programming codes in modern day IT environments, logical thinking is an important asset.
  3. Stimulates alertness and quickness - The challenge and the spirit of competition quickens the desire to improve. The interest level builds and the child naturally puts an effort into improving calculation skills.
  4. Develops general feel and fondness towards intellectual games - Exposure to competitions from a young age is an excellent way to make the child feel good about playing intellectual games.
  5. Improves accuracy - With improved alertness, the accuracy also improves tremendously.
  6. Beginning step to National and International level competitions - These easier level games help as experience in a competitive environment, which paves the way for participation at National and International level competitions.
  7. Matching upto those at the same intellectual levels - Bengaluru Brain Games provides an even playing field, where even participants of a young age can feel like equals to those more academically established. This builds confidence, and lets the Students believe in themselves in spite of age.
  8. General enjoyment - Brain games provide the thrill of challenge, and also an enjoyable application of intellect. Coupled with the excitement of competition, it is guaranteed to be a fun event.
  9. Broadens one’s horizon – One learns new words, techniques, different ways to solve a certain problem etc.
  10. Polishes the skill of strategy building - It can be applied in everyday life as well. It also helps in keeping the brain cells active.