French Open Mind Mapping Championships 2020

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic the French National Open Mind Mapping Championships will take place online on 6thJune 2020. The Championships will consist of a Mind Mapping a lecture (via private webinar) and Mind Mapping of Magazine – in pdf Schedule: Mind Mapping : 06 Juin 2020 – Mind Mapping lecture (from 9h00 à 09h40) – Mind Mapping magazine (from 10h00 à 12h00) “The Gala Night”…

World Mind Map Day Announcement

In Memoriam Tony Buzan 1942-2019 Thanks to two times World Mind Mapping Champion Phil Chambers for the Celebratory Mind Map. Today is World Mind Map Day – a fitting date as this would have been the 78th birthday of Tony Buzan, inventor of Mind Maps. Tragically, Tony passed away prematurely on April 13 last year. Fortunately, Tony’s ideas live on, and continue to gain more…

Temporary Contact with Team Buzan

Hi Guys   Communication in China can be a little bit challenging due to access being restricted from some sites that we commonly use. Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, Twitter etc are all barred to us which means contact that is usually a click away becomes quite convoluted. If you need to get in contact with #TeamBuzan over the next few days please use our temporary email…

A very welcome dinner

  The World Mind Mapping Council members have arrived in Beijing after a long ( and If I am honest a fairly tortuous journey) But what a lovely surprise  – a “welcome Dinner” hosted by Megan and her team from China .. and what a dinner!  Such a pleasure to finish a half-way-around-the world trip where you have been dependant on Railway Sandwiches and Airline…

Taiwan National Mind Mapping Competition

  The 11th World Mind Mapping Championships Qualifying Round for Taiwan, Full Blossom of the Flower of Mind Mapping! November 9, 2019 has observed the grand opening of the 11th World Mind Mapping Championships Qualifying Round for Taiwan. The qualifying round followed the rules of the World Mind Mapping Championships to include “Note taking from a Lecture” and “Note Making Freestyle” as competitions. The first…

French National Mind Mapping Championship

French National Mind Mapping Championship Cite des Science et de L’industrie – Paris October 4th 2019 One of the most wonderful things about being asked to attend as Chief Arbiter to the National Mind Mapping Championships around the world is that you never quite know what your “office for the day” will be like. But you do know that on this day you will make…

UK Open Mind Mapping Championship

Thursday 6th of June was a fabulous day!  It was the day of the UK National Mind Mapping Championship hosted by our wonderful friends at L’Escargot in Greek Street, London. Nine Countries joined us in the standard two discipline National Mind Mapping Competition format; Israel; France; Italy; Poland; Pakistan; Scotland; England and Germany and China. Essentially this consists of two Mind Maps in four hours…

Friends on a Flying Visit

It’s always lovely when we get to meet our colleagues from around the world face to face rather than by email or video call. Today we met Mei Yan Yan (Megan) and Yan Wan (Kelly) who came all the way from China to record a video insert with the President of our Group Ray Keene. This will be for promoting the World Speed Reading and…

World Mind Mapping Championship 2018 – by Tony Buzan

It pours out of the mind and you see the beautiful externalisation of the beautiful internal thinking. And that is a Mind Map. And for every second of the competition itself you can observe the externalisation of the brain – it is quite miraculous. How does the brain do that? How does it take a giant scenario and how do you put it onto something…