Card Memorization Events

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This page contains information about the card memorization events at IAM competitions.

Speed Cards

The speed cards event is found in all memory competitions.

  • Memorization time: 5 minutes
  • Recall time: 5 minutes

You get two trials.

World Record

Shijir-Erdene Bat-Enkh holds the world record for speed cards -- 12.74 seconds.

National Competitions

In the 10-minute Cards even, the goal is to memorize as many decks of cards as possible in 10 minutes.

  • Memorization time: 10 minutes
  • Recall time: 30 minutes

Scoring

  • Complete deck: 56 points
  • One error in a pack: 26 points
  • Two or more errors in a pack: 0 points

World Record

International Competitions

In the 30-minute Cards event, the goal is to memorize as many decks of cards as possible in 30 minutes.

  • Memorization time: 30 minutes
  • Recall time: 60 minutes

Scoring

Same as in national competitions.

World Record

1,092 cards memorized in 30 minutes by Munkhshur Narmandakh

See Also