At this championship, Poland was again represented by the Best Brain team, but for the first time in greater numbers. The Championships were attended by: Bartłomiej Boral, Tobiasz Boral, Joanna Boral (the first Polish woman in history) and Jan Baranowicz. Tobiasz Boral was ranked 7th place in the Spoken Numbers competition, setting a new Polish record, Joanna Boral ranked 10th place among women, and our team was in 7th place in the international team classification. Tobiasz Boral obtained the second grandmaster standard of the WMC federation by memorizing the order of 1042 digits in an hour.
World Memory Championships
Chiny 2011 (Guangzhou)
The first world championship in history with the participation of Poles, i.e. Bartłomiej and Tobiasz Boral – the founders of Best Brain. During the championship, the brothers ranked in 6th place in the international team classification. Individually, Tobiasz Boral won silver medal (vice junior world championship) in the Spoken Numbers category and bronze medal in the Abstrack Images competition. On the other hand, Bartłomiej Boral was ranked in 16th place among adults in the Random Words competition. Tobiasz Boral was the first Pole in history to obtain the very first grandmaster standard of the WMC federation, memorizing the layout of the deck of cards in 101s.
Great Britain 2012 (Londyn)
Our country was again represented at this championship by the Boral brothers. Tobiasz Boral, already in the adult category, was ranked 16th place in the general classification of the Championships, and Bartłomiej Boral was 24th.
Great Britain 2013 (Croydon)
European Memory Championships
Denmark 2018 (Kopenhaga)
The first European championship in history with the participation of a Pole. Our country was represented by Tobiasz Boral. Individually, Tobiasz won the gold medal (the title of European champion) in the Images category, obtaining the second best result overall in the history of European championships in this discipline. It is so far the only medal won by a Pole at the international memory championships in the adult category. In the general classification of the championship, Tobiasz won bronze medal for the 5th place. In addition, he broke 7 national records and made his way through to the top 100 of the IAM world ranking.
WMSC Polish Championship
In Poland, the nationwide memory championships under the patronage of the international federation of memory sports (WMSC) were organized in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013. Throughout all these years, the Best Brain team took an active part in them. We set 9 out of 10 possible Polish records in the disciplines held during this championship, we won 22 gold medals, and the titles of the champion and vice-champion of Poland in the general classification of the championship.
Southern Germany Open Championship
In 2015, the Best Brain team composed of Bartłomiej Boral, Tobiasz Boral, Joanna Boral, along with students Jagna Kowalska Klein and Michał Kamiński, represented our country at the Southern Germany Open Championship, which took place in Wurzburg. Thanks to Jagna Kowalska Klein and Michał Kamiński, our country was represented in the children’s category for the first time in history. In addition to this, Joanna Boral set a Polish record in the Names & Faces discipline run in the digital version, whereas Tobiasz and Bartłomiej were ranked in 12th and 13th place, respectively, in the general classification of the championship.
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