WBF Youth Cycle



The Youth cycle will be run on a four-year cycle also, starting in 2008 with the World Mind Sports Games.


In the odd-numbered years, beginning in 2009, the World Youth Congress will be held, for players under 26 (and under 21 if enough players to divide the field) comprising:


World Youth Teams
World Youth Pairs
World Youth Individual


All these events will be transnational.


In the even-numbered years the World Youth Team Championships will be held, comprising:


World Juniors Teams (Ortiz-Patiño Trophy)
World Youngsters Teams (Damiani Cup)