After a "demonstration event" appearance in 2012, Checkers returns to SportAccord World Mind Games in the Olympic Village in Beijing, China on December 11-17. The four competitors (with expenses paid) will be Michele Borghetti (3-Move World Champion), Sergio Scarpetta (GAYP World Champion), Alex Moiseyev (2012 Gold Medalist), and Lubabalo Kondlo (2014 WQT winner). Referees are Richard Beckwith and Charles Walker.
FINAL Result: Michele Borghetti comes back on last day to tie Sergio Scarpetta. Then Michele beat Sergio in two-game rapid playoff to take gold. Alex Moiseyev wins the bronze.