2013 World Memory Championships Results

The 2013 World Memory Championships just ended yesterday. Congratulations to the new World Memory Champion, Jonas von Essen, the new Grand Masters of Memory, and all the competitors! Here’s a video from the WMSC website:

Here is some reading about the competition:

I’ll update this post as soon as the complete rankings are online.

Edit: the country team scores [PDF] are online:

  1. Germany
  2. Sweden
  3. Mongolia
  4. Philippines
  5. USA
  6. China
  7. England
  8. Poland
  9. India
  10. Japan

Edit #2: more links:

Edit #3: a video:

World Records

Johannes Mallow broke the world record in speed numbers with 501 digits memorized in five minutes:

[Edit: unfortunately, the video that was here is no longer available.]

Not all of the scores have been posted yet, but if there were additional records broken I will update this post.

2014 World Memory Championships

Dates and location for the 2014 World Memory Championships have already been announced.

If you have news or want to discuss the competition, visit the forum thread.

It has been a while since I posted in the blog, because I’m working on launching some new features. That is also why I wasn’t able to attend the 2013 World Memory Championships. More news soon!



Jesper F

Jesper F 19 Sep 2021

Thank you for the post about the World Memory Championships. We are missing your regular blog-posts, but the announced new features sounds to be worth the wait! :-)

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