Here are some more news articles about the recent 15th USA Memory Championship in New York City: Read more
Yesterday, I wrote a summary of the 2012 USA Memory Championship results. Today I found some videos of the event.
Here are the last moments of the competition: Read more
SEE ALSO: scores for the 2012 World Memory Championship.
I attended the 2012 USA Memory Championship in New York City on March 24 as an observer. Here is a writeup of the event. These are the scores that were announced during the event, so check the official website for possible updates. Apologies in advance for any possible mistakes and for events without complete descriptions–I’m jetlagged and running on little sleep at the moment. Read more
Great video about the 2011 USA Memory Championships from Time.com Video called Minds Like Steel Traps: Inside the Memory Challenge: Read more
I was looking for this video of Nelson on the Today Show and just found it: Read more
Nelson Dellis and Ron White both posted writeups of the 2011 USA Memory Championship.
Ron’s is here. (Nelson’s post is no longer online.)
Congratulations to Nelson Dellis — the new USA Memory Champion!
I saw the news on Twitter and Facebook. I’m hoping that full details will be published soon.
UPDATE: “In addition to winning the title, Nelson also set new US Records in Speed Numbers, 248 digits, and Speed Cards of 52 in 1:03.”
UPDATE: Nelson posted a writeup of the competition in his blog.
I think that learning a little about poetry structure yesterday was useful.
I started looking at some poems. This example is an excerpt by e. e. cummings: Read more
Does anyone else use images for memorizing punctuation? The poetry event was removed from the World Memory Championships but still exists in the USA Memory Championship.
Here are the images that I came up with: Read more