Starting last Thursday (November 12) and ending yesterday (November 14), the World Memory Championships have been taking place. Defending champion Ben Pridmore has won the overall competition, making this his 3rd win.
There's more detail, including video reports, about the World Memory Championships below the fold.
CBS covered the award ceremony in this report, and briefly explained what the competition detailed. The video version of their report is here:
For a more detailed look at the 2009 World Memory Championships, including video, check out Memory-Sports.com's coverage.
On the CBS video above, they talk to US Memory Champion Ronnie White, an Afghanistan war veteran who won the USA Memoriad back in March.
Congratulations to everyone who competed, and especially Ben Pridmore for his astounding performance!