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Are Memory Games a sport? What if you compete against primates?

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I'm the chimpion! Ape trounces the best of the human world in memory competition

Ayumu, a seven-year-old male brought up in captivity in Japan, did three times as well as Mr Pridmore at a computer game which involved remembering the position of numbers on a screen.

And that's no mean feat - the 30-year-old accountant from Derby is capable of memorising the order of a shuffled pack of cards in under 30 seconds.

It's really got to suck when your only claim to fame is that you are a memory champion and you are soundly beaten by a Chimpanzee. You admit to the world that you stay home every night and memorize 400 digit numbers and a chimp who is smarter and better looking than you embarasses you on television.