Johannes Mallow

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Johannes Mallow (born June 7, 1981 Brandenburg an der Havel) is a German memory sportsman. He studied successfully Communication Technology at the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg and finalized his PhD thesis in 2016 at the University of Duisburg-Essen. He also works as a mind coach and scientific author.

Victories[edit]

  • 2017 Memory Champion of the IAM-AMSC Korea Open
  • 2016 Memory Champion of the Regional German Open Memory Championship
  • 2015 Memory Champion of Germany
  • 2015 Extreme Memory Tournament Champion[1]
  • 2013 runner-up at World Memory Championships
  • 2013 Memory Champion of Germany
  • 2012 World Memory Champion
  • 2012 Memoriad - Binary Digits World Memory Champion[2]
  • 2012 Memory Champion of Germany
  • 2011 runner-up at Memory Championship of Germany
  • 2010 runner-up at World Memory Championships
  • 2010 Memory Champion of Germany
  • 2009 runner-up at World Memory Championships
  • 2008 Memory Champion of Germany
  • 2008 Memory Champion of North Germany
  • 2007 World Memory Champion in the discipline of Historical Dates
  • 2007 Memory Champion of North Germany
  • 2006 Memory Champion of North Germany

World records[edit]

  • Memorize 400 play cards in 10 minutes (April 9, 2016 in Lübeck/Germany at the Regional German Open Memory Championship
  • Memorize 501 numbers in 5 minutes (December 1, 2013 in London/England at the World Memory Championship 2013)
  • Memorize 1080 binary numbers in 5 minutes (September 22, 2013 in Gothenburg/Sweden at the Swedish Memory Open Championship 2013)
  • Memorize 937 numbers in 15 minutes (September 22, 2013 in Gothenburg/Sweden at the Swedish Memory Open Championship 2013)
  • Memorize 364 spoken numbers (September 22, 2013 in Gothenburg/Sweden at the Swedish Memory Open Championship 2013)
  • Memorize 492 abstract images in 15 minutes (July 27, 2013 in Isny_im_Allgäu/Germany at the German Memory Championship 2013)
  • Memorize 132 Historical Dates out of 140 in 5 minutes (September 25, 2011 in Gothenburg/Sweden at the Swedish Memory Open Championship 2011)

Memory System[edit]

He currently uses the Method of loci. Many memory sportsmen use this method. His particular instance of the message uses 1000 images with corresponding numbers, so that each combination of 3 digits corresponds to a unique image.[citation needed]

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