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Anna Bauss - Top Banana 2016

Seeing off stiff competition in a tense and nerve-wracking word game grand final at London’s Magic Circle on Saturday (30 April), nine-year-old Anna Bauss from North London, has beaten 25,000 other children to be crowned Top Banana at the 2016 BANANAGRAMS Challenge.

The youngest of the 12 finalists, Anna who attends Rhodes Avenue Primary School, sailed through three rounds of the addictive anagram game, BANANAGRAMS, before taking to the main theatre stage in a nail-biting last game against two other children.

“It feels really exciting, I actually can’t believe it!” Said Anna, as she accepted her specially-designed Top Banana trophy and a £1,000 cheque for her school from the game’s inventor, Rena Nathanson. “I came here today for a fun day out, not thinking I would win, but I did and it’s amazing! I’d...

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