Last night (Tuesday 2 July) Shrinidhi Prakash became the winner of Channel 4’s Child Genius. She took part in four rounds of competition which included logic, mathematics, spelling and debating.
Aged 11 Shrinidhi is a fan of Countdown and the World Under-12 Scrabble Champion. She currently lives in Orpington, Kent and enjoys writing novels in her spare time and attends an after-school creative writing group. She describes herself as ‘bookworm, Artemis Fowl fan, word fanatic, professional scrabble player, writer and poet.'