Brampton's Paul James has been crowned Countdown Champion 2012.
Paul, who was former security guard at ITV Border, is currently studying for a degree in science.
He had to win 11 games in a row to claim the title.
Quiz king Paul is no stranger to TV game shows having appeared on The Chase, 15 to 1, The Weakest Link and Brainteasers in the past.
A fan of Countdown since the show started 30 years ago, Paul describes this win as his greatest achievement.
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