Card queen Chloe Gornall is crowned Top Trumps champion

Schoolgirl Chloe Gornall is on top of the world.

Thursday, 4th July 2019, 4:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th July 2019, 5:42 pm
Chloe Gornall

The 10-year-old has lifted the crown to become world Top Trumps champ.

Chloe beat hundreds of thousands of eager youngsters to land the coveted title - only the second female ever to do so - in the final at Sherwood Forest, Nottingham, on Saturday.

The championships are now in their ninth year.

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Chloe with her victor's trophy

Sharing her top five tips at how to win at the card cult classic, Chloe a pupil at Brindle Gregson Lane School, revealed: “Maybe to be a champ you need mostly a cool head then a good memory, strategic play, speaking clearly and confidently when you declare your card stats, and a bit of Lady Luck. I can’t believe it.”

Chloe was just one of 12 finalists to make the last stage. She had to win a number of heats over several weeks before designing a unique Top Trumps of her own, based on a Space theme, to impress judges in London.

Mum Alison, a designer, of Hoghton, said: “Chloe certainly well and truly trumped the boys.”

Top Trumps executive Katie Lee said: “A huge congratulations to Chloe – it’s certainly one for the girls.

Over the years males have totally dominated the title.

But this time round Chloe was just in a class of her own this, We are so proud to have her as our Top Trumps ambassador.”

As well as the trophy, Chloe wins a VIP Experience for her and her family at Sherwood Forest.