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CATAN World Championship

2018 - Cologne / Germany

On November 24th and 25th, 2018, the best CATAN players in the world met in Cologne to host the world championship. Board game strategists from 46 countries competed for the title. Quetzal Hernandez from Mexico prevailed against the international competition and took the coveted first place.

In the final, the German Markus Heinze (29) from Berlin, Quetzal Hernandez (34) from Mexico, Jan Christoph Hajek (38) from Denmark and José Miguel Ferrario Parrado (32) from Colombia faced each other. Silver went to Colombia, bronze went to Germany. The final was a neck-and-neck race in which people settled, traded and built for an hour and a half.

CATAN World Championship 2018 Cologne Winner

World Championship 2018 - Final Results

Nation Rankings
RankCountryPoints
1Mexico40
2Colombia35
3Germany32
4Denmark30
5Latvia28
6China27
7Poland26
8Slovenia25
9Portugal24
10Moldova23
11Romania22
12Japan21
13Netherlands20
14Canada19
15Czech Republic18
16Spain17
17Lithuania16
18Bulgaria15
19Finland14
20Argentina13
21Bulgaria12
22United States of America11
23Estonia10
24Greece9
25Turkey8
26Lebanon7
27Great Britain6
28Vietnam5
29Russia4
30France3
31Israel2
32Sweden1
Player Rankings
RankNameCountry
1Quetzal HernandezMexico
2José Miguel Ferrario ParradoColombia
3Markus HeinzeGermany
4Jan Christoph HajekDenmark
5Kristofers RitovsLatvia
6Chan Chi WaiChina
7Mateusz GuscioraPoland
8 Matjaz KozamernikSlovenia
9Ricardo Jorge GomesPortugal
10Andrian CoșciucMoldova
11Maxim DanielRomania
12Ryotaro InutsukaJapan
13Julius de JongNetherlands
14Alan ColeCanada
15Jakub VaňátkoCzech Republic
16Jordi BarautSpain
17Žilvinas SpeteliūnasLithuania
18Todor PetrovBulgaria
19Tiina VesalaFinland
20Damian MedvedofskyArgentina
21 Georgi GeorgienBulgaria
22Jerry TongUnited States of America
23Fanny-Dhelia PajusteEstonia
24Sergejs GorškovsLatvia
25Ho Man LamChina
26Tomáš UhlCzech Republic
27Pedro Miguel Camões da Silva SantosPortugal
28Andreas StavrouGreece
29İbrahim HarasTurkey
30Tarek KanaanLebanon
31Will CavarettaUnited States of America
32Parminder ThindalGreat Britain
33Phúc Đào ThanhVietnam
34Dmitrii PliusninRussia
35Jacques ServaisFrance
36Niv HeledIsrael
37David NordlundhSweden
38Chaiwat LertcumpeesilThailand
39Tomas MilašauskasLithuania
40Lech OlczakPoland
41Rune R. Petersen Denmark
42Gerrit MesSouth Africa
43Sebastián Andrés Berrios DonosoChile
44Joe WilliamsGreat Britain
45Corinne GasserSwitzerland
46Evaldas RutkauskasLithuania
47Lorenzo TedoneItaly
48Angel EstradaMexico
49Oscar BrenesCosta Rica
50Erik PeinarEstonia
51Marko PokrajacSerbia
52Wesley StroopBelgium
53Pavel MishanovRussia
54Michaela WolffGermany
55Martin DijkhuijsenNetherlands
56Karl VerheydenBelgium
57Rozzana Loaiza FlowerPeru
58Balazs GyongyosiHungary
59Andreas HainyAustria
60Christian GiroudFrance
61Torstein Aase JohnsenNorway
62Tatar AdrianRomania
63Vincent DaccacheLebanon
64William SpearUnited States of America
65Nathan JohnsAustralia
66Symeon PanagiotoglouGreece
67Ting-Wei ZhuangTaiwan
68Zainab TahirUnited Arab Emirates
69Nathan McCarthyCanada
70Simon EngmalmSweden
71Jesus Gayoso CuestaSpain
72Joshua Chong Kah LeongMalaysia
73Carly Matthews-LynchIreland
74David CordoverAustralia
75Vujadin JankovicSerbia
76Dorottya MohacsiHungary