CATAN World Championship 2018 in Cologne: The new world champion comes from Mexico
On the 24th and 25th of November 2018, the best CATAN players in the world met in Cologne to host the World Championship. Board strategists from 46 countries fought for the title. Quetzal Hernandez from Mexico prevailed against the international competition and won the coveted first place. He qualifies automatically for the next World Championship in the USA. The players of the final were 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. Silver went to Colombia, bronze secured Germany. The final was a neck-and-neck race in which one and a half hours were spent, trading and building.
You find the full results in our tournament section.