Full Rankings and Scores Released For The 2018 World Barista Championship In Amsterdam

Photo credit: Jeff Hann for World Coffee Events

Over the past four days, baristas from across the globe came together in Amsterdam to compete for the title of  2018 World Barista Champion. Fifty-six competitors representing national bodies across the globe competed in a preliminary round, with the top 16 progressing to the semi-final round and the top six giving their performance one more time in the final round. The winner fo the 2018 competition was Agnieszka Rojewska, who represented Poland for the sixth time on the world championship stage, having competed in the 2015 and 2016 World Barista Championships and 2014 and 2016 World Latte Art Championships.

Photo credit: Jeff Hann for World Coffee Events

Every competitor at the World Barista Championship is a master of their craft. They bring knowledge, technique, and determination to coffee’s biggest stage, representing their coffee community, and together, the global coffee community.

The full ranking for each round of the competition is available below.

FINAL ROUND:
RANKINGNAMEREPRESENTINGCOMPANYSCOREDQ
1AGNIESZKA ROJEWSKAPOLANDINDEPENDENT493.0
2LEX WENNEKERNETHERLANDSFRIEDHATS COFFEE / ESW436.0
3MATHIEU THEISSWITZERLANDMAME396.5
4MICHALIS KATSIAVOSGREECETHE UNDERDOG ROASTERS396.0
5COLE TORODECANADAROSSO COFFEE ROASTERS368.0
6JOHN GORDONNEW ZEALANDGORILLA GEAR358.5

SEMI-FINAL ROUND:
RANKINGNAMEREPRESENTINGCOMPANYSCOREDQ
1MATHIEU THEISSWITZERLANDMame474.5
2COLE TORODECANADARosso Coffee Roasters455.5
3LEX WENNEKERTHE NETHERLANDSFriedhats Coffee / ESW453.0
4AGNIESZKA ROJEWSKAPOLANDIndependent450.5
5MICHALIS KATSIAVOSGREECEThe Underdog Roasters444.0
6JOHN GORDONNEW ZEALANDGorilla Gear441.5
7CRAIG SIMONAUSTRALIAVeneziano Coffee Roasters428.5
8MATT WINTONSWEDENDrop Coffee426.0
9LILIYA GADELSHINARUSSIADoubleB Coffee420.5
10KEITH KOAY ZIZHENGMALAYSIAOne Half Coffee414.5
11TAKAYUKI ISHITANIJAPANIndependent400.0
12COLE MCBRIDEUSAIndependent383.0
13ATHIP ARCHALERTTRAKOOLTHAILANDFactory Coffee366.0
14JOO YEONSOUTH KOREAMomos Coffee363.0
15JOSHUA TARLOUNITED KINGDOMOrigin Coffee346.5
16ZENN SOONSINGAPOREStrangers’ Reunion330.0

PRELIMINARY ROUND:
RANKINGNAMEREPRESENTINGCOMPANYSCOREDQ
1MATHIEU THEISSWITZERLANDMame548.0
2COLE MCBRIDEUNITED STATESIndependent505.0
3AGNIESZKA ROJEWSKAPOLANDIndependent504.0
4TAKAYUKI ISHITANIJAPANIndependent479.0
5JOHN GORDONNEW ZEALANDGorilla Gear478.5
6LILIYA GADELSHINARUSSIADoubleB Coffee&Tea478.5
7MICHALIS KATSIAVOSGREECEThe Underdog Roasters477.5
8CRAIG SIMONAUSTRALIAVeneziano Coffee Roasters471.5
9LEX WENNEKERTHE NETHERLANDSFriedhats Coffee / ESW471.5
10MATT WINTONSWEDENDrop Coffee461.0
11JOO YEONSOUTH KOREAMomos Coffee455.0
12JOSHUA TARLOUNITED KINGDOMOrigin Coffee435.0
13COLE TORODECANADARosso Coffee Roasters429.5
14ATHIP ARCHALERTTRAKOOLTHAILANDFactory Coffee427.5
15KEITH KOAY ZIZHENGMALAYSIAOne Half Coffee415.5
16CHUN PAN WONGHONG KONGKnockbox Coffee414.5
17JEREMY CHAVESCOSTA RICAIndependent412.0
18MUHAMMAD AGAINDONESIAShoot Me In The Head411.0
19DAVIDE CAVAGLIERIITALYIndependent410.0
20RONALD VALEROCOLOMBIAJuan Valdez® Café409.5
21MENG-SHIN LAITAIWANSimple Kaffa409.0
22ADRIAN-GABRIEL AVASILCAIROMANIAOrigo405.0
23PAN ZHIMINCHINASoe Coffee405.0
24ZENN SOONSINGAPOREStrangers’ reunion402.5
25TORE ØVERLEIRNORWAYSELLANRAA PALA399.5
26PINAR AKTEPETURKEYFlat White399.0
27ALDRIN LUMABANPHILIPPINESYardstick Coffee396.0
28PEDRO MARMELOPORTUGALCentro de Ciência do Café392.0
29KOSTIANTYN STRELNYKOVUKRAINEOne Love Coffee386.0
30ARIADNA CHAPARROMEXICOCoffee Matters MX379.0
31JONATAN MENDOZAEL SALVADORS&P Coffee375.5
32WINSTON THOMASSOUTH AFRICAIndependent375.5
33DAVID SOLANOGUATEMALA 12 | Onzas373.0
34THIAGO SABINOBRAZILIl Barista370.5
35MASSIMO SANTOROFRANCEBarista Bartender Solutions369.0
36LUKAS PODBEHLYSLOVAKIACafe Monolok368.5
37ARVIND KHEDUNIRELANDDublin Barista School367.5
38VU TRAN NGUYEN ANHVIETNAMBosgaurus Coffee Roaster359.0
39JUNIOR VARGAS OTEROAUSTRIAGota Coffee Experts354.0
40MINDAUGAS RYSKUSLITHUANIACofmos coffee co.352.0
41KHADIJA ÓSK SRAIDIICELANDKaffitár345.5
42ANDRE OSTHUESGERMANYReflector Coffee343.5
43DARIA PINCHUKBELARUSSingle Step Coffee Co.342.5
44JONAS GEHLDENMARKProlog332.5
45TONNY GITONGAKENYASankara Nairobi330.0
46REMY POIROTBELGIUMBaxterstorey329.0
47OCHEN SIMON EIDODOUGANDAUcda329.0
48TÖRÖK ÁDÁMHUNGARYBagira Coffee324.5
49ADAM NEUBAUERCZECH REPUBLICMonogram Espresso bar322.5
50GEETU MOHNANIINDIAThird Wave Coffee Roasters318.5
51BENJAMIN ROQUEPANAMAKotowa Coffee House312.5
52DIEGO MEJÍAECUADORSinfonía311.0
53MAURICIO RODRIGUEZPERUGarabato – Neira292.5
54CAMILO GIRALDOCHILETallerCafè278.5
55DEYBIS RODRIGUEZNICARAGUALas Marias251.0
56DANIL KAPELUKHOVSKYSPAINCafé de Finca206.5DQ
57LYNDON RECERAUNITED ARAB EMIRATESGold Box RoasteryN/A*

* was not able to attend.

The World Barista Championship happens thanks to the incredible work of a dedicated global group of judges and other volunteers who come together to support coffee excellence and global competition. The competitions would also not be possible without the generous support of the companies large and small throughout the world that sponsor the event and bar production every year.

2018 Sponsors:

2018 – 2020 Qualified Sponsors —  Victoria ArduinoMahlkönig, Urnex
Water Filtration Sponsor — Pentair/Everpure
WBC Gold Sponsors — DaVinci GourmetToddy
WBC Silver Sponsor — Brewista
WBC Bronze Sponsors — Detpak, Hario, Mathieu Teisseire, The Force Tamper
Competitor Orientation Sponsor — Swiss Water
Origin Trip Sponsor — Ally Coffee
Event Partners:  Jascaffe, Barista & FarmerBKON
Product Partners — Friesche Vlag, Hamilton Beach Commercial
Trophy & Tamper Sponsor — Reg Barber

Espresso Bar Coffee Sponsor — Daterra
Espresso Bar Coffee Roasters — Café Lomi, Climpson & Sons, Haugaard, Kaffitár, Koppa, La Cabra, Ogawa Coffee, Taf Coffee, The Coffee Collective, Toby’s Estate
Espresso Bar Equipment & Product Sponsors — Toddy, The Force Tamper, Scotsman, Detpak, Joco, Oatly

Brew Bar Title Sponsor — Marco
Ceramics Sponsor — Loveramics
Product Sponsors — AeroPress, Inc., Baratza, Chemex, Hario, Kalita, VST, Pentair/Everpure, BrewistaClever, Detpak
Coffee Sponsors — Coffee Commune, Counter Culture Coffee, GreatCoffee by Soren Stiller, Johan & Nyström, Orsir, Soyuz, Square Mile, Stumptown, Taf Coffee, The Barn, The Roasting House, ¡Tierra!,

Team Bar Title Sponsor — PUQPress
Coffee Sponsor — Has Bean
Equipment & Product Sponsors — Victoria ArduinoMahlkönig, UrnexOatly

2018-06-25T18:05:44+00:00 June 25th, 2018|