The competition took place on Saturday 17.11.12 at the Austria Center in Vienna, during the game show "Spielefest Wien".
16 players from 9 countries took part in the competition: Germany, Austria, France, Hungary, USA, Canada, Greece, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
After 4 preliminary rounds, the 4 best players of the competition played for the World Champion title during a very tight final round.
The very last trick of the round decided who our new 2012 Champion is: Thomas Kessler from Switzerland.
1. Thomas Kessler - Switzerland
2. Ede Markos - Hungary
3. Rene Punz - Austria
4. Emilie Badey - France
The first prize was an Apple iPod Touch MP3-player, second prize an Apple iPod nano MP3-player and the third prize an Apple iPod shuffel MP3-player.
All participants were then invited to relax and have a nice city tour in horse carriage through the streets of Vienna followed by a dinner at a typical Austrian restaurant in the heart of the Austrian capital.
You can find the first pictures of the event on this link: