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The eleventh MONOPOLY World Championship took place October 21-23, 2000 at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Yutaka Okada of Japan was the champion, over a field of players from 38 countries.[1] This marked Japan's second world champion, a feat only matched by the USA. The prize was $15,140, the amount of money then included in a set of Monopoly.

The opening round was limited to 1.5 hours on Saturday, the 21st,  and Sunday, the 22nd. The four top scorers from the opening round advanced to the final on the morning of Monday, the 23rd.[1]

Place Name Country Age (as of 2000 WC)
World Champion

1st Place

Yutaka Okada Japan 41
2nd Hans-Günther Meyer Germany
3rd Stevan Chu Chun Hin Hong Kong
4th Tamas Bukovsky Hungary
5th Marilyn Elliott Scotland 46
6th Beat Looser Switzerland
7th Yuriy Chernobriverts Ukraine
8th Mislav Cupek Croatia
9th Miha Cajnko Slovenia
10th Matt Gissel USA
11th Timothy Hawes Australia
12th Jimmy Reus The Netherlands
13th Jeff Collins United Kingdom 40
14th Teoh Kah Yong Malaysia
15th Ekundayo O'Badmus Ireland 37
16th Bert Jacobs Belgium
17th Uzi Cohen Israel
18th Adrian Wilson Jamaica
19th Abigail Nicholas Trinidad & Tobago
20th Markas Rakaukas Lithuania
21st Marek Bursztyka Poland
22nd Manfred Werlein Austria
23rd Stephanie Torres Puerto Rico
24th Liem Herman Widjaja Indonesia 26
25th Christophe Berthier France
26th

Christopher Woo

Defending Champion (1996)

Hong Kong 35
27th Kristaps Sprogis Latvia
28th Michael Grabsky England 41
29th Marius George Banut Romania
30th Bill Bartel Canada
31st Alejandro Martinez Spain
32nd Alison Clarke Barbados
33rd Romeu Ferreira Portugal
34th Alex Faber Luxembourg
35th Stavros Pitsiniagas Greece
36th Herbert Urbanec Czech Republic
37th Marcio Spirlandeli Brazil
38th Pang Chee Keong Singapore
39th Andreas Sipsakas Estonia

If you know of any remaining additional players, please add them to the list with a reference.


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