Photo: Lanny Huang for World Coffee Events

We’ve seen some fantastic performances over the last few days at the 2019 Amsterdam World Barista Championship, and it’s time to go from sixteen semi-finalists on to six finalists. Congratulations to the finalists, and well done to all competitors! Tomorrow (Sunday 14th April), the six finalists will compete for the title of 2019 World Barista Champion! Make sure to join us here tomorrow at the Specialty Coffee Expo, or by streaming at wcc.coffee/boston or on Facebook Live from 10:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time.

Congratulations to the 2019 WBC Finalists, listed in Final Round competition order:

  • COLE TORODE – CANADA
  • WOJTEK BIALCZAK – GERMANY
  • MICHALIS DIMITRAKOPOULOS – GREECE
  • MIKAEL JASIN – INDONESIA
  • MATHIEU THEIS – SWITZERLAND
  • JOOYEON JEON – SOUTH KOREA

The World Barista Championship is made possible thanks to the help of many sponsors, including Diamond Sponsor Pacific FoodsQualified Espresso Machine Sponsor Victoria Arduino, Qualified Grinder Sponsor Mahlkönig, and Qualified Cleaning Products Sponsor Urnex.

Here’s the schedule of competitors for tomorrow. Don’t forget to tune in live starting at 10:30 AM Eastern Daylight time.

#NameRepresentingStationCompetition Time
1COLE TORODECANADAStation 110:30 AM
2WOJTEK BIALCZAKGERMANYStation 211:15 AM
3MICHALIS DIMITRAKOPOULOSGREECEStation 312:00 PM
4MIKAEL JASININDONESIAStation 112:45 PM
5MATHIEU THEISSWITZERLANDStation 21:30 PM
6JOOYEON JEONSOUTH KOREAStation 32:15 PM