Official WBC Round 1 Schedule

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2012 World Barista Champion Raul Rodas of Guatemala. Who will take home the 2013 WBC crown?

2012 World Barista Champion Raul Rodas of Guatemala. Who will take home the 2013 WBC crown?

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DAY 1 OF 2: THURSDAY, MAY 23

#1: 8:15 a.m.
PERU
Roberto Pablo Caldas Portugal
Arabica Espresso Bar

#2. 8:35 a.m.
EL SALVADOR
William Hernandez
Viva Espresso

#3. 8:55 a.m.
COSTA RICA
Maria Auxiliadora Bonilla
Beneficio Don Mayo

#4. 9:15 a.m.
FRANCE
Luca Casadei
Segafredo Zanetti France

#5. 9:35 a.m.
NICARAGUA
Jefferson Castillo
Independent

#6. 9:55 a.m.
COLOMBIA
Ronal Harvey Valero Balaguera
Juan Valdez Café (Procafecol)

#7. 10:15 a.m.
UGANDA
Godfrey Batte
Africa Coffee Academy

#8. 10:35 a.m.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Romeo jr. Perello
Eurocoffee

#9. 10:55 a.m.
ARGENTINA
Daniel Andres Cifuentes Diaz
Café LATTEnTE

#10. 11:15 a.m.
BRAZIL
Graciele Rodrigues
Lucca Cafes Especiais

#11. 11:35 a.m.
NORWAY
Rasmus Helgebostad
Java Espressobar & Kaffeforretning AS

#12. 11:55 a.m.
HUNGARY
Enikő Kántor
Independent

#13. 12:15 p.m.
PUERTO RICO
Mariarosa Gomez
Ristretto Café

#14. 12:35 p.m.
SLOVAKIA
Marian Plajdicko
Independent

#15. 12:55 p.m.
CHILE
Christian Vera
Dach Coffee

#16. 1:15 p.m.
UKRAINE
Nataliia Kuranakova
Kredens Café

#17. 1:35 p.m.
THE NETHERLANDS
Zjevaun Lemar Janga
restaurant IVY

#18. 1:55 p.m.
ICELAND
Torfi Þór Torfason
Independent

#19. 2:15 p.m.
HONG KONG
Kapo Chiu
The Cupping Room

#20. 2:35 p.m.
SWEDEN
Oskar Alvérus
Drop Coffee

#21. 2:55 p.m.
MEXICO
Alejandro Escobar Vazquez
Café Etrusca/Pare de Dormir

#22. 3:15 p.m.
TURKEY
Serkan İpekli
Mambocino Coffee

#23. 3:35 p.m.
AUSTRALIA
Matthew Perger
St. Ali

#24. 3:55 p.m.
KENYA
Rhoda Kamau
Nairobi Serena Hotel

#25. 4:15 p.m.
SWITZERLAND
Shem Leupin
Stoll Kaffe

#26. 4:35 p.m.
LITHUANIA
Tomas Rudys
Independent

#27. 4:55 p.m.
NEW ZEALAND
Nick Clark
Flight Coffee Specialty Coffee Roasters

#28. 5:15 p.m.
RUSSIA
Dmitry Boroday
North-West Coffee Company

 

DAY 2 OF 2: FRIDAY, MAY 24

#29. 8:15 a.m.
UNITED KINGDOM
John Gordon
Square Mile Coffee Roasters

#30. 8:35 a.m.
ITALY
Francesco Sanapo
Independent

#31. 8:55 a.m.
FINLAND
Kalle Freese
Independent

#32. 9:15 a.m.
ROMANIA
Stefan Laurentiu
Barista School

#33. 9:35 a.m.
SINGAPORE
Ryan Tan
Strangers’ Reunion

#34. 9:55 a.m.
GUATEMALA
José De la Peña
Café Casa

#35. 10:15 a.m.
THAILAND
Areephorn Kaeajaroen
Hom Krun Coffee Company

#36. 10:35 a.m.
CZECH REPUBLIC
Frantisek Rohacek
MyGastro

#37. 10:55 a.m.
SPAIN
Jordi Mestre
Nude Espresso

#38. 11:15 a.m.
UNITED STATES
Pete Licata
Parisi Coffee

#39. 11:35 a.m.
KOREA
Jinkyu Kim
CORE

#40. 11:55 a.m.
BELGIUM
Louis Donck
Donko’s Koffie

#41. 12:15 p.m.
TAIWAN
Chia Cheng Chien
Jim’s Burger & Coffee 88

#42. 12:35 p.m.
GREECE
Thanasis Nikolis
Tailor Made

#43. 12:55 a.m.
IRELAND
Colin Harmon
3FE

#44. 1:15 p.m.
HONDURAS
Jose Luis Herrera Madrid
INVERSIONES INGENIOSAS

#45. 1:35 p.m.
CROATIA
Mihael Gerhard Putnik

#46. 1:55 p.m.
PHILIPPINES
Kevin Israel Fortu
Craft Coffee Workshop

#47. 2:15 p.m.
JAPAN
Hidenori Izaki
Maruyama Coffee Co., Ltd.

#48. 2:35 p.m.
ZAMBIA
Mirriam Simasiku
Blue Moon Café

#49. 2:55 p.m.
SOUTH AFRICA
Lovejoy Chirambasukwa
Origin Coffee Roasting

#50. 3:15 p.m.
CANADA
Jeremy Ho
Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters

#51. 3:35 p.m.
CHINA
He Hong Cao
North Woods Coffee

#52. 3:55 p.m.
DENMARK
Rasmus Gamrath
The Coffee Collective

#53. 4:15 p.m.
INDONESIA
Doddy Samsura
One Fifteenth Coffee

 

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