Over the years numerous Monopoly Game World Championship Tournaments have been held to determine a World Monopoly Game Champion. Qualifying tournaments were also held in participating countries to determine a national champion that would represent that country in the World Monopoly Game Championship.
The 2015 Monopoly World Championship was held at The Venitian, in Macau on September 8, 2015. The winner, and new Monopoly World Champion was Nicolo Falcone, of Italy.
The winners of the U.S. Championship and of the World Monopoly Game Championship over the years that tournaments were held, from 1974 to 2015, are shown below.
|Year||Location||U.S. Champion||Wold Champion|
|1973||Washington D.C.||Lee Bayrd||Lee Bayrd - U.S.|
|1975||Washington D.C.||Gus Gostomelsky||John Mair - UK|
|1977||Monte Carlo||Dana Terman||Cheng Seng Kwa - Singapore|
|1980||Bermuda||Dana Terman||Cesare Bernabei - Italy|
|1983||Palm Beach, FL||Jerome Dausman||Greg Jacobs - New Zealand|
|1985||Atlantic City, NJ||Jim Forbes||Jason Bunn - UK|
|1988||London, UK||Gary Peters||Ikuo Hyakuta - Japan|
|1992||Berlin, Germany||Gary Peters||Joost von Oren - Netherlands|
|1995||Monte Carlo||Roger Craig||Christopher Woo - Hong Kong|
|2000||Toronto, Canada||Matt Gissel||Yutaka Okada - Japan|
|2004||Tokyo, Japan||Matt McNally||Antonio Fernandez - Spain|
|2009||Caesars, Las Vegas||Richard Marinaccio||Bjorn Halvard Knappskog - Norway|
|2015||The Venitian, Macau||Brian Valentine||Nicolo Falcone - Italy|
Reference: "The Monopoly Companion - The Players Guide", by Philip E. Orbanes.