On Sunday, 27th of October 2019 the finals of the 14th Cracassonne World Chamoionships were held in Essen / Germany. 36 players from 35 countries tried to become new Carcassonne world champion. In the last match of the day Marian Curcan from Romania played against Ying Chien Chien from Taiwan for the title. The result was a tie! This has never happened before in the history of the Carcassonne World Championships. Nevertheless there is a rule for this: the player with the better result in the preelimination wins.
Therefore the title goes to Romania and Marian Curcan is the new Carcassonne World Champion 2019! Congratulations!
You will find more detailed results and some photos of the finals here.