The World Cup Trading Championships®

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Current Standings

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2020 World Cup Championship of Futures Trading®

RANK NAME NET RETURN LOCATION
1 Michael O’Keeffe 351.1% Australia
2 Stefan Seibert 342.9% Germany
3 Yuwen Cao 253.1% Hong Kong
4 Evgeny Kartashov 165.8% Russia
5 Paige Williams 131.6% United States

January 1, 2020 – October 28, 2020

2020 World Cup Championship of Forex Trading®

RANK NAME NET RETURN LOCATION
1 Patrick Nill 259.4% Germany
2 Raul Glavan 145.4% Germany
3 Sergey Shirko 120.6% Latvia
4 Jan Smolen 101.4% Slovakia
5 Scott Welsh 83% United States

January 1, 2020 – October 28, 2020

2020-2021 Global Cup Trading Championship

RANK NAME NET RETURN LOCATION DIVISION
1 Stefan Seibert 141.7% Germany Futures
2 Adrian Koemel 77% Germany Futures
3 M. Vontobel, Tirutrade AG 65.1% Switzerland Futures
4 Tobias Baerlin 59.9% Germany Futures
5 Jan Smolen 43.4% Slovakia Futures

June 1, 2020 – October 28, 2020

Recent Competitions

The Global Cup Derivatives Trading Championship
Lightweight Division

RANK NAME NET RETURN LOCATION
1 Stefan Seibert 210.7% Germany
2 Michael Cook 171.7% United Kingdom
3 Maxim Schulz 156.2% Germany
4 Robert Miner 134.4% United States
5 Wayne Wan 113.2% Macau

Through May 29 – Final Pending Audit

2019 World Cup Championship of Futures Trading®

RANK NAME NET RETURN LOCATION
1 Sadanand Kalasabail 266% Australia
2 Ryan Alderson 183.1% United States
3 Fabien Fischer 140.7% Luxembourg
4 Durai Ramasamy 134.5% United States
5 Sebastian Baumgaertel 97.1% United States

Through December 31 – Final

2019 World Cup Championship of Forex Trading®

RANK NAME NET RETURN LOCATION
1 Jan Smolen 113.6% Slovakia
2 Kousuke 83.9% Japan
3 Tobias Baerlin 66.1% Germany
4 Sarah He & Yiyong Huang 46% United States
5 Robert Miner 38.9% United States

Through December 31 – Final

2019 Fourth Quarter Equity Index and Interest Rate Futures Trading Championship

RANK NAME NET RETURN LOCATION
1 Paige Williams 32.3% United States

Through December 31 – Final

Previous Winners

YEAR NAME NET RETURN COMPETITION
2018 Petra Ilona Zacek 257.9% Futures
2018 Artur Teregulov 200.6% Forex
2018 Craig Fullen 6.2% Q4 Index & Interest Rate Futures
2018 Robert Miner 86.5% Index & Interest Rate Futures (Jun 1-Nov 30)
2018 FX Trader 51.7% World Cup Championship® of FX Trading in Japan (Oct 1-Mar 6)
2017 Stefano Serafini 217.2% Futures
2017 Nikolas Pareschi 100.3% Forex
2017 Z. Ozgun Tuzuner 140.5% Equity Index Futures (4th Quarter)
2016 Artur Teregulov 914.8% Futures
2016 Luke Lewandowski 156.9% Forex
2015 Chuck Hughes 309.1% Futures
2015 STORM LLC 107.8% Forex
2014 Michael Cook 366% Futures
2014 Andreas Wirz 164.8% Forex
2014 Alexandre Denlinger 716.8% Binary Options (Nov 2-28)
2013 Victoria Grimsley 160% Futures
2012 Andrea Unger 82.8% Futures Q4 Event
2012 Archie Ma 20.5% Futures Q4 Event
2012 Jason Schwab 10.2% Futures Q4 Event
2012 Cary Kinkle 199.6% Futures (Event Ending 7-6-12)
2012 William Armstrong 67% Futures (Event Ending 7-6-12)
2012 Allen Swiontek 56.6% Futures (Event Ending 7-6-12)
2011 Tim Rea 104% Futures/Forex
2010 Andrea Unger 240% Futures/Forex
2010 Kurt Sakaeda 22% Stocks
2009 Andrea Unger 115% Futures
2009 Tim Rayment 44% Forex
2009 Chuck Hughes 122% Stocks
2009 Rob Mitchell 57% CME E-mini (1st Quarter)
2009 Tim Rea 83% CME E-mini (3rd Quarter)
2009 Richard Sorota 25% CME E-mini (2nd Quarter)
2009 Richard Sorota 21% CME E-mini (4th Quarter)
2008 Andrea Unger 672% Futures
2008 Bryan Johnson 48% Stocks
2007 Michael Cook 250% Futures
2007 Kurt Sakaeda 104% Forex
2007 Ken Goldberg 121% CME E-mini (3rd Quarter)
2007 Richard Sorota 61% CME E-mini (4th Quarter)
2007 Chuck Hughes 229% Stocks
2006 Kevin Davey 107% Futures
2006 John Holsinger 18% Forex
2006 Wenchen Zhang 73% Stocks
2005 Ed Twardus 278% Futures
2005 Chuck Hughes 30% Stocks
2004 Kurt Sakaeda 929% Futures
2004 Tim Rayment 63% Forex
2004 Ash Matar 26% Stocks
2003 Int’l. Capital Mngt 88% Futures
2003 Jeff Stearns 245% Stocks
2002 John Holsinger 608% Futures
2002 Tom Jensen 71% Stocks
2001 David Cash 53% Futures
2001 Larry Jacobs 3% Stocks
2000 Kurt Sakaeda 595% Futures
2000 Steve Garner 24% Stocks
1999 Chuck Hughes 315% Futures
1998 Jason Park 99% Futures
1997 Michelle Williams 1000% Futures
1996 Reinhart Rentsch 95% Futures
1995 Dennis* Minogue 219% Futures
1994 Frank Suler 85% Futures
1993 Richard Hedreen 173% Futures
1992 Mike Lundgren 212% Futures
1991 Thomas Kobara 200% Futures
1990 Mike Lundgren 244% Futures
1989 Mike Lundgren 176% Futures
1988 David Kline 148% Futures
1987 Larry Williams 11376% Futures
1986 Henry Thayer 231% Futures
1985 Ralph Casazzone 1283% Futures
1984 Ralph Casazzone 264% Futures

YEAR NAME NET RETURN COMPETITION
2018 Petra Ilona Zacek 257.9% Futures
2018 Artur Teregulov 200.6% Forex
2018 Craig Fullen 6.2% Q4 Index & Interest Rate Futures
2018 Robert Miner 86.5% Index & Interest Rate Futures (Jun 1-Nov 30)
2018 FX Trader 51.7% World Cup Championship® of FX Trading in Japan (Oct 1-Mar 6)
2017 Stefano Serafini 217.2% Futures
2017 Nikolas Pareschi 100.3% Forex
2017 Z. Ozgun Tuzuner 140.5% Equity Index Futures (4th Quarter)
2016 Artur Teregulov 914.8% Futures
2016 Luke Lewandowski 156.9% Forex
2015 Chuck Hughes 309.1% Futures
2015 STORM LLC 107.8% Forex
2014 Michael Cook 366% Futures
2014 Andreas Wirz 164.8% Forex
2014 Alexandre Denlinger 716.8% Binary Options (Nov 2-28)
2013 Victoria Grimsley 160% Futures
2012 Andrea Unger 82.8% Futures Q4 Event
2012 Archie Ma 20.5% Futures Q4 Event
2012 Jason Schwab 10.2% Futures Q4 Event
2012 Cary Kinkle 199.6% Futures (Event Ending 7-6-12)
2012 William Armstrong 67% Futures (Event Ending 7-6-12)
2012 Allen Swiontek 56.6% Futures (Event Ending 7-6-12)
2011 Tim Rea 104% Futures/Forex
2010 Andrea Unger 240% Futures/Forex
2010 Kurt Sakaeda 22% Stocks
2009 Andrea Unger 115% Futures
2009 Tim Rayment 44% Forex
2009 Chuck Hughes 122% Stocks
2009 Rob Mitchell 57% CME E-mini (1st Quarter)
2009 Tim Rea 83% CME E-mini (3rd Quarter)
2009 Richard Sorota 25% CME E-mini (2nd Quarter)
2009 Richard Sorota 21% CME E-mini (4th Quarter)
2008 Andrea Unger 672% Futures
2008 Bryan Johnson 48% Stocks
2007 Michael Cook 250% Futures
2007 Kurt Sakaeda 104% Forex
2007 Ken Goldberg 121% CME E-mini (3rd Quarter)
2007 Richard Sorota 61% CME E-mini (4th Quarter)
2007 Chuck Hughes 229% Stocks
2006 Kevin Davey 107% Futures
2006 John Holsinger 18% Forex
2006 Wenchen Zhang 73% Stocks
2005 Ed Twardus 278% Futures
2005 Chuck Hughes 30% Stocks
2004 Kurt Sakaeda 929% Futures
2004 Tim Rayment 63% Forex
2004 Ash Matar 26% Stocks
2003 Int’l. Capital Mngt 88% Futures
2003 Jeff Stearns 245% Stocks
2002 John Holsinger 608% Futures
2002 Tom Jensen 71% Stocks
2001 David Cash 53% Futures
2001 Larry Jacobs 3% Stocks
2000 Kurt Sakaeda 595% Futures
2000 Steve Garner 24% Stocks
1999 Chuck Hughes 315% Futures
1998 Jason Park 99% Futures
1997 Michelle Williams 1000% Futures
1996 Reinhart Rentsch 95% Futures
1995 Dennis* Minogue 219% Futures
1994 Frank Suler 85% Futures
1993 Richard Hedreen 173% Futures
1992 Mike Lundgren 212% Futures
1991 Thomas Kobara 200% Futures
1990 Mike Lundgren 244% Futures
1989 Mike Lundgren 176% Futures
1988 David Kline 148% Futures
1987 Larry Williams 11376% Futures
1986 Henry Thayer 231% Futures
1985 Ralph Casazzone 1283% Futures
1984 Ralph Casazzone 264% Futures

Trading futures and forex involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for everyone. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. World Cup Championship (WCC ) accounts do not necessarily represent all the trading accounts controlled by a given competitor. WCC competitors may control accounts that produce results substantially different than the results achieved in their WCC accounts. WCC entrants may trade more than one account in the competition.  CME Group is the trademark of CME Group, Inc.