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National Monopoly championships, 2009

National Monopoly championships, 2009

Sitting on a giant Monopoly board, four finalists and a banker (in red eyeshade) battle for supremacy in the national Monopoly championship in Auckland, in 2009. The winner was 25-year-old Aucklander Geoff Christopher (arms crossed at rear). Christopher went on to represent New Zealand in the world championships in Las Vegas, losing narrowly to 19-year-old Norwegian Bjorn Knappskog.

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Mark Derby, 'Cards, board games and puzzles - Non-gambling games', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/38900/national-monopoly-championships-2009 (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013