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GWENT Challenger tournament has crowned a Champion

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce that Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy won GWENT Challenger — the official tournament of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game.

The finals of GWENT Challenger took place on May 13th. Winners of community qualifiers Mikhail “Fion56” Yastrebov, Alexey “Oikumena” Raspopov, Alexander “ProNeo” Shpak and Barret “Vishra” Goss took on professional gamers Jeffrey “Trump” Shih, Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy, Peter “ppd” Dager, and Kacem “Noxious” Khilaji. The tournament’s prizepool was $100,000.

Watch the GWENT Challenger tournament highlights

After a series of fierce duels, Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy and Kacem “Noxious” Khilaji advanced to the final match to battle it out for the title of GWENT Challenger Champion. Taking it all the way to game five of the match and having performed an incredible reversal, Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy emerged victorious.

The final tournament standings are as follows:

Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy — $60,000

Kacem “Noxious” Khilaji — $20,000

Peter “ppd” Dager — $10,000

Mikhail “Fion56” Yastrebov — $10,000

You can see the entire tournament on the official GWENT YouTube Channel.

CD PROJEKT RED would like to thank the community for participating in GWENT Challenger qualifiers, as well the finalists for providing a gripping spectacle of sportsmanship. We’d also like to thank everyone who joined us live to watch the finals of GWENT Challenger on Twitch — we hope you enjoyed the show!

About GWENT: The Witcher Card Game

In GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, gamers clash with their friends in fast-paced duels that combine bluffing, on-the-fly decision making and careful deck construction. The game is played over a best-of-three series of rounds, as players unleash their hand by slinging spells and diverse units with special abilities and use clever tricks to deceive their opponents. 

About CD PROJEKT RED

CD PROJEKT RED is a game development studio founded in 2002. It develops and publishes videogames for personal computers and video game consoles. The Studio’s flagship franchise, games from The Witcher series, has sold over 25 million copies worldwide. Its newest release – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – debuted in 2015 for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and has since received over 800 awards and accolades, including 250 Game of the Year awards. Along with GOG.COM, a game store offering hand-picked titles for PC and Mac, CD PROJEKT RED is part of the Warsaw Stock Exchange listed (ISIN: PLOPTTC00011) CD PROJEKT Group.

For more information contact

Robert Malinowski robert.malinowski@cdprojektred.com

Radek Adam Grabowski radek@cdprojektred.com  

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