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The best professional GWENT players met in Warsaw this weekend to battle it out in the final GWENT Open tournament of this GWENT Masters series. The stakes included a $25,000 prize pool, Crown Points, as well as guaranteed spots in the upcoming GWENT Challenger. The final standings for the tournament are as follows:


Ni “wangid1” Lipao (China)



Ni “wangid1” Lipao (China) — $10,500

Benjamin "kolemoen" Pfannstiel (Germany) — $4,300



Damian “TailBot” Kaźmierczak (Poland) — $2,950

Maciej "Molegion" Kokosza (Poland) — $2,750



Alessio “alessio1996” Bouko (Belgium) — $1,250

Oleksandr “proNEO3001” Shpak (Ukraine) — $1,250

James “Green-Knight” Docherty (United Kingdom) — $1,000

Paweł “kams134” Skoroda (Poland) — $1,000


Viewers were also treated to a number of surprises during the livestream. These included new cards and trailer reveals for Crimson Curse — the upcoming first expansion for GWENT: The Witcher Card Game.

Recordings of the tournament are available on the official CD PROJEKT RED Twitch channel


CD PROJEKT RED would like to thank the players and everyone watching this GWENT Open online for making the tournament a truly memorable experience. Stay tuned for more information regarding the next tournaments in the series!

GWENT Open is part of GWENT Masters — the official esports series of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. For the complete overview of GWENT Masters, including the ruleset, tournament dates, and format, visit


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 GWENT Masters

GWENT Masters is the official esports series of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, where players compete for the title of GWENT World Champion, tournament prize pools and Crown Points. There are three tiers of official GWENT Masters events: Open, Challenger, and the grand finale World Masters tournament. GWENT Masters also involves participation in licensed tournaments, as well as an in-game Pro Ladder mode, which allows all gamers to enter the world of GWENT pros.



CD PROJEKT RED is a game development studio founded in 2002. It develops and publishes video games for personal computers and video game consoles. The studio’s flagship titles include The Witcher series of games, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, GWENT: The Witcher Card Game and the upcoming futuristic AAA role-playing game — Cyberpunk 2077. Together with GOG.COM, a game store offering hand-picked titles for PC and Mac, CD PROJEKT RED is part of the CD PROJEKT Capital Group. CD PROJEKT S.A. is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (ISIN: PLOPTTC00011).