CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce that Zehua “Huyahanachann” Zhao has won the March GWENT Open tournament.
Over the course of the weekend, the highest ranked players of GWENT’s Pro Ladder season battled for their share of the $25,000 prize pool and GWENT Masters Crown Points — ranking points of the official esports series of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. Participants also competed for spots in the next GWENT Challenger, which will take place in April in the underground caves, quarries and tunnels of “Wieliczka” Salt Mine.
Prior to the final game, a special video starring GWENT’s Pavko Gale, cosplayed by Paweł Burza from CD PROJEKT RED, was aired. It featured behind-the-scenes interviews with members of the development team, as well as never-before-seen footage, teasing the game’s future.
The final standings for the tournament are as follows:
Zehua “Huyahanachann” Zhao (China)
Zehua “Huyahanachann” Zhao (China) — $9,650
Damian “Tailbot” Kaźmierczak (Poland) — $4,750
Liam “Lbdutchboy” Brouwer (Netherlands) — $2,950
Benjamin “Kolemoen” Pfannstiel (Germany) — $2,500
Daniel “Damorquis” Morkisch (Germany) — $1,400
Nikolay “Cmel” Sakharov (Russia) — $1,250
Alexander “proNEO3001” Shpak (Ukraine) — $1,250
Andrzej “Adzikov” Bal (Poland) — $1,250
CD PROJEKT RED would like to thank the participants, as well as everyone watching the event online, for making the March GWENT Open a great tournament.
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 masters.playgwent.com.
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.