CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce that Frederick “Freddybabes” Bird has won the November 2017 GWENT Open tournament, which took place this weekend in Warsaw, Poland.
Top 8 players of GWENT’s first Pro Ladder season competed in the tournament for Crown Points and a share of a $25,000 prize pool. Two finalists also secured a spot in the upcoming GWENT Challenger tournament, which will take place in December.
Frederick “Freddybabes” Bird advanced to the final after performing an amazing reverse sweep in his quarterfinal match against Pro Ladder’s highest ranked player, Andrzej “Adzikov” Bal, and later defeating Jan “SuperJJ” Janssen. Bird’s opponent opponent in the tournament’s final was Damian “Tailbot” Kaźmierczak, who’s path to the finals involved an impressive 3:0 quarterfinals win against Qianfan “irohabit” Ma, and defeating Zehua “OMHanachann” Zhao in the semifinals.
Despite Damian “Tailbot” Kaźmierczak’s efforts, however, it was Frederick “Freddybabes” Bird who came out victorious as November 2017’s GWENT Open winner. The tournament’s final standings are as follows:
Frederick “Freddybabes” Bird (Great Britain) — $10,850
Damian “Tailbot” Kaźmierczak (Poland) — $3,800
Zehua “OMHanachann” Zhao (China) — $2,800
Jan “SuperJJ” Janssen (Germany) — $2,350
Jan “Metranos” Eickholt (Germany) — $1,400
Raffael “GameKingAT” Iciren (Austria) — $1,400
Andrzej “Adzikov” Bal (Poland) — $1,400
Qianfan “irohabit” Ma (China) — $1,000
You can watch the recording of the tournament on the official CD PROJEKT RED Twitch channel.
CD PROJEKT RED would like to thank the November 2017’s GWENT Open participants and everyone watching the tournament live on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook. GWENT Masters — the official esports series of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game — will continue this December with GWENT Challenger. For the complete overview of GWENT Masters, including the ruleset, tournament dates, and format, visit masters.playgwent.com.