CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, invite gamers and esports enthusiasts to watch the January 2018 GWENT Open tournament set to take place this weekend.
Participants of the tournament — the top 8 players of the previous Pro Ladder season — will compete for a share of the $25,000 prize pool and GWENT Masters Crown Points. Two players who reach the event’s finale will additionally secure their participation in April’s GWENT Challenger tournament.
The tournament will start with the quarterfinals on Saturday, January 20th. The semifinals and final will follow on Sunday, January 21st. Live coverage will begin at 4PM CET on the official CD PROJEKT RED Twitch channel. Regular highlights will also be posted throughout the tournament on GWENT Masters Twitter.
Casting the tournament are popular players and streamers: Connagh “Merchant” Hawkins, Dane “McBeard” McBurnie, Miguel “MegaMogwai” Guerrero León and David “ImpetuousPanda” Gil Nolskog.
Thanks to Twitch drops, viewers will be able to earn Card Kegs and other rewards by watching the tournament. More details at playgwent.com/twitch-drops.
GWENT Open is part of GWENT Masters — the official esports series of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game.