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Congratulations to the winner of GWENT Challenger #3!

Congratulations to Damian “TailBot” Kaźmierczak, winner of the April 2018 GWENT Challenger!

The event took place this past weekend in “Wieliczka” Salt Mine, Poland, where eight of the best GWENT players from around the world competed for their share of the $100,000 prize pool, Crown Points, as well as the Challenger winner’s gold signet ring. TailBot is the third champion, after Lifecoach and Freddybabes, to join the line-up of GWENT World Masters — the grand finale tournament set to take place in 2019.

Check out the recap of the tournament here.

The final standings for the tournament are as follows:

FINALISTS
Damian “TailBot” Kaźmierczak (Poland) — $61,000
Frederick “Freddybabes” Bird (Great Britain) — $16,000

SEMIFINALISTS
Andrzej “Adzikov” Bal (Poland) — $11,000
Zehua “Huyahanachann” Zhao (China) — $11,000

QUARTERFINALISTS
Nikolay “Cmel” Sakharov (Russia) — $1,000
Jan “Superjj102” Janssen (Germany) — $0
Benjamin “Kolemoen” Pfannstiel (Germany) — $0
Cameron “I_aPOROgise” Cook (Australia) — $0

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