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Shaggy wins first Gwent tournament at Gamescom

Austrian player takes home the inaugural Gwent Open.

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There were lots of major esports event taking place during this year's Gamescom in Cologne and one such tournament was the inaugural Gwent Open. With a prize pool of $25,000, it signals a healthy start to the competitive scene of a game that has yet to officially launch.

In a bit of a Cinderella story, the tournament's wild card qualifier (the other 7 were determined via rankings) Elias "Shaggy" Sagmeister took the honours in the finals on Saturday. "Shaggy" won the finals with a clean sweep of 3-0. Both finalists are qualified for the Gwent Challenger Tournament set to take place in December.

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Elias "Shaggy" Sagmeister (Austria) — $11,250
Magnus "J0rah" Botscher (Germany) — $3,550

Jan "SuperJJ" Janssen (Germany) — $2,800
Maciej "Duofanel" Janik (Poland) — $2,350

Evgeny "eiSloth" Androsik (Belarus) — $1,400
Ze Hua "Hanachann" Zhao (China) — $1,400
Leandro "Lea92Fra" Franci (Italy) — $1,250
Marton "ChaiNCalleR" Magi (Hungary) — $1,000

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