During each years events year there has been always so much that we have enjoyed the Qualification tournament held during great Cigara Dru festival . In 2016 it was celebrating it’s 5th years anniversary.
Visit to the Cuervo y Sobrinos factory in Lugano, Switzerland, the official timekeepers of the Cigar Smoking World Championship. This visit brought together some of our valued CSWC friends from around the world . Ivan Mazuranic honorable vice president of Club Mareva, Petteri Patjas, president of Kirja Cigar Club Helsinki and Christina Bartinovski Champion of USA qualification round from New York City.
CSWC for Sweden was held for third time in famous Mellgren’s cigar lounge and shop. Swedish Champion Gustav Nygren was smoking 1 hour 18 minutes, famous Martin Brix was on second place with time of smoking 1 hour 17 minutes and third place went to Piotr Karlsson with time of 1 hour 14 minutes.
CSWC Qualification event for Germany in beautiful Cigar lounge Cigar World by Tabac Benden was blast and time to stay in our memories.Championship was won by great young gentleman Tobias Röth from Cigar Kings, who with his focus and dedication on his official Competition cigar Macanudo Inspirado mareva for 1 hour and 43 minutes reached victory!! He was followed by Waldemar Lissom on second place and third place taken by Benjamin Raabe.
CSWC for Norway was held for third time in famous Augusto cigar lounge and shop. Norwegian Champion Gustav Nygren was smoking 1 hour 18 minutes, famous Martin Brix was on second place with time of smoking 1 hour 17 minutes and third place went to Piotr Karlsson with time of 1 hour 14 minutes.
Chase Lyle with smoking time of 2 hours and 45 Minutes he record his name and USA on 4th place on list of top 20 smokers of the World. The biggest surprise was Patricia Benden from Dusseldorf, Germany. With her smoking time of 2 hours and 33 minutes she break old and put new World Record for Woman. Eric Kyle with smoking time of 2 hours and 25 minutes proved that he is always among the best. He took third place!!
Oleg Pedan once again taking the title with a smoking time of 2:23:45 for the official competition cigar, a Macanudo Inspirado Mareva. The two other best slow smokers are Alexander Shagai (2:14:31) and Alexander Andriushkevitch (01:49:33). Oleg Pedan is currently the best ranked Russian smoker in the competition
BRAKING NEWS!! THE HISTORY OF CIGAR SMOKING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HAVE THE NAME WHICH WILL BE RECORDED FOREVER -
Bill Hroncich is Champion of USA and Igor Kovacic at that point in New York took world record from Darren Cioffi wuth smoking time of 02 hours 55 minutes. It is hard to describe that fun, that excitement and joy which all participants and organizers was passing during CSWC USA moments.
Cigara Dru was celebrating it’s 6th CSWC qualification round for Lithuania and as always it provided full weekend of entertainment. Cigara Dru 2018 was successfully and for famous competitor Oleg Pedan who beat his own record and he took title of Lithuanian Champion. With his new time, he raised up on list of top 20, and he is now on 4 place
New CSWC season is just about to start. It is Stronger and bigger than ever, it proves power of CSWC concept which truly makes Cigar World more united. 31 qualification events all around the world will are prove for that. We are waiting for you!!
Mr. Alexander Shagai (pictured with the CSWC trophy) during award ceremony on Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) in Split/Croatia, Mr Shagai finished his competition cigar (the Macanudo Inspirado Mareva, 5 1/8 x 42 | 130 x 16,7) after 3 hours, 06 minutes and 8 seconds,With that time he secure his title of World Champion and World record owner
Historical moment for our Club Mareva is in front of us -
We were proud to be part of a historical moment for the Macedonian Cigar community. We helped to celebrate the opening of Cigar Club Skopje by holding the first Macedonian CSWC qualification tournament. Thereby a new long lasting friendship and brotherhood was born
InterTabac 2016 in Dortmund, Germany -
We have first Champion of Spain -
History is written -
Results: 1. Cliff Robbins 01:22:22, 2. Damien Del Porto 01:21:20
3. Y Suksai 1:15:20
Preparation of new Bespoke Mareva limited edition cigar for Cigar Smoking World Championship called Spalato (Latin name from time of Romans for city of Split) is in full progress. It will be truly limited and it will come in stunning box which will be done in marble effect. designed by Marko Bilic.
Celebrating of 135 anniversary of Cuervo y Sobrinos, official timekeeper of Cigar Smoking World Championship was held in Italy in beautiful Tuscany region. It was exclusive event, where selected guests was celebrating history and quality of Swiss precision watch making.
Amazing performance from Edgar Paez made him to be first ever Champion of West Coast of USA and owner of presrige Cuervo y Sobrinos watch worth 4000$. With his 01:34:22 he tooked 1st place and watch. Ms Aida, wife of famous cigar legend Mr Anto, owner of Cigars by Chivas tooked 2 place.
Silver Randalu is Champion of Denmark with smoking time of 2 hours! Mari -
Patricia Benden once again made surprise and she won with a smoking time of 2:23:45 for the official competition cigar, a Macanudo Inspirado Mareva. The two other best slow smokers are Martina Klainlagel and Alexander Andriushkevitch.
Level and hospitality of Skopje Cigar Club is always on highest level. For the second year they are proud organisers of CSWC qualification event for Macedonia. Aco Spasenovski, founder of the club was providing great game and he took title of Macedonian Champion!!
InterTabac 2017 in Dortmund, Germany -
We were proud to be part of a historical moment for the Kiev Cigar Club -
Alexandar Shagai who is for sure one of best World smokers (World Champion 2013), finally get his Cuervo y Sobrinos watch on his hand, well deserved with his victory!! Proud on my friend Jeremy Casdagli who was like James Bond with his cigar against rest of the World, and he reached third place. Big congratulation to second place Tambet Liblik who was great. My biggest pleasure was that beautiful lady Olesia Nokhrina won as best woman
Official competition cigar of Cigar Smoking World Championship -
Historical moment for CSWC happened last week when we get first champion of Dominican Republic -
On 15th February we held the opening party of Club Mareva Tallinn located in the heart Tallinn’s old town. Present were members of Club Mareva from more than 13 countries and spartners of CSWC including Cigar Journal, Macanudo, ST DuPont, Cuervos y Sobrinos and Pernod Ricard. Cigars presented were the Bespoke Club Mareva Spalato A special “Spalato” cocktail .
We were proud to to have first and historical moment for CSWC . First ever qualification round in Riga, Latvia. Domination of smokers from ST. Petersburg announced strong and very competitive year!!
German Qualifier was true surprise and big shock. German smoker Hauke Walker almost broke World record with his smoking time of 2 hours and 59 minutes!! Former German Champion proved that he is in top for and that he will be huge competition to best competitors with smoking time of 2 hours and 41 minutes!!
Boveda humidification systems became official partner of Cigar Smoking World Championship. They recognized power of our concept and they will be there to provide perfect conditions for all Macanudo Inspirado competition cigars!! They are with us to make CSWC fair game,brought to the perfection
The second Asian qualification round of the Cigar Smoking World Championship for 2018 was held at Whisgars in Bangkok, Thailand. 20 competitors and a large group of spectators filled the club. Sound of leafing, smell of art of the fine smoke fill the club and happy faces sent energy that it would be amazing CSWC night. Mikael Petersson took the title of Thailand Champion with 1.54.37.
What to say more -
With 20 competitors and an additional 50 spectators throughout the night, CSWC Qualifying Event -