CSWC: CIGAR SMOKING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2020
The first North American competition of 2020 of the slowest race on earth took place this past Wednesday March 11th at the Burn Cigar Lounge in Naples, Florida.
With more than 35 participants, the North Macedonian qualifier was an exciting competition. The competitors reached amazing average times with the new Rocky Patel CSWC competition cigar.
The first official qualification tournament with the new official Rocky Patel cigar was held in Riga, Latvia on February 29. Many were anxious to see how slow the new cigar could be smoked. Here is what happened:
In 2020, the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) will enter its second decade. In February, the new competition cigar – a Rocky Patel – will be presented. The first qualification tournaments will start in the United States, and we will publish the tournament schedule in time.
The 10th Cigar Smoking World Championship is over. More than 200 guests from 29 countries enjoyed a smoke-filled weekend in the beautiful town of Split, Croatia. 127 competitors, among them 25 women, were registered. The organizing committee has now announced the official results. The 2019 world champion is Oleg Pedan, Russia (206 minutes and 43…
Cigar enthusiasts from all over the world are gathering in Split, Croatia, this weekend to participate in the 10th Cigar Smoking World Championship. What is considered to be the slowest race on earth is a slow smoking contest, established 10 years ago by Mr. Marko Bilic, president of the Mareva Cigar Club in Split. The…
The Cigar Smoking World Championship qualifier season is over (with the exception of the Montenegro qualifier), the slowest race on earth will end its 10th year with the Grand Finale from August 30 until September 1 in Split, Croatia. “This year’s round of qualifiers was dynamic and brought many surprises”, says Marko Bilić, founder and president of the competition and highlights: “In particular the female competitors provided great results and won several top places with impressive times.” We are taking a look at the most exciting qualifiers in 2019:
The tournament was won by Anastasia Arsenova from Moscow, Russia who earned a ticket to the CSWC finals held in late summer. The Russian lady is the first ever woman who has won Tallinn’s qualifying tournament.
The world record went back to Sweden and to Mr Kovacic after 3 hours, 52 minutes and 55 seconds.
The lifestyle festival Fine Spirits & Cigar Weekend 2019 will start already on the 14th of June at Tallinn Song Festival Grounds. The three-day festival will end with a Sunday brunch on 16th of June.
La Grand Fumada Russia has always been one of the most exciting qualifyers for the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC).