The 2021 season of the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) is now officially over.
After being one of the only live Cigar Smoking World Championship qualifying events in the 2020 Stay Strong season, Kuala Lumpur is gearing up for their 2021 event on Thursday 16 September.
The Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) Judges Association just introduced the 2021 official judges’ shirt.
After 15 online tournaments, the final event of the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) „Stay Strong Season“ took place online on February 13, 2021.
The first Asian qualification round of the Cigar Smoking World Championship for 2019 was held on Saturday evening at Astor Bar, St Regis in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s Trinidad Cigar Company brought the qualification event to the country for the first time, with 14 competitors and over 20 spectators enjoying a night of cigar camaraderie and friendly competition.
With the championship’s increasing popularity around the globe, competition to get onto the listings is stiff. In addition, the world record has fallen twice this year – and the grand finale is yet to come.
Yesterday (February 22nd, 2018), the official qualification tournament for the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) 2018 took place in the Almirante Hotel, Santiago.
Swiss entrepreneur Mirko Giotto (pictured with the 2015 world champion Oleg Pedan from Russia) is the 2016 world champion in slow cigar smoking.
Jeremy Casdagli, founder of Bespoke Cigars will release a Limited Edition cigar to honor the Cigar Smoking World Championship, which will be held on the weekend September 2–4, 2016 in Split, Croatia.
The overall competition winner and the new World Record holder in women’s category is Cosima Aichholzer. In her first attempt at slow smoking she beat the previous world record held by Christina Bartnikowski by 6 minutes
On Saturday, 4th of June 2016, cigar lovers of The Netherlands gathered at the iconic cigar shop of PGC Hajenius in Amsterdam for the Dutch qualification tournament to the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC).
The 2015 Cigar Trophy Ambassador Award went to Marko Bilić, Croatian founder of the Cigar Smoking World Championship that brings together smokers from around the world through a common passion for the cigar.