Week 2 of The Gwentlemen’s Invitational was even more thrilling than the first, ramping up to a big Week 3! Check out the results for Week 2 below:

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Week 2 of The Gwentlemen’s Invitational was even more thrilling than the first, and at 2pm EST/8pm CEST on Tuesday, August 15th, we’re excited to bring you 2 of the series played this week, shoutcasted by 4 of Gwent’s finest: Swim, Merchant, Petrify, and Vishra - and hosted by Truedawn and Hg3!

For Week 2, the two highlight matches are:

ASKGWENT ALBA vs. ASKGWENT BEAN: Both teams representing the AskGwent community are forced against each other in what’s sure to be a battle royale! Only one can prevail, and brother will be forced against brother! This unique match is casted by a Gwentlemen power pair of Swim and Vishra.

GROUP 1 F2K vs. PUMPKINDOWNUNDER: It’s streamer against streamer in this matchup of Fade 2 Karma’s prime array versus PumpkinShit’s merry band. This exciting matchup is casted by special guest caster Merchant of Twitch & Youtube fame, and special guest caster Petrify for extra Aussie flavor!

Tune in at 2pm EST/8pm CEST to the Gwentlemen Twitch channel for the full cast!

Check out the rest of the results of Week 2’s bracket here:

100% of all donations given to Gwentlemen for the duration of the tournament will be added to the prize pool, so every penny given directly ups the ante for everyone involved - the prize pool has already risen to over $765 thanks to generous community donations!

By Guest Contributor OtakuMZ

Introduction to Carryover Mechanics

Carryover is defined as “the ability to retain the power of units on the board from one round to the next.” Buffing minions in hand, in the graveyard, or in the deck through synergy (e.g. Spotter) or specific cards (e.g. Dandelion, Draig Bon-Dhu) are not direct carryover mechanics. Nevertheless, carryover of this type is very relevant as it translates a (potentially) lower-tempo play in the current round into more tempo in later stages of the game.

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Week 1 of The Gwentlemen’s Invitational was a great success, and at 2pm EST/8pm CEST on Tuesday, August 8th, we’re excited to bring you 2 of the 25 series played this week, shoutcasted by 4 of Gwent’s finest: Hg3, Swim, MegaMogwai, and CDPR’s Pawel Burza!

For Week 1, the two highlight matches are:

GWENT ITALIA vs. CLUB PENGOIN: Representing the Italian Gwent community, Achilles, lea92fra, and xRyuuji take on Maggo, Vaysh, and Mysling, all #1 Champions from The Gwentlemen’s Open in June, July, and January respectively. This all-star match is casted by Swim and special guest caster Burza of CDPR!

TEAM XD ESPORTS INTERNATIONAL vs. CD PROJEKT REKT: A trio of Twitch streamers, Merchant, Petrify, and Truedawn face a true test of their mettle: Burza, Jaumelon, and Junqueira from CD Projekt Red. This spectacular matchup is casted by MegaMogwai and Hg3!

Tune in at 2pm EST/8pm CEST to the Gwentlemen Twitch channel for the full cast!

Check out the rest of the results of Week 1’s bracket here:

100% of all donations given to Gwentlemen for the duration of the tournament will be added to the prize pool, so every penny given directly ups the ante for everyone involved!

Week 1 of The Gwentlemen’s Invitational was a great success, and we now look to an exciting Week 2! Week 1 had some dynamic matches filled with close showdowns and some surprising upsets. Check out the results of Week 1’s bracket:

For Week 1, the two highlight matches were:

GWENT ITALIA vs. CLUB PENGOIN: Representing the Italian Gwent community, Achilles, lea92fra, and xRyuuji take on Maggo, Vaysh, and Mysling, all #1 Champions from The Gwentlemen’s Open in June, July, and January respectively. This all-star match was casted by Swim and special guest caster Burza of CDPR!

TEAM XD ESPORTS INTERNATIONAL vs. CD PROJEKT REKT: A trio of Twitch streamers, Merchant, Petrify, and Truedawn face a true test of their mettle: Burza, Jaumelon, and Junqueira from CD Projekt Red. This spectacular matchup was casted by MegaMogwai and Hg3!

Check out the cast VODs on Team Gwentlemen’s Twitch.

The bracket for Week 2 of the tournament can be found below:

Stay tuned for an update on the exact casting date and time for Week 2 - it will take place during August 14-15!

100% of all donations given to Gwentlemen for the duration of the tournament will be added to the prize pool, so every penny given directly ups the ante for everyone involved. The prize pool is up to almost $800, so the hype is growing!

The full list of players and teams is visible here.

For more general information on The Gwentlemen’s Invitational, see below:

With a total of 50 teams, each consisting of 3 players, TGI includes some of the biggest streamers, most popular content creators and the best competitive players across the Global Gwent community!

Each week, two series will be cast by on our Twitch channel, starting on Tuesday, 8th of August at 8pm CEST. The cast will include MegaMogwai, Swim, Lysander Xonora from the larger e-sports community, among many others - including Burza himself from CDPR!

The games will also be cast in Polish, Russian, French and Portuguese, with the exact hours and locations announced at a later time.