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The Rise of Pierre Gustavsson: From CSWC Competitor to CSWC judge and Official Instructor


Pierre Gustavsson at the moment he was crowned Swedish Champion in 2019.

When it comes to cigar smoking, few can match the skill and expertise of Pierre Gustavsson. The Swedish native has been a successful competitor in the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) for years, and now he has taken his talents to the next level by becoming an official instructor. With his guidance, many existing competitors and new ones alike can benefit from his tips and advice on how to become a better cigar smoker.

Pierre's success in the CSWC is well-known. He is a former champion of Sweden and one of the top slow smokers in the world, having managed to smoke for over three hours during an online season. His expertise has been invaluable to those who have sought out his instruction, with many achieving great results after receiving coaching from him.

Pierre is the type of person who is perfect in everything he takes on as responsibility and to which he devotes himself. But, most importantly, Pierre is one of the most wonderful people I've ever met. It is a privilege to have him privately as one of my closest friends and, of course, as a member of CSWC as a top professional who always executes all challenges in front of him flawlessly. - Marko Bilic, CSWC Founder


Pierre is a fantastic person with a wonderful personality.


Pierre and Martin Brix with his wife on the grand Final. Martin and Pierre are the organizers of CSWC Sweden

Now, thanks to Pierre’s appointment as an official CSWC instructor, both existing competitors and newcomers can benefit from his expertise. In addition to providing instruction, Pierre also serves as a judge for the CSWC. This allows him to stay up-to-date on all the latest developments in cigar slow smoking and ensure that competitors are following all rules and regulations set forth by the organization. As such, he is able to provide an unbiased opinion when it comes time for judging each competition.


 For those looking to take their cigar smoking skills to the next level, Pierre Gustavsson is an excellent resource. With his guidance, they can become better prepared for the CSWC and have a greater chance of success in this prestigious competition.


Founder of CSWC Marko Bilic and Pierre Gustavsson are sharing sincere friendship


Pierre is also a Grand Final judge and one of Marija Marovic's closest wingmen.


In 2022, Pierre received the Diamond Leaf award as a CSWC ambassador.

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