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Cigar Smoking World Championship 2024: What's in Store for Slow Smoking Enthusiasts


Hauke Walter and Alexander Shagai - both legends with two world Champion titles - can Hauke defend title and became the first one with three titles?

The anticipation is palpable as we gear up for the 2024 edition of the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC). With Klaudia Ide still holding the world record, the upcoming year promises fierce competition as contenders from around the globe vie for the coveted title. Notably, Igor Kovacic, the legendary Swedish Tiger, expressed possibility to make a comeback, adding an extra layer of excitement to the event if this will happen 

Hauke Walter, the current world champion, is eyeing a historic opportunity to defend his title and secure a place in the record books as the first-ever three-time world champion. The stage is set for an intense battle, with contenders like Drew Emch from the USA ready to make their mark and elevate their country's standing in the slow smoking world.

The 2024 Cigar Smoking World Championship is shaping up to be a landmark event in the world of global cigar community. With records on the line, legends returning, and new contenders emerging, enthusiasts can expect a year of unparalleled excitement, camaraderie, and the intoxicating aroma of our competition - premium cigars filling the air - Rock Patel, main CSWC global partner


Klaudia Ide - World Record holder and most successful CSWC woman of all times


Is it 2024 year when we will see big come back from igor Kovacic "Swedish Tiger"

All eyes are on Poland, with both veterans and emerging stars poised to make their mark in the 2024 championship. The Moscow and St. Petersburg contingents are expected to bring their A-game, ensuring a high level of competition and showcasing the international appeal of the CSWC. We even do not need to mention big expectations from Norway and Italy who raise bars last year and did amazing season. Etan Patel from UK also keeping raising his times.

As the CSWC continues to grow in popularity, 2024 promises to be the biggest year yet. New countries are joining the ranks, adding fresh faces and diverse smoking styles to the mix. The expansion is not limited to participants alone; the judge association is set to become larger than ever, ensuring a fair and thorough evaluation of the contestants.

In a move towards increased fairness, Hulecos, the official CSWC global partner, plans to equip main judges in participating countries with humidity devices. This technological enhancement aims to create a level playing field, making the competition more transparent and the results even more intriguing. The CSWC is embracing innovation to elevate the slow smoking experience to new heights.

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Hulecos raised bar of level of professionalism of CSWC challenge with their  unique technology

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Expectations are high from one of the greatest debutantes ever, USA's Drew Emch

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CSWC always bring new big names as last year Tormod Skaaraas from  Norway 

Rumors are circulating about the grand finale possibly taking place in the picturesque city of Dubrovnik. While this remains unconfirmed, the prospect adds an extra layer of excitement to an already highly anticipated event. The CSWC has a knack for surprising its audience, and the choice of the grand finale location is no exception.

As we eagerly await the Cigar Smoking World Championship in 2024, the stage is set for an unforgettable event. With records to be broken, legends making comebacks, and the introduction of new talent, the slow smoking world is in for a treat. The CSWC's commitment to technological advancements and global expansion only adds to the intrigue, making this year's championship a must-watch for cigar enthusiasts and slow smoking aficionados worldwide. Get ready for an unforgettable journey into the world of precision, patience, and pure enjoyment – the essence of the Cigar Smoking World Championship.


CSWC Grand Final in Radisson blu split Croatia - will 2024 bring change and move Grand Final in Dubrovnik?

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