Ukrainian Ihor Hula is the chip leader of the Flight 1A Partypoker Championship main event
Yesterday, the first of six starting flights of the central Partypoker Championship event ended with a 530 USD buy-in and a half million guarantee. A lot of famous players participated in the first flight, but only 26 people out of 175 passed on the second game day. Now the Ukrainian Ihor Hula is the chip leader of the Flight 1A Partypoker Championship main event.
Tomas Fara, Patrick Leonard from the PartyPoker team, Jerry Odeen, Diego Cuellar, Kenny Hallaert and Tomi Brouk failed and could not go further. Ihor Hula has increased his starting stack (500,000 chips) up to 11,248,789 chips, which is almost 2.5 million more than the nearest pursuer. The average stack is 3.37 million.
- Ihor hula (Ukraine) — 11,248,789 chips
- Dominykas Joksas (Ireland) — 8,838,498 chips
- Samuel Vousden (Finland) — 5,968,294 chips
- Daniel Custodio (Brazil) — 5 599 770 chips
- 5 . Gabriel Schroeder (Brazil) — 5,466,328 chips
- 6 . Patrick Kucera (Czech Republic) — 5,034,617 chips
- 7 . Blaz Zerjav (Slovenia) — 4,952,326 chips
- Anthony Weldon (Great Britain) — 4,340,064 chips
- Antoine Saout (Great Britain) — 4,325,095 chips
- 10 . Eliot Hudon (Canada) — 4,117,203 chips
The 2nd place in the chip count is taken by Dominykas Joksas (8,838,498 chips). Also in the top five are Samuel Vousden (5,968,294 chips), Daniel Custodio (5,599,770 chips) and Gabriel Schroeder (5,466,328 chips). Day 1A was especially successful for the winners of the satellites: of the 26 players who passed on, 11 got into the tournament thanks to the satellites.
Players such as Blaz Zerjav (4,952,326 chips), Antoine Saout (4,325,095 chips), Alexandre Raymond (2,427,381 chips) and Alexandros Theologis (2,018,216 chips) also made it further.
The chip leader of the Mini Main Event is German player Mark Truschkowski
In parallel with the main event, a Mini Main Event is held at a cost of 55 USD and a guarantee of 100,000 USD. There will also be six starting flights in this event. 243 players participated in the first of the six flights, of which 36 went further. The chip leader of the Mini Main Event is German player Mark Truschkowski, who collected 13,323,996 chips.
The second largest stack was collected by the Austrian Elvis Arzic. Jonas Mortensen (8,652,802 chips), Joao Baumgarten (3,083,602 chips), Mathias Siljander (1,836,087 chips) and Eliot Hudon (1,494,194 chips) played well. By the way, Hudon also played in the main event, where he took the 10th line of the chip count.
- Mark Truschkowski (Germany) — 13,323,996 chips
- Elvis Arzic (Austria) 9,214,834 chips
- Jonas Mortensen (Denmark) — 8,652,802
- Chrustop Schiendorfer (Austria) — 8,043,887 chips
- 5 . Tamas Matyas (Great Britain) 7,814,469 chips
- Andre Luiz Santos Silva (Brazil) — 7,296,077 chips
- 7 . Marc Honig (Germany) — 5,594,387 chips
- 8 . Philip Mousdell (Great Britain) — 4,348,120 chips
- 9 Sergio Filipe Da Silva Veloso (Malta) — 4,268,783 chips
- 10 . Emil Sjogren (Sweden) — 3,599,771 chips
Flight 1B will start on January 1, and poker players can make as many entries as they want. If a player passes several times on the second day of the tournament, then only the largest stack is taken into account. Satellites to the main event are still available and start at 0.01 USD.