What started out as a slow day ballooned into a packed room with 114 entries (107 uniques and 7 re-entries) getting on the felt for MAIN EVENT Day 1B of APT Vietnam Ho Chi Minh 2019.
After eight 60-minute rounds, 56 players bagged up. Malaysia’s Chan Kian Bing found himself at the helm with 156,700. This put him atop the combined Day 2 qualifiers.
Also joining the leader were two APT major title-holders, Linh Tran and Huu Dung Nguyen. Other notables with chips bagged were Dang Van Hien, Kong Seong Su, and Sumit Sapra.
Day 1B Chip Count
|1||Chan Kian Bing||Malaysia||156,700|
|2||Guan Tian Liang||China||135,200|
|4||Tran Huy Hoang||Vietnam||110,800|
|5||Le Long Stephane||France||94,400|
|7||Tom Henricus Verbruggen||Netherlands||88,000|
|9||Dao Minh Phu||Vietnam||83,500|
|11||Dang Van Hien||Vietnam||73,500|
|12||Nguyen Vinh Trung||Vietnam||70,700|
|13||Han Myoung Suk||Korea||70,600|
|15||Nguyen The Vinch||Vietnam||57,900|
|16||Hong Kong Nguyen||Canada||56,400|
|17||Kong Seong Su||Korea||55,300|
|18||Justin Skovholt||United States||54,500|
|19||Nong Mitchell||United States||54,100|
|22||Jeong Bong Kil||Korea||50,000|
|23||Nguyen Nam Duong||Vietnam||48,800|
|24||Sun Ka Ho||Hong Kong||47,800|
|27||Huu Dung Nguyen||Vietnam||46,000|
|28||Nam Pho Nk||Vietnam||45,900|
|30||Chin Wei Khong||Singapore||42,100|
|31||Woo Jin Lee||Korea||41,500|
|32||Yang Dong Myeong||Korea||41,400|
|33||Low Zi Cheng||Singapore||41,200|
|35||Suh Seong Hyun||Korea||39,600|
|37||Thanh Ho||United States||38,300|
|45||Khanh Vuong||United States||28,700|
|48||Hwang Sung Min||Korea||24,700|
|51||Park Chank Ki||Korea||20,900|
|52||Nguyen Liu Thinh||Vietnam||19,000|
|53||Kim Jang Soo||Korea||17,000|
|55||Lee Jang Hee||Korea||8,400|
|56||Oh Ji Uk||Korea||7,700|
The day’s 56 survivors merge with the 20 qualifiers of Day 1A. They will have a couple of night’s rest before returning on Sunday, July 7 for Day 2.
Up next is Day 1C, the last starting day to jump in. For all the details, head to the link below.
The Main Event comes with a guarantee of VND 8 Billion (~USD 344,000). The past two starting days drew a combined 159 entries. To enter, buy-in is VND 22,000,000. Attempting for multiple stacks is allowed however only your best stack moves forward. Registration closes at the start of Level 10 in Day 2.