Hwang Sang Yeon tops 38 survivors of Main Event Day 1B; earns overall chip lead

Another Main Event starting day in the books at APT Taiwan 2019! Day 1B drew more players than the first flight with 78 runners at the tables of host venue Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association aka CTP Club. After the scheduled 9 rounds of play, only 38 survived. Hong Kong’s Hwang Sang Yeon amassed the largest stack of 116,500 which was enough to slide into top rank of the combined Day 2 qualifiers. 

Hwang Sang Yeon

Main Event combined Day 2 qualifiers

Other players also making it through to Day 2 in this heat were decorated APT Main Event champion Tetsuya Tsuchikawa and APT Philippines 2019 Main Event runner-up Sim Jae Kyung aka Simba. 

Main Event update

Day 1A: 31 advanced out of 54 entries
Day 1B: 38 advanced out of 78 entries

Total qualifiers: 69
Total entries: 132

Chips in play: 3,300,000
Average stack: 47,826

Main Event Day 1B qualifiers

Rank Name Country Chips
1 Hwang Sang Yeon Hong Kong 116,500
2 Cheng, Sheng-Chien Taiwan 94,100
3 Wong Fuk On Anson Hong Kong 91,400
4 Hong Jinho Korea 87,700
5 Yoo Jin Hyo Korea 86,200
6 Bong Kai Yuan Malaysia 80,100
7 Poon Khai Loon Singapore 78,200
8 Lee Hwany Korea 76,800
9 Po Cheng Yang Taiwan 70,400
10 Hui Wai Kwok Taiwan 67,000
11 Kwok Ting Shum Hong Kong 64,400
12 Chia-Yuv-Wu Taiwan 63,800
13 Hsieh-Chi-Han Taiwan 58,400
14 Shinryo Nonin Japan 55,800
15 Davin Vau (Lee Chin Yong) Malaysia 54,300
16 Chi Jen Chen Taiwan 54,000
17 Lee Kun Han Taiwan 50,700
18 Lee Jang Hee Korea 50,300
19 Stanislaus Pui Malaysia 49,100
20 Ma Chun Yu Hong Kong 49,000
21 Kim Hak Do Korea 48,200
22 Craig Edwards United States 48,100
23 Chan Wing Kei Hong Kong 37,700
24 Leung Chun Kit Hong Kong 36,700
25 Simba (J.S) Korea 36,000
26 Kosaku Akashi Japan 34,800
27 Lee Yuan Hsu Taiwan 33,200
28 Tan Lang See Malaysia 33,100
29 En Hao Chan Taiwan 33,000
30 Kuang Hung Lee Taiwan 32,600
31 Chi-Ying Tsai Taiwan 30,300
32 He Qing Jun China 29,400
33 Joey Tiun Lam Wong Hong Kong 25,500
34 Tetsuya Tsuchikawa Japan 25,400
35 Hsin Jou Lu Taiwan 25,000
36 Pan Cheng How Taiwan 24,400
37 Chen Chih Yen (Victor) Taiwan 12,900
38 Chu, Yung-Bing Taiwan 10,000

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