Last chance to enter the CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENT; Day 2 chip counts inside; Ting Wang wins the Super Deep Stack Turbo

APT Taiwan 2021 is on its final three days at the CTP Club Taipei (Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association). Only 8 titles remain. The most coveted is the APT CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENT with a guaranteed NT$ 2 million in tow. Last night, the event completed its last starting day with Chen Yu Hung bagging the largest. At the side tables, the Super Deep Stack Turbo concluded with Ting Wang landing his first ever APT win. We’ve got those results for you below. 

Important reminder to all, the CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENT enters Day 2 today, March 6th. Last chance to join the hunt with registration open for two hours, closing at the start of Level 11. Buy in is NT$ 25,300 (~US$ 908). So far a cumulative 54 have entered which means an overlay is possible. For all you weekend warriors and fence sitters, don’t miss out! Head to the link provided for all the info. 


CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENT: Recap and Chip Counts

Day 1B of the featured CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENT brought in 33 entrants and at the end of eight levels, only 16 survived. Chen Yu Hung bagged up the largest stack of 165,700. This placed him third overall in the Day 2 list.

Day 1B: Chen Yu Hung

Also making it through were Zong Chi He (APT Taiwan II 2019 Main Event winner), Yi Wei Peng (High Rollers Single Day winner), and Chen Yi “Serina”Liu (APT Taiwan 2021 Main Event 7th placer). Entering Day 2, Ori Kossonogi (Day 1A chip leader) will bring in the top dog stack amounting to 192,900. Taiwanese pro Yen Han “Pete” Chen will also be at the table. He is the only player hunting down his second Championships Event title.

Dates: March 4 to 8
Buy in: NT$ 25,300 (~US$ 908)
Guarantee: NT$ 2,000,000 (~US$ 71,500) 
Cumulative Entries: 54
Prize pool: to be posted announced once registration closes

Day 1A: 13 advanced out of 21 entries
Day 1B: 16 advanced out of 33 entries

Day 2: Saturday, March 6
Day 3: Sunday, March 7
Final 8: Monday, March 8

Day 2 Chip Counts – 29 players 

Total chips in play: 2,700,000
Average stack: 93,103
Day 2 opening blinds: 600 – 1200 – 1200 ante bb

Event #10: Super Deep Stack Turbo – TING WANG – NT$ 82,000 (~US$ 2,940)

Another first time winner awarded at the series. Taiwanese player Ting Wang overcame the 41 runners of the Super Deep Stack Turbo event to claim the APT Trophy and his largest tournament win of NT$ 82,000 (~US$ 2,940). 

Date: Friday, March 5
Buy in: NT$ 6,600 (~US$ 237)
Entries: 41
Prize pool: NT$ 238,600 (~US$ 8,560)
ITM: 7 places 


1st Ting Wang – Taiwan – NT$ 82,000
2nd Ping Hao Huang – Taiwan – NT$ 52,700
3rd Chin Ho Chen – Taiwan – NT$ 35,500
4th Yu Chung Chang – Taiwan – NT$ 25,000
5th Meng Ling Lin – Taiwan – NT$ 18,400
6th Chia Yu Shr – Taiwan – NT$ 14,000
7th Fang Kai Chang – Taiwan – NT$ 11,000

For players that reached the money at any of the trophy events, points were awarded towards the APT Player of the Series race. You can view the standings via the link provided: 

APT Player of Series leaderboard

Currently up top with a very comfortable lead is two time series event winner Kun Han Lee with 1,316.62 points. In second rank is Zhi Hao Huang with 844.04 points, and in third position is Chi Jen Chu with 580.65 points. For the remaining games, all trophy events generate points except for the APT Taichung Special Event. Only the top three players in points will take home prizes. 

1st place: APT POS Trophy, APT POS Ring, luxury watch, US$ 800
2nd place: APT POS Trophy, US$ 100
3rd place: APT POS Trophy, US$ 100

Side events on Saturday, March 6

Event #11: No Limit Hold’em (two day event) – NT$ 8,800 (~US$ 316) buy in
Event #12: Deep Stack Turbo – NT$ 4,400 (~US$ 158) buy in