Side event winners: Yu Chung “Nevan” Chang and Du Ming Tsai

APT Taiwan 2021 side event action saw two players lift up trophies – Yu Chung “Nevan” Chang and Du Ming Tsai. Congratulations to the winners! Results are posted below. For those that missed, we have plenty of more games lined up at the CTP Club Taipei (Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association). Make sure to check the schedule for all the details. 

APT Taiwan 2021 schedule

Side Event results

Event #5: High Rollers – YU CHUNG “NEVAN” CHANG – NT$ 225,300 (~US$ 8,084)

The High Rollers event had a hard time kicking off however when the buy in was lowered from NT$ 43,000 (~US$ 1,540) to NT$ 27,000 (~US$ 970), it attracted a powerhouse lineup of Taiwanese heavy hitters. At the close, 19 entered for a prize pool of NT$ 460,700 (~US$ 16,530).  Local player Yu Chung “Nevan” Chang emerged victorious, denying series multi winner Kun Han Lee a third title. For his first ever APT win, Chang shipped the NT$ 225,300 (~US$ 8,084) first prize and the event trophy. 

Yu Chung “Nevan” Chang

Date: Tuesday, March 2 
Buy in: NT$ 27,000 (~US$ 970)
Entries: 19 
Prize pool: NT$ 460,700 (~US$ 16,530)
ITM: 4 places


1st Yu Chung “Nevan” Chang – Taiwan – NT$ 225,300
2nd Kun Han Lee – Taiwan – NT$ 120,900
3rd Chi Jen Chu – Taiwan – NT$ 70,300
4th Chen An Lin – Taiwan – NT$ 44,200

Event #4: No Limit Hold’em – DU MING TSAI –  NT$ 109,500 (~US$ 3,930)

The No Limit Hold’em event drove 45 to action and at the close, it was Du Ming Tsai capturing his first ever APT title and NT$ 109,500 (~US$ 3,930). This was a long awaited win for Tsai who has cashed at nine APT tournaments since 2016. 

Du Ming Tsai

Date: Monday, March 1
Buy in: NT$ 8,00 (~US$ 316) 
Entries: 45 
Prize pool: NT$ 349,200 (~US$ 12,530)


1st Du Ming Tsai – Taiwan – NT$ 109,500
2nd Yu You Ci Tsai – Taiwan – NT$ 73,100
3rd Benezra Nissan Nisim – Israel – NT$ 50,800
4th Deng Deng Kai – Taiwan – NT$ 36,700
5th Chan Lok Ming – Hong Kong – NT$ 27,400
6th Meng Ling Lin – Taiwan – NT$ 21,200
7th Yi Wei Peng – Taiwan – NT$ 16,800
8th Hsing Hsiung “David” Tai – Taiwan – NT$ 13,700

Events on Wednesday, March 3

Trophy Event #7: Pot Limit Omaha Hi – NT$ 8,800 (~US$ 316) 
Trophy Event #8: High Rollers Single Day – NT$ 27,000 (~US$ 970)
Satellite: Championships Event – NT$ 3,300 (~US$ 120)

Just a reminder, players that have cashed at any of the festival’s trophy events earned points towards the APT Player of the Series race. You can view the standings via the link below. 

APT Player of the Series leaderboard

APT Taiwan 2021 results