Following the eliminations of Dipika Agarwal in 18th place (₹30,400) and Vikram Kumar in 19th place (₹26,600), it was Viren Kapoor’s turn to hit the rail in 17th place for ₹30,400.
First up, a battle played out between two of the shortest stacks at the table. Akash Banka moved all-in with and Kapoor reshoved over the top with . Banka rivered three-of-a-kind queens on the runout , raking in the pot.
Kapoor, who was severely crippled, was eliminated in the very next hand. Kapoor jammed with and Zook moved all-in with . Chirag Sodha joined the action and shoved with . The board brought . The board bricked for Kapoor, sending him to the payouts desk.