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Online Rankings: Sodha & Sharma Top Weekly & Monthly Leaderboard; Sood Completes 21 Weeks at #1 in the Annual Rankings

Chirag Sodha, Apratim Sharma & Gaurav Sood - Online Rankings
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  • Attreyee K. Ganguly October 3, 2020
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Another week jammed with electrifying action on the virtual felts saw former Millionaire Lite champion Chirag Sodha win two of the biggest tourneys of the week, namely Adda52’s 22.5 Lakhs GTD The Ballers and Spartan Poker’s 25 Lakhs GTD Destiny, taking his cumulative score for the week to 13.44 Lakhs and helping him top the weekly rankings.

The inaugural GPS Main Event champion Apratim Sharma ended September as the monthly leaderboard topper with earnings amounting to 35.55 Lakhs.

Meanwhile, the yearly rankings barely saw much movement, with the top three retaining their position from last week. Young Gun Gaurav Sood has completed 21 weeks at the top of the annual leaderboard, with Young Gun Arsh Grover coming in second and Srihari Bang retaining his third spot.

Online Rankings From September 26 – October 3 (Weekly Rankings)

PlayerWeekly CashesWeekly Profit
Chirag Sodha₹13,44,750₹10,66,015
Sumit Sapra₹10,02,239₹6,59,661
Aditya Sushant₹9,69,314₹7,42,684


Online Rankings From September 1 – September 30 (Monthly Rankings

PlayerMonthly CashesMonthly Profit
Apratim Sharma₹35,55,200₹33,54,800
Kartik Ved₹34,47,748₹23,78,200
Jaikiran Kumar₹33,23,177₹32,84,126


Online Rankings From January 1 – October 3 (Yearly Rankings)

PlayerYearly CashesYearly Profit
Gaurav Sood₹3,33,40,550₹1,60,31,297
Arsh Grover₹2,88,56,501₹1,01,47,109
Srihari Bang₹2,79,88,253₹1,14,56,378


Weekly Online Rankings

1. Chirag Sodha

Weekly Cashes – 13,44,750

Weekly Profit – 10,66,015

Weekly Leaderboard Points – 1,194

Well-known poker room operator and MTT crusher Chirag Sodha was in fiery form for most of the week. He kicked off the week by taking down his third Destiny title on September 30 for ₹6.10 Lakhs. And he secured himself the #1 position in the weekly rankings after taking down Adda52’s ₹22.5 Lakhs The Ballers on October 2 for 6.13 Lakhs.

Chirag Sodha
Chirag Sodha


Sodha’s weekly performance helped him cross the 4 Crore-mark in lifetime earnings. He presently has 2.32 Crores in annual earnings and 94.97 Lakhs in profits.

Top Cashes This Week

– Won Adda52’s The Ballers 22.5 Lakhs GTD for 6.13 Lakhs on October 2

– Won Spartan Poker’s Destiny 25 Lakhs GTD for 6.10 Lakhs on September 30


2. Sumit Sapra

Weekly Cashes – 10,02,239

Weekly Profit – 6,59,661

Weekly Leaderboard Points – 1,227

APL Ambassador Sumit Sapra, who is currently placed #6 on the annual cashes leaderboard, booked the second spot on the weekly rankings with two title victories – PokerStars India’s ₹20 Lakhs GTD The Weekly HighRoller on October 2 for 4.83 Lakhs and Adda52’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD Maverick for 3.75 Lakhs on September 30.

Sumit Sapra
Sumit Sapra


He raked in 10.02 Lakhs in weekly winnings and 6.59 Lakhs in profits.

Top Cashes This Week

– Won PokerStars India’s The Weekly HighRoller 20 Lakhs GTD for 4.83 Lakhs on October 2

– Won Adda52’s Maverick 15 Lakhs GTD for 3.75 Lakhs on September 30


3. Aditya Sushant

Weekly Cashes – 9,69,314

Weekly Profit – 7,42,684

Weekly Leaderboard Points – 1,354

India`s first WSOP bracelet winner Aditya Sushant broke into the top three of the weekly leaderboard. Sushant picked up four final table scores this week, with his biggest score coming in PokerStars India’s ₹18 Lakhs GTD Sunday Special – Progressive KO that he won for 3.54 Lakhs on September 27.

Aditya Sushant
Aditya Sushant


He banked 9.69 Lakhs in weekly earnings, with a profit of 7.42 Lakhs.

Top Cashes This Week

– Won PokerStars India’s Sunday Special – Progressive KO 18 Lakhs GTD for 3.54 Lakhs on September 27

– 3rd in Adda52’s Godfather 30 Lakhs GTD for 2.85 Lakhs on October 1

– Won Spartan Poker’s Recharge 10 Lakhs GTD for 1.98 Lakhs on September 28

– 5th in Adda52’s The Ballers 22.5 Lakhs GTD for 1.32 Lakhs on October 2

Vikranth Varma (Weekly Cashes – 9.59 Lakhs), Sriharsha Doddapaneni (Weekly Cashes – 9.12 Lakhs), and Guruprasad Gupta (Weekly Cashes – 8.72 Lakhs) were the other toppers on the weekly online leaderboard.


Monthly Online Rankings

1. Apratim Sharma

Monthly Cashes – 35,55,200

Monthly Profit – 33,54,800

Monthly Leaderboard Points – 810

The first-ever GPS Main Event champion, Apratim Sharma, wrapped up September at the top of the monthly rankings, courtesy the massive 34.51 Lakhs payday in the tourney. He accumulated 35.55 Lakhs in recorded earnings through the month with a net profit of 33.54 Lakhs.

Apratim Sharma
Apratim Sharma


Top Cashes This Month

– Won Spartan Poker’s GPS #56 – Main Event 2 Crores GTD for 34.51 Lakhs on September 13


2. Kartik Ved

Monthly Cashes – 34,47,748

Monthly Profit – 23,78,200

Monthly Leaderboard Points – 2,547

PokerGuru Ambassador Kartik Ved also ended the month on a high note, as he retained his runner-up spot in the monthly rankings. The Mumbai-based MTT pro garnered 34.47 Lakhs in monthly cashes, with a profit of 23.78 Lakhs.

Kartik Ved
Kartik Ved


Top Cashes This Month

– Runner-up in Spartan Poker’s GPS #56 – Main Event Day 2 2 Crores GTD for 22.40 Lakhs on September 13

– 4th in Spartan Poker’s GPS – Grand Destiny 35 Lakhs GTD for 2.27 Lakhs on September 9

– 14th in PokerBaazi’s Game Changer 4.0 2 Crores GTD for 1.56 Lakhs on September 20

– 11th in Spartan Poker’s GPS #39 – High Roller 55 Lakhs GTD for 1.41 Lakhs on September 10

– 3rd in PokerStars India’s INCOOP-146 – Night on Stars 15 Lakhs GTD for 1.10 Lakhs on September 16


3. Jaikiran Kumar

Monthly Cashes – 33,23,177

Monthly Profit – 32,84,126

Monthly Leaderboard Points – 464

PokerBaazi’s Game Changer 4.0 winner Jaikiran Kumar rounded out the top three spots on the September leaderboard with an impressive 33.23 Lakhs in winnings, and 32.84 Lakhs in profits.

Jaikiran Kumar
Jaikiran Kumar


Top Cashes This Month

– Won PokerBaazi’s Game Changer 4.0 2 Crores GTD for 33.16 Lakhs on September 20

Vaibhav Sharma (Monthly Cashes – 29.63 Lakhs), Manish Lakhotia (Monthly Cashes – 28.42 Lakhs), and Mohak Kapoor (Monthly Cashes – 27.99 Lakhs) are the other notable scorers of September.


Yearly Online Rankings

1. Gaurav Sood

Yearly Cashes – 3,33,40,550

Yearly Profit – 1,60,31,297

Yearly Leaderboard Points – 52,626

Young Gun Gaurav Sood has dominated the yearly leaderboard for an unprecedented 21 weeks! In that time, the undisputed topper has achieved many milestones. Not only has he breached the 5 Crores-mark in recorded earnings, presently standing tall at 5.5 Crores, but he also the only player to accumulate more than 3 Crores, 3.33 Crores to be precise, in annual MTT earnings, along with a profit of 1.60 Crores.

Gaurav Sood
Gaurav Sood


This past week, Sood banked just two six-figure final table finishes, in PokerBaazi’s ₹20 Lakhs GTD Weekly HighRoller (3rd for 2.18 Lakhs) on October 2 and Spartan Poker’s ₹35 Lakhs GTD Sunday SuperStack (5th for 1.95 Lakhs) on September 27. He raked in 5.33 Lakhs in weekly winnings, with a profit of 2.43 Lakhs.

Top Cashes This Year

– Won PokerBaazi’s BPTO Day 2 Main Event 1 Crore GTD for 18.61 Lakhs on January 1

– Won Spartan Poker’s IOPC #91 PLO HighRoller 30 Lakhs GTD for 11.03 Lakhs on February 8

– Won Spartan Poker’s SSS#75 Sunday SuperStack 50 Lakhs GTD for 10.83 Lakhs on April 19


2. Arsh Grover

Yearly Cashes – 2,88,56,501

Yearly Profit – 1,01,47,109

Yearly Leaderboard Points – 46,089

Another Young Gun who has been in phenomenal form for the past few months is Arsh Grover. The Delhi-based pro has maintained his #2 position on the annual leaderboard for six weeks now. Grover boasts an astronomical 5.28 Crores in recorded online earnings, of which 2.88 Crores he has pocketed this year alone.

Arsh Grover
Arsh Grover


This week, Grover collected only one final table score when he finished runner-up in PokerStars India’s ₹15 Lakhs GTD Sunday Highroller on September 27 for 2.36 Lakhs.

Top Cashes This Year

– 3rd in Spartan Poker’s IOPC #58 The Millionaire Legends 2 Crores GTD for 27.94 Lakhs on February 2

– Won Spartan Poker’s SSS#48 High Roller 60 Lakhs GTD for 15.11 Lakhs on May 7

– Runner-up in Spartan Poker’s The Millionaire United 1 Crore GTD for 11.41 Lakhs on May 17

– Won PokerStars India’s INSCOOP-52 Highroller 30 Lakhs GTD for 6.29 Lakhs on May 14

3. Srihari Bang

Yearly Cashes – 2,79,88,253

Yearly Profit – 1,14,56,378

Yearly Leaderboard Points – 46,993

Online phenom Srihari Bang has been at loggerheads with Grover for the second spot on the yearly rankings for several weeks. Last week, just 8.03 Lakhs had separated the two; however, Grover managed to increase the gap to 8.68 Lakhs this week.

Srihari Bang
Srihari Bang


Bang’s only notable score this week came in Adda52’s ₹4 Lakhs GTD Moonlight on September 30, wherein he placed runner-up for 80,965. His lifetime tally has now reached 4.14 Crores, with 2.79 Crores in yearly earnings.

Top Cashes this Year

– Runner-up in Adda52’s AOPS ME Finale 2.5 Crores GTD for 27.50 Lakhs on August 16

– Won Adda52’s Full House Finale 1 Crore GTD for 25 Lakhs on May 24

– 6th in Adda52’s AOPS ME Finale 3 Crores GTD for 9 Lakhs on July 12

Sriharsha Doddapaneni (Yearly Cashes: 2.64 Crores), Anant Purohit (Yearly Cashes: 2.64 Crores), Sumit Sapra (Yearly Cashes: 2.58 Crores) are the other notable yearly scorers.


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