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Tournament Report: IPS Chapter 11

Tournament Report: IPS Chapter 11
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  • PG News January 17, 2012
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IPS Chapter 11 inaugurated the 2012 Indian Tournament Calendar and saw both tournament regulars and quite a few new faces joining the 4-day (or in this case Night) Poker Festival, which was held at Casino Royale (Goa) from 12th-15th January 2012.

Below we have summaries of all the events from IPS Chapter 11:

 

Day 1 – Thu 12th January at 9 PM – 5K Double Re-buy Tournament

31 players inaugurated the 1st tournament this year, which along with rebuys, and add-ons made for a total prizepool of ₹4,05,000. Rohitash Khanduja who came to the final table 4th in chips, fought his way to the top outlasting Vikram Verma (Final Table chip-leader) in the heads up duel.

The payouts for the event were

PositionPlayerPrize
1Rohitash Khanduja1,75,000
2Vikram Verma1,10,000
3Nitin Gupta75,000
4Vasudev Desai55,000

Rohitash Khanduja – Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Event 1
Rohitash Khanduja – Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Event 1

Read the complete live coverage of this event here.

 

Day 2 – Fri 13th January at 9 PM – 7.5K Re-Entry Flight to Main Event Tournament

This tournament saw 33 players fighting it out for a share of the ₹4,37,000 prizepool along with one of the 4 Main Event seats worth ₹20K each which were up for grabs for the top 4 finishers. PokerGuru Tour December Edition Champion – Amant Nauhria made a deep run but busted on the seat bubble in 5th place taking home ₹32,000. IPS POY 2011 winner – Ashutosh Naik too was looking dangerous on the final table but a few lost flips and he went out in 4th place when his AJ failed to catch up against Niranjan`s pocket rocket`s. Tournament regular Rahul Melwani was the last man standing and went home ₹2,00,000 richer along with a seat to the IPS ₹20K Main Event.

The payouts for this event were:

PositionPlayerPrize
1Rahul Melwani2,00,000
2Niranjan N J1,10,000
3Amit Shetty80,000
4Ashutosh Naik35,000
5Amant Nauhria32,000

Rahul Melwani - Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Event 2
Rahul Melwani – Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Event 2

Read the complete live coverage of this event here.

 

Day 3 – Sat 14th January at 9PM – 20K Re-Entry Tournament (MAIN EVENT)

The featured event of IPS Chapter 11 – ₹20K Re-Entry tournament received 33 players who joined the proceedings for the crowning of the IPS Chapter 11 Champion. The Main Event saw Tournament Pro Rajesh Goyal return to the felt after a long gap and he made this appearance count with a deep run but busted on the final table bubble. Team PokerGuru mentor Raman Gujral made it to the final table but hit the rails in 6th place. The series however belonged to Vikram Verma who continued his consistency at IPS 11 following up his runners-up finish at Event 1 with an impressive 3rd place finish in the Main Event. IPS Director “Bharat Agarwalla” too had a great series as along with the rake he made ₹66,000 from his 4th place finish in the event. In the end it was James D’Agostino who beat Tournament Regular “Dhaval Mudgal” to win the IPS Main Event.

Final payouts for the event were:

PositionPlayerPrize
1James D’Agostino3,00,000
2Dhaval Mudgal2,00,000
3Vikram Verma1,00,000
4Bharat Agarwalla66,000

James D’Agostino - Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Main Event
James D’Agostino – Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Main Event

Read the complete live coverage of this event here.

 

Day 4 – Sun 15th January at 9PM – 10K Re-Entry Tournament

The last event of the series – ₹10K Re-Entry Tournament had 19 players which along with 14 Re-Entries ballooned the prizepool to ₹2,97,000. IPS Director Bharat Agarwalla made consecutive cashes with a 3rd place finish in the tournament. It was Mikhail Emelianov from Russia who ousted Vineet Bailur in 2nd place to eventually win the event for a payday of ₹1,30,000.

The payouts were as follows:

PositionPlayerPrize
1Mikhail Emelianov1,30,000
2Vineet Bailur90,000
3Bharat Agarwalla55,000
4Marga G22,000

Mikhail Emelianov - Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Event 4
Mikhail Emelianov – Winner of IPS Chapter 11 Event 4

For information on upcoming tournaments visit the Tournament Database section.

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