SOL Day 4: Gaurav Sood Denies Sahil Chutani Rocking Ahuja Title; Vinayak Bajaj Tops Patni Millionaire Day 1D Survivors

The Thursday MTTs on packed quite a punch, with the 2.6 Crore GTD Series of Legends (SOL) dominating the day’s action. Day 3 of the SOL had yet again two events running – the 20 Lac GTD Rocking Ahuja and Day 1D of the Patni Millionaire, and headlining the third day of the series were the popular pros and regs. Standing tall above everyone else was none other than India’s winningest player, Gaurav Sood. He topped a star-studded final table in the 20 Lac GTD Rocking Ahuja, raking in the top score of the day worth INR 4.93 Lac. Another key highlight of the day was the MTT pro, Vinayak Bajaj. He ended Day 1D of the Patni Millionaire tourney as a chip leader with a stack of 269,140 chips. Here is a quick look at what went down on Day 3 of the SOL on Adda52!

20 Lac GTD Rocking Ahuja

The only event to play down to a winner on Day 3 of the SOL was the 20 Lac GTD Rocking Ahuja. The INR 4,800 buy-in tourney (named after poker pro Ashish Ahuja) fared pretty well, drawing in 466 entries and generating a guarantee-crushing prize pool worth INR 20.13 Lac. The top 49 got paid, with India’s winningest online player Gaurav “gauravarod” Sood shipping the event for INR 4.93 Lac. Sood also ran deep in two more events, winning an impressive 7.05 Lac from his Thursday grind.

  • Total Entries: 466
  • Prizepool: 20.13 Lac
  • Places Paid: 49
  • Min Cash: 11,072

Sood topped a star-studded FT featuring the likes of Sahil “bluffme19” Chutani (2ND for INR 2,91,902), Sumit “hammer_head” Sapra (3rd for INR 2,01,312), Akshat “akshat03” Sharma (4th for INR 1,50,984), Kushal “dimaria7” Sogani (5th for INR 1,00,656), & Vishal “GigaaBet” Bajaj (6th place for INR 70,459). In fact, Ashish Ahuja also made a deep run, finishing in 10th place for INR 25,164.

Like previous three SOL events, the Rocking Ahuja featured a 5K bounty on Ashish Ahuja. The eventual champion Gaurav Sood earned the bounty prize for eliminating Ahuja from the event.

1 Crore GTD Patni Millionaire Day 1D

Running alongside the Rocking Ahuja tourney was Day 1D of the 1 Crore GTD Patni Millionaire. The fourth flight of the INR 5500 buy-in event did better, pulling in 245 entrants. Following 29 levels of play, only 27 players survived the day’s play.  Vinayak “bhai_on_mary_jane” Bajaj (269,140) topped the day-end chip counts, with the Rocking Ahuja champion Gaurav “gauravarod” Sood (248,774), Devang “spark123” Yadav (219,137), Nishaanth ‘superdeluxe’ Shanmughasundaram (205,751), and Aarush “Stackattack7” Chaudhary (204,527) carrying forward the other top stacks from the day.

  • Total Entries: 245
  • Prizepool: 12.25 Lac
  • Survivors:27
  • Chip Leader:Vinayak Bajaj

The INR 5,500 buy-in event has logged in 712 entries across the first four starting flights and has four more flights to run before the Day 2 play, which is scheduled for Sunday (10 PM on December 19).

Other Winners on Adda52

The user ‘BilluBhayankar’ (Won Afternoon Adda 1.50 Lac GTD for INR 37,154), Aniket “WhiteRabbit” Sharma (Won Nighttide DST Adda 1.5 Lac GTD for INR 31,422), ‘Borntogamble’ (Won Win The Button 330 15K GTD for INR 7,186), and Gaurav ‘NutsandGuts’ Ashok Jain (Won Classic 200 20K GTD for INR 5,800) took down the other major tourneys on this past Thursday.