USOP Hanoi 2023: Arjanveer Chadha Advances Day 2 Of Mystery Bounty With The Third Largest Stack  

Following power-packed performances on the opening day of the U Series of Poker (USOP) 2023 by Abhinav Iyer, Amit Kaushik, Anuj Yadav and Kunal Patni, it was ace player Arjanveer Singh Chadha who shone on Day 2. Chadha advanced to Day 2 of the 3BN guaranteed Mystery Bounty with the third largest stack stack of 452,000, close behind Vu Thai BaoDinh (753,000 – chip leader), and Quang Vu (476,000). In total, 63 players made it to Day 2, with each one guaranteed a minimum payout of VND 12,000,000. The ultimate champion will seize a hefty VND 610,000,000 (USD 25,325).

Chada, who had qualified via Day 1C flight, eliminated a player with big slick dominating a shorter stack’s Ace-Five suited. Chadha bagged up 75 bbs to earn third rank entering Day 2. Other Indian players advancing to Day 2 of the mega event included the likes of Rishab Malik (275,000), Gaurav Sood (177,000), Kunal Patni (161,000), Ronak Agrawal (188,000), and Sahil Agarwal (164,000).

Sporting a buy-in of VND 11,000,000, the tournament drew in 496 entries across three flights, resulting in VND 3,127,200,000 (USD 129,840) prize pool, which will be shared by the top 63 players.

Top 5 Entering Mystery Bounty Day 2

  1. Vu Thai Bao- 753,000
  2. Dinh Quang Vu – 476,000
  3. Arjanveer Chadha – 452,000
  4. Tran Hoang Hoa – 407,000
  5. Giang Apple – 390,000

In another good news to share, India’s Ankit Jajodia has advanced to the final six of the series’ Heads-Up Challenge. Gaurav Sood will also compete against Dao Minh Phu at this event. Players in this Heads-Up Challenge event will compete for a prize pool of VND 931,200,000 (USD 38,660).