DPT 35K Main Event: Shashank Mengade Leads 24 Survivors After Day 1B
After 13 levels of play, Day 1B of the DPT 35K Main Event is in the books. A total of 58 entries were registered for this flight. Of those, only 24 players have survived and leading them is Shashank Mengade (147,500). Following Mengade are Gaurav Sood (146,400) and Syed Saif Ahmad (125,200).
Given below are the chip counts of the survivors:
- SHASHANK MENGADE – 147,500
- GAURAV SOOD – 146,400
- SYED SAIF AHMED – 125,200
- HIMANSHU CHHIKARA – 121,900
- SOHAM PAL – 119,600
- KUNAL PATNI – 95,800
- GAURAV KALRA – 95,100
- VIVEK RUGHANI – 89,500
- EKA VEDANTHAM – 83,300
- MYRON PEREIRA – 78,200
- SUNNY GHERWAL – 76,000
- AKSHAY JAIN -70,200
- VAIBHAV KHURANA – 68,300
- PRANAY CHAWLA – 68,200
- AMIT SUR – 67,600
- YUVRAJ SINGH – 66,500
- ADITYA J KULKARNI -59,000
- BINIT SARAF – 58,400
- RITESH KHATWANI – 57,300
- JAIRAM PURAB – 49,300
- SANJAY REDDY – 47,500
- OM GAHLOT – 41,100
- PIYUSH GOENKA – 35,400
- J RAJU – 27,000
Himanshu Chhikara Busts Kamal Joshi
Pre-flop, Himanshu Chhikara open limped from UTG. Everyone else folded until it reached Kamal Joshi in CO who decided to shove his 60k stack holding Ac Jh.
Players in button, SB and BB folded and it went back to the limper Himanshu who called all-in with 10c 10h. The board ran out As 10d 5s 8s Jc where Himanshu got a set of tens to bust his opponent.
Piyush Goenka Doubles Up!
This hand was between Sanjay Reddy and Piyush Goenka who was short stack and had shoved all-in for 12k, which Reddy called from button.
Piyush Ah 7h
Reddy Ad 2d
Board 3c Qd Ac 6h 4c
Both players flopped an Ace pair but Goenka took it down with his kicker and double-up to survive.
Vaibhav Khurana Doubles-Up!
A player from UTG open raises. Everyone else folds until action reaches the short Vaibhav Khurana in SB who shoves for 14.7k holding 3H 3D.
BB folds and action goes back to the first to act player in UTG who calls all-in holding Ac Kh.
The board runs 9d 6d 7d 7c 2s where pocket threes of Khurana hold up and wins the pot to double up.
Vidur Singhal Flops A Set to Double-Up!
Pre-flop, action reaches Vidur Singhal in BB who shoves all-in for his remaining 10.5k and gets called by a player.
Vidur 8s 8c
Unknown – Ac Kd
The board runs 4c 8c 2h 6d Ah where Singhal flops a set of eights to take down the pot and doubles up.
Shashank Mengade Busts Nikhil Chawla
Four players are involved in the flop of Qd 3d Jx. The first to act among them, Nikhil Chawla from BB checks, MP2 bets 1800, HJ makes it 4.7k and Shashank Mengade from button calls.
Action folds back to Chawla who moves all-in for 15.7k holding 9s 10s. Both MP2 AND HJ fold and Shashank calls holding Qc Jh. The turn 2h and Kh change nothing and Shashank takes down the pot with flopped two pairs busting his opponent from the tournament.
Yuvraj Singh Takes It Down From Sharma
On the flop reading 3s 3h 4s, Yuvraj Singh from BB checks, a player in UTG checks behind and Abhishek Sharma from CO bets 1.5k. While Singh calls, the player in UTG folds.
Both players check
Singh checks once again and Sharma bets 5k, which Singh calls.
Singh shows Ac 3c for flopped trips against 4h 10d of Sharma to take down the pot.
A Few Notables from Flight 1B include:
‘Shuffle-Up & Deal’ – Flight 1B Begins
With the announcement of ‘Shuffle-Up & Deal’, the flight 1B has started. As many as 30 players have registered so far but this number is bound to go up as the late registration continues till level 11.
Stay tuned in for the selected updates from the flight!
Welcome To DPT 35K Main Event – Flight 1B
Now it is time for DPT 35K Main Event Flight 1B, which is scheduled to begin here at the Deltin Royale in Goa at 9 pm. Each level for this flight will be of 25 minutes, while late registration will be open till level 11. Players start with 30k stack (300BB). Stay tuned for the live updates from the flight!