WSOP 2021: Aleksandr Shevlyakov Takes Total Lead on Day 1c of Primary Match; Matt Glantz and JC Tran Each Fly Top

A dramatic Day 1c noticed large names combating for his or her poker lives to stick within the Primary Match.

A dramatic day on the felt noticed a number of large names make the minimize on Day 1c of the WSOP Primary Match as 600 gamers battled right down to 433 survivors. As in earlier days, a number of the early motion noticed large names having to struggle for his or her position within the later ranges, let on my own the following day.

Shevlyakov Takes Large Lead after Dramatic Day 1c

Russian Aleksandr Shevlyakov Grabs Total Lead in Primary Match
With Day 1a – 1c having now taken position, a complete of one,968 gamers have now sat down on this 12 months’s WSOP Primary Match. From that quantity, just one,392 stay in with an opportunity of scooping hundreds of thousands of greenbacks through successful the most-coveted WSOP bracelet of all of them.

It’s Russian participant Aleksandr Shevlyakov who has the chip lead no longer simply on Day 1c however within the WSOP Primary Match total after an astonishing day on the felt noticed him bag up 392,600 chips, a lead he has from gamers akin to Dylan Nguyen (252,400), Suk-Kyu Koh (237,900), Matt Glantz (236,000) and Veselin Dimitrov (235,000), all of whom whole the highest 5 Day 1c stacks.

Surviving or Crashing Out

From the beginning of the day of Day 1c, a few of poker’s best discovered themselves combating for his or her lives. Niklas Astedt was once down to simply 10,000 chips from his 60,000 beginning stack early on, however after a double-up with pocket queens when the entire chips had been within the center towards Ad8s on a flop of [8c4d3s], the Swedish on-line celebrity rallied and ended the day on 49,300 chips.

Others to scrape via incorporated Tony Miles (53,800), Sam Abernathy (40,500), Erik Seidel (38,700), and Sam Greenwood (27,200), who noticed his brother Lucas Greenwood bag up just about 4 instances that quantity with 106,900).

On the other hand, whilst the ones luminaries survived, others would fall. The entire following gamers should wait till 2022 and most likely a distinct location to develop into international champion, with Andrew Frankenberger, Tony Dunst, Jonathan Dimmig, Bryce Yockey, Eric Hicks, Jonathan Dokler, and Shannon Shorr all crashing out on Day 1c.

Different Large Names Thriving

In other places within the tournament, some gamers who’ve already loved an excessively sturdy Global Sequence had been flourishing. Josh Arieh has already were given two WSOP bracelets to his title from the 2021 collection and 4 in his lifetime, however his pivotal hand was once most likely probably the most dramatic of all on Day 1c.

When Arieh attempted to place in a carry pre-flop, he was once pressured to name a shove price over 25,000 chips with JhJc. At the flop of JdJsTs, he appeared in superb form to win the hand. On the other hand, regardless of being towards one participant who was once drawing useless with AdKc, the opposite participant held AsKs and was once one card clear of what would had been a Royal Flush for the ages.

Arieh light each flip and river, alternatively, with an 8 on each and every boulevard giving him an enormous stack and the present second-placed participant within the WSOP Participant of the 12 months race bagged up 154,100 chips.

The 2019 WSOP Primary Match champion Hossein Ensan (84,000) additionally made Day 2, albeit no longer with reasonably as many chips as stars akin to JC Tran (175,400), Qui Nguyen (143,800) or Pete Chen (99,700).

With Day 1d taking a look like it is going to be the busiest day of the WSOP Primary Match to this point, there’s lots extra motion to return throughout what is usually a dramatic few days as 3 ultimate Day 1 flights conclude the outlet day, giving us an concept of precisely what is going to be at the line in 10 days’ time.

WSOP 2021 Match #67 $10,000 Primary Match Best 10 Chipcounts:

  1. Aleksandr Shevlyakov – 392,600
  2. Dylan Nguyen – 252,400
  3. Suk-Kyu Koh – 237,900
  4. Matt Glantz – 236,000
  5. Veselin Dimitrov – 235,000
  6. Itay Bin Mergy – 233,100
  7. Travis Preng – 232,800
  8. Daniel Barry – 230,600
  9. Andrew Gilmore – 224,600
  10. Howard Arotsky – 215,600

Ryan Leng took day trip from what had been an intense few weeks on the felt to justify his play in a curious hand from the day past’s struggle with Dan Cates for the Poker Gamers Championship name. Leng, who has a win and two runner-up spots this WSOP on my own, nonetheless discovered time to be self-critical after that tremendous run up the POY leaderboard.

Whilst in any case, regardless of being glad along with his Day 1a stack, poker legend and 10-time WSOP bracelet winner Doyle ‘Texas Dolly’ Brunson is refusing to get over excited along with his possibilities… but.

Doyle will get the last word, too, as he spoke back with an excessively encouraging message when discussing promoting motion on Pocket Fives in 2022.

“Pay money for me subsequent 12 months and let’s make a deal for all the WSOP.”

Doyle Brunson taking part in a near-full price tag in a Global Sequence of Poker? We will’t wait already.

Author: Bradley Watson