WCOAP Day 8: Webber Wins Bracelet As Main Event Starts

WCOAP Day 8: Webber Wins Bracelet As Main Event Starts

Chris Webber won his second WCOAP bracelet, when talking down event #18 Pot Limit Omaha High Low.  The event drew a sold out 80 runners and following a very hard fought final table, it was Webber who took the Championship title and bracelet, beating Frenchman Arnaud Benaddi into silver and Belgian Danny Covyn into bronze.

Day 8 also saw the start of event #17 Main Event.  194 players started the day, with 42 surviving to return for day 2 on Monday.  English Amateur Champion Shirley Cole led at the end of day 1a with 216k chips, while defending main event Champion Tristan Chaplin also made it through holding 95k chips.

Chipcounts (and seating) at the end of day 1a were as follows:-

11 – 4 – Shirley Cole – 216300
8 – 2 – David Howard – 203700
12 – 2 – Andrew Jeffrey – 202200
8 – 1 – Raunaq Latif – 197200
7 – 8 – William Jumeau – 162800
8 – 7 – Axat Mawji – 137000
7 – 7 – Michael Holmes – 136900
10 – 5 – Munaaf Ghumran – 135700
12 – 3 – Mark Warnock – 132500
8 – 5 – Darren Praud – 126600
12 – 8 – Jon O’Mara – 118300
10 – 6 – Cem Misirlioglu – 116400
11 – 6 – Aaron Oliver – 110700
7 – 5 – Tristan Chaplin – 94600
11 – 9 – Mark La Rosa – 86000
7 – 6 – Astilean Darius-Vasile – 85700
11 – 1 – Jason Kemp – 85000
10 – 1 – R Lynch – 83300
10 – 10 – Lawrence Townsend – 81000
11 – 2 – Joseph Craig – 80200
8 – 8 – Phil Hertel – 79600
8 – 10 – Richard Hurst – 79200
7 – 2 – Daniel Lewis – 74400
12 – 1 – Anthony Gale – 74300
11 – 7 – John Scott – 71700
10 – 3 – Henry Keane – 71300
12 – 4 – Miguel Grabowski – 69900
10 – 4 – Emily Stuart-Hamilton – 63300
12 – 9 – Antony Wickert – 62000
10 – 7 – Farhan Ahmed – 60900
12 – 7 – David Hill – 60600
10 – 9 – Steve Twigg – 60500
11 – 10 – David Phethian – 59600
11 – 8 – David Martin – 54900
12 – 10 – Karl West – 53300
11 – 3 – Zsolt Lelovics – 52200
7 – 1 – Harvey McGiven – 50600
10 – 8 – Mark Shelley – 46500
7 – 3 – Adam Prickets – 44900
8 – 9 – Atiila Havacs – 41200
8 – 6 – Keith Richards – 31500
7 – 4 – Zoltan Havacs – 29900