Eshkar leads Day 1a on ESPT
Or Eshkar massive chip leader at end of ESPT San Sebastian Day 1A.
Estrellas San Sebastian kicked off today with 141 players, and 73 of them qualified online with PokerStars. After nine levels we are down to 53 players. This event is being held at the Kursaal Casino, and runs from August 4-7.
Our current chip leader is Or Eshkar, from Israel, with 135,500, followed by PokerStars qualifier Jorge Ufano, who has 105,580. In third position is Alfredo Rubio, with 89,900.
It's been a fierce battle today in San Sebastian, with 88 players eliminated, including Team PokerStars Online Javier 'El_Cañonero' Domínguez Gómez, and Antonio Diéguez, PokerStars sponsored player.
The €910 + €90 Main Event rolls into Day 1b tomorrow, when we expect an even larger
number of players to play for a seat on Day 2, including Friend of PokerStars Charlotte 'sjlot' Van Brabander and Alejando Piñeiro, winner of the Estrellas Alicante leg.
You can find a full player list of the Day 1a entrants and chip counts a the en of the day at the Estrellas website.