Ten into eight

The table of ten is surrounded by at least ten supporters per player, plus the neutrals, randoms and other interested parties.

They are all waiting to discover who from this ten will progress. As yet, we haven't even seen a flop. It's cagey, to say the least.


Kirill Gerasimov, left, and Micky Wernick


Patrick Martensson, left, and Stuart Nash


Theo Jorgensen, left, and Mats Iremark


Ram Vaswani


Isabelle Mercier


Brian Gilbert, left, and Mark Boudewijn


A reminder of what they're playing for:

1 - €480.000 (plus €10,000 buy-in into EPT Grand final in Monte Carlo)
2 - €259.000
3 - €155.300
4 - €118.500
5 - €97.700
6 - €76.800
7 - €60.800
8 - €43.500
9-10 - €26.400

Brad Willis
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