EPT10 Deauville: Katchalov continues to collect

When we spoke with Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov following the first level back on Day 1A, we'd noticed he'd added a few chips to his starting stack during the early going, punning on his starting to "bulk up" his stack a little at a time much as he has done thanks to a regimen of physical fitness and eating well.

Well, the bulking up has continued, chip-wise, as Katchalov has been occasionally reporting to his Twitter followers over the last few days.

Talk about steady progress!

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Slow and steady wins the chips

With just three tables left and still sitting within the top five, thoughts of the Triple Crown are beginning to emerge and how Katchalov only needs to collect an EPT title to join that exclusive club.

Katchalov spoke with Laura Cornelius this afternoon about his steady climb up the counts. Take a look:

Follow our coverage from EPT Deauville by heading to the main EPT Deauville page. There's hand-by-hand coverage in the top panel, plus chip counts, and feature pieces below. EPT Live also starts today, so tune in there for a close-up view of the action.

Martin Harris is Freelance Contributor to the PokerStars Blog.

Martin Harris
@hardboiledpoker in European Poker Tour