Abhisek Panda Successfully Overcomes 38 Runners To Clinch AndyzFC Week #21 5K Weekly Sunday Series Title
July 10, 2015, 13:01:21
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It’s the 21st week for AndyzFC 5K Sunday Tournaments and the weekly series seems to be increasing both in popularity and strength. AndyzFC Founder - Andy Morgan has recently taken a step to give aspiring players an opportunity to learn this game correctly, besides according poker a status it deserves in the country, by opening a new Sports Academy.

This week Abhisek Panda was the latest champion to emerge at the weekly Sunday series at AndyzFC, where he successfully battled 38 runners and took the title.

Andy Morgan, Founder Andyz Fish & Chips | Founder Andyz Sports Academy spoke about the latest developments, saying, “A good Sunday for all poker players and congratulation to Abhishek Panda a tournament champion truly exhibited his skills and shipped the final prize vault of 100K Points and the week 21 title. Fight to the leader board seems to be getting really strong now.

This week we are also proud to announce Andyz Sports Academy (AndyzSA) a massive sports initiative. It's a one-stop institution to hone your skills in the sport of your choice. It was about time we had an academy like this in the city/country where one can visit and know they are being trained and guided by the national and international sports persons and services second to none. Our courses include Hockey, Rock Climbing, Chess, Swimming, Badminton, Poker amid others to begin with. Please do visit our website for detailed course details and the profiles of the squad heading it. Honoring Karnataka High Court's verdict recognizing Poker as a game of skill we have tailored great introductory courses to promote a sport that truly deserves a fair recognition in the country as well.


Tournament Recap:

Week 21 witnessed 38 players fighting for the title at AndyzFC. Regular tournament pro Abhisek Panda, who couldn’t play any of the previous events due to his busy schedule, made his debut in style, by taking down the tournament.

The tournament was slow-paced, for a change, as there were only a few knockouts before the first break. However we saw a double elimination just before the final table was formed.

Vidwath Shetty’s card 3card 2 got cracked by Abhisek Panda’s card 3card 3, as the community ran out card 3card 3card 2card 1card 1.

On the other table, money went in preflop and action was between Prasad who had card 1card 3 and Anant Krishna who tabled card 1card 1. Prasad was behind on card 1card 2card 3 flop, but the turn card 3 gave him the lead and brick river card 2 completed the elimination. Anant Krishna got leaderboard points for tenth place as he was eliminated after Vidwath.

The final table saw four new faces and started with the following stacks-

Final Table Chip Counts

        Name                      Chips

1. Avinit Bagri                72,000

2. Prasad                         56,000

3. Abhisek Panda            31,200

4. Arun Poply                   28,000

5. S.P. Behera                 24,600

6. Yashas N                     22,000

7. Chethan Manjunath     21,500

8. Sawinay                       13,700

9. Pramod Srinivasa        12,400

The final table pace was in sync with the usual pace of the tourney, slow and tight. A full one-hour was played out before the first elimination on the final table.

At 800/1600, Arun Poply jammed from early position with card 1card 3, Sawinay called for his tournament life with card 3card 3. Arun rivered a King on the board card 1card 2card 3card 2card 2, leading to first elimination of the final table.

Yashas N announced all in from button with card 3card 2. Big blind S.P. Behera took his time but finally made the call with card 3card 3. Behera got a suckout where his pair got busted on the river as Yashas’ six high took down the pot on the board card 3card 1card 3card 3card 1. Behera was out at eight place.  

It was Pramod Srinivasa’ turn next to join the railbirds as he went all in with card 1card 3Arun Poply on the button called with card 3card 3. The flop of card 1card 2card 3 gave Arun the lead. Brick turn card 3 and river card 2 completed another elimination, where Srinivasa busted at seventh place.

The elimination spree continued with Chethan Manjunath busting in sixth place. On his final hand of the tournament, Chathan opened to 5K with card 2card 1. Abhisek Panda went all in with card 3card 1, Chethan called and took the lead on flop card 1card 2card 3 flop and was looking in good shape to double-up on the turn card 3. His hopes came shattering down as the river card 3 gave Abhisek trips and the pot.

Another suckout made Arun Poply the bubble boy, when his card 3card 1 got cracked by Yashas N who snap called Arun’s 3-bet all in with card 2card 3 and hit a one card flush on community card 3card 3card 3card 3card 3. Poply hit the rails at fifth place

Avinit Bagri who was the chip leader when the final table started, was the next casualty when he ran into Prasad’s card 3card 1 with his card 3card 2. The board ran out card 2card 3card 2card 3card 3 and Bagri took fourth place for 10,000 points.

At 2K/4K Yashas N announced all in from button with card 2card 3Abhisek Panda made the call from small blind with card 3card 1. Safe community card 3card 3card 2card 3card 3 left Abhisek Panda and Prasad for the heads-up battle while Yashas received 20,000 points for his third place finish in the tournament.

The heads-up duel was a short affair and the final hand came in just one level of play. The final hand saw Abhisek announcing all-in from button with card 2card 2, and Prasad making the call with card 3card 1. The flop card 3card 2card 3 gave Abhisek the lead and the turn card 1 and river card 3 crowned him the champion.

Final Results

     Name                       Points

 1. Abhisek Panda     1,00,000

2. Prasad                      40,000

3. Yashas N                  20,000

4. Avinit Bagri               10,000

Visit AndyzFC leaderboard here.

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1. Andyz Sports Academy - First Of Its Kind Sports Academy Launched In Bengaluru by Andy Morgan

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