National Championship Events (May 20-22)

May 22, 2018

 

UPDATE: The National Championship Finals has concluded! With 412 players taking part, it was PATRICK McDOLE from North Carolina earning the victory, the $5,000 Major Event seat, the trophy, the limited edition watch, and the title of Season 2 2017-18 National Champion!

 

Congrats also to Devan Culbreth, also from North Carolina, and Eric Morris from Maryland for their top 3 finishes. Awesome job guys!

 

Here are the full top 24 results:

 

1. Patrick McDole, NC
2. Devan Culbreth, NC
3. Eric Morris, MD
4. Bob Smith, NJ
5. Rock Mrazek, PA
6. Chris Pawenski, NY
7. Bryndon Cheng, NJ
8. Mark Hendrix, PA
9. Alex Merrill, CT
10. Gary Catarina, NJ
11. Frank Messina, NY
12. Johnny Nicodeme, NC
13. Suzanne Soto, PA
14. Alan Sternberg, NJ
15. Elena Currence, VA
16. John Schondek, NJ
17. Elisabeth Simmons, NY
18. Chris Plaisted, CT
19. Ed Lange, NJ
20. Wayne Campbell, PA
21. Ann-Mari Stein, PA
22. Brian Muha, PA
23. Betty Kukkas, PA
24. Terence Stokes, NC

 

The National Championship takes place over 3 events (Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Finals) at the OPEN 25 Silver Celebration. After the Quarterfinals and Semifinals on Sunday, and the opening day of the Finals with 412 players on Monday, we are down to 60 players remaining, all vying for the title of National Champion!

 

Play will resume on Tuesday at 12pm with 10,000/20,000 blinds, and play continues until we have a winner!

 

Here are the remaining 60 players in order of chip stack heading into Tuesday:

 

Patrick McDole, 525000
Suzanne Soto, 447000
Johnny Nicodeme, 403000
Terrence Stokes , 387000
Elena Currence, 344000
Devan Culbreth, 307000
??? Catarina, 247000
Jerry Karelus, 247000
Betty Kubilus, 246000
Brian Muha, 237000
Max Dieber, 231000
Rollie Belles, 226000
George Krug, 210000
John Stein, 203000
Edward Lange, 190000
Ann-Marie Stein, 172000
Wayne Campbell, 170000
Lucas Miller, 169000
Rock Mrazek, 153000
C.F. Plaisted, 152000
Mary Alice Pleninger, 152000
Ross Kubeny, 150000
Jim McKnight, 149000
Thomas McGee, 144000
??? Rosner, 115000
Thomas Monaco, 111000
Sal Carlese, 106000
Frank Messina, 105000
Evan Thurbee, 104000
Robert Smith, 100000
Kevin Bobish, 99000
Linda Carrier, 98000
John Witzgall, 97000
Eric Morris, 96000
Bryan Boyd, 87000
Justin Miller, 84000
Sandra York, 82000
Alan Sternberg, 79000
J. Connolly, 76000
Jeff Hunt, 76000
T. Waters, 76000
M. Cantu, 71000
Mark Lovern, 68000
Sharon Trammel, 62000
Tim Kearney, 60000
Delonio Sykes, 58000
Chris Pawenski, 55000
??? Hendrix, 52000
Terry Hillestad, 50000
Jim Kriksciun, 48000
John Schondek, 46000
Justin Cheriot, 42000
Bryndon Cheng, 34000
MaryJane Schondek, 31000
Faye Houston, 30000
Alex Merrell, 28000
Donna Owens, 28000
??? Lindsay, 19000
Elisa Simmons, 18000
Scott Hambleton, 8000

 

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