Team Japan wins the Battle of the Nations
The Battle of the Nations finished with 30 teams. Each team consist of 2 players that makes a great turnout of 60 players. [caption id="attachment_4677" align="alignnone" width="960"] battle of the nations[/caption] The prizepool is a whooping $11,640 plus $2,320
The Battle of the Nations finished with 30 teams. Each team consist of 2 players that makes a great turnout of 60 players.
The prizepool is a whooping $11,640 plus $2,320 for the last team standing which was won by Team Vietnam.
Champion for the Battle of the Nations Team JAPAN
Hajime Mogi and Shinichiro ”Joni” Tone
2nd Place Team USA Battle of the Nations
Noah Weimer and Gary Shotov
3rd Place Team Japan Battle of the Nations
Yoichi Fujiya and Hajime Iwakura
5th Place Team Vietnam Battle of the Nations, who also won the Last Team Standing prize
Thai Phuc An and Pham Duy Tien
6th Place Team Philippines Battle of the Nations
Macky Giselle Ralloto and Lakay Delon
7th Place Team USA Battle of the Nations
Pasi and Hector Arreola
8th Place Team Singapore
Dhanesh and Feng Zhoo
Rules and Mechanics:
• Freezeout / No re-entry
• 2 players per team sharing the buy-in.
• If both team members are still in the tournament, players will switch tables at the start of each level in order to play off of each others stack.
• If one team member has been eliminated, players will take turns playing off of the single stack at the start of each level.
• The switching of players can and will happen in the middle of a hand in play.
• During the switching of players no hands will be killed for not being at the seat.
• Throughout the event up to the final table both players must play at different tables at all times.
• Only at the final table will players from the same team can be possibly seated together.
• An eliminated team member will be allowed to stand behind the other team member and coaching will be allowed.
• Balancing of tables is within one player throughout the tournament.
• 20% of the prize pool will be withheld for the last team standing.
• Payouts will be paid out according to the amount of players left in the field and team members will split all winnings. • Teams can possibly win more than 1 prize.
• Player of the Year Points will not be awarded in this event.
• In the event 2 players from the same team make the final table:
• Team members must be separated by at least one chair.
• If both players are still in the tournament, verbal coaching during the play of a hand will constitute a penalty.
• The penalty for verbal coaching during the play of a hand is a one round penalty to both team members.