Elias Neto is the main Brazilian still alive from day two of the EPT Prague Main Event. In a tournament with a total of 1,285 entrants and 251 players still alive, Elias advanced to day two with a whopping 117,000 in chips, equivalent to 78 big blinds when play resumed; Tian got off to a good start, rising to 340,000 in chips, ranking among the top ten in the tournament.
Brazil has six representatives participating in the main event in Prague. In addition to Neto, Cairo El Kadre also made it to day two alive, albeit with only 30,000 chips. Ricardo Nakamura, Michio Kawasaki and Pablo Silva registered for the event but failed to advance to the second day, while Bruno Folkman Bruno Volkmann signed up late and gave up halfway.
The winner of the Main Event will receive €1,030,000 in home prize money, while ITM will enter at 191
Portuguese João Mestre leads the chips in qualifying with 359,000 on Day 1A , followed by Bulgaria’s Yulian Bogdanov (315,000 chips) and China’s Cheng Chao (306,500 chips). Day 1B saw Hungarian Daniel Koloszar (304,500) take first place.
EPT Prague Day 2 is back and has started with 1,000/1,500 blinds. Levels last 90 minutes, and players must play five levels the next day or until the bubble bursts.