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Quarterly Final results are in

The third season's Champions Poker League Quarterly Finals have come and gone, and now we have the full results ready for you to see!

This season we held a record seven finals across the UK, including the newest addition to our finals stable, Northampton!

25th of April Finals

Bristol

We had great feedback from everyone at the Bristol final with regards to our change of venue from the Grosvenor Casino to the new Gala Casino. Everyone agreed that the card room was much more suited to our needs and the staff were excellent.

We had 39 runners on the day, with newcomer Julien Desilles taking home first prize!

National Final Qualifiers from this venue are:

Julien Desilles
David 'Brummy' Nicholls
Ian 'Spanky' Quinn
Adrian Hills
Stephen Knowles

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Leeds

Our leeds final had 30 runners, with first place being taken by Jimmy Kelly from Bar San Lorenzo in Cramlington. Jimmy has even emailed us to let us know he'll be putting his trophy in his display cabinet!

National Final Qualifiers from this venue are:

Jimmy Kelly
Ashley 'Shark' Cooper
John ross 'Rossy' Lane
Chris 'Binnsy' Binnsy
Stephen Landless

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Northampton

Our newest final location, Northampton, saw some interesting results on it's debut outing, with the first player out being Adam Briggs after just half an hour, but with Mark Briggs going on to take home 1st place, beating out Jamie Dimmer.

The final hand was Mark holding pocket 7's against Jamie's ace queen, with 5, 2, Jack, 5 and King in the middle. Well played Mark!

National Final Qualifiers from this venue are:

Mark 'Briggsy' Briggs
Jamie Dimmer
Christian Lorentzen
George 'Eore' Henson
Adrian 'The Don' Dawson

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Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh final went off without a hitch, with 49 players battling it out on the day, ending with Thomas Ridley taking home the prize.

National Final Qualifiers from this venue are:

Thomas Ridley
Barry Findlay
James Morrison
Liam 'Mr Mudd' Millard
Stuart Mathieson

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2nd of May Finals

Manchester

Our Manchester Final had a whopping 104 runners this season, making for a fantastic tournament. Our first player, Mark 'Wedding Planner' Evans, dropped out after less than 15 minutes but the standard of play on the day was very high.

The final table was dominated by David Clelland, arriving at the table with a large chip lead and holding on to it until he finally fought of the last contender, Dominic Holliday, to secure the first place win.

National Final Qualifiers from this venue are:

David Clelland
dominic 'donkey f3st' holliday
Gary Walker
Nic 'boschy' Skellington
Scott 'Dallo' Dallison
George Harrison
Nathan 'NatRat82' Halleron
Ian Stephens
Phil Taylor
Maxwell Evans
Andrew 'Kingy' King

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Luton

We had an incredible 181 runners at Luton, the largest number we've ever had at a casino final! Our tournament more or less filled the casino's card room, making for a fantastic atmosphere.

Biggest applause of the day went to poor Alfie Powell, our unfortunate first out player. Sorry Alfie but someone has to be first! Better luck next season!

The final table eventually came down to Phillipp Faehndrich and Hayley Lavens, with Phillipp taking Hayley out with 8, 2 off suit against Hayley's Jack, 7. The cards came down Queen, 8 , Ace, 3 and 10 with no luck for Hayley and a pair of 8's for Phillipp.

Congratulations to Phillip, who walked away with first prize of 800!

National Final Qualifiers from this venue are:

Philipp 'Phil 7' Faehndrich
hayley lavens
Christopher Lake
Timothy 'The Ace' Trestain
Simon Ives
Miguel Dacosta
James 'Percy' May
Sam Smith
Mick 'Snakehips' Brett
Andy Owens
Craig Holmes
Ann-marie 'the grinder' Houlihan
SEAN 'CHELSEA' KERRIGAN
Phil 'Simo' Simpson
Mick 'Iceman' Conlon
LOYD 'BIG MAC' MCPHERSON
Roy Marino
Danny 'Easy Chips' Clow
Alex Blyth

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Walsall

This season's Quarterly Final at Walsall was as packed as ever, with 98 runners in the tournament and plenty of familiar faces making the rounds.

A long time CPL player, poor Chadd Foster had the unfortunate honour of being first knocked out of the tournament, though he did get a loud cheer.

A special note must be made of 3rd place winner Adam Bailey, who is quickly becoming a familiar face at the final table, having won last season and come fourth two seasons before that, winning around 1000 in total!

Heads up came down to John Edwards and Derek Young, with John beating out Derek with a 3, 9 to Derek's Ace, 6. Clearly not content with his second place finish at leeds last season (and having a medal on the medals board named after him for his incredible achievements at the 3 tuns) John took home 500 and his first Quarterly Final trophy!

National Final Qualifiers from this venue are:

John 'The Smirker' Edwards
Derek Young
Adam Bailey
Elizabeth Williams
Vic 'mad hatter' Isaac
Anthony Turner
Peter 'Frank Chickens' Bibbings
Martin 'Gougher' Gough
Alan Turner
Jim Bedson

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On Sunday the 3rd of May we held our special 'Second Chance Sunday' tournament for all of our Quarterly Final Qualifiers to allow those who didn't make it through to the Nationals another chance to Qualify, and the results are as follows:

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2 sixfoot1
3 Bill9240
4 FrankChickens
5 goldensyrup
6 99jamie
7 reeverrat
8 woody1000000
9 TheBigBoss1986
10 mclovinsince1981
11 biggh888
12 goldydew
13 heavyraisin
14 urwrstnitemare
15 t1ghthand
16 KingHalz
17 Appljax
18 jockster007
19 2craftydigs2112
20 redders111
21 JIMBARTON