Stephen Chidwick

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Stephen Chidwick
ResidencePlaya del Carmen
Born (1989-05-10) 10 May 1989 (age 29)
Deal, Kent, England
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s)None
Final table(s)10
Money finish(es)51
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
479th, 2013
World Poker Tour
Money finish(es)3
European Poker Tour
Money finish(es)12

Stephen James Chidwick (born 10 May 1989) is an English professional poker player from Deal, Kent. Chidwick led the Global Poker Index (GPI) from April 18 to October 9, 2018.[1]

Poker[edit]

Chidwick began playing live poker tournaments in 2008. He plays online under the alias "stevie444" and "TylersDad64" on various online poker cardrooms.[2] In 2009, Chidwick finished runner-up in the Full Tilt FTOPS Event #17 winning $142,155.30.[3] In 2010, Chidwick made his first cash in World Series of Poker, cashing in three events.[4]

In 2015, Chidwick made two final tables finishing runner-up in the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low Championship, winning $180,529 in the process.[5]

In 2018, Chidwick finished 3rd in the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona €10,300 main event winning $1,240,000. He finished 4th in the Card Player Poker Tour Venetian DeepStack Championship Poker Series $5,000 main event, winning $177,091. For the 2018 year, Chidwick made the second most final tables in live poker tournaments, with a total of 26, finishing behind Jake Schindler who made 31.[6] Chidwick started 2019 as United Kingdom's Global Poker Index leader with 3602.31 points.[7]

As of 2019, his accumulated live poker tournament winnings exceed $21,500,000, placing him 1st on the England all-time money list.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harris, Martin (2018-10-04). "Global Poker Index: Stephen Chidwick Still Tops, POY Race Tightens Up". PokerNews. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  2. ^ Peters, Donnie (21 December 2018). "2018 Review – February: Chidwick, Blom, Leah Win Big, Leon Loses". PocketFives. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  3. ^ "FTOPS Event #17". PocketFives. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  4. ^ "41st World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2010 No Limit Hold'em". globalpokerindex.com. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  5. ^ Derbyshire, Marty (2015-10-09). "Stephen Chidwick Knocking On the Door of a Gold Bracelet Again -- Is This The One?". PokerNews. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  6. ^ Fast, Erik (2019-01-03). "A Look At The Top Performers Of A Record-Breaking Year On The Poker Tournament Circuit". cardplayer.com. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  7. ^ Pitt, Matthew (2019-01-08). "UK & Ireland GPI: Check Out the Top 20 Players at the Start of 2019". PokerNews. Retrieved 10 January 2019.

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