RANKINGS: ‘C Darwin2’ Stays on Top; Swedes Hold 7 of Top 10

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For the fifth consecutive week ‘C Darwin2‘ continued to hold down the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings and the Swedish superstar has plenty of company from his fellow countrymen at the top of the rankings

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C Darwin2‘ is one of seven Swedish players in the top 10 including the all of the top five.

Beating 334 other players to win the $530 partypoker High Roller on Aug. 6,’C Darwin2′ added $31,273 to his bankroll and 409.27 PLB points to his total. It was his only qualifying cash of the week but it allowed to extend his lead over the rest of the field to 594.34.

Despite not recording a single qualifying cash, ‘lena900‘ held on to the #2 spot. In fact, the only change in the top five came from Robin ‘inhoo’ Ylitalo moving up to #3 and ‘Ariados‘ dropping to #4. Andreas ‘r4ndomr4gs’ Berggren rounded out the top five.

The first non-Swede in the rankings also stayed the same with England’s Conor ‘1_conor_b_1’ Beresford holding on to the #6 spot.

Another Swede, ‘DeathByQuads‘, moved from #9 to #7 thanks to three qualifying cashes. He started with a win in the partypoker High Roller on Aug. 6 and followed that up with a seventh place finish in a partypoker High Roller and a fourth place finish in the PokerStars $215 Monday Six Max on Aug. 7. Those three cashes earned him a total of 586.8 points. His success moved him past ‘Sheater‘, the final Swedish player in the top 10, who dropped from #7 to #8.

The final two spots went to players moving up into the group. Brazil’s Joao ‘joaosimaobh’ Simao moved from #14 to #9 and Russia’s ‘veeea‘ moved from #13 to #10.

Nicolas ‘PokerKaiser’ Fierro and Fabrizio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzalez both dropped out of the top 10.

RANK PLAYER POINTS PREVIOUS
1 C Darwin2 8,881.03 1
2 lena900 8,286.69 2
3 Robin ‘inhoo’ Ylitalo 8,124.08 4
4 Ariados 7,755.54 3
5 Andreas ‘r4ndomr4gs’ Berggren 7,598.51 5
6 Conor ‘1_conor_b_1’ Beresford 7,426.79 6
7 DeathbyQuads 7,169.27 9
8 Sheater 6,953.46 7
9 Joao ‘joaosimaobh’ Simao 6,815.72 14
10 veeea 6,799.15 13