Stephen Chidwick became the leader of the English rating
Famous English poker player Stephen Chidwick took first place in the list of the best tournament players in England. Chidwick, with a total career earnings of more than $21.2 million, displaced Sam Trickett, who currently earns $20.84 million, from the top spot. Stephen Chidwick’s successful performance at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure at the beginning of 2019 made it possible for Stephen Chidwick to become the best English player. At a major tournament, the poker player ended up in the money three times, adding more than $1 million to his prize money. The best result of the player was the second place in the $50,000 no-limit hold’em event. Sam Trickett, who lost the top position in the list of English players, noted on his Twitter account that Chidwick deservedly became the first: Congratulations to Stephen Chidwick for knocking me off the pedestal. You have been showing a great game for many years. Well deserved place! Good luck in 2019! Earlier, at the end of 2018, Chidwick was recognized as the best poker player in Europe according to the Global Poker Index with a score of 3787.26 points and took second place in the world ranking of tournament players, losing only to American Alex Foxen. In total, Chidwick earned more than $4.8 million in a year.