The final draft of 36 players is here from which each team will have to select 2 Pro players. These players have made it through their past performances and have been selected via 100s of applications. Players were selected via two pro app phases and via a popularity index. The players who were not selected from the Mentor Recommendation List were also automatically added.
There were 72 qualifiers conducted across India with 6 qualifiers in the East Region, 18 in the South Region and 24 each in North and West Region. Each team needs to pick one player from there region. While players could play any number of qualifiers, the points for the leaderboard would only be calculated for the first 6. The caliber of the players was reflected in the overall leaderboard and the top players made it for the Team Selection day.
72 qualifiers were conducted on India’s Largest Poker Site, Adda52.com and players were given 24 tickets each to play any of these freeroll satellites. Any online player across India stood a chance to qualify and the caliber of the players was reflected in the overall leaderboard and the top players made it for the Team Selection day.