A look back at the Asian Nations Cup

One week on from China’s historic win at the very first IFP Asian Nations Cup, here are a few overall stats from the tournament.

Overall scoreboard

Team Chips Points
China 188725 1152.5
CPG 51496 1114
Singapore 87365 1111.5
Australia 49530 1104.5
Israel 5242 1079
India -25013 1045.5
Japan 9132 1026
Mongolia -366482 1002.5

China consistently scored highly throughout each of the 8 sessions to finish almost 40 points clear of the runners-up.  Show team CPG made a late charge to pinch the silver medal position from Singapore, with Australia and Israel picking up the final two qualification spots at the IFP Nations Cup Finals.

The individual player awards were given to the players who gained the most chips in a session/overall, relative to the average of all other players playing the same cards.

Individual standings

Session Player (Nation)
Session 1 Bold Uundai (Mongolia)
Session 2 Wu Sai (CPG)
Session 3 Sangeeth Mohan (India)
Session 4 Queenie Kwan Yee Yim (Australia)
Session 5 Mudit Agarwal (India)
Session 6 Kinichi Nakata (Japan)
Session 7 Temuulen Dashbat (Mongolia) – Player of the Tournament
Session 8 Garth Kay (Australia)

Of note also is that Zang Shu Nu of China won the most chips overall (55750).

After each session teams were handed Stats Sheets from the play of each set of 30 hands.  Here are some final numbers from all 240 hands combined:

Best Strike Rate China 4.80 points per hand
Worst Strike Rate Mongolia 4.18 points per hand
Most Hands Won Mongolia 58
Most Hands Lost Mongolia 70
Most Pots Won Mongolia 405
Least Pots Won China 175
Largest Average Win China 3760 chips
Smallest Average Win Singapore 2352 chips
Smallest Average Loss Singapore -252 chips
Largest Average Loss Mongolia -1370 chips