Team Korea are Aiming for More Silverware

Team Korea being represented by the Korean Poker Association (KPA) for the 2021 Nations Cup Qualifiers:

Jiwoon Kim – Jiwoon Kim is one of the most famous professional poker players in the country, ranked 19th with $327,248 in the all time money list of South Korea. In 2019 he got 47th place in the WSOP Main Event, which is also the best records in South Korea. He has also won 4th place at a High Roller Event in APPT in 2019. 

 

Junyeob Song – better known as Sammy Song, is a professional poker player. In 2014 he became the Champion of the APT Cebu NLH Event, that brought him $5,256 of live earnings. However, his best cash $18,801 was for the 2nd place in the Mega High Roller of the J88PT Korea in 2021. 

 

Kyuwan Sim – better known as KIPPEUM. His best result was in this year when he won the 4th place at Mega High Roller of the J88PT Korea and got his biggest cash – $7,162. 

 

Jaekyung Sim – Jaekyung Sim, also known as “Simba”, is a professional poker player ranked 6th in the all time money list of South Korea. In 2013 he became the Champion of the APPT Cebu Main Event, that brought him $95,487 of live earnings. However, his best cash $103,256 was for the 3rd place in the Main Event of the EPT 2014 with 609 entries. A member of Korean National Poker Team since the 2019 Asian Nations Cup in Taoyuan city, Taiwan in 2019. 

 

Chulhan Choi – Chulhan Choi is a famous top ranked professional Go player from South Korea. The similarities between Go and poker attracted Chulhan Choi to accept the new challenge. He joined J88Poker in his quest to have poker accepted as a mind sport. 

 

Junga Choi – She started playing poker in 2019. Her best result was in this year when she won the 3rd place at the Super High Roller of the J88PT Korea and got her biggest cash – $18,865.

 

Chulwoo Park – Chulwoo Park is a famous professional poker player. In 2009 he won his first live tournament – WSOP $1500 NLH, in which he has won $3,528. His best live cash is $45,268, and he has got in 47th place in South Korea All Time Money List. 

 

Jaechul Chang – Jaechul Chang has won for total live earnings of $498,340. He has got in138th place in Texas, USA all Time Money List.In 2008 he became the Champion of the WSOP Circuit Event, that brought him $96,807 of live earnings. Jaechul Chang also has wins at various tournaments and a lot of final tables on his account.