Table Talk


All In With Cold1

All of 22 years, Delhi based upcoming poker player Ujjwal Narwal AKA Cold1 stunned every one at the Gabba Tournament tables last night and shipped the tournament to win Rs 1 lakh. Fresh out of IIT-Delhi, this young gun who loves playing poker online, was introduced to poker only a couple of years ago and has never looked back since then.

We caught up with him for a small chat on his experience playing and winning last night’s Prime Time tournament on 9stacks

Team 9stacks : Congratulations on the big win, Ujjwal! How was the experience playing the Gabba Tournament this time?

Cold1 : It was great! Loved the structure and the payjumps were good

Team 9stacks : Did you have a moment of doubt during bubble time?

Cold1: I had a decent stack at bubble so I actually chipped up a little during the bubble

Team 9stacks : Was there a player that you watched out for during the game?

Cold1: I had a pretty tough F2T with kornkid, oshoswami, brocklesnar95 on the table. So there wasn't just a single player I had to watch out for!

Team 9stacks : How do you deal with the on table aggression applied by many players during the game?

Cold 1: Depends a lot on my stack and the stage of the tournament. Sometimes I'm folding the same hand to a 3 bet which I would typically 4 bet jam otherwise. But mostly I don't like being pushed around!

Congratulations, Ujjwal and good luck for all the upcoming tournaments.

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Prashaste Sinha

Prashaste lives to eat and write. She's our very own homegrown poker sceptic who's gone on to enjoy her stint with poker and loves writing and interviewing people who are passionate about poker and life.