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Warm up for the EPT Barcelona 2022 festival with the Spanish Poker Championship

Spanish Poker Championship 2022

The PokerStars European Poker Tour 2022 (EPT) is heading towards the Casino Barcelona from August 8-21 and is set to be one of the biggest EPT Barcelona stoppages ever. However, before the start of the EPT, Casino Barcelona is hosting the full action Spanish poker championship of From July 25 to August 8.

The Spanish Poker Championship, abbreviated as CEPtakes place at Casino Barcelona from July 25 to August 8 and offers a packed schedule with more than two dozen tournaments and satellites, with buy-ins to suit all budgets.

All events and satellites have unlimited income if your first, second, or maybe even your third ball doesn’t go to plan, while the blind structures in every tournament are excellent, so you probably won’t take a scatter approach.

The €330 buy-in CEP Opening is the first non-satellite event organized during the Spanish Poker Championship. It includes two departure flights on July 29 and 30, with the champion being crowned on July 31.

In addition to the opening event, players are invited to compete in the€200 buy-in Mini Main Eventthe €500 buy-in Main Eventa €1,100 High Roller buy-inand the €2,200 Super High Roller. As a bonus, all tournament start times are in the afternoon and evening, giving you plenty of time for a well-earned rest or enjoying the sights and sounds of beautiful Barcelona.

Calendar of the Spanish Championship of Poker 2022

Date Local hour) Event Membership Starting stack blinds
Mon 25 Jul 20:00 Netherlands – CEP Satellite ME €100+€10 10,000 20 minutes
Tue 26 Jul 20:00 Netherlands – CEP Satellite ME €100+€10 10,000 20 minutes
Wed 27 Jul 10:00 p.m. NL – Opening of the CEP satellite 60€+10€ 10,000 20 minutes
Thu 28 Jul 10:00 p.m. NL – Opening of the CEP satellite 60€+10€ 10,000 20 minutes
Fri 29 Jul 15:00 NL – CEP Opening day 1A 290€+40€ 25,000 30 mins
20:00 Netherlands – CEP Satellite High Roller 150€+15€ 10,000 20 minutes
Sat 30 Jul 15:00 NL – CEP Opening day 1B 290€+40€ 25,000 30 mins
20:00 Netherlands – CEP Satellite High Roller 150€+15€ 10,000 20 minutes
Sun 31 Jul 15:00 NL – CEP Opening day 2 290€+40€ 25,000 30 mins
7:00 p.m. NL – CEP High Roller Day 1 980€+120€ 40,000 40 minutes
20:00 Netherlands – CEP Satellite ME €100+€10 10,000 20 minutes
Mon Aug 1 4:00 p.m. NL – CEP High Roller Day 2 40 minutes
6:00 p.m. NL – CEP Mini CEP Day 1 180€+20€ 30,000 30 mins
20:00 Netherlands – CEP Satellite ME €100+€10 10,000 20 minutes
Tue Aug 2 15:00 NL–CEP Main Event Day 1A 450€+50€ 30,000 50 minutes
4:00 p.m. NL – CEP High Roller Day 3 40 minutes
5:00 p.m. NL – CEP Mini CEP Day 2 30 mins
20:00 NL – CEP Satellite ME Day 1B €100+€10 10,000 20 minutes
Wed 3 Aug 15:00 NL – CEP Main Event Day 1B 450€+50€ 30,000 50 minutes
20:00 NL – CEP Satellite ME Day 1C €100+€10 10,000 20 minutes
Thu Aug 4 15:00 NL – CEP Main Event Day 1C 450€+50€ 30,000 50 minutes
20:00 NL – CEP Satellite ME Day 1D €100+€10 10,000 20 minutes
Fri, August 5 15:00 NL – CEP Main Event Day 1D 450€+50€ 30,000 50 minutes
20:00 NL – Satellite CEP Super High Roller 200€+20€ 10,000 20 minutes
Sat. August 6 11:00 NL – CEP Main Event Day 1E Turbo 450€+50€ 30,000 20 minutes
4:30 p.m. NL – CEP Main Event Day 2 50 minutes
20:00 NL – CEP Super High Roller Day 1 €1,960+€240 50,000 40 minutes
10:00 p.m. NL – CEP Satellite Main Event National 160€+15€ 5,000 20 minutes
Sun Aug 7 4:00 p.m. NL – CEP Main Event Day 3 50 minutes
6:00 p.m. NL – CEP Super High Roller Day 2 40 minutes
20:00 Netherlands – CEP EPT Main Event Satellite 530€+50€ 10,000 20 minutes
Mon Aug 8 5:00 p.m. NL – CEP Super High Roller Day 3 40 minutes

Former CEP Barcelona Main Event Champions

The Barcelona CEP stop has always proven popular not only with Spaniards, but also with poker players from all over the world and from all walks of life. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on Barcelona’s legs in 2020 and again in 2021, but the festival is back in full force for 2022.

French Fabien Lecardonnel is the defending champion of CEP Barcelona, ​​having triumphed in August 2019. Lecardonnel beat his French compatriot David Dubuisson Heads up and walked away with a cool €110,000 after a face to face which allowed Dubuisson to collect €85,000. The prizes were so substantial because 969 players signed on for the action.

Another French grinder, Fabrice Jaquotsnatched the CEP Barcelona title in February 2019, overcoming 872 opponents on his way to a €62,500 score.