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GPL Results, Standings, and Schedule After Week 4: Filatov Unleashes for Moscow

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  • Results, standings, and schedule following Week 4 of Season 1 of the Global Poker League.

Welcome to the weekly rundown of the Global Poker League here on PokerNews. In this space, all of the past week's results from the GPL will be listed, followed by league standings and a look at the following week's schedule.

The big mover in the Americas Conference in Week 4 of the GPL was Maria Ho's L.A. Sunset. They put up 15 points, moved from fourth place to third, and now sit just four points back of the leading Montreal Nationals. It was all thanks to Olivier Busquet, who showed he's a formidable warrior on the felt as well as in the cage. First, he topped a six-max match to secure seven points before getting fourth in the second one. Then, matched up with Tom Marchese in the heads-up match on Thursday, Busquet prevailed 2-1 to secure another six points.

Speaking of Marchese, his Rounders slipped from first to second after a six-point week. Like Busquet, it was "Big Cheese" suited up for all of his team's appearances this week. In addition to his loss to Busquet, Marchese booked fourth-place and fifth-place finishes in his six-max appearances, enabling the Nationals inch past the Rounders into first.

With his team sitting in third place in the EurAsia Conference, Moscow Wolverines team manager Anatoly Filatov took it upon himself to drag his team up the standings as he powered an 18-point week that's jumped his team up to first. Filatov shined in the six-max portion, with first- and second-place finishes to secure 12 points. Then, he bested Vanessa Selbst of the London Royals 2-1 to get six more.

The Rome Emperors tried to split their action between Todd Brunson and Walter Treccarichi, but the two combined for a brutal point total of one. Treccarichi scored the lone point with a fifth-place finish in six-max before he took the goose egg in the second match. Then, Brunson was tabbed to face Jeff Gross — who grabbed a hefty 17 points for the Berlin Bears this week — and was promptly swept 3-0. The one-point showing, combined with the Bears' leap, means the Emperors are stuck in the basement after Week 4.

Week 4 Results

Match 16-Max  
1Alex LuneauParis Aviators7
2Anatoly FilatovMoscow Wolverines5
3Jeff GrossBerlin Bears3
4Chris MoormanLondon Royals2
5Walter TreccarichiRome Emperors1
6Celina LinHong Kong Stars0
Match 26-Max  
1Anatoly FilatovMoscow Wolverines7
2Jeff GrossBerlin Bears5
3Celina LinHong Kong Stars3
4Chris MoormanLondon Royals2
5Alex LuneauParis Aviators1
6Walter TreccarichiRome Emperors0
Match 36-Max  
1Olivier BusquetL.A. Sunset7
2Darren EliasSao Paulo Mets5
3Anton WiggSan Francisco Rush3
4Tom MarcheseNew York Rounders2
5Jonathan LittleLas Vegas Moneymakers1
6Jason LavalleeMontreal Nationals0
Match 46-Max  
1Anton WiggSan Francisco Rush7
2Scott BallLas Vegas Moneymakers5
3Jason LavalleeMonreal Nationals3
4Olivier BusquetL.A. Sunset2
5Tom MarcheseNew York Rounders1
6Darren EliasSao Paulo Mets0
Match 5Heads-Up  
Anatoly FilatovMoscow Wolverines26
Vanessa SelbstLondon Royals13
Match 6Heads-Up  
Randy LewHong Kong Stars26
Bertrand GrospellierParis Aviators13
Match 7Heads-Up  
Jeff GrossBerlin Bears39
Todd BrunsonRome Emperors00
Match 8Heads-Up  
Thiago NishijimaSao Paulo Mets26
Jonathan JaffeSan Francisco Rush13
Match 9Heads-Up  
Olivier BusquetL.A. Sunset26
Tom MarcheseNew York Rounders13
Match 10Heads-Up  
Jason LavalleeMontreal Nationals26
Scott BallLas Vegas Moneymakers13


Americas Conference   
1Montreal Nationals475
2New York Rounders464
3L.A. Sunset434
4Las Vegas Moneymakers401
5Sao Paulo Metropolitans392
6San Francisco Rush374
EurAsia Conference   
1Moscow Wolverines536
2Paris Aviators515
3Hong Kong Stars464
4Berlin Bears392
5London Royals353
6Rome Emperors280

Next Week's Schedule

DateTime (ET)Match
May 312 p.m.Eurasia 6-Max
 1:40 p.m.Eurasia 6-Max
 3:30 p.m.Americas 6-Max
 5:10 p.m.Americas 6-Max
May 412 p.m.Hong Kong Stars vs. Rome Emperors
 2:30 p.m.Berlin Bears vs. London Royals
 5 p.m.Paris Aviators vs. Moscow Wolverines
May 51 p.m.New York Rounders vs. Sao Paulo Metropolitans
 3:30 p.m.L.A. Sunset vs. Montreal Nationals
 6 p.m.Las Vegas Moneymakers vs. San Francisco Rush

For full match replays or highlight videos, check out the official GPL website.

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