CHUFTY is 39th on the list of biggest poker winners tracked by HighstakesDB. The data is based on 184700 hands played and his total cash game profits amount to $1,642,222.
Richard "CHUFTY" Ashby is a professional poker player from London England. His screen name was also his nickname, given to him by fellow students at University, apparently Ashby used the term "chuffed" more frequently than others.
When playing online on PokerStars Ashby's preferred game is PLO, but is a great all-around player as well, with a decent profit online from the poker discipline HORSE, a runner up finish at the 2010 WSOP $10K HORSE event and a third place finish at the 2010 Aussie Millions $9K HORSE event.
Ashby is the owner of a WSOP bracelet, from the 2010 $1500 Seven Card Stud event. His tournament winnings live and online combined exceeds $1,7 million.
Here's a video interview where Richard talks about his bracelet win.
In September 2010 Ashby signed with Black Belt Poker.
Ashby is good friends with fellow landsman and PLO specialist, Ben "milkybarkid" Grundy.