The heads-up duel lasted all but two hands and started promising for Giorgiy Skhulukhiya, who added a million to his stack.
In the second hand, Yi Ye raised to 1,100,000 on the button and Skhulukhiya moved all in. Ye quickly announced the call and the dealer verified that once more to make sure it was not "call" instead. Ye once more confirmed the call and the cards were on their backs.
The flop changed nothing yet but it was over as soon as the appeared on the turn, which made the river a formality. Skhulukhiya finishes as the runner-up for RUB11,722,200 and Ye takes home the trophy and top prize of RUB19,306,000.