Disaster for the Austrian Chess Master as Ivo Donev finds himself whittled down to just 30,000 chips.
On a board of ...
Sherkhan Farnood had
Ivo Donev had
Although both players had made a straight, Farnood took the high with the nut straight. There was a moment or two of hesitation, but after TD Jack Effel interjected, it was eventually concluded that Farnood had made the best low too with A-2-4-6-7.
As a result of that potentially bracelet-winning scoop, Farnood is now wearing a Cheshire Cat grin the width of London and can sense that victory is near.