€5,300 Main Event

Chance Kornuth Eliminated In Gigantic Clash

KaleGozer • Level 17: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante
Chance Kornuth

From middle position, Anthony Chimkovitch raised to 16,000. Florian Bordet called, leaving himself with just 50,000 behind. Danny Tang called on the button, and Chance Kornuth defended his big blind.

The flop was {K-Spades}{Q-Spades}{6-Hearts} and Kornuth checked. Chimkovitch bet 27,000, Bordet folded, and Tang called. Kornuth took some time, then check-raised to 115,000, which got called by Chimkovitch. Now it was Tang's turn to take some time, and he took nearly three minutes before slowly releasing his hand.

The turn was the {4-Diamonds} and after thirty seconds, Kornuth shoved all in for 371,000. Chimkovitch didn't seem too pleased with the situation at hand, but flicked in a quick call regardless.

In the biggest pot of the tournament so far, the following hands were shown down:

Chance Kornuth: {Q-Hearts}{8-Hearts}
Anthony Chimkovitch: {A-Hearts}{K-Clubs}

Upon seeing Kornuth's hand, the table let out a collective gasp. With just second pair, the American found himself suddenly at risk for his tournament life. Kornuth was looking for a queen or eight to pull the upset, but the river {5-Hearts} wasn't one of his outs. Chimkovitch raked in the monstrous pot and is the new chipleader.

Chance KornuthBusted. Dang
Anthony Chimkovitch be 1,520,000 520,000
Chi Daniel Tang GB 580,000 -50,000
Chance Kornuth us Ausgeschieden

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