Championship: Aleksandr Shevelev Doubles Up, Takes the Lead

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Level 33: 150,000/300,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 911

Aleksandr Shevelev opened the button to 600,000, and Darryll Fish three-bet to 1,500,000 in the big blind. Shevelev called.

The flop was Ts3c2s. Fish continued for 950,000, and Shevelev called.

The turn was the 6d, and Fish bet another 1,400,000. Shevelev used a Time chip, then moved all in for 5,225,000. Fish quickly called to put Shevelev at risk, but the Russian was on the good end of this battle of big pairs.

Shevelev: KdKh
Fish: QdQh

Fish could win the title with a two-out queen on the river, but he could not find one. The 6h completed the board safely cool for Shevelev, and he doubled up with kings full.

Aleksandr Shevelev  –  15,450,000 (52 bb)
Darryll Fish – 11,875,000 (40 bb)

Championship: Darryll Fish Wins a Big One

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Level 34: 125,000/250,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 911

Aleksander Shevelev opened the button with a raise to 500,000, and Darryll Fish defended his big blind.

The flop was Jh8c5h. Fish checked, Shevelev continued for 625,000, and Fish called.

The turn was the Jc. Fish checked, Shevelev bet 900,000, and Fish called again.

The river was the Ks. Fish checked for a third time, and Shevelev bet 3,100,000. Fish called him down.

Shevelev showed 6d7c for a miss, and Fish tabled Js7h to win the big pot with three jacks. He’s opened up a significant lead in this match.

Darryll Fish – 19,075,000 (76 bb)
Aleksandr Shevelev – 8,250,000 (33 bb)

Championship: Aleksandr Shevelev Inches Back in Front

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Level 33: 100,000/200,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 911

Aleksandr Shevelev opened the button to 400,000, and Darryll Fish defended his big blind.

The flop was KcKs6s. Fish checked, Shevelev continued for 225,000, and Fish called.

The turn was the 2s. Fish checked again, Shevelev bet 800,000, and Fish called.

The river was the Jc. Fish checked again, and Shevelev bet 2,100,000. Fish used a Time chip, then called.

Shevelev showed Kd5d, winning the pot with three kings.

That pot appears to have moved him into a small lead, though the two men are very close in chips.

Aleksandr Shevelev – 13,925,000 (70 bb)
Darryll Fish – 13,400,000 (67 bb)

 

Championship: Darryll Fish Takes the Lead

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Level 32: 75,000/150,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 911

Darryll Fish opened the button to 375,000, and Aleksandr Shevelev three-bet to 1,350,000 in the big blind. Fish used a Time chip, then four-bet to 2,575,000. Shevelev called.

The flop was QsJd5s, and Shevelev checked. Fish used another Time chip, then continued for 1,600,000. Shevelev called.

The turn was the Tc, and Shevelv checked again. Fish used one more Time chip before moving all in for 7,150,000. Shevelev folded after about 10 seconds, and Fish took the big pot.

He’s now the chip leader in this duel.

Darryll Fish – 15,550,000 (104 bb)
Aleksandr Shevelev – 11,775,000 (79 bb)