Zhang Takes the Chip Lead

 

  •  Big Stax XXVI 1500 3:40 PM
  • On Break Next Level 19 (6000/12000/12000)
  • Players Remaining: 26

Players are on break, and Wen Zhang is our new chip leader.  After being re-seated at the table of our past chip leader, Agenor Souza, who had lost a few big pots prior to getting in a big hand with Zhang.  Zhang opened and led every street to be called down by the straight draw of Agenor who held A♦8♣ vs the 9♥
9♣ of Zhang.  Board ran out 8♠J♦Q♥10♣K♥ and Zhang shoved the river with his K high straight to be called by Souza with the straight to the A.  Zhang managed to recover and take the new chip lead last level with 2.2 million, while Agenor sits on about 2 million in chips.