Murad Akhundov defended his big blind and checked the flop of . Initial raiser Davidi Kitai continued for 13,500 and Akhundov called.
After the turn, Akhundov checked and Kitai made it 28,000 to go, which Akhundov called.
The river completed the board and the Azerbaijani checked for a third time. Kitai bet 56,000 and Akhundov reluctantly called it off to see Kitai turn over as winning hand.