Yang Zhang opened from middle position and Viktor Kovachev was the only player to call from the cutoff. The flop came and Zhang continued for 11,000. Kovachev called and the landed on the turn.
Zhang thought for a minute before tossing in another bet of 23,000 which Kovachev still called. The completed the board and Zhang slid in a third bet of 36,000. Kovachev went into the tank this time for at least two minutes and eventually decided to toss his cards to the muck.