Sam Greenwood Defeats Alexandra Botez

Blinds at 500/1k and Alexandra Botez is down to her last 15BB. Sam Greenwood shoves preflop with Ah – 2s to put pressure on Botez, who wakes up with Fives and she calls off her stack.

The board runs out Jc – 3c – 7h – 9h – Ad and Greenwood wins the match 2-0, advancing to tomorrow quarterfinals and semifinals play.

Greenwood plays the winner of the Dan Smith vs. JRB match. Has Botez and Smith won, tomorrow would have been coach vs. pupil as Smith coached Botez for this invitational tournmanet,