So we're all set for the finals of the 2010 Australian Heads Up Championship.
The quarter finals draw is as follows:
Barry Woods vs Vanessa Selbst
Andrew Lichtenberger vs Martin Gudvangen
Kyle McMurphy vs Brian Roberts
Darren Woods vs Andrew Seidman
Join us tomorrow for all of the finals action as we play down to a champion from 2:15pm GMT+11.
Darren Woods has progressed to the quarter finals, and importantly the money.
The final hand saw him fire out 800 on a flop of
. David Saab made the check-call and they took a
on the turn. Saab checked again, and Woods set him all in. After an agonising tank, Saab looked resigned and ropped his final 5,500 chips into the pot.
completed the board and today's play.
Wood is getting on top in this one now. Taking down the lions share of smaller pots. Woods has about 12,500 in chips to Saab's 7,500. More importantly he has the all important momentum.
Saab is going to have to do something to turn this around.
We're still here. More raise and pitch. Things are pretty even.
Darren Woods has closed out a second rubber victory.
After Woods raised off the button, David Saab shoved over the top. Woods called and the match was very much on the line.
That said Woods was pretty comfortable with his
well in control against the
It stayed that way, the board ran out
to level the match at 1-1.
They are taking a short break right now, before they play out the deciding rubber.
Darren Woods opened from the button to 400 and David Saab pushed over the top for about 4,500. Woods made the call with
, to be ahead of Saab's
Saab trailing wouldn't last long. The
flop put him in front. He wasn't exactly happy to see the
on the turn though. Although it made him trips, it gave Woods a flush draw.
"No sick redraws," said Saab.
There would be none. The
blanked the river.
Things are almost even here in the second rubber.
Darren Woods is still in front in the second rubber and the pair are taking very few flops. It's mostly just raise and pitch at the moment.
It's interesting to note the contrasting styles of the two players in tonight's last game.
Darren Woods is a stoic character, with his iPod in his ears, not engaging a whole lot.
Saab on the other hand is chatting up a storm as always. Conversation topics have ranged from his favorite music (Eminem) to whether he really looks like the naked mafia boss from the movie "The Hangover".
Woods is leading the second rubber on chips. Saab leads the match 1-0.