The board read and about 3,500 sat in the middle. Ylon Schwartz -- the chess master and poker player who finished fourth in the WSOP Main Event in 2008 -- paused for several seconds, then checked, and his opponent checked behind. The river brought the , putting a fourth diamond on board, and quick checks from both.
Schwartz tabled , for the small flush, and his opponent mucked. Schwartz has about 35,000 to start.