The three-tier dinner break is well underway, which means while one third of the field enjoys lasagne or penne all’arabiata, another third is playing level five and another third is already in level six. It’s complicated, but it does work itself out somehow.
Meanwhile the tournament leaderboard shows 392 players remaining from our original 578 and there have been some notable casualties. The EPT Dortmund champion Sandra Naujoks will not be going back-to-back, and William Thorson still searches for his first EPT title. Chad Brown is also on the rail shortly before he was due to take dinner.
Last night, we enjoyed a typically bombastic welcome party at Club Victory Morgana Bay, which set us all up in the right spirit* for this afternoon’s action. Here’s the way it looked to the video blog team.