Making at least a bronze, Jacobson, is guaranteed at least USD $3.8 million prize money. Should he make it to the top, USD $10 million awaits him, as well as the glory of being a world champion.
The other contestants are Norwegian Felix Stephensen and Dutchman Jorryt van Hoof. They will resume playing on Tuesday, local time.
In all, 6,683 players have participated in the tournament this year, according to news agency TT.