THURSDAY 9 BALL – 14th FEBRUARY : FON WINS AGAIN.
Valentines night was a great night for the ladies, with three of the Top 4 places being taken by the fairer sex.
And it was Fon who proved to be the strongest, winning for the second successive Thursday.
From a total entry of 25 players, she beat fellow Thai, Nan Nannygirl Dajan in the final by 8 racks to 1 (race 8-4) to claim victory and collect the 1st Prize of 5000 baht.
She played very well all night long to win five consecutive matches without defeat, ending up a worthy winner.
Nan played well to reach her second final in the space of 48 hours, but unfortunately again had to settle for the Runners-Up spot and 3000 baht.
The third Thai girl to make the Top 4 was former staff member Wi, playing her first tournament here after a four year break!!
The other semi-finalist was Gerhard Schebler from Germany, and they each took home 1250 baht.
Champion : Fon (A+7) – 5000 baht.
Runner-Up : Nan (A+3) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Wi (A+2) and Gerhard (A+2) – 1250 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 26200 baht and was won by Hakki Hasanen from Finland.
He bought Fon for 1300 baht, and they shared the 1st Payout of 7600.
1st : Hakki (Fon) : 7600 baht.
2nd : Gerhard (Nan) – 5000 baht.
Equal 3rd : Nik V (Wi) and Markus (Gerhard) – 3000 baht each.
Equal 5th : Fon (MIke B), Hakki (Antti), Olly (Simon) and Hannu (Himself) – 1600 baht each.