THURSDAY 9 BALL – 6th JULY : JOE WINS.
Thailand’s Joe Anusron Simma is our Thursday 9 Ball Champion for this week.
21 players took their chance this week, and it was Joe, who after losing his very first match of the evening, won his next five matches to lift the trophy.
In the final he beat Gerhard Schebler from Germany in the deciding rack to collect the 1st Prize of 5000 baht.
Gerhard led the final by 3 racks to 2 (race 4-5), but Joe would not be denied his first tournament victory since September last year, and won the last three racks to seal the win by the narrowest margin.
Consolation for Gerhard was receiving the Runners-Up Prize of 2500 baht.
The other money winners on the evening were Megabreak’s own Barrie Sherman from England and the ever consistent Tom Rooney from Scotland, who each took home 1000 baht as losing semi-finalists.
Winner : Joe (A+2) – 5000 baht.
Runner-Up : Gerhard (A+1) – 2500 baht.
Semi-finals : Barrie (A+7) and Tom (A+6) – 1000 baht each.
The Calcutta Auction created a Prize Pool of 9300 baht, with the most expensive player being Hassain Qattan from Bahrain at 700 baht.
Joe bought himself for just 300 baht though, and put an extra 3700 baht into his pocket as the winner.
1st (40%) : Joe (Himself) – 3700 baht.
2nd (30%) : Oliver Downey (Gerhard) – 2800 baht.
3rd Equal (15%) : Kenny Wong (Barrie) – 1400 baht.
3rd Equal (15%) : Paul Butcher (Tom R) – 1400 baht.