SUNDAY 9 BALL – 4th AUGUST : CRAIG WINS.
England’s Craig Jones was in top form on Sunday night to win our 9 Ball Competition.
From a total entry of 18 players he beat Erik Makitalo from Sweden in the deciding rack of the final (race 8-5) to receive the 1st Prize of 4000 baht.
He lost his first game of the night in the group stages before raising his game to win five consecutive matches and claim the win.
Erik also played well to reach the final and almost pulled off a great escape against Craig.
He trailed 7-1 before winning the next three racks to take the match to hill hill, but it wasn’t to be as the Englishman sealed victory with a 4-9 combo in the decider.
Consolation for him was collecting 2000 baht in 2nd Place.
Finnish professional Kimi Laaksonen and Germany’s Markus Nolberczak were the other money winners on the night, each taking home 1000 baht as losing semi-finalists.
Champion : Craig (A+10) – 4000 baht.
Runner-Up : Erik (A+7) – 2000 baht.
Semi-finals : Kimi (Pro+) and Markus (A+4) – 1000 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 14900 baht and was won by our champion.
He bought himself for 1000 baht and added and extra 6000 to his winnings on the night.
1st : Craig (Himself) – 6000 baht.
2nd : Younis Ahmad (Erik) – 4000 baht.
Equal 3rd : Adam Lux (Kimi) and Sam Lowe (Markus) – 2000 baht each.