SUNDAY 9 BALL – 22nd DECEMBER : MARKUS WINS.
Sunday’s 9 Ball Competition had another massive entry of 34 players and was won by German regular Markus Nolberczak.
He was on top form all night long to stay undefeated through six matches and claim the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
He was made to work hard in the final though by Younis Ahmad from Bahrain, recovering from 1-4 down (race 4-7) to win 4-5.
Younis played well to reach the final after losing his first match of the evening in the groups, and took home 3000 baht in 2nd.
Håkan Ekberg from Sweden and new player Chen from China both put in good performances to reach the semis, taking home 1500 baht each.
Champion : Markus (A+4) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Younis (A+7) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Hakan (A+7) and Chen (A+7) – 1500 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Samu Laine (A+7), Abdulah Ahmad (A+6), Peter Nielsen (A+6) and Nati Ostrecer (A+4) – 750 baht each.
Player Auction Results (Pot Total 29300 baht) :
1st : Denis Husson (Markus) – 9000 baht.
2nd : Barrie Sherman (Younis) – 6000 baht.
Equal 3rd : Tor-Arne Fenes (Hakan and Chen) – 3200 baht twice.
Equal 5th : Markus (Samu), Younis (Abdulla), Gerhard (Peter), and Tor (Nati) – 1600 baht each.