SUNDAY 9 BALL – 23rd SEPTEMBER : ABDULAH WINS.
Sunday’s 9 Ball Competition saw victory for Abdulah Ahmad from Qatar.
After finishing as Runner-Up in Thursday’s 9 Ball event three days earlier, he went one better this time to claim the 1st Prize of 4500 baht.
From a total entry of 20 players from 14 different countries, he beat Sweden’s Thomas Pettersson in the final by 5 racks to 1 (race 5-4) to lift the trophy.
Consolation for Thomas in his first tournament here for virtually six months, was in the form of 2500 baht in 2nd Place.
The other money winners on the evening were Bangkok friends Praew Wasana Sipudtha and Mew Hataichanok Payupad, who each took home 1000 baht for reaching the semi-finals.
Champion :Abdulah (A+4) – 4500 baht.
Runner-Up : Thomas (A+3) – 2500 baht.
Semi-finals : Praew (A+4) and Mew (A+3) – 1000 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 22100 baht and was won by our champion.
He turned a good night into a great one by buying himself for 900 baht, and adding an extra 9100 to his winnings.
1st (40%) : Abdulah (Himself) – 9100 baht.
2nd (30%) : Thomas (Himself) – 6600 baht.
Equal 3rd (15%) : Praew (Herself) and Mew (Herself) – 3200 baht each.