SUNDAY 9 BALL – JANUARY 26th : LOU WINS.
Canadian Lou Jurinak went all the way to the top on Sunday night to win our 9 Ball Competition.
Playing here for just the second time, and from a total entry of 35, he lost his very first game of the night in the groups before winning six consecutive matches to collect the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
In the final he beat local Thai girl Nik Nucharee Vichuma by 3 racks to 2 (race 3-4) and his handicap now moves up to A+2 as a result.
Nik played well to reach the final after also losing her very first match of the tournament, and pocketed 3000 baht as Runner-Up.
England’s Mike Parker and Denis Husson from France both reached the semi-finals, taking home 1500 baht each.
Champion : Lou (A+1) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Nik (A+2) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Mike (A+7) and Denis (A+3) – 1500 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Antti (A+8), Jape (A+6), Stig (A+5) and Miikka (A+2) – 750 baht each.
Player Auction Results (Pot Total 35700 baht) :
1st : Myself (Lou) – 10500 baht.
2nd : Gerhard (Nik) – 7400 baht.
Equal 3rd : Adam (Mike) and Olly (Denis) – 4000 baht each.
Equal 5th : Jape (Antti, Stig and Miikka), and Gerhard (Jape) – 2000 baht each.