SUNDAY 9 BALL – 27th JANUARY : MINDAUGAS WINS AGAIN.
After waiting more than three years to win a competition at Megabreak, Lithuania’s Mindaugas Jomantas has now won his second tournament here in the space of just three days!!
This time it was our Sunday 9 Ball event, which attracted a total of 38 players.
Playing off a higher handicap than Thursday, it wasn’t enough to stop him as he beat Peter Jiskoot from The Netherlands in the deciding rack of the final (race 8-4) to pocket the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
His handicap is increased again, this time to A+6.
Peter, played well to reach his first ever final here at the 15th attempt, and took home 3500 baht as Runner-Up.
England’s Steve Jennings made the trip from Bangkok worthwhile, reaching the semi-finals along with fellow countryman Phil Fitzgerald, and they each collected 2000 baht.
Champion : Mindaugas (A+5) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Peter H (A+1) – 3500 baht.
Semi-finals : Steve (A+7) and Phil (A+7) – 2000 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Peter Nielsen (A+7), Jari Rautio (A+6), Mel Davis (A+4) and Barry Johnston (A+2) – 750 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Fund totalled 43100 baht, and was won by Miikka Karila.
He paid 1300 baht for our winner, and they shared the 1st Payout of 12400.
1st : Miikka (Mindaugas) – 12400 baht.
2nd : Dominic (Peter H) – 9000 baht.
Equal 3rd : Tommy Fineman (Steve and Phil) – 5000 baht twice.
Equal 5th : Roy Karlsen (Peter N), Peter N (Jari), Tommy (Mel), and Dave Chalmers (Barry J) – 2400 baht each.