THURSDAY 9 BALL – 3rd MAY : ERAN WINS.
Eran Appel from Israel made a winning return to Megabreak competitions to win last Thursday’s 9 Ball tournament.
From a massive entry of 38 players from 17 different countries, he played superbly all night long to win six consecutive matches and bag the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
In the final he comfortably beat Go Hongyok from Thailand by 7 racks to 0 (race 7-4), and his handicap now moves up to A+7 as a result.
Go played well to reach his first final in eleven months, before running into our champion in top form, and took home 3500 baht as Runner-Up.
Sascha Klinge from Germany and Filipino Jayson de Chavez both reached the semi-finals, collecting 2000 baht each.
Champion : Eran (A+6) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Go (A+3) – 3500 baht.
Semi-finals : Sascha (A+6) and Jayson (A+11) – 2000 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Heiko Kadel (A+6), Sharon Michaelovich (A+6), Abdulah Ahmad (A+4) and Stig Berntsen (A+3) – 750 baht each.
Another big Prize Pot in the Player Auction, which totalled 43300 baht and was won again by Dominique Zagouri from Israel.
He paid only 1300 baht to get Eran onside, and they shared the 1st Payout of 13000.
1st (30%) : Dominic (Eran) – 13000 baht.
2nd (22%) : Dave Value (Go) – 9500 baht.
Equal 3rd (13%) : Carsten (Sascha) and Andy Hall (Jayson) – 5200 baht each.
Equal 5th (6%) : Gerhard (Heiko), Tommy Fineman (Sharon), Abdulah (Himself), and Jayson (Stig) – 2600 baht each.