THURSDAY 9 BALL – 4th APRIL : ARIA WINS.
Russia’s Aria Andreev was the winner of our Thursday 9 Ball Competition last week.
From a massive entry of 35 players from 19 different countries, he beat Megabreak staff member Gan Kanchana Chinboot in the deciding rack of the final (race 6-4) to claim victory and pocket the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
His handicap now moves up to A+8 as a result.
Consolation for Gan as Runner-Up was in the form of 3000 baht prize money.
Ali Wolf from Bahrain again showed a high level of play to reach the semi-finals, along with Finnish regular Hannu Torpström, and they each took home 1500 baht.
Champion : Aria (A+7) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Gan (A+5) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Ali (A+10) and Hannu (A+3) – 1500 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Tom Fossum (A+12), Brian Priest (A+6), Jeff Schmitt (A+5) and Kent Söderlund (A+3) – 750 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 32900 baht and was won by Olly Downey.
He paid just 600 baht for our winner, and they shared the 1st Payout of 9400.
1st : Olly (Aria) – 9400 baht.
2nd : Hannu (Gan) – 7000 baht.
Equal 3rd : Hannu (Ali and Himself) – 3800 baht twice.
Equal 5th : Hannu (Tom), Gary Vinson (Brian), Fon (Jeff) and Me (Kent) – 1800 baht each.