THURSDAY 9 BALL – 7th DECEMBER : JEFF WINS.
Jeff Schmitt from The USA was the winner of our Thursday 9 Ball Competition earlier this week.
From another great entry of 30 players from 15 different countries, he defeated Sweden’s Bo Bosse Andersson in the final, 4-6 in racks (race 4-8) to collect the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
After seven racks of the final Bo had a commanding 6-1 lead and looked set for an easy victory, but Jeff raised his game to fight back and claim three consecutive racks and seal the win.
Bo played very well to reach the final, and took home 3000 baht in 2nd Place.
Adam Lux from Australia and Albert Gringhuis from The Netherlands both reached the semi-finals, pocketing 1500 baht each.
Champion : Jeff (A+3) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Bo (A+7) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Adam (A+1) and Albert (A+1) – 1500 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Tommy Fineman (A+7), Tom Rooney (A+7), Mike Berezovsky (A+6), and Kent (A+) – 500 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pool totalled 28300 baht and was won by Jeff’s fellow countryman, Russell Masciotti.
He paid 1200 baht to get Jeff, and collected the 1st Payout of 8500.
He also bought semi-finalist Adam for 900 baht, adding a further 3400 to his winnings on the evening.
1st (30%) : Russell (Jeff) – 8500 baht.
2nd (22%) : Scott (Bo) – 6200 baht.
Equal 3rd (12%) : Russell (Adam) and Hannu (Albert) – 3400 baht each.
Equal 5th (6%) : Jay-r Punzalan (Tommy), Adam (Tom R), Mike B (Himself and Kent) – 1700 baht each.