THURSDAY 9 BALL – 9th MAY : SIMON WINS.
Israel’s Simon Erlank comboed his way to glory on Thursday night to take down our 9 Ball Competition.
Playing with his usual style mix of aggression and ultra aggression he was winning his first competition here for well over four years, with his last victory coming in February 2015!!
From an excellent total entry of 34 players, he beat Vincent Coleman from Ireland in the final, 3-5 in racks (race 3-8) to collect the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
Vincent continued his recent run of good form to reach the final, and took home 3000 baht as Runner-Up.
Scotland’s Tom Rooney and Heiko Kadel from Germany both played well to reach the semi-finals, pocketing 1500 baht each.
Champion : Simon (A+3) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Vincent (A+10) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Tom (A+8) and Heiko (A+6) – 1500 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Nid Mirantee Phukthamt (A+5), Adam Lux (A+4), Nok Yung (A+4), and Go Hongyok (A+4) – 750 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 44700 baht and was won by Olly Downey.
He paid just 700 baht for our champion, and with Simon declining the 50-50 split option, he bagged all of the 1st Payout of 12400 himself!!
1st : Olly (Simon) – 12400 baht.
2nd : Matthew Posadas (Vincent) – 9000 baht.
Equal 3rd : Adam (Tom) and Olly (Heiko) – 5200 baht each.
Equal 5th : Fon (Nid), and Tommy (Adam, Nok and Go) – 2600 baht each.