THURSDAY 9 BALL – 9th NOVEMBER : CHARLIE WINS.
Charlie Pignard from France was the winner of last week’s Thursday 9 Ball Competition.
From another great entry of 30 players from 11 different countries, which included a massive 15 players from the home nation, he defeated Jeff Schmitt from The USA by 5 racks to 3 (race to 5) to receive the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
His handicap now moves up to A+4 as a result.
Jeff, who played so well in last weekend’s High Roller event to finish 2nd, once again had to settle for the Runners-Up spot, and took home 3000 baht.
Two of the Thai players, Aom Nantaporn Chomthaisong and Tuk Richmond both reached the semi-finals, collecting 1500 baht each.
Winner : Charlie (A+3) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Jeff (A+3) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Aom (A+3) and Tuk (A+4) – 1500 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Snake Vesa Kulmala (A+9), Mike Lawrence (A+7), Nok Yung (A+4), and Adam Lux (A+1) – 500 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pool totalled 20600 baht and was won by Dennis Presiloski from Canada.
He bought Charlie for just 500 baht, and bagged the 1st Payout of 8200.
1st (40%) : Dennis (Charlie) – 8200 baht.
2nd (30%) : Gerhard Schebler (Jeff) – 6200 baht.
Equal 3rd (15%) : Kenny Wong (Aom) and Albert Gringhuis (Tuk) – 3100 baht each.