THURSDAY 9 BALL – 14th DECEMBER : BARRIE WINS.
Megabreak’s own Barrie Sherman won our Thursday 9 Ball Competition this week.
Another fantastic turnout of 33 players took their chance, which saw Barrie defeat Scotland’s Tom Rooney in the final to collect the 1st Prize of 6000 baht.
Both players were undefeated through six straight matches to reach the final, with Tom only dropping a total of 10 racks whilst winning 44.
Barrie had a tougher time on his way to the final, winning all but one of his matches in the deciding rack.
In the final Barrie took an early 2-0 lead before Tom won the next three racks to edge in front at 3-2 (race to 5).
From there Barrie then won three straight racks to seal victory by 5 racks to 3.
Consolation for Tom was receiving 3500 baht in 2nd Place.
Mike Berezovsky from The USA and Dennis Presiloski from Canada both played well to reach the semi-finals. taking home 1500 baht each.
Champion : Barrie (A+7) – 6000 baht.
Runner-Up : Tom (A+7) – 3500 baht.
Semi-finals : Mike B (A+6) and Dennis (A+3) – 1500 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Lacke Jonsson (A+5), Jimmy Schmitt (A+5), Tum Supasut Panitchop (A+4), and Hannu Torpström (A+2) – 500 baht each.
The Player Auction broke the record yet again for a weekly competition, with the Prize Pot reaching a massive 39400 baht!!
Charlie Ayres dominated it, getting 3 out of the top 8 places.
He bought Barrie for 800 baht, Mike Berezovsky for 1200, and Lacke Jonsson for 1100, and pocketed a total of 18300!!
1st (30%) : Charlie (Baz) – 11200 baht.
2nd (22%) : Russell Masciotti (Tom R) – 8600 baht.
Equal 3rd (12%) : Charlie (Mike B) and Olly Downey (Dennis) – 4700 baht each.
Equal 5th (6%) : Charlie (Lacke), Jay-r Punzalan (Jimmy), Olly (Tum), and Hannu (Himself) – 2400 baht each.