THURSDAY 9 BALL – 23rd AUGUST : JARMO WINS.
Thursday’s 9 Ball Competition saw us have our fourth consecutive first time winner here at Megabreak.
Jarmo Smedroos from Finland, playing in his 27th tournament with us, finally made it to the winners circle to collect the 1st Prize of 5000 baht.
He played consistently well all night long to win six consecutive matches and claim victory.
In the final he recovered from a 4-0 deficit against Thailand’s Nok Yung (race 4-6) to win four racks on the spin and lift the trophy.
Nok also played well to reach the final before falling just short against Jarmo, and received 3000 baht as Runner-Up.
Fellow Thai girl Tukta Juppejup and Tommy Fineman from Israel both reached the semi-finals, taking home 1250 baht each.
Champion : Jarmo (A+2) – 5000 baht.
Runner-Up : Nok (A+4) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Tukta (A+3) and Tommy (A+7) – 1250 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Oran Olbird Ornkt (A+5), Jimmy Schmitt (A+5), Gan Kanchana Chinboot (A+4), and Andy O’Grady (A+3) – 500 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 28400 baht and was won by our champion Jarmo.
He turned a good night into a great one by buying himself for 1000 baht, and adding an extra 8800 to his winnings.
1st (30%) : Jarmo (Himself) – 8800 baht.
2nd (22%) : Nok (Herself) – 6400 baht.
Equal 3rd (12%) : Jarmo (Tukta) and Nelson (Tommy) – 3400 baht each.
Equal 5th (6%) : Olly (Oran), Gerhard (Jimmy), Gan (Herself), and Kim Muller (Andy) – 1600 baht each.