THURSDAY 9 BALL – 26th APRIL : DMITRY WINS.
Russia’s Dmitry Cherkesov was the winner of our Thursday 9 Ball Competition last week.
From a massive entry of 41 players, he defeated Thai player Gent Kitikhun Thiamtree from Hua Hin in the final, (race 3-7) 3-5 in racks to collect the 1st Prize of 6500 baht.
Gent, playing here for the very first time, played well to reach the final, and received 3500 baht as Runner-Up.
Champion : Dmitry (A+1) – 6500 baht.
Runner-Up : Gent (A+7) – 3500 baht.
Semi-finals : Jeff Johnson (A+6) and Eddy Hoffie (A+) – 2000 baht each.
Quarter-finals : Lou Callaghan (A+13), Korn Aksonsil (A+10), Phil Dodd (A+4), and Abdulah Ahmad (A+4) – 1000 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled a massive 47700 baht, and the Payouts were ;
1st (28%) : Me (Dmitry) – 13300 baht.
2nd (22%) : Vincent (Gent) – 10000 baht.
Equal 3rd (13%) : Hassain Qattan (Jeff) and Tommy Fineman (Eddy) – 6200 baht.
Equal 5th (6%) : George Merrington (Lou), Liam Werrett (Korn and Phil), and Abdulah (Himself) – 3000 baht each.