THURSDAY GRAND FINAL : GAN WINS.
Congratulations go to Gan Kanchana Na (A+1) from Thailand for winning the Thursday 9 Ball Grand Final for Season 10 on Saturday night.
From a maximum entry of 16 players, she defeated Fon Na Ka Sodsov (A+4) also from Thailand, in the final of the Double Elimination tournament, to collect the 1st prize of 10000 baht.
Gan played excellent pool throughout the evening, remaining undefeated. She won 4 matches on the Winners side of the draw, before defeating Fon in the Grand Final by 4 racks to 3 (race 4-7), to claim victory.
Her handicap now moves up to A+2 as a result.
Fon also played extremely well on the evening and received 6000 baht as Runner-Up.
Brooksey Brooks (A+4) from England performed consistently well throughout the competition to finish in 3rd place, taking home 4000 baht, with Nid Nisa Alois (B) from Thailand finishing in 4th, collecting 2500 baht.
Nid’s handicap is also increased to A.
In equal 5th place were Albert Gringhuis (A) from The Netherlands, and Tukta Kulsuttichai (A+1) from Thailand, who each received 1500 baht.
The other money winners were Yu Fluke Birman (A+2) from Brazil and Nittha Punsuk (A) from Thailand, who each collected 1000 baht “money back” for finishing in equal 7th place.