TUESDAY 10 BALL – 5th JUNE : ORAN WINS.
Our 10 Ball Champion for this week is Thailand’s Oran Olbird Ornkt.
After finishing as Runner-Up in last week’s event, he put things right to go one better this time around and lift the trophy.
He lost his first match of the evening in the group stages, before finding his form to win five matches on the bounce and pocket the 1st Prize of 5000 baht.
In the final he defeated Gerhard Schebler from Germany in the deciding rack (race 5-4) and his handicap now moves up to A+5 as a result.
Gerhard played well to be undefeated in reaching the final, and took home 2500 baht in 2nd Place.
The other money winners on the evening were Erik Makitalo from Sweden and Tuk Richmond from Thailand, who each received 1250 baht as losing semi-finalists.
Champion : Oran (A+4) – 5000 baht.
Runner-Up : Gerhard (A+3) – 2500 baht.
Semi-finals : Erik (A+6) and Tuk (A+4) – 1250 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totalled 22300 baht, and was won by England’s Andy Hall.
He bought Oran for 900 baht, and they shared the 1st Payout of 9000.
1st (40%) : Andy (Oran) – 9000 baht.
2nd (30%) : Erik (Gerhard) – 6500 baht.
3rd Equal (15%) : James Mostag (Erik) and Nelson Tyler (Tuk) – 3400 baht each.