TUESDAY 10 BALL – 27th FEBRUARY : JARI WINS.
Sweden’s Jari Rautio is our 10 Ball Champion for this week.
From a total entry of 22 players from 11 different countries, he defeated Eran Appel from Israel in Tuesday’s final by 5 racks to 1 (race to 5) to collect the 1st Prize of 5000 baht.
He played very well all evening to remain undefeated through five separate matches, and was a worthy winner.
His handicap now moves up to A+6 as a result.
Eran, playing in his first tournament since May last year, also played well to reach the final, before finding Jari too strong, and pocketed 3000 baht as Runner-Up.
His handicap is also increased to A+6.
The other money winners on the evening were last week’s champion Petri Tamminen from Finland, and Joel Wenger from Switzerland, who each took home 1000 baht for reaching the semi-finals.
Champion : Jari (A+5) – 5000 baht.
Runner-Up : Eran (A+5) – 3000 baht.
Semi-finals : Tammi (A+9) and Joel (A+14) – 1000 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Pot totaled 22200 baht and was dominated by “New Yorker” Mike Berezovsky.
He only bought two players in total, but they finished 1st and 2nd!!
His paid 1000 baht for Jari and 1100 for Eran, and bagged the combined total of 15400!!
1st (40%) : Mike B (Jari) – 8800 baht.
2nd (30%) : Mike B (Eran) – 6600 baht.
Equal 3rd (15%) : Gerhard (Tammi) and Me (Joel) – 3400 baht each.