TUESDAY 10 BALL GRAND FINAL – SEASON 20.
SATURDAY 12th JANUARY : JEFF WINS.
Congratulations go to America’s Jeff Schmitt for winning our Tuesday 10 Ball Grand Final for Season 20 on Saturday night.
From the full field of 16 players, he was on top form all night long to stay undefeated throughout the Double Elimination event, winning five matches to pocket the 1st Prize of 10000 baht.
In the final he beat Qatar’s Abdulla Ahmad by 4 racks to 1 (race 4-5) to seal a very impressive performance on the evening.
His handicap now moves up to A+5 as a result.
Abdulla had to do things the hard way to reach the final, after losing his very first match of the night, but he was up to the task, winning six consecutive matches before running out of steam against Jeff.
Consolation for him was in the form of 6000 baht as Runner-Up.
Next in line was Germany’s Markus Nolberczak, who played well to finish 3rd, taking home 4000 baht, and he was closely followed by Adam Lux in 4th, claiming 3000.
Champion : Jeff (A+4) – 10000 baht.
Runner-Up : Abdulla (A+5) – 6000 baht.
3rd Place : Markus (A+2) – 4000 baht.
4th Place : Adam (A+4) – 3000 baht.
Equal 5th : Andy Hall (A+5) and Par Radardow Inamka (A+4) – 2000 baht each.
Equal 7th : Gan Kanchana Chinboot (A+4) and Gerhard Schebler (A+2) – 1000 baht each.
The Player Auction Prize Fund totalled 25100 baht, and was won by Dima Samilov from Russia.
He paid 1600 baht for our champion, and they shared the 1st Payout of 9500.
1st : Dima (Jeff) – 9500 baht.
2nd : Abdulla (Himself) – 7000 baht.
3rd : Mike B (Markus) – 4500 baht.
4th : Billy Hayes (Adam) – 3000 baht.