SUNDAY 9 BALL – FEBRUARY 16th : STIG WINS AGAIN.
Sunday’s 9 Ball tournament saw a massive entry of 41 players and two of last week’s champions meeting in the final.
Last Sunday’s champion Tom Rooney from Scotland, trying to retain his title, played Tuesday’s 10 Ball champion Stig Berntsen from Norway with the race set at 6-3.
And it was the Norwegian who held all the aces this time, taking the match comfortably by 3 racks to 1 to collect the 1st Prize of 6500 baht.
As a result of his second victory in less than a week, his handicap now moves up to A+6.
Tom made a valiant effort to retain his crown but it wasn’t to be, and he took home 3500 baht in 2nd Place.
Local Thai girl Nik Nucharee Vichuma and our resident Dutchman Albert Gringhuis both played well to reach the semi-finals, pocketing 2000 baht each.
Champion : Stig (A+5) – 6500 baht.
Runner-Up : Tom (A+9) – 3500 baht.
Semi-finals : Nik (A+2) and Albert (A+2) – 2000 baht.
Quarter-finals : Carl Jones (A+8), Ronny Jakobsen (A+8), Miikka Karila (A+2), and Popeye Puttraponr (A+) – 1000 baht each.
Player Auction Results (Pot Total 39400 baht) :
1st : Mike Bkk (Stig) – 11400 baht.
2nd : Mike Bkk (Tom) – 8400 baht.
Equal 3rd : Sascha Kei (Nik) and Shane (Albert) – 4400 baht each.
Equal 5th : Shane (Carl), Peter Jiskoot (Ronny + Miikka), and Adam Lux (Pop) – 2200 baht each.