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Thai Snooker 2011: Saeng Som Saraburi Cup: Thepchaiya Does It Again

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh repeated his recent Phuket triumph as he picked up his second title of the season in Saraburi…

His run to the final saw a straightforward 4-0 win over Tai Pichit in which he compiled breaks of 54, 71 and 79, followed by a hard-fought 4-3 semi final victory over Phaitoon Phonbun.

In the other half of the draw, the ‘outsiders’ quarter final between Pramual Jantad and Surathep Poochalaem went to a decider, with Pramual taking it to set up a semi final with Issara Kachaiwong. Sadly for Pramual, his fairy-tale ended as the Chantaburi player produced breaks of 53, 72, 59, 49 and 63 in winning 4-0.

The final itself began in style as Issara took the opener with a 98, only for Thepchaiya to level with a 128. 1-1 quickly became 4-1 to the younger man however, and then Thepchaiya wrapped up the match in style with his second century of the final, a 106, to complete a 5-1 win, and underline the fact that when he is scoring fluently, there are very few players in Thailand who can live with him.

Results:

Quarter-finals:

Phaitoon Phonbun beat Supoj Saenla 4-1
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh beat Chuchart Trairattanapradit 4-0
Pramual Jantad beat Surathep Poochalaem 4-3
Issara Kachaiwong beat Noppadon Noppachorn 4-2

Semi finals:

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh beat Phaitoon Phonbun 4-3
Issara Kachaiwong beat Pramual Jantad 4-0

Final:

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh beat Issara Kachaiwong 5-1

  • tazmania

    He seems to be in good form, shame couldnt get through q-school.
    Expect his thailand team to be a force in the world cup