Seniors UK Championship 2018 – Qualifiers 1 – Hong Kong: Suchakree Poomjang is your winner

HongKongQualPoster

The first qualifying event for the UK Championship takes place this week-en in the i20 Club in Hong Kong.

This is a very nice club in a very nice city and the players were made to feel very welcome. Here are a few images:

Although one of them at least was made to work… it’s only fitting that “the shirt” is ironing for once instead of being ironed.

UKQual1HongKong-ShirtIroning

There are a number of Thai players involved in the draw, and Noppon Saengkham came to support them, and the event, which is great!

UKQual1HongKong-NopponVisit

This is what the players will do battle for (as well of course as for a place in Hull)

UKQual1HongKong-Trophies

I’m not too sure to understand the “second runner-up” concept but those trophies look beautiful!

Whilst the Chairman Jason Francis was offered this:

UKQual1HongKong-Bottle

Not sure if this is a thermos bottle (for the long nights) or a sport bottle (Jason you should get fitter maybe? ) but it’s a nice touch.

Now here is the draw, as published by Jason Francis on FB:

Left side

Lee Richardson (UK) (1) v Patrick Ooi (Malaysia)

Cheung Chin Pang (Cn) v Roger Leighton (uk) to play Tony Ng (HK)

Andy Ng (HK) v Sompol Saetang (Thai) to play Calvin Wong Sai Wah (HK)

Borriak Jongchotchatchawal (Thai) v Lui Po Chun (HK) to play Au Sin Wai (HK)

Zhi Yong Huang (Cn) v Richard Peric (Aus)

David Roe (uk) v Andy Lam (HK) to play Stuart Hinton (Aus)

David Hunter (Aus) v Leung Ka Fai (HK) to play Chiu Kai Fat (HK)

Jian Zhan (Cn) v Suchakree Poomjang (Thai)

Right side

Guo Hua (Cn) v Cheng Kwok Yan Coco (HK)

Jonathan Wong (HK) v Ng Ping Wai Ransome to play Li Chung Ping (HK)

Wong Chin Man v Puttiphat Sutprasoet (Thai) to play Yau Wong On (HK)

Winston Leung (HK) v Chui Chun Fai Frankie (HK) to play He Bao Ying (Cn)

Kai Zhang (Cn) v Tsung Wai Tat (HK)

Ng Cheuk Fai (HK) v Marvin Tai (HK) to play Terrance Leung (HK)

Chow Chan Hung (HK) v Greg Jenkins (aus) to play Ng Yam Shui (HK)

Hans Blankaert (Bel) v Glen Wilkinson (aus)

Starting Format for Saturday 

On Yee Ng is there to support her father Ng Yam Shui

On Yee and dad

Saturday

11am (4 am UK time) – R1

Cheung Chin Pang (cn) 0-3 Roger Leighton (uk)

Andy Ng (HK) 1-3 Sompol Saetang (Thai)

Borriak Jongchotchatchawal (Thai) 3-0 Lui Po Chun (HK)

David Roe (uk) 3-0 Andy Lam (HK)

Andy Lam 0-3 David Roe

David Hunter (aus) 3-2 Leung ka fai (HK)

Jonathan Wong (HK) 1-3 Ng Ping Wai Ransome (HK)

Wong Chin Man 1-3 Puttiphat Putprasoet (Thai)

Chui Chun Fai Frankie (HK) 3-0 Winston Leung (HK)

Chui chun fai frankie 3 v 0 winston Leung

Ng Cheuk Fai (HK) 3-0 Marvin Tai (HK)

Chow Chan Hung (HK) 2-3 Greg Jenkins (aus)

1.30pm  – R2

Lee Richardson (uk) 3-0 Patrick Ooi (Malaysia)

Zhi Yong Huang (cn) 3-1 Richard Peric (Aus)

Jian Zhan (cn) 2-3 Suchakree Poomjang

Guo Hua (cn) 3-0 Cheng Kwok Yan Coco (HK)

Kai Zhang (cn) 3-0 Tsung Wai Tat (HK)

Hans Blankaert (bel) 2-3 Glen Wilkinson (aus)

David Hunter (Aus) 3-2 Chiu Kim Fat (HK)

Roger Leighton (UK) 3-1 Tony Ng (HK)

Sompol Saetang (Thai) 3-1 Calvin Wong Sai Wah (HK)

Ng Ping Wai Ransome (HK) 0-3 Li Chung Ping (HK)

Puttiphat Putprasoet (Thai) 2-3 Yau Wong On

Ng Cheuk Fai (HK) 3-2 Terence Leung (HK)

Au Siu Wai (China) 3-0 Borriak Jongchotchatchawal (Thai)

David Roe (UK)  3-0 Stuart Hinton (AUS)

Greg Jenkins (aus) 3-1 Ng Yam Shui (HK)

Ng Yam Shui playing

 

Last 16

Huang Zhi Yong  (cn) 3-1 David Roe (UK)

Suchakree Poomjang (Thai) 3-0 David Hunter (AUS)

Roger Leighton (UK) 3-1 Lee Richardson (UK)

Au Siu Wai (CN) 3-1 Sompol Saetang (Thai)

Guo Hua (China) 3-0 Li Chung Ping (HK)

Chui Chun Fai Frankie (HK) 3-0 Yau Wong On

Zhang Kai (China) 3-0 Ng Cheuk Fai (HK)

Greg Wilkinson (Aus) 3-1 Greg Jenkins (Aus)

Sunday

QF line-up

Roger Leighton (UK) 3-0 Au Siu Wai (China)

UK Qual HK QFs Leighton

Huang Zhi Yong (China) 1-3 Suchakree Poomjang (Thai)

UK Qual HK QF Poomjang

Guo Hua (China) 3-0 Chui Chun Fai Frankie (HK)

UK Qual HK QF Guo Hua

Zhang Kai (China) 2-3  (Australia)

dnwo8ctu8aeshjUK Qual HK QF Wilkinson

Semi Finals

Roger Leighton (UK) 1-3 Suchakree Poomjang (Thai)

(Leighton 94)

UK Qual HK SF Leighton - Poomjang

Glen Wilkinson (Aus) 2-3 Guo Hua (China)

UK Qual HK Glen Wilkinson v Guo Hua

The Final

Suchakree Poomjang (Thailand) 3-0 Guo Hua (China) – Referee is Queenie

UK Qual HK Final handshake

Third and fourth places match 

Roger Leighton (UK) 3-1 Glen Wilkinson (Australia)

Congratulations to Suchakree Poomjang from Thailand, your winner. See you in Hull! 

You can (re-)watch the final here.

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