Monday, June 21, 2010

25th Brand Crossword Game King's Cup 2010

Contents:
  • King's Cup 2010 Details
  • Complete Results
  • Finals Game 1
  • Finals Game 2
King's Cup 2010 Details:
VenueSiam Discovery Center, Bangkok; Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon Shopping Complex
DatesJun. 17-20, 2010
No. of Players62
DictionaryCSW07
Challenge RuleFree Challenge
WinnerPakorn Nemitrmansuk
Runner-Up: David Eldar
Top Prize$ 10,000.00
Format: The tournament begins with a 27-round preliminary (round 1-24 based on Swiss pairing system, the round 25-27 based on King-of-the-Hill pairing system), whose two finalists to play final with special rules: They have to play two games. If one of them win both games, then that player is the winner. But if they tie with a win and a loss each, a third game will be played. The winner, in this case, is the one who scores the most points when the scores from all three games are combined. (Note: Throughout the tournament, the spread capping enforced to a maximum of -/+ 350 points spread in a game. Also the Gibson rule is in effect in case there is a player who has won enough games to guarantee 1st place or a seat in the finals no matter how many games he or she loses thereafter.)

Complete Results:
(Standing after 27 rounds Preliminaries)
Rank
Name
Home
W-L
Spread
1
Pakorn Nemitrmansuk
Thailand
22.0-5.0
1621
2
David Eldar
Australia
19.0-8.0
794
3
Nigel Richards
New Zealand
18.0-9.0
1496
4
Odette Carmina Rio
Philippines
18.0-9.0
647
5
Marut Siriwangso
Thailand
17.0-10.0
1436
6
Komol Panyasophonlert
Thailand
17.0-10.0
989
7
Jakkrit Klaphajone
Thailand
17.0-10.0
874
8
Tanasak Suphaphibunkun
Thailand
16.5-10.5
323
9
Chris May
Australia
16.0-11.0
1481
10
Jason Katz-Brown
United States
16.0-11.0
980
11
Charnrit Khongthanarat
Thailand
16.0-11.0
710
12
Pichai Limprasert
Thailand
16.0-11.0
554
13
Chollapat Itthi-Aree
Thailand
16.0-11.0
386
14
Charnwit Sukhumrattanaporn
Thailand
16.0-11.0
342
15
Manop Phiphatboonserm
Thailand
15.5-11.5
238
16
Taewan Sutthasin
Thailand
15.0-12.0
733
17
Ming Hui Hubert Wee
Singapore
15.0-12.0
687
18
Dianne Ward
Australia
15.0-12.0
604
19
Thitipol Barameemuang
Thailand
15.0-12.0
324
20
Kian Hung Yeo
Malaysia
15.0-12.0
185
21
Sam Kantimathi
United States
15.0-12.0
47
22
Kian Boon Liew
Singapore
15.0-12.0
-567
23
Panupol Sujjayakorn
Thailand
14.0-13.0
776
24
Nawapadol Sayavesa
Thailand
14.0-13.0
695
25
Bob Jackman
Australia
14.0-13.0
624
26
Tony Sim
Singapore
14.0-13.0
390
27
Siu Hean Cheah
Singapore
14.0-13.0
267
28
Worasit Suksansumran
Thailand
14.0-13.0
143
29
Charae Worapojpisut
Thailand
14.0-13.0
68
30
Thavachai Thivavarnvongs
Thailand
14.0-13.0
-77
31
Michael Tang
Malaysia
14.0-13.0
-560
32
Jagan Narayanan
Malaysia
14.0-13.0
-590
33
Karen Richards
Australia
13.5-13.5
-361
34
Akaradech Suppapittatorn
Thailand
13.0-14.0
866
35
Weera Saengsit
Thailand
13.0-14.0
617
36
Thanapong Kukiettikulchai
Thailand
13.0-14.0
85
37
Apirat Choomai
Thailand
13.0-14.0
28
38
Gerald Carter
England
13.0-14.0
-57
39
Ricky Purnomo
Indonesia
13.0-14.0
-86
40
Phuttaphong Moolasarn
Thailand
13.0-14.0
-138
41
Matte Dunn
Australia
13.0-14.0
-571
42
Amnuay Ploysangngam
Thailand
12.5-14.5
42
43
Thacha Koowirat
Thailand
12.0-15.0
31
44
Daniel Srichawla
Thailand
12.0-15.0
-182
45
Antonio Malonzo
Philippines
12.0-15.0
-270
46
Arun Methaset
Thailand
12.0-15.0
-411
47
Suthiraphan Assarat
Thailand
12.0-15.0
-849
48
Olga Visser
Australia
12.0-15.0
-870
49
Pachara Tritipthanakul
Thailand
11.5-15.5
-457
50
Prachya Pitapho
Thailand
11.5-15.5
-743
51
Nutt Treepoonsuk
Thailand
11.0-16.0
-2
52
Nattawuth Chinrungroj
Thailand
11.0-16.0
-496
53
John Barker
Australia
11.0-16.0
-724
54
Sanmi Odelana
Nigeria
11.0-16.0
-965
55
Graham Buckingham
England
10.5-16.5
-425
56
Kay Anderson
Australia
10.0-17.0
-276
57
Kamol Tienkarojanakul
Thailand
10.0-17.0
-402
58
Weeranee Tanasanvimol
Thailand
10.0-17.0
-519
59
Warodom Geamsakul
Thailand
9.5-17.5
-743
60
Bundit Chomkularb
Thailand
9.0-18.0
-1264
61
Maneeda Tanasanvimol
Thailand
5.0-22.0
-1926
62
William Wu
Taiwan
2.0-25.0
-5752

Finals
David Eldar. vs. Pakorn N. at King's Cup 2010 Finals

Game 1:
Play through by clicking Forward button or any part of the board.

King's Cup 2010 Game 1 Final Board Position: David Eldar 491-Pakorn 503

Game 2
Play through by clicking Forward button or any part of the board.

King's Cup 2010 Game 2 Final Board Position: Pakorn 590-David Eldar 396

Champion's Photo
Pakorn receiving his prize for the second consecutive year

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