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2018 BRAND's Championship Commentary: Round 25

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Round 25 Auto-Commentary

Nigel Richards (NZL) remains in the lead for the 12th consecutive round, 20-5 +1706. Komol Panyasophonlert (THA) is 2 games behind at 18-7 +1069, on a 6-game winning streak, remaining unchanged at #2 for 3 rounds. Akkarapol Khwansak (THA) is 3 games behind the leader at 17-8 +1112, on a 4-game winning streak, #3 up from #4.

High Win: Cheah Siu Hean (SGP) 562-326 vs. Napat Vatjaranurathorn (THA). Low Win: Akkarapol Khwansak (THA) 365-329 vs. Chollapat Itthi-aree (THA). High Loss: Ruth Macinerney (Eng) 471-528 vs. Worawut Mungwong (THA). Low Loss: Rameen Adeel (PAK) 202-501 vs. Noor Un Nisa Shaukat (PAK).

Komol Panyasophonlert (THA) beats Nigel Richards (NZL) 408-405 this round, increases his finals probability from about 50% to 67%, and earns a respite from Board 1 before KOTH starts in Round 27.

At the start of this round and day, Nigel had all but clinched the finals. Komol was 50%, Akkarapol Khwansak (THA) 11%, Austin Shin (Eng) 10%, and a whole bunch of players could go 5-0 and make it: Ricky Purnomo (SGP), Chollapat Itthi-aree (THA), Yeo Kien Hung (MYS), Weibin Toh (SGP), Odette Carmina Rio (PHL), Thacha Koowirat (THA), Panupol Sujjayakorn (THA), Jakkrit Klaphajone (THA), David Webb (Eng), Worasit Suksansumran (THA).

Nigel is still 100% for the finals. Panupol Sujjayakorn (THA) 10%, Akkarapol 6%, and a few longshots could make it if they go 4-0 and get lucky: Weibin Toh (SGP), Austin Shin (Eng), Ricky Purnomo (SGP), Yong Jian Rong (SGP), Odette Carmina Rio (PHL).

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