Bunting dominates Group 18
Group 18 was a clear affair for the highest ranked player Stephen Bunting - who won all his three matches.
Bunting opened the night with a hard fought 5:4 win over s surprisingly strong playing Austrian Harald Leitinger who only has a Tour Card since January. In his next match he defeated Kim Huybrechts convincingly with 5:1 and won the last match of the night against Nathan Derry with the same result.
Kim Huybrechts lost to Stephen Bunting but won his other matches against Harald Leitingern and Nathan Derry and ended on the second place of the table.
Leitinger - to be sure the surprise player of the night, won his match against Nathan Derry while Derry lost all his three matches.
On night 19 Glen Durrant, Vincent van der Meer, Justin Pipe and Maik Kuivenhoven will compete.
Stephen Bunting 5:4 Harald Leitinger (100.7, 2x180, 121 Finish : 91.1, 3x180, 101 Finish)
Kim Huybrechts 5:2 Nathan Derry (87.8, 2x180 : 79.0, 1x180, 122 Finish)
Harald Leitinger 5:0 Nathan Derry (91.7, 2x180 : 81.5)
Stephen Bunting 5:1 Kim Huybrechts (98.2 : 89.3, 149 Finish)
Kim Huybrechts 5:1 Harald Leitinger (101.8, 1x180 : 93.7, 2x180)
Nathan Derry 1:5 Stephen Bunting (91.4, 3x180 : 70.2, 1x180)