Int’l 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament to open this week

The International 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament will be held in the southern province of Binh Duong from July 11-14, with 75 local and international players set to compete.

The International 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament will be held in the southern province of Binh Duong from July 11-14. (Source: thethao.thanhnien.vn)



Amongfamous cueists are Cho Myung Woo of the Republic of Korea (RoK), who has threeworld bronze medals, and Spanish David Zapata who ranks No. 45 in the world.

VietnameseTran Quyet Chien, who grabbed a world bronze in February, is the best hope forthe host.

Chienis the defending champion. Last year, he came from behind to beat Kang DongKoong of the RoK 40-30 for the title.

Theevent features a bonus of 60 million VND (2,577 USD) for the winner. The firstand second runners-up will receive 30 million VND (1,290 USD) and 15 millionVND (645 USD), respectively.

Theplayer who scores most points in a run will get 10 million VND (430 USD).

Playerswill compete in 16 groups of four. The best two of each group will advance tothe next round.-VNA

 
 
 
 
 
 
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