Binh Duong to host international three-cushion billiards event
The International three-Cushion Billiards Tournament will take place in the southern province of Binh Duong from Thursday to Sunday.
|Myung-Woo Cho of South Korea will compete in the Binh Duong International three-Cushion Billiards Tournament. —Photo kozoom.com|
Seventy-five local and international players are set to compete in the event.
Among famous cueists are Myung-Woo Cho of South Korea, who has three world bronze medals, and Spanish David Zapata who ranks No 45 in the world.
Vietnamese player Tran Quyet Chien is expected to shine at the event. He grabbed a world bronze in February and is the defending champion. Last year, he came from behind to beat Kang Dong Koong of South Korea 40-30 for the title.
The event features a bonus of VND60 million (US$2,600) for the winner. The first and second runners-up will receive VND30 million ($1,300) and VND15 million ($650), respectively.
The player who scores the most points in a run will get VND10 million ($430).
Players will compete in 16 groups of four. The best two of each group will advance to the next round.