Vietnamese players have been invited to take part in the Carom Billiards Three-Cushion World Championships in Portugal from September 5-9.
They include Nguyen Quoc Nguyen, Duong Anh Vu and Tran Quyet Chien.
Chien got his chance by winning a bronze medal at the Asian Billiards Championships in HCM City in July.
Nguyen bagged a gold medal at the 26th Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia last year, and Vu, No 38 in the world rankings, earned a silver medal at the third Asian Indoor Games in Viet Nam.
After returning from Portugal, the players will have an opportunity to compete in the Carom Billiard Three-Cushion World Cup in South Korea from September 19-23. — VNS