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HÀ NỘI — Five top Vietnamese cuiests will compete in the Three Cushion World Championship to be held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia on November 8.
Ngô Đình Nại, Dương Anh Vũ, Nguyễn Quốc Nguyện, Trần Quyết Chiến and Mã Minh Cẩm will compete alongside other 43 players from countries including Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, France and Argentina.
The 48 participants are divided into 16 groups of three, from which 16 winners and 16 runners-up advance to the knockout stage after the preliminary rounds.
According to the draw, Nại is in Group H alongside Jeremy Bury of France and Seo Hyung Min of South Korea. Vũ will be in Group L with Heo Jung Han of South Korea and Emilio Sciacca of Italy.
Vietnamese Nguyện, Pedro Piedrabuena of the US and Juan Carlos Cartagena of Bolivia are in Group M, while Chiến and Cẩm are in Group N with Javier Vera of Mexico.
The overall winner will pocket US$11,600.
The tournament will run until November 12. — VNS