|Vietnamese cueist Nguyễn Quốc Nguyện. — Photo kozoom.com |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese cueist Nguyễn Quốc Nguyện has booked a ticket to the quarter-finals of the Carom Billiard three-Cushion - Survival 3C Masters tournament in Incheon, South Korea.
Nguyện, who is world No 9, topped Group C with 110 points after two matches. Kang Dong Koong, world No 28, was runner-up with 62 points.
Other Vietnamese representatives Trần Quyết Chiến (world No 6) only finished in third place in Group A with 41 points while Ngô Đình Nại (world No 14) was last in Group D with 26 points.
Chiến and Nại still have a chance of reaching the quarter-finals if they win their play-off matches.
The event, which has a prize purse of US$241,600, has attracted the top 24 players in the world.
The winner will receive US$50,000 while the runners-up will get $21,000. — VNS