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Cueist Nguyện qualifies for quarter-finals in S Korea

Update: March, 02/2019 - 09:00
Vietnamese cueist Nguyễn Quốc Nguyện. — Photo
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

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