Myung-Woo Cho of South Korea will compete in the Bình Dương International three-Cushion Billiards Tournament. —Photo kozoom.com
HÀ NỘI — The International three-Cushion Billiards Tournament will take place in the southern province of Bình Dương from Thursday to Sunday.
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 Trần Quyết Chiến 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 VNĐ60 million (US$2,600) for the winner. The first and second runners-up will receive VNĐ30 million ($1,300) and VNĐ15 million ($650), respectively.
The player who scores the most points in a run will get VNĐ10 million ($430).
Players will compete in 16 groups of four. The best two of each group will advance to the next round. — VNS