08 Jun 2022 | 23:49 | LATEST POSTS
It was a very exciting match day and saw a series of Vietnamese players win tickets to the next round with the sub-index.
In Group C, Dao Van Ly lost to Barry Van Beers (Netherlands) in the opening match, but suddenly came to his senses in the following match, beating Joey De Kok. All 3 players in this table are 1-1 with Van Beers’ loss to Joydekirk and must be divided by secondary stats. Dao Van Ly finished well ahead of Barry Van Beers (1,428) and Joey De Kok (1,322) with 1,444 points per possession to earn a ticket to continue.
The same scene played out in Group G, where contestant Nguyen Van Tai spectacularly slid through very narrow doors to win the next ticket. After a 29-30 loss in 20 innings against Manol Minaoglu (Turkey), Van Ty made an impressive 30-22 victory over Jose Maria Mas in the remaining 14 innings.
Notably, in the final round, Jose Maria Maas unexpectedly beat Minoğlu 30-25 thanks to a series of 11 points that tied the three players. Van Tai topped the list with 1,735 points/round. Meanwhile, Jose Maria Mas (1,677) and Manol Minaoglu (1,486) sadly left the awards.
The standout on this matchday was Chiem Hong Thai. In the opening match of Group O against Mehmet Goren, the 23-year-old Vietnamese had a 15-3 lead, and the 23-year-old Vietnamese had a 14-point lead, only two rounds. The game dragged into halftime. In the second half, Hong Tai continued to play well and won 30-7 after 13 innings.
The impressive win helped Hongtai earn a ticket to the next round, thanks to a fairly high secondary index (1,555) in Group O, although for the remainder of the game, the Thais were 14 innings later. Lost to Cha Mingzhong 12-30. The South Korean player came in second with 1,358.
In Group E, Zhang Guanghao defeated two teammates Ma Chunqiang and Tun Yue Huang Ming with an excellent performance, and won the first place in the group. Group N Nguyen Chi Long also won the ticket to go on to two clean wins, against Ahmet Alp and Claus Maurer.
Meanwhile, Nguyen Ngoc Tri, although only 2nd in Group L (1 win, 1 draw), still has a ticket to the next round due to the best second place (and not the second-placed team) . ). other players give up).
Unfortunately, in Group A, Pan Cao Zheluan lost his place to continue to be beaten by South Korean opponents by losing to Kang Jiaren in the tiebreaker after his first win over Nicholas Kogelbauer.
Likewise, Nguyen Van Phuoc Hieu lost a dramatic 29-30 match against Tolgahan Kiraz in the “final” match of Group M. In the end, Tran Thanh Luc also had to stop when he was unable to beat Kosistansky in the match that decided to continue the Group P ticket.
On May 26, the competition will be played in the final qualifying round. The 36 players were divided into 12 groups, and 3 players in each group formed a circle to calculate the points, and 15 players (12 first place in each group, 3 best runner-up) were selected to enter the official round with 17 seeds.
In this round, the 2014 world champion Cui Chengyuan (16th in the world), Jin Juntai (17th in the world), “Snooker prodigy” Zhao Mingyu (18th in the world), Lutfi Sennett (20th) , Nilkos Polychronopoulos (No. 21), Roland Forthome (No. 36), … promises an engaging battle.
In addition to the six players who passed the last qualifying round, there are two other representatives of the Vietnamese billiards team who will compete in the final round of the qualifying round, namely Nguyen Quoc Nguyen (ranked 19th) and Nguyen Trung Hau (ranked 33rd).