Seven Vietnamese cueists on Aug 9 stormed into a semi-finals turn of a Verhoeven Open, a three-cushion billiards contest hold annually in Flushing, Queens, New York, according to a Vnexpress online newspaper.
They are Nguyen Quoc Nguyen, Tran Quyet Chien, Duong Anh Vu, Ngo Dinh Nai, Nguyen Duc Anh Chien, Ma Minh Cam, and Tran Quoc Vinh.
In a semi-finals, there are 56 players – 8 groups of 7 players who will play in a turn robin – with 35-point matches.
The tip dual from any organisation will allege to a finals formed on win/loss, normal finals 16 players singular rejecting (knockout) 40-point matches.
The Verhoeven Open Tournament is a premier 3 pillow billiard contest hold in a US. The eventuality takes place any summer during Carom Cafe Billiards in Flushing, New York and attracts a really tip of 3-cushion billiard talent from around a globe.
Originally recognised in 2005 to posthumously honour twelve-time USBA National Champion Sang Chun Lee a contest was renamed a Verhoeven Open when a list manufacturer concluded to start sponsoring a eventuality in 2012.
The 2017 event, Aug 7-13, is already moulding adult to be one of a best instalments ever.