‘Defending Champion’ Frederic Kudron (Belgium Welcome Savings Bank), David Zapata (Spain Crown Haetae), and Kang Dong-gung (SK Rent-a-car), among other domestic and foreign 3-cushion strongmen, won the first round of the PBA World Championship in professional billiards grabbed the
They laughed at the first game of the group stage of the round of 32 of the 2022-2023 season’SK Rent-A-Car PBA World Championship’ held at JTBC Studio Ilsan Special Stadium on the 2nd. Kudron, who won the World Championship last season, defeated Kim Jong-won with a set score of 3-1 (14-15 15-6 15-12 15-10) in the first match of Group C of the group stage. Group B’s Zapata beat Noh Byung-chan with a set score of 3-1 (5-15 15-4 15-4 15-13)바카라, and Kang Dong-gung in Group H beat Oh Seong-wook 3-0 (15-12 15-14 15-14). suppressed each.In Group D, dubbed the ‘Group of Death’, Vietnamese powerhouse Ma Minh Cam and Philippos Casidocostas (Greece) beat Antonio Montes (Spain) Ngo Dinh Nai (Vietnam) 3-0 and 3-1, respectively, to win the first round. crowned with victory
On the other hand, Cho Jae-ho (NH Nonghyup Card), the No. 1 player in the PBA rankings this season, and Birol Wimaz (Turkiye Welcome Savings Bank) and Kang Min-goo (Blue One Resort) lost their first match, putting a dark cloud over their progress to the round of 16. Group A’s Jaeho Cho lost to Wonjun Choi 0-3, and Group E’s We Marz lost to Chanhyun Baek 1-3. Kang Min-goo of Group G was beaten 0-3 by Kim Im-kwon.
This tournament will go through a round of 32 group stage with 1 group of 4 players, and the 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance to the round of 16 tournament. The group stage rankings are determined in the order of wins, number of matches, set wins and losses, overall average, and overall high run. From the round of 32 to the quarterfinals, it is a best-of-five match. However, the last set of the round of 32 is 11 points, and the last set of round of 16 and quarterfinals is 15 points. The semi-finals will be a best-of-7 match, and the final will be a best-of-9 match. Both the semifinals and finals are 15 points in the last set.
The women’s LPBA World Championship round of 32 is a best-of-three match (9 points in the last set). The round of 16 to the quarterfinals will be played in a best-of-five system, and the semi-finals and finals will be played in a best-of-seven system. The final set score from the round of 16 is also 11 points. The first match of the round of 32 group stage of the LPBA will be held simultaneously on the 3rd.