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Big bunch for a seven days battle in Carom Cafe

Posted by on August 7, 2017

Big bunch for a seven days battle in Carom Cafe

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Charles Brown, the sports director, launching the names for the run-up stage

NEW YORK - The six best-ranked players in this field are seeded for the semi finals, 132 players start the engines now for the qualifying rounds in a roulette at the eleven billiard tables in the Verhoeven Open in New York. The long marathon of matches, in 22 groups of six players, starts today, Monday, as of 9.30 AM at the Carom Cafe in Flushing, New York. The matches in the preliminary rounds go to 25 caroms.

The two best players in the groups and three second best will return for the semi-finals with 56 players, in eight rounds of seven players to 30 points. The group winners and numbers qualify for the final with sixteen in a Round Robin battle.

Dani Sánchez, Dick Jaspers, Frédéric Caudron, Torbjörn Blomdahl, Sung-Won Choi and Jae-Ho Cho are seeded in advance.

The main contenders in the groups:

Group A: Huberney Cataño and Marco Janssen
Group B: Anh Vu Duong and Phu Toan Nguyen
Group C: Hugo Patino and Ryoko Kobayashi
Group D: Sonny Cho and Peter Ceulemans
Group E: Minh Cam Ma and Michael Kang
Group F: Sameh Sidhom and Andres Lizarazo
Group G: Semih Sayginer and Lars Dunch
Group H: Eddy Leppens and William Oh
Group I: Luis Aveiga and Chan Ho Park
Group J: Ramon Rodriguez and Martin Olesen
Group K: Mazin Shooni and Jim Watson
Group L: Nguyen Quoc Nguyen and Thai Tran
Group M: ​​Martin Horn and Pedro Reyes
Group N: Eddy Merckx and Raymon Groot
Group O: Roland Forthomme and Wan Young Choi
Group P: Jung-Han Heo and Ji-Eun Han
Group Q: Therese Klompenhouwer and Gerhard Kostistansky
Group R: Haeng-Jik Kim and Natsumi Higashiuchi
Group S: Miguel Torres and Harry Reyes
Group T: Dong-Koong Kang and Wesley de Jaeger
Group U: Quyet Chien Tran and Ricardo Carranca
Group V: Dinh Nai Ngo and Hyun-Ji Young.


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