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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Last 32 Results at Pelangi Snooker

The Last 32 round for Leg 9 completed with only 2 seeded players going through till the next stage at Pelangi Snooker Centre. Below are the results for Last 32 round and the line up for Last 24.

Last 32 Results
Thana Raj 2 vs 3 Alex Liew
Mohd Reza 3 vs 0 Elvin Lean
Don Kam 1 vs 3 Diamond Yaw
Marcus Ng 3 vs 1 Nur Iskandar
Jacky Lee 3 vs 2 Sham Abu
Jason Cheong 3 vs 2 Andin Tan
Thean Mun Cheong 3 vs 1 Tunku Nazroff
Fong Keng Seng 3 vs 2 JH Leong

Last 24
31 July, Tuesday
Alex Liew vs William Teo
Loh Chern Su vs Mohd Reza
Diamond Yaw vs Mohd Aizat
Chooi Yew Wah vs Marcus Ng

Jacky Lee vs Roslan Yurnalis
David Tang vs Jason Cheong
Thean Mun Cheong vs Muhd Fithri
Shahdani vs Fong Keng Seng

Monday, July 30, 2012

Back to back victory for Adam

(l-r) Adam Samuel and Hendry Seet
[ image courtesy of Q Power Snooker Centre ]
Adam Samuel made it a back to back victory after defeating Hendry Seet, clinching Leg 4 Perak Ranking Snooker Tour at Q Power Snooker yesterday.

Adam takes home RM 1,200 for his triumph while Hendry walks away with RM 600. 3rd Placing went to Daven Eng with cash prize of RM 300 followed by 4th Placing Nicholas Cheah winning RM 150.

The Tour continues on to OneCuez Snooker hosting the Leg 5 next month.

Four more through to Stage 2

(l-r) Day 1 Qualifiers Raymond Faraon, Golden Break representative
Benjamin Lee and Jason Ng
(l-r) Day 2 Qualifiers : Muhd Aidi, Benjamin Lee and Kelvin Wong

4 more players made it through to Stage 2 of the 4th Golden Break 9 Ball Asia Invitational 2012 over the weekend at Golden Break's Sri Damansara outlet. The four players are Jason Ng, Raymond Faraon, Muhd Aidi and Kelvin Wong.

During the two days of qualifiers saw a total of 39 and 30 players on Day 1 and 2 respectively, trying their best to qualify for the current most richest pool event in Malaysia.

Leg 3 will move to the Kepong Baru outlet on 4 & 5 August while Leg 4 will be at Sunway Mentari on 11 & 12 August.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Jason conquers Old Klang Road

(l-r) Jason Cheong, Golden Break representative Jason Ng and Alex Liew
Jason Cheong had to fight all the way back from a near defeat by Alex Liew to win the Leg 3 Golden Break Snooker Tour at the Old Klang Road outlet.

After the Final cued off, Alex Liew, whom won the past 2 legs winner Fong Keng Seng, sped off to a 3-1 lead, requiring 1 more to clinch the title. Jason shifted one gear up and leveled the match at 3-3, forcing a decided for the Champion's trophy. The decider all boiled down to the colours, as Alex potted the Brown and Blue, requiring only the Pink to win frame and match. Lady luck however was not on his side, as after potting the Pink, the cue ball slowly trickled and went in off in the middle pocket.

This foul turned the situation the other way round with Jason requiring only the Pink to win. He went down, aimed and potted the Pink straight into the back of the pocket, breathing a sigh of relief to finally win.

Jason Cheong wins RM 2,000 and the Champion's trophy while Alex Liew took home RM 1,000.

Leg 4 of the Golden Break Snooker Tour moves to the Sri Damansara outlet which will start on 6 August.

Champion - Jason Cheong
Runner up - Alex Liew
Semi Finalists - William Teo
Semi Finalists - JM Sam

Friday, July 27, 2012

Back to back win for Razak

(l-r) Abdul Razak, Red Ball Manager, Panjang and Mohd Nazri
[ image courtesy of Abdul Razak ]
Abdul Razak won the Red Ball In House Snooker Tournament, claiming a back to back victory, after winning it the first time in March. He beats Mohd Nazri in the Final easily with a scoreline of 4-1.

Abdul Razak takes home cash prize RM 1,500 as Champion while Mohd Nazri takes RM 700.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Draw for Leg 9

The Tour moves on to Leg 9 with Pelangi Snooker hosting it after a period of absence. Total of 74 players have registered as Rory Thor maintaining his pole position strongly.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Marcus claims Climax Indah title

(l-r) Marcus Ng, Climax Snooker manager Ng Ann Seng, William Teo
and his son
Shortly after the midnight chime, Marcus Ng came back from a 1-3 deficit to beat William Teo on the final frame, winning himself the Climax Amateur Snooker Championship July 2012.

Marcus won his Semi Final match easily, beating Zul 4-0 while William had to struggle very hard, beating JH Leong on the decider frame.

In the Final, first 2 frames were shared but William pulled away, winning 2 frames to lead 3-1, requiring only 1 more frame to claim the title. Marcus stepped up his game one notch and leveled back the match at 3-3. The deciding frame was a one sided affair as the very much confident Marcus easily overcame the lost William, winning frame and match.

Marcus takes home RM 2,000 for the Champion while William takes RM 800. Semi Finalists JH Leong and Zul each takes RM 400.

Champion - Marcus Ng
Runner up - William Teo (One Class)
Semi Finalist - JH Leong (Original Omin)
Semi Finalist - Zul

Alvin and Elvin reserves spot in Stage 2

(l-r) Alvin Wijaya, Golden Break representative Khairy and Elvin Lean
After a grueling full day of pool action, Alvin Wijaya and Elvin Lean finally comes through to qualify for Stage 2 of the 4th Golden Break 9 Ball Asia Invitational 2012.

Both of them now joins Bali Treman and Simon Ong whom qualified in Day 1, to compete amongst players from Chinese Taipei, Japan and other invited countries.

Leg 2 begins the following weekend on 28 & 29 July at Golden Break Sri Damansara. For entries and enquiries, kindly contact Jasmine at +6012 314 6014.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Bali and Simon first to qualify

(l-r) Bali Treman, Golden Break representative SS Chua and Simon Ong
Bali Treman and Simon Ong both qualified to the Stage 2 of Golden Break 9 Ball Asia Invitational, after winning their matches here at Golden Break Kuchai Avenue.

Both of them traveled from abroad, as Bali came in from Sabah while Simon drove up from Singapore and made their trip worthwhile.

Simon, whom played the qualifiers in the last 2 years and only qualified once, was very delighted and said that he was lucky to have made it through on his first attempt.

Day 2 of Leg 1 Local Open Qualifiers will start tomorrow at 2pm.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

David Tan competes in Hanoi 9 Ball Open

(l-r) SBSSF David Tan and Miri City Council Mayor Lawrence Lai
MIRI: David Tan will represent Sarawak Billiards and Snooker Sports Federation (SBSSF) in the 2nd Hanoi Open 9 Ball tournament to be held in Hanoi from July 18 to 22.

Tan was in invited by the Vietnam Billiard Media JSC to play in the annual international billiard tournament organised by Hanoi Department of Culture Sports and Tourism.

“Miri is proud to have a talented and professional billiard player to represent Sarawak in the international event,” said Miri mayor Lawrence Lai.

Lai added that Tan who is also SBSSF deputy chairman would take the chance to promote Miri by distributing brochures, CDs and other Miri City Council (MCC) promotional items while in Hanoi.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Jia Loong wins at Sportsville

(l-r) Ku Jia Loong, Sportsville representative Joseph Hoe and Danny Lim
In the wee hours of the morning, Ku Jia Loong beats Danny Lim on the decider to win Sportsville 10 Ball In House tournament.

Danny Lim, after beating Amazon's Syafiq Aziz and fellow club player Md Aidi in the Loser's Pool, plays Ku Jia Loong whom has won all his matches in the Winner's Pool. The Final was a very close encounter, which went all the way to the hill. It was Jia Loong whom eventually came out as the winner.

Jia Loong walks away with RM 1,500 cash prize and trophy whilst Danny Lim takes home RM 700 as the runner up. 2nd runner up Md Aidi wins RM 300 cash prize whilst Syafuq Aziz takes home RM 200 as the 3rd runner up.

Final Results
Champion - Ku Jia Loong (Golden Break)
Runner up - Danny Lim (Trickshot)
2nd runner up - Md Aidi (Trickshot)
3rd runner up - Syafiq Aziz (Amazon Pool Club)

Players and Officials Group Photo
(l-r) Amazon Pool Club team, Syafiq Aziz, PK Yap,
Sportsville representative Joseph Hoe, Alan Ng and Hussein Abd

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Rory whitewashes Patrick to win Leg 8

(l-r) Rory Thor and Patrick Ooi
Rory Thor literally steam rolled over Patrick Ooi as he whitewashed him 5-0 to win Leg 8 XZ Snooker Tour 2012 at World 6 Snooker.

During the Semi Finals, Rory won Imtiaz Serwer, whom recently won the Top 2 Asia Invitational, convincingly as he recorded a 4-1 win. In the other match between Sam Chong and Patrick Ooi, Sam was the favourite to go through as he led 3-1 with Patrick requiring 2 snookers in Frame 5. Somehow rather, Sam couldn't seem to find the pocket and way out, ended up losing the match on the decider.

Patrick, breathing a sigh of relief, cued off against Rory in the Final at 8 sharp. Probably one of the quickest Final in this year's Tour, Rory won the match with a scoreline of 5-0 in under slightly about 80 minutes.

(l-r) Rory wins RM 500 and Atlantis Cue sponsored by Wiraka
Rory takes home RM 3,000 for his effort whilst Patrick takes home RM 1,200. Rory also takes home cash prize RM 500,  an Atlantis snooker cue and case, sponsored by Wiraka, for his high break of 115 points.

Leg 9 moves on to Pelangi Snooker, Sea Park, starting from 28 July to 3 Aug

Semi Finals Results
Rory Thor 4 vs 1 Imtiaz Serwer
67-58, 27-70, 80-51, 67-64, 63-35

Sam Chong 3 vs 4 Patrick Ooi
80-0, 2-66, 67-57, 61-30, 61-63, 9-83, 27-54

Final Result
Rory Thor 5 vs 0 Patrick Ooi
48-39, 59-37, 60-45, 60-0, 60-12

Players and Officials Group Photo

Saturday, July 14, 2012

AX Snooker opens in Old Klang Road

AX Snooker is located next to Kuchai Food Court

For snooker fans living around Old Klang Road morning market, AX Snooker will be officiating it's Opening Ceremony tomorrow, 14 July Saturday, in the evening. All are welcomed to drop by as food and drinks will be served while having a game of snooker.

AX Snooker
Lot No 4451, Off Jln Klang Lama
58200 Kuala Lumpur
(Behind Nova Gold Old Klang Road, next to Kuchai Food Court)

Business Hours : 10am - 5am

Ground floor with 5 snooker tables 
2 VIP tables on the first floor

Quarter Finals results for Leg 8

Rory aims to maintain his No 1 ranking as he crushes Ng Ann Seng to go through to the Semi Finals of Leg 8 XZ Snooker Tour 2012 at World 6 Snooker. Both Sam Chong and Patrick Ooi had little trouble advancing as they whitewashed Lee Hwa Meng and Loh Chern Su respectively. Imtiaz on the other hand, had to go all the way to the decider before finally defeating Lai Chee Wei.

Semi Finals starts tomorrow at 5pm followed by the Final at 8pm

Quarter Finals Results
Rory Thor 4 vs 1 Ng Ann Seng
Imtiaz Serwer 4 vs 3 Lai Chee Wei
Lee Hwa Meng 0 vs 4 Sam Chong
Patrick Ooi 4 vs 0 Loh Chern Su

Semi Finals
14 July, Saturday
5pm session
Rory Thor vs Imtiaz Serwer
Sam Chong vs Patrick Ooi

Friday, July 13, 2012

Last 16 Results at World 6

The Last 16 round of Leg 8 XZ Snooker Tour 2012 completes with only one top seed casualty at World 6 Snooker. Loh Chern Su beats Thean Mun Kit on the decider to advance through to the Quarter Final, where he meets Patrick Ooi.

Below are the results for the Last 16 round and Quarter Finals line up.

Last 16 Results
Rory Thor 4 vs 0 William Teo
Ng Ann Seng 4 vs 1 Di Juan
Anson Tan 0 vs 4 Imtiaz Serwer
Lai Chee Wei 4 vs 0 Mohd Aizat
Chooi Yew Wah 2 vs 4 Lee Hwa Meng
Sam Chong 4 vs 1 Hidayat Chiu
Loh Chern Su 4 vs 3 Thean Mun Kit
Patrick Ooi 4 vs 1 Shahdani

Quarter Finals
13 July, Friday
5pm session
Rory Thor vs Ng Ann Seng
Imtiaz Serwer vs Lai Chee Wei

10pm session
Lee Hwa Meng vs Sam Chong
Loh Chern Su vs Patrick Ooi

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Latest Results from World 6

Day 4 of Leg 8 XZ Snooker Tour 2012 at World 6 Snooker eliminates most of the players with only 16 players left in the Championship. Below are today's results and the line up for Last 16.

Day 4 Results
Tan Seng Teck 2 vs 3 William Teo
Muhd Fithri 2 vs 3 Di Juan
Anson Tan 3 vs 0 Roslan Yurnalis
Mohd Aizat 3 vs 2 Gilbert Wu
Erwin Phoon 0 vs 3 Chooi Yew Wah
David Tang 0 vs 3 Hidayat Chiu
Mohd Reza 2 vs 3 Loh Chern Su
Shahdani 3 vs 0 JH Leong

Last 16 Round
12 July, Thursday
8pm session
Rory Thor vs William Teo
Ng Ann Seng vs Di Juan
Anson Tan vs Imtiaz Serwer
Lai Chee Wei vs Mohd Aizat

10pm session
Chooi Yew Wah vs Lee Hwa Meng
Sam Chong vs Hidayat Chiu
Loh Chern Su vs Thean Mun Kit
Patrick Ooi vs Shahdani

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Latest Results from World 6

Day 2 matches completes for Leg 8 XZ Snooker Tour 2012 at World 6 Snooker. Below are the results for Day 1 & 2.

Results - Leg 8 - World 6 Snooker

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Maybank in 7th heaven

En Omar Sharafuddin Abdullah, Head of Maybank's Sports Unit,
(1st from left) presenting the prizes to Maybank Snooker Team
Maybank emerged as the team champion after narrowly beating first time finalist HSBC in the 2012 Inter Financial Institution Snooker Championship, on Sunday at The Ball Room.

During the Final, it was Maybank's Mazly whom clinched the crucial winning point, as he beats Suffian from HSBC in the final frame, final match to help Maybank win with a scoreline of 3-2.

Organised by the National Bank's Sports Council, The Championship comprises of 2 categories, Individual and Team, and is now into it's 13th edition for 2012. A total of 8 banks participated in this year's Championship with each team sending 5 players.

Maybank, with this year's triumph, now holds the record for the most wins, 7 to be exact, which includes a 5 years back-to-back victory.
En Omar presenting the prize to Henry Tay from Standard Chartered,
winner of Individual Category
This year also saw a historic change of wind in the Individual category as Henry Tay from Standard Chartered claims the Individual category, beating Nasro from Bank Negara in the Final. Abdul Razak from Ambank dominated this category for the past 12 years but, however, he is unable to defend his title as AmBank did not participate in this year's Championship.

Below are the winners list for the Championship:-

Team Category
Champion - Maybank
Runner up - HSBC
3rd Place - OCBC
4th Place - CIMB

Plate Cup - Standard Chartered

Individual Category
Champion - Henry Tay (Standard Chartered)
Runner up - Nasro (Bank Negara)

En Omar and Runner up - HSBC Snooker Team
En Omar and 3rd Place - OCBC Snooker Team
En Omar and 4th Place - CIMB Snooker Team
En Omar and Plate Cup - Standard Chartered
En Omar and Runner up - Nasro from Bank Negara

Draw for Leg 8 at World 6

XZ Snooker Tour 2012 continues on to Leg 8 after about a month's break, this time World 6 hosting it at Balakong. Please find below the Draw for your viewing.

Draw - Leg 8 - World 6 Snooker