Eight players started at the beginning of the 3pm round at the US Open 8-Ball Championships, and six players are now left. Stakes are continuing to get higher, as these six are the last remaining players with a chance at becoming the first-ever US Open 8-Ball Champion.
Winner’s Side Final Four Results
Walter Cheng def. Jayson Shaw (8-2)
Shane Van Boening def. Warren Kiamco (8-4)
The hot seat match between Shane Van Boening and Walter Cheng of Taiwan will take place this evening at 8:30pm Pacific / 11:30pm Eastern, and will be streamed live on TheActionReport.com PPV.
One-Loss Side Final Four Results
Carlo Biado def. Sean Cheng (8-6)
Ko Pin-Yi def. Rodney Morris (8-6)
The next round on the one-loss side will be between the two players who moved on from the final four, and the two players who previously lost in the winner’s bracket, taking place at 6pm Pacific this evening, Friday, July 26.
The players who lose in this round will finish tied 6th/6th place, and the winners will move on to match up in the quarterfinal.
6pm Friday – One Loss Side
Jayson Shaw (Scotland) vs Ko Pin-Yi (Taiwan)
Warren Kiamco (Philippines) vs Carlo Biado (Philippines)
Complete tournament brackets can be found on CTS On Demand: http://www.ctsondemand.com/BracketViewer.aspx?BracketID=22168173
Live streaming matches will continue throughout the event on TheActionReport.com.
Live score updates are provided by AZbilliards.com: http://www.azbilliards.com/tours_and_events/201-us-open-8-ball-championship/5059-us-open-8-ball-championship-2013/live/
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