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Vietnamese cueist wins tenth Asian Carom Champ

Vietnamese cueist Ma Minh Cam won the tenth Asian Carom Championship one cushion carom, which concluded at the Nguyen Du Du Gymnasium, Ho Chi Minh City on April 23.

Cam beat Seo Huyng Min from the Republic of Korea 100-51 after 15 moves.

The victory served as sweet revenge for Vietnamese, as previously, defending champion of 2018 Ngo Dinh Nai was beaten by Seo in the quarter-final.

Besides Cam receiving 2,000 USD, other cueists Nguyen Si Tuong and Pham Van Hung both collected bronze medals.

This year’s tournament attracted 16 cueists from Vietnam, the RoK, Japan and Cambodia. Famous female cueist Sruong Pheavy from Cambodia competed with other male cueists. 

The second seed of the tournament, Cam defeated Machida Tadashi from Japan before taking Seo down.

He has continued in the three cushion carom, held on April 24 and 25.