Vietnamese billiards player Tran Quyet Chien
Photo: Tien Phong
The three include Tran Quyet Chien, world No 6, Nguyen Quoc Nguyen, world No.9, and Ngo Dinh Nai, world No.14.
This year the tournament, which has drawn the participation of 24 of the world’s leading billiards players, is offering total cash prizes of US$241,600.
The winner of the tournament will walk away with the first-place prize of US$50,000 while runners-up will receive US$21,000.