|Talented Vietnamese cueist Ma Xuan Cuong (Photo: Minh Thang/Thanh Nien)
Cuong made it into the fourth qualifying round after successfully beating two German opponents in the form of Cengiz Karaca and Ronny Lindemann with scores of 30/26 and 30/14, respectively.
As a result of Cuong’s victory, Vietnam will have a total of five representatives in the next round. They include Nguyen Quoc Nguyen, Ngo Dinh Nai, Nguyen Duc Anh Chien, Do Nguyen Trung Hau, and Ma Xuan Cuong.
In addition to these five players, Vietnam’s highest ranked billiards player, Tran Quyet Chien, is also set to compete in Group G’s fifth qualifying round, alongside Jeremy Bury of France.