Frederic Kudron (Belgium), the ‘Billiards Emperor’, defeated Choi Jin-hyo, an office worker, and advanced to the round of 64.
Kudron defeated Choi Jin-hyo with a set score of 3-0 (15-1 15-14 15-8) on the first day of the PBA round of 128 of the Crown Haitai PBA-LPBA Championship held at the Bitmaru Broadcasting Support Center in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 2nd스포츠토토 .
The match between Kudron and Choi Jin-hyo was the match that received the most attention that day.
The main sponsor of this tournament, Choi Jin-hyo, an employee of Crown Haetae, aimed for a surprise against Kudron, who is considered one of the four great kings, but gave up all three sets and finished the match with a shutout.
Kudron became the victim of an accident when he faced wild card Kim Hyun-seok on the previous tour, but in this match, he showed his skills and advanced to the round of 64.
In addition to Kudron, strong players representing the PBA, such as David Zapata (Spain) and Kang Dong-gung, advanced to the next round without giving up a single set against their opponents in the round of 128.
It is not that there were no abnormalities at all.
Kim Gyeong-oh, who went straight to the first part of this season by ranking first in the ‘Challenge Tour’, the third part of the tour last season, defeated strong player Lee Sang-dae with a match-up (3-1) and advanced to the round of 64 after eight challenges.
On the 2nd day of the PBA round of 128, the previous tour runner-up Ngo Din Nai (Vietnam, SK Rent-A-Car), Jae-ho Cho (NH Nonghyup Card), Min-gu Kang (Blue One Resort), Philippos Kasidocostas (Hana Card, Greece), Eddie Repens ( Belgium, SK Rent-A-Car), etc.