Kiamco rules Texas Omega 9-ball

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Veteran international campaigner Warren Kiamco bagged his second title this year by topping the 2016 Omega Billiards Tour 9-Ball Championship held at the JR Pockets in Denton, Texas in US.

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Kiamco, a Guangzhou Asian Games silver medalist, stamped his class over American Robert Clark in the finals via a 9-7 decision.

The Filipino cue master pocketed the $1,000 top purse while Clark got the $610 runner-up prize.

Kiamco was undefeated in the tournament. He ousted Jay Murillo in the semifinals via a convincing 9-3 win and Cory Anderson in the quarterfinals with a score of 9-5.

The 46-year-old Cebuano also defeated Jay Brotherton in the first round, 9-3; Jeff Georges in the second round, 9-4; Jordan Gartenberg in the third round, 9-2; and Hector Guerrero in the fourth round, 9-2.

Recently, Kiamco ruled the 2016 New Orleans 8-Ball Open held in Louisiana.

He is now ranked 24th in the Money List with a total earnings of $11,155 this year.

Former world champion Alex Pagulayan, who already claimed fourth titles is in second place with $57,242 while fellow world champion Dennis Orcollo, who also owns four crown, is in sixth with $36,225.

Chinese Shi Han-Qing occupies the top spot with a whopping $96,217 after dominating the money-rich 2016 Sanlig Billiard World Championship held in Shangrao, China where he pocketed the $92,724 top prize.

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