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Philippines

06/25/10

Siti Shazwani captures Open Masters title in 13th PBAP Bevida-Storm International Classic

Pearl Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines (June 21-25, 2010)

2010BevidaStormSitiShazwaniSinLiJane_small.jpgSiti Shazwani (l.), Malaysia, captured the Open Masters title worth 150.000 Philippine Pesos (approx. $3,230) in the 13th PBAP Bevida-Storm International Classic Friday at Pearl Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines. The title match of the six-player shootout finals saw top-seeded Shazwani and qualifying leader, Sin Li Jane (r.), seeded third, in an all-Malaysian women affair with the top seed sealing victory with a fine 274-230 performance.

Philippines

06/24/10

Sin Li Jane leads top 24 into finals of 13th PBAP Bevida-Storm International Classic

Pearl Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines (June 21-25, 2010)

2010BevidaStormMichaelTsang_small.jpg2008CTBCSinLiJane_small.jpgMalaysian national team member Sin Li Jane (l.) finished the qualifying of the 13th PBAP Bevida-Storm International Classic at 24-lane Pearl Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines atop the leaderboard en route to lead the top 24 qualifiers into the finals. Li Jane felled 4952 pins, an average of 206.33 over 24 games, and added 192 pins handicap (8 pins per game) to lead Michael Tsang (r.), Hong Kong, by four pins, 5144 to 5140.

Indonesia

06/14/10

Paeng Nepomuceno holds Level One and Bronze certification seminar in Indonesia

Fauzi Bowo, Governor of Jakarta, visits the seminar to talk to the coaches

201006PaengsJakartaSeminar_small.jpgUSBC bowling ambassador, Paeng Nepomuceno (center) of the Philippines, conducted a 4-day Level One and Bronze certification seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia. The seminar was held in the government-owned Jakarta Bowling center in cooperation with the Indonesian Olympic Committee and was organized by Isra Tahir who is the chairman of the Indonesian Bowling Federation, Jakarta chapter. Fauzi Bowo, the Governor of Jakarta, took his time to visit the seminar and to talk to the coaches.


Guam

06/13/10

Chang Yu-Hsuan, Hung Kun-Yi end 24th East Asian Pacific Championship with Masters victory

Six out of eight medals on the final day for the Chinese Taipei spinners

2010EAPCLogo_small.jpg Chinese Taipei's Chang Yu-Hsuan and Hung Kun-Yi ended the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship with victory in the women's and men's Masters Sunday at Central Lanes in Tamuning, Guam. In the women's single-elimination final in best-of-three game format, Chang defetaed All Events gold medalist and No. 1 seed, Sim Ui Jin, Korea, 2-0. Hung made quick work of team mate Chou Yen-Chih to cruise to the men's title, 2-0. The spinners from Taiwan captured six out of eight medals at stake on the final day of competition.

Guam

06/13/10

Korea (women) and Chinese Taipei (men) claim Team gold at East Asian Pacific Championship

Sim Ui Jin (KOR) and Yang Nien-Hua (TPE) become All Events champions

2010EAPCWomenTeamKorea_small.jpgThe women from Korea (pictured) and the Chinese Taipei men claimed the gold medals in the five-player team event in the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship Saturday at Central Lanes in Tamuning, Guam. In the men's playoffs, Chinese Taipei's Chou Yen-Chih fired the first 300 game of the championships. Sim Ui Jin, Korea, and Yang Nien-Hua, Chinese Taipei, earned the coveted All Events titles. The top 8 women and the top 16 men advance to the Masters finals, which will conclude the championships on Sunday.

Guam

06/12/10

Korean women and Guam men take different routes to win Trios title at EAPC

2010EAPCWomenTriosKorea_small.jpg2010EAPCMenTriosGuam2_small.jpgThe Korean women and the Guam men took different routes to capture the gold medals in the Trios event at the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship Saturday. Korea's Lee Mi Ryung, Lee Seung Ree and Sim Ui-Jin claimed the title from top seed, while fourth seeded Reynaldo Zialcita, Manny Tagle and Jay Leon Guerrero secured the victory in a one-ball roll-off. 

Guam

06/11/10

Korean women and Guam men lead Trios preliminaries after the first block

2010EAPCLogo_small.jpg Korea's Lee Mi Ryung, Lee Seung Ree and Sim Ui-Jin and Reynaldo Zialcita, Manny Tagle and Jay Leon Guerrero of the host country Guam took the lead in the women's and men's Trios event in the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship after the first 3-game block on Friday morning. Sim, who has won silver in Singles and Doubles thus far, carried her team with a huge 784 series to a 1977 series (219.67 ave.). Zialcita led the Guam trio with the men's best 714 series to a 1941 total (215.78). The second block and the playoffs will follow on Saturday.

Guam

06/11/10

Korean women beat Chinese Taipei to claim gold and silver in Doubles

Park Ju Young wins her second gold medal of the East Asian Pacific Championship

2010EAPCWomenDoublesKorea_small.jpgThe Korea women followed in the footprints of the Korean men en route to capture the title in women's Doubles in the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship Thursday at Central Lanes in Tamuning, Guam. In an all-Korean championship match, top seeded Kim Hyun Mi and Park Ju Young (pictured) easily defeated their team mates Choi Hae Yun and Sim Ui Jin, 478-359, to cruise to the title. Singles champion Park claimed her second gold medal of the championships while Sim got her second silver medal.

Guam

06/10/10

Cha Im Ho, Kim Dong Gyun win second gold for Korea at EAP Championship

Fly past Chinese Taipei to earn Men's Doubles title

2010EAPCMenDoublesKorea_small.jpgTop seeded Cha Im Ho and Kim Dong Gyun from Korea (pictured) flew past No. 2 seed, Yang Nien-Hua and Hung Kun-Yi, Chinese Taipei, 468-333, to win the gold medal in Men's Doubles in the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship Thursday at Central Lanes in Tamuning, Guam. It was the second gold medal in the championships for Korea after the women's Singles yesterday. Yang, who won the gold medal in men's Singles, and Hung earned the silver medal, while Japan and Guam shared the bronze medal.

Guam

06/09/10

Chinese Taipei men win Singles gold and silver at East Asian Pacific Championship

Top seeds Tagle, Choi share the bronze medal

2010EAPCLogo_small.jpg In an all-Chinese Taipei affair, Yang Nien-Hua, seeded third, defeated No. 4 seed, Cheng Hsing-Chao, 226-210, to win the gold medal in men's Singles at the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship in Tamuning, Guam. The No. 1 and No. 2 seed after the preliminaries went to local bowler Manny Tagle and Choi Io Fai, Macau, who led the 36-player field with 1307 and 1251, resp. In the semifinals, Tagle fell to Cheng, 168-186, while Choi was eliminated by Yang, 161-190. Cheng earned the silver medal and Tagle and Choi shared the bronze.

Guam

06/09/10

Korean women dominate Singles event at East Asian Pacific Championship

Park Ju Young captures the first title of the championship

2010EAPCLogo_small.jpg2010EAPCWomenSinglesTop4_small.jpgPark Ju Young, Korea, started the 24th East Asian Pacific Championship Tuesday at Central Lanes in Tamuning, Guam with victory in Women Singles. The Korean women dominated the event finishing the preliminaries in first, second, third, fifth and sixth place. In the championship match, Park defeated team mate Sim Ui Jin, 231-209, to claim the first gold medal of the championships.

Guam

06/09/10

24th East Asian Pacific Championship declared open in Tamuning, Guam

Honorary President Akagi announces that bowling will be part of the 2013 East Asian Games

2010EAPCKyoheiAkagi_small.jpg2010EAPCParticipants_small.jpgThe 24th East Asian Pacific Championship will be held from June 7-13 at Central Lanes in Tamuning, Guam. The opening ceremony on Tuesday started with a bang as Honorary President and co-founder Kyohei Akagi, Japan (l.), announced during his address that tenpin bowling will be included in the 6th East Asian Games 2013. The competition will kick off Wednesday with the women's and men's Singles.

Philippines

06/07/10

Kenneth Chua, Ili Syazana end 3rd Asian Universities Bowling Championship with Masters victory

De La Salle University - Taft, University Teknologi Mara win Men's and Women's Division Cup

2010AUCUniversitiTeknologiMara_small.jpgThe 3rd Asian Universities Bowling Championship, held at Pearl Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines from May 26-29, 2010, drew 83 students - 44 men and 39 women - from 15 universities and colleges. Players competed for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, 4-player Team, All Events (18 games), and Masters. The team from the Universiti Teknologi Mara (pictured) beat out the team from De La Salle University - Taft by 35 points to win the Overall Cup.

Singapore

06/06/10

Cheng Chao Yu, Sin Li Jane win 43rd Singapore International Open from top seed

2010SINOpenChengChaoYuSinLiJane_small.jpgChinese Taipei spinner Cheng Chao Yu and Sin Li Jane, Malaysia, won the men's and women's Open Masters titles in the 43rd Singapore International Open Tenpin Bowling Championships Saturday at Orchid Bowl. In the men's title match Cheng defeated No. 3 seed Ryan Lalisang, Indonesia, 217-197, to earn the 25,000 Singapore Dollars top prize. The 18-year-old Malaysian won her first major international title and S$5,000 with a 213-177 victory over Li Hsiao Ping, Chinese Taipei. 

Singapore

06/05/10

Malaysians Zulkifli, Li Jane lead Singapore Open finals after the first 8-game block

Orchid Bowl at Orchid Country Club in Singapore (May 25 - June 5, 2010)

2010EBT05ZulmazranZulkifli2_small.jpg20090526SinLiJane_small.jpgZulmazran Zulkifli (l.) and Sin Li Jane (r.), both Malaysia, led the men's and women's Singapore Open Masters finals after the first 8-game block Friday at Orchid Bowl in Singapore. Zulkifli had seven games between 210 and 245 and a low game of 189 to lead the men's division with 1769 pinfall total while Li Jane amassed 1764for to take the pole in the women's division. The top 4 after another 8-game block on Saturday will advance to the stepladder finals.

Singapore

06/04/10

Surasak Manuwong, Kristel Oh lead Singapore Open Masters qualifiers into the finals

Low to advance from the men's Desperado Squad was 235

2009BWCSurasakManuwong_small.jpgSurasak Manuwong (pictured), Thailand, and Kristel Oh, Singapore, held on to the lead in the qualifying of the 43rd Singapore International Open Masters competition Thursday at Orchid Bowl at Orchid Country Club in Singapore en route to lead 42 men and 30 women into the finals on Friday and Saturday. Phoemphun Yakasem, Thailand (238), Travis Tay, Singapore (235) and Tommy Andre, Indonesia (235) finished atop the leaderboard in the one-game Desperado Squad to grab the lasts three spots for the men's finals.

Singapore

06/03/10

Surasak Manuwong, Kristel Oh hold on to lead in Singapore International Open qualifying

Orchid Bowl at Orchid Country Club in Singapore (May 25 - June 5, 2010)

2009KSASurasakManuwong_small.jpgSurasak Manuwong (pictured), Thailand, and Kristel Oh, Singapore sit atop the men's and women's Open Masters scoreboard as the qualifying of the 43rd Singapore International Open has reached the final qualifying day at Orchid Bowl at Orchid Country Club in Singapore. Manuwong's 1061 total, an average of 265.25, is still the sole 4-gamne series over 1000 in both men's and women's division. The top 3 in the men's Local Pool and Overseas Pool remained unchallenged on Tuesday.

Singapore

06/02/10

Surasak Manuwong averages over 265 to lead 43rd Singapore International Open qualifying

Singapore's Kristel Oh sits atop the women's leaderboard with 956 4-game total

2009SOSurasakManuwong_small.jpg2010SOZandraAziela_small.jpgSurasak Manuwong (l.), Thailand, posted a huge 1061 4-game series at Orchid Bowl at Orchid Country Club in Singapore to lead the men's Open Masters qualifying in the 43rd Singapore International Open. Manuwong's 265.25 average propelled him atop the Overseas Pool. Local bowler Kristel Oh chalked up a 963 series to jump to the top of the Local Pool. Zandra Aziela (r.), Malaysia, held on to the lead in the Overseas Pool with 931. 

Singapore

05/31/10

Justin Lim, Cherie Tan set the early pace in 43rd Singapore International Open

Tim Mack moves into second place in the men's Overseas Pool

2010SINOpenJustinLim_small.jpg2009DHCCherieTan_small.jpgThe 43rd Singapore International Open Tenpin Bowling Championships is underway at Orchid Bowl at Orchid Country Club in Singapore. The tournament, which will be held from May 25 through June 5, 2010, offers 25,000 Singapore Dollars to the men's winner of the men's Open Masters Division and 5,000 for the women's champion. Local bowlers Justin Lim (l.) and Cherie Tan (r.) set the pace in the qualifying as of Sunday, May 30, with 950 and 937 4-game total, respectively.

Japan

05/18/10

JBC Youth National Team members win Japan's most prestigious individual titles

Mukotani, Asato, claim NHK Cup 44th Japan All-star Invitational Championships

2010NHKCupChampions_small.jpgThe NHK Cup 44th Japan All-star Invitational Championships was held from May 14-16, 2010, at JFE Chiba River Lane vin Chiba-Shi, Chiba-Ken, Japan. In the women’s championship match, 18-year-old Misaki Mukotani (r.), a rising star from the Japanese Youth National Team, defeated 21-year-old Saori Kanno, 248-202. 18-year-old Shusaku Asato (l.), also a member of the Japanese Youth National Team, defeated 17-year-old Yoshihiko Aiba, 246-213, en route to win the men's title.

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