Big payday for Andres Gomez, wins 25 Grand in 3rd Kingdom International Open

    05/09/09

    Saudi Arabia

    Universal Bowling Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (April 29 - May 8, 2009)

    2009KSAAndresGomez2.jpgAndres Gomez from Colombia defeated Asian ranking champion Hussain Al-Suwaidi, 212-182 in the deciding match en route to win the 3rd Kingdom International Open and the $25,000 top prize.

    Gomez, who lost the last round of the Winners Bracket against Al-Suwaidi, defeated Guy Caminsky, South Africa, in the Losers Bracket final, 2-1, for the right to bowl Al-Suwaidi for the title. He took revenge with a 2-1 victory to force the decider.

    Al-Suwaidi received $14,000 for second, Caminsky got $8,000 for third and Tim Mack, United States, pocketed $5,000 for fourth place.

     


    Photos courtesy of Ammar Yamin.

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    3rd Kingdom International Open - Final Standings


    Universal Bowling Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (April 29 - May 8, 2009)

    1. Andres Gomez, Colombia, $25,000
    2. Hussain Al-Suwaidi, UAE, $14,000
    3. Guy Caminsky, South Africa, $8,000
    4. Tim Mack, United States, $5,000
    5. Basil Al-Anzi, Kuwait, $3,000
    6. Khaled Al-Dubyyan, Kuwait, $3,000
    7. Saeed Al-Hajri, Qatar, $2,500
    8. Hassan Al-Shaikh, Saudi Arabia, $2,500
    9. Surasak Manuwong, Thailand, $2,000
    10. Yannaphon Larp-apharat, Thailand, $2,000
    11. Yaqoub Al-Shatti, Kuwait, $2,000
    12. Ahmed Al-Rahimi, Bahrain, $2,000
    13. Sithiphol Kunaksorn, Thailand, $1,200
    14. Yousef Al-Falah, Bahrain, $1,200
    15. Ryan Lalisang, Indonesia, $1,200
    16. Naif Oqab, UAE, $1,200
    17. Hulaiman Al-Hamley, UAE, $800
    18. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi, Qatar, $800
    19. Cyrus Cheung, Hong Kong, $800
    20. Mohamed Sultan, Bahrain, $800
    21. Rakan Al-Amiri, Kuwait, $800
    22. Fahad Al-Emadi, Qatar, $800
    23. H.r.h. Mohammad Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia, $800
    24. Nikita Koshelev, Russia, $800

     


    Double-Elimination Finals - Opening Round


    Best-of-three games matches

    Opening Round


    Winners remain in winners bracket. Losers move to losers bracket.

     


    Losers Bracket - Round 1


    Winners advance, losers eliminated.

     


    Winners Bracket - Round 1


    Winners advance, losers move to losers bracket.

     


    Losers Bracket - Round 2


    Winners advance, losers eliminated.

     


    Losers Bracket - Round 3


    Winners advance, losers eliminated.

     


    Winners Bracket - Round 2


    Winners advance, losers move to losers bracket.

     


    Losers Bracket - Round 4


    Winners advance, losers eliminated.

     


    Losers Bracket - Round 5


    Winner advances, loser finishes fourth.

     


    Winners Bracket - Round 3


    Winner advances to championship match, loser moves to losers bracket.

     


    Losers Bracket - Round 6


    Winner advances to championship match, loser finishes third.

     


    Championship


    As Al-Suwaidhi came from the Winners Bracket, a one-game decider was played. .