World Cup of Pool in London Quarterfinals: Philippines versus Hungary
By Marlon Bernardino
Sat, 21 Sep 2013
Finland vs England B
Holland vs Japan
Hungary vs Philippines
Chinese Taipei vs England A
THE Philippines and Hungary face off in a quarter-final matchup to determine who takes the one of four spot heading into the semi-final round of the 888.com World Cup of Pool 2013 being held at the York Hall, in Bethnal Green in London, United Kingdom.
Dennis "Robocop" Orcollo and Lee Vann "The Slayer" Corteza carried the fight for the Filipino pool wizards by posting a 7-3 win against Singapore led by Chan Keng Kwan and Aloysius Yapp in the Round of 16 to arranged a quarter-final showdown with Hungary made up by Balazs Mikos and Gabor Solymosi, who brought downed Russia, 7-4, led by Konstantin Stepanov and Ruslan Chinakhov, 7-4.
The Filipinos took a 3-1 to 6-2 commanding lead and never looked back for a 7-3 triumph.
Completing the Final Eight are Finland vs England B, Holland vs Japan, and Chinese Taipei vs England A.
The winning team will receive US$60,000 out of a purse of US$250,000. -Marlon Bernardino-
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