BONG Quinto added his name to the growing list of King of Sports billiards champion when he topped the 9-ball winner-take-all billiards competition at the KoS Restobar located at the G/F Pacific Century Tower, Barangay South Triangle, in Quezon Ave., Quezon City last Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Quinto, who won with a score of 7-4, pocketed the winner-take-all prize of P10,000.
Earlier, Aristotle Almario defeated Paul Padron, 9-4, in the final of the executive 10-ball billiards tournament held last Nov. 18-20; and Edwin Collado outduelled close friend Paul Padron, 7-6, in the 10-ball championship last Nov. 16.
Almario won over Padron, 9-4, to bring home the top prize of P10,000.
Padron settled for runner-up honors and P5,000. Collado finished third, while Eliseo Amaro wound up fourth.
Billiards competition resumes at KoS with the 10-ball winner-take-all tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Tournament proper starts at 7 p.m.
Meanwhile, KoS announces the staging of the Christmas 9-Ball competition, a three-day, double-elimination tournament scheduled on Dec. 16-18.
At stake in the tournament open only to amateur players is a total cash prize of P50,000 with the champion bringing home the lion’s share of P16,000 for an entry fee of P500 only.
The runner-up will receive P8,000 and the third placer will earn P6,000.
The fourth up to the 6th placers will also get consolation cash prizes: P4,000, fourth placer; P2,000, fifth to eighth placers; and P1,000, ninth to 16th placers.
The elimination rounds will be held simultaneously at the Dehadista Sports Bar in Cubao, Quezon City and King of Sports in Quezon Ave.
The championship round will be played at King of Sports.
Aside from the billiards competitions, KoS offers nightly live performances from select singers.
Also offering the same live entertainment from top-notch performers nightly is Dehadista Sports Bar in Cubao, Quezon City.
For inquiries about KoS billiards competitions, call/text OIC Ely at mobile 0915-4850500 and 0922-9460137.