ARISTOTLE Almario crowned himself as the champion in the King of Sports executive 10-ball billiards tournament at the KoS Restobar located at the G/F Pacific Century Tower, Barangay South Triangle, in Quezon Ave., Quezon City last Nov. 18-20.
Almario defeated Paul Padron, 9-4, in the final to bring home the top prize of P10,000.
Padron settled for runner-up honors and P5,000
KoS 10-ball winner-take-all champion Edwin Collado outsteadied Eliseo Amaro with a score of 7-6 for third place.
Collado earned P3,000, while Amaro received P2,000.
Last Nov. 16, Collado emerged as champion in the KoS 1-ball event after edging close friend Padron, 7-6, in their winner-take-all final.
Collado, the pride of Caloocan City, pocketed the top prize of P10,000.
“I have been joining billiards tournament before, but this is the first time that I won a title,” said Collado, who started to play the sport at a very young age but stopped briefly when he started to raise a family.
“Actually, my friends have been encouraging me to continue playing billiards. I am also very happy that I went up against my friend (Padron) in the final,” added Collado, who vowed to continue his campaign in billiards tournaments in King of Sports.
Billiards ompetition resumes at KoS with the 9-ball, winner-take-all tournament on Nov. 23 and the 10-ball winner-take-all tournament on Nov. 30.
At stake are cash prizes with 9-ball and 10-ball winner-take-all winners bringing home P10,000.
Tournament proper starts at 7 p.m.
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, call/text OIC Ely at mobile 0915-4850500 and 0922-9460137.