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KLBC Activities Report for January and February 2018

6 January 2018 4th KL Bar Pool Open Competition - 10-Ball Singles The 4th KL Bar Pool Open competition was held at 5ive Star Pool & Bar, SS15 Subang Jaya on Saturday, 6 January 2018. The format of play was 10-Ball in a mixed category, i.e. ladies and men play in the same draw. The players were ranked on their apparent abilities with the better ones giving the weaker ones a handicap of a certain number of frames in order to even out the competition.
10 Ball is not played as much as 8 Ball or 9 Ball. It requires a combination of strategies of the latter two formats. Some of the participants were playing 10 Ball for the first time, but to their credit, they got an understanding of the game really quick. None more so than when they only had to pot one ball to win the game, i.e. the 10 Ball itself, when their opponent had potted all 9 balls in sequence only to fail to pot the 10 ball!
The players were separated into two groups. After the round robin group stage, the top eight players qual…