Biado tops 8-ball tilt
WORLD Ten Ball semifinalist Carlo “Cool” Biado defeated Allan “Surigao” Cuartero,9-3, in the final to rule the 8-ball event of the tough and prestigious BSCP National Pool Championship today at the Star Billiards Center in Grace Village, Quezon City.
With the victory, Biadotook the champion’s purse of P50,000. The event was hosted by long-time billiards patron Sebastian “Baste” Chua.
Cuartero received the runner-up prize of P20,000.
Biado defeated current world no.1 and world 8-ball champion Dennis “Robocop” Orcollo, 8-5, while Cuartero edged Ricky “Bai” Zerna, 8-7, in the semifinals.
The crown is Biado’s first local title this year. Liberty Icao