The World Cup returns to Ho Chi Minh City, VIetnam for the third year in a row. A full inscription of 149 players, dominated of course by the Asian contingent from Vietnam, Korea and Japan, do battle from May 22 to May 28 in the 3rd tournament of the 2017 UMB World Cup Series
Playing on eight tables from the Korean manufacturer Min, the 149 participants in the event include 105 from the Asian continent (59 Koreans, 32 Vietnamese and14 Japanese) In addition one American, three Colombians, five Egyptians. and 35 European players have made the arduous journey to Vietnam (the largest group of 16 coming from Turkey.).We will follow the action day by day to see who will shine, who will surprise and ultimately who will prevail. The format of the World Cup events: Multiple qualification rounds in 3-man round robin groups, whittling the field of hopeful challengers down to just 15 who join the top 14 players and 3 wildcard entriants for the 32-man single elimination format that determined the champion.