The Preliminary Rounds are over at the Paris Bida USBA Tour Open. Nine players from out of Houston will join seven local players in what will be an exciting 16-man single elimination final round.

The format means that in the first 8 matches half the field will be elimiated as only the winners will move on. Anything can happen and as we saw in the prelimnaries it often does. 

Here are the Final standings and the order of finish for pairing in the final round. Joining the 14 players who qualfied will be Jim Shovak and Ellis Lawrence who won the lottery for the final two spots.

Seedings:

Player:                                    Finished          Record            Points              PtsAgainst

1) Pedro Piedrabuena             1st                   6-0                   150                  75

2) Andres Naranjo                  1st                   6-0                   150                  81

3)Mazin Shooni                      1st                   6-0                   150                  82

4) Michael Kang                     1st                   5-1                   147                  92

5) Sonny Cho                        2nd                  5-1                   146                  102

6) Hugo Patino                       2nd                  5-1                   142                  87

7) Joel Rivera                         2nd                  5-1                   141                  106

8) Jamil Isreal                        2nd                  5-1                   138                  114

9) Cong Nguyen                     3rd                   5-1                   140                  97

10) Dung Nguyen                   3rd                   4-2                   141                  121

11) Thanh Vu                         3rd                   4-2                   139                  118

12) Kim Hoang                       3rd                   4-2                   134                  127

13) Patrick Tran                     4th                   3-3                   126                  122

14) Peter Nguyen                    4th                   3-3                   122                  121

15) Lottery: Jim Shovak          4th                   2-4                   127                  132

16) Lottery: Ellis Lawrence      7th                   1-5                   92                    143

 

 

1st Round: Single Elimination:

Pedro Piedrabuena vs. Ellis Lawrence

Andres Naranjo vs. Jim Shovak

Mazin Shooni vs. Peter Nguyen

Michael Kang vs. Patrick Tran

Sonny Cho vs. Kim Hoang

Hugo Patino vs. Thanh Vu

Joel Rivera vs. Dung Nguyen

Jamil Isreal vs. Cong Nguyen

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