Stage 1 of Yalin Women's World 10-Ball Championship Fields International Talent

Taiwan’s former 2x World Champion Shin Mei Liu will be one of the tough players seeking out a qualifier spot in the coveted Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship
Manila, Philippines- Talented female cueists from around the world will be coming to Manila a few days early to take one of the 8 qualifying spots for the Yalin World Championship. It’s open to anyone woman willing to take a shot at the world’s biggest title in lady’s billiards. Players from China, Japan, Taiwan, and Philippines will be the dominant forces in the Stage 1 field fighting their way into Stage 2 to become one of the elite 48 players of the Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship. The matches start this Saturday August 18th and continue on the 19th for a total of 4 qualifying heats.
The Dragon Promotions produced WPA 4th Annual Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship is the most followed women’s event of the year. In the host country of the Philippines, it is the biggest female sporting event of the country. The event is supported by Asian table mammoth Yalin Billiards, advanced cue engineer OB Cues, long lasting Championship Tour Edition Cloth, top playing Aramith Balls, and #1 TV network broadcaster ABS-CBN. This year’s edition will take place August 20th-24th once again at Robinson’s Galleria Mall, which has now become synonymous for creating the dynamic atmosphere of the coveted championship. Robinson’s Galleria is connected to the host hotel Crowne Plaza Galleria. An elite 48 world class pros and international women superstars will attend the event to fight it out. With the one goal in mind: to become the World Champion of 10-Ball.
“There were a lot of heartbreaks last year as well as glorious triumphs in the qualifying stage 1 at Star Billiards Center. One young teenage player missed the winning 10-Ball to qualify, as well as top tier champions such as Akimi Kajitani of Japan getting through and making it all the way to the top 16. Everyone plays so hard and you wish everyone could qualify. But there will definitely be some heartbreaks again. It’s just a part of the game”, said Charlie Williams, Dragon Promotions promoter and world renown player and coach.
Nollie Onoda
Other notable players in the qualifiers include Taiwan’s Ho Yun Tan, a former World Championship semi-finalist and Japan’s Li Jia. Japan has a big contingent including WPBA pro Kyoko Sone and up and comer Noriko Onoda.
Kyoko Sone

Players that qualify will be paired in groups with the likes of Jasmin Ouschan, Siming Chen, Ga Young Kim, and reigning World Champion Kelly Fisher of the United Kingdom, who will be defending her title against all comers. The comers will be hailing from countries such as Netherlands, China, Iran, Germany, Japan, Belgium, Korea, Australia, Taiwan, France, Philippines, the United States and many more. The best of the best female talents from over 20 countries will be represented at the World Championship.
Stage 1 players will be picked up from the lobby of the Crowne Plaza at 9:00am sharp and matches will start at 1030am on August 18th & 19th. Follow the Women at Complete info and news visit
The Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship is additionally sponsored by ABS-CBN Sports, Robinson’s Galleria, Star Billiards, OB Cues, Championship Cloth, Aramith Balls, Magic 89.9, and Crowne Plaza Galleria Ortigas. With massive media and global networks covering the Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship, it will continue as still the biggest and most watched women’s billiard event in the world.
Reserve your room under the special Dragon Promotions rates at Crowne Plaza in Ortigas ,Manila-Philippines. Email to, phone – + 632 6337222 . World class breakfast buffet, gym, swimming pool, and free unlimited internet included in group rate only. For more info email and Stage 1 entry info Location : Star Billiards in Manila, Philippines . contact for directions

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Dragon Promotions started in 2001 and is one of the leading producers and pioneers in the sporting side of the billiard industry.

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