better of Surasak, claiming the match and a semifinal spot, 254-242. Frawley recorded the hgihest game so far after he defeated another Thai, Kritchawat Jampako, 259-223 in Round 1.
UAE's Shaker Al-Hassan took the last semifinal spot he easily ousted Singapore's Remy Ong, 226-163 in Round 1 and four-time AMF World Cup champion and Hall of Famer, Paeng Nepomuceno of the Philippines, 216-195 in the earlier round.
Markwin Tee will face Andrew Frawley in the first semifinal match while the two southpaws, Shaker Al-Hassan will meet local favourite, C J Suarez in the other match. In the women's division, Choy Poh Lai has a tall task to try and beat her stronger opponent and team-mate, Shalin Zulkifli while two youngster, Siti Safiyah and Apple Posadas will battle it out in the other women's semifinal match.
The ABF Tour will comprise eight Legs and a Grand Final, the Tournament of Champions. Each Leg will be staged over one or two competition days where the top 16 men and 16 women bowlers from the preceding International Open Masters Event (Open Grade) will compete in a one-game match play knock-out competition for the individual men's and women's titles.
The Tournament of Champions will be staged over four competition days where the top 16 men and 16 women bowlers (based on ABF Tour ranking points), will qualify to compete over four rounds of competition for the coveted men's and women's ABF Tour Champion titles.
ABF Tour - Philippines Leg is organized by ABF in association with Philippines Bowling Congress, supported by Asian Bowling Digest, co-sponsored by Smart Buddy, Playdium Bowling Center and the local TV station, NBN.
For further information and details please contact ABF Tour Committee Marketing and Event Management Division at Tel: (852) 2810 5191; Fax: (852) 28105192; Mr. Ritchie Lai (Mobile: (852) 93598669; email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mr. Kelvin Pong (Mobile: (852) 9100 0958; email: Kelvin.email@example.com).