"I was determined not to throw away this chance when I had an opened frame," said the 39-year-old Hong Kong national team member, Chan. "I've come this far and I was not going to let this chance slip away so easily.
"I'm so happy to have won this for the second time and I've to thank my coach who made some changes to my game which allowed me to make smoother deliveries."
The champion breezed through to the finals after an easy victory over Milki Ng in the all-Hong Kong second semi-final match, 207-159 while Angkana edged top seed, Putty Armein of Indonesia, 182-148 in the first semi.
Chan posted the highest game in the women's division with victory over second seed and 2009 TOC winner, Sharon Limansantoso of Indonesia, 213-209 in the quarter-finals. Angkana edged 2008 TOC winner, Tang Joh Six of Malaysia, 208-205 in the quarter-finals.
Sheikh Talal Al-Sabah, President of Asian Bowling Federation and Kuwait Bowling was on hand to present US$20,000 to Yannaphon and US$10,000 to Chan. Frawley took home US$8,000 and Angkana US$US$5,000.
The losing semi-finalists, Shaker and Mohammed Janahi earned US$4,000 each while Ng and Putty earned US$3,000 each. The Men losing quarter-finalists received US$2,500 each and the Women US$2,000 each.
The top 16 men and top 16 women based on their tour rankings earned in 2012 out of eight legs qualified for the Tournament of Champions. They contested 10 games in Round 1 qualifying for the field to be cut to top 8 men and top 8 women for today's quarter-finals knockout rounds.
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