EMIR CUP 2016
PBA member earns $20,000 for her first WBT title but does not get credit for a PBA title because she used the handicap pins.
2 Mar 2016, Doha, Qatar: Danielle McEwan,
United States, fired games of 258 and 266 scratch and added eight pins women's handicap each game to fly past Yousif Falah of Bahrain, 540-416, to win the World Bowling Tour's H.H. Emir Cup 2016 Wednesday afternoon at Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar.
McEwan, who improved on a third-place finish last year, used a six-bagger from frame 5 to take a 42-pin lead after the first game. After she sandwiched a strike between two spares to open game two, the winner of the 2015 Women's World Bowling Tour finals reeled off eight consecutive strikes to put the match away well before the final frame. View the scores
In a close semi-final match, third-seeded McEwan doubled in the 10th frame of the second game to eliminate No. 2 seed, Daphne
Tan of Singapore, 435-422. Falah, who took the last spot for the playoffs in the third eight-game round, stunned top-seeded Marshall Kent, who was looking for his second PBA title, 498-361.
McEwan received the 20,000 Dollar for winning her first World Bowling Tour title, Falah pocketed $12,000 for second place, while Kent and Tan got $6,000 apiece for third and fourth place, resp. View the scores
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Squad A leader Daphne Tan (pictured left) continued to hold a commanding lead in the H.H.
Emir Cup 2016 after the 36 B squad bowlers have completed their 16-game qualifying Sunday at Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar.
The Singaporean standout averaged 242.56 to lead the 85-player field from 21 countries with 4009 total, including eight pins per game.
Mostafa Almousawi (right) of Kuwait used high games of 299 and a pair of 279s in the second 8-game block Sunday to overtake second place with 3773 and an average of 235.81, 236 pins behind leader Tan.
Tan's team mate on the Singaporean national team, Jazreel Tan (no relation), slipped to third place with 3764. Rounding out the top 4, who will receive two byes at the end of the qualifying, was Marshall Kent, United States, with 3756, including high games of 298 and 279.
Kent pushed the top Qatari bowler, Hazeem Almuraikhi, out of the top 4 to fifth place with 3742. Bernice Limis the third Singaporean woman in the top 8 in sixth place with 3729. - See more at:http://www.bowlingdigital.com
She followed with 1891 (236.38) plus handicap in the
second qualifying block Saturday to lead the field of 50 bowlers from 13 countries with 4009 total and an average of 242.56 for 16 games.
The seven women in squad A, all from Singapore, finished in the top 13. Jazreel Tan (left; no relation) was 245 pins behind her team mate to sit in second place with 3764 (227.25), including a pair of 279 games, one in each block.
Hazeem Almuraikhi of Qatar was the best male bowler in squad A in third place with 3742, including the field-best 1915 series in the second block. Bernice Lim (right) of Singapore was just 13 pins behind in fourth place with 3729. - See more at:http://www.bowlingdigital.com
Two-time PBA Player of the Year, Mika Koivuniemi (left) of Finland was next with 3692 and
was followed by former World Ranking Masters Khaled Aldubyyan (right), who rolled
1842 and 1833 blocks for 3675.
2012 women's World Cup champion Shayna Ng of Singapore used an 1870 total in block 2 to leap from 17 to seventh place on 3624. Eighth place belonged to Ghanim Aboujassoum (below right) with distant 3503 as he was the next Qatari bowler outside the top 7.
22nd place Hareb Al-Mansoori (3394) of the United Arab Emirates had the second perfecto of this year's Emir Cup in game 5 of his 1773 first block.
Next in line are B squad bowlers, who rolled their first block on Saturday afternoon and will conclude their 16-game qualifying portion on Sunday morning.
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26 Feb 2016: Doha, Qatar: Singapore's Daphne
Tan (right) rolled a perfect 300 game in the opening of Emir Cup 2016 followed with averaged 248 scratch in the first eight-game block today (1990) to lead Squad A with 2054 total and to
take over first place in the overall standings. She all won daily high series.
Her fellow countrywomen Jazreel Tan, used the highest game 279 of the day so far (1883) to bagged the 2nd place of block 1. Bernice Lim who landed in 3rd spot of the first block with 1876, averaged 226. Lucky start for the Singaporeans.
6th International Friendly Match 2016
Doha,21-Feb-16:. Hazeem Al-Merekhi (photo left) of Qatar bagged the 1st place for the masters event in the 6th International Friendly Match 2016 at Qatar Bowling Center on 20th February 2016. His compatriot Ghanim Aboujassoum landed in 2nd place and Guzman Gilberto of Mexico in 3rd place. In the girls division, Finns girls dominated the masters event.
Teea Mäkelä (photo right) and Vilma Salo won the first and second place consecutively while Guarro Michelle of Mexico ended in 3rd place. View the scores
Meanwhile, in the Team Event, Qatar team took the gold after shooting 5134 total series against the next team Finland with 5048 finished in Silver place while Bronze goes to Mexico team with 4811 series. In the girls division, team of Mexico won the Gold with 4810 series against Finland team's 4534 ended in Silvers while Bronze for Colombia team ended with 4370 series.
For doubles event, duos from Mexico, Bernal Nickolas and Piña Hector took the 1st place rolled with 2668 series. Landed in 2nd place Qataris, Hazeem Al Merekhi and Ghanim Aboujassoum 2614 and Mexicans, Martinez Benjamin and Guzman Gilberto with 2563 series in 3rd place. In girls division, Raquel Orozco and Guarro Michelle of Mexico won the first place with series of 2661 against Finland duos landed in 2nd place with a series of 2337 and duos from Mexico bagged the 3rd place with 2284 series. View the scores
All event winner, for boy division Qatari Hazeem Al-Merekhi bagged the first place with a combined series of 4122 against next to him from Mexico Piña Hector who have rolled perfect 300 game earlier ended in second place with 3959 while his compatriot Martinez Benjamin with 3950 landed in 3rd place. For girls division, Mexicans dominated this event after Raquel Orozco and Guarro Michelle with series of 3805 - 3760 won first and second place consecutively while 3rd place goes to Katrin Fjola of Iceland with 3583 series. View the scores
Doha,17-Feb-16: Mexican, Benjamin Martinez (pictured left) won the singles event rolling a series of 1396 on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the 6th International Friendly Match. Hazeem Almerekhi of Qatar landed in second place with 20 pins difference, 1396-1376 while Ghanim Aboujassoum ended in 3rd place with series of 1317.
While in Women’s division, Mexican, Michelle Guarro (picture right) bagged the 1st place with 1227-1220 a very narrow difference of 7 points against Katrín Fjóla of Iceland landed in 2nd place. Sofia Hultstedt of Norway won 3rd place with 1196. View the scores