Men's World Championship 2008

    08/20/08

    Live Coverage

    SF Strike Bowl Ngamwongwan in Nonthaburi, Thailand (August 20-31, 2008)

    TTBALogo_small.jpg 2008MWCLogo.jpg The Thai Tenpin Bowling Association (TTBA) will host the second Men's World Championship from August 21-31, 2008 at SF Strike Bowl Ngamwongwan. The 42-laner with AMF equipment is located on the 7th Floor of a shopping center in Nonthaburi, approx. 30 minutes away from down town Bangkok. The 5-star Chaophya Park Hotel & Resorts in Bangkok was chosen as the official hotel.

    57 countries - Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain; Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, UAE, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela. And the host country, Thailand - will participate in the event.

    All countries but Jordan (3) and Slovakia (3) have announced to send a full team which would bring the total number of players to 336. Maximum six players per team will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in six disciplines: Singles, Doubles, Trios, 5-player Team, All Events and Masters. Singles (six games on long oil) and Doubles (six games on short oil) will be contested on one oil pattern, while Trios and Team will feature two oil patterns (3 games each on long and short oil).

    The top four players and teams after six games in Singles, Doubles, Trios and Team, respectively, will advance to the semi-finals. The winners of a single-game match will determine the world champion.

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    Check here for our live coverage from Nonthaburi, which begins Wednesday, August 20. We will keep up-to-date with live tournament coverage, with updates after each round and behind-the-scenes stories.



    Bulletin No. 1 (MS-Word document)

    Bulletin No. 1 (pdf file)

    Bulletin No. 2 (MS-Word document)

    Bulletin No. 3 (MS-Word document)



    Schedule at a glance


    Monday, 18.08.2008 - Ball check
    Tuesday, 19.08.2008 - Ball check
    Wednesday, 20.08.2008 - Last day of arrival, ball check, Team Manager Meeting
    Thursday, 21.08.2008 - Official Practice and Opening Ceremony
    Friday, 22.08.2008 - Doubles Day 1 (6 games on short oil)
    Saturday, 23.08.2008 - Doubles Day 2 (6 games on short oil)
    Sunday, 24.08.2008 - Trios Day 1 (3 games on long oil)
    Monday, 25.08.2008 - Trios Day 2 (3 games on short oil)
    Tuesday, 26.08.2008 - Team Day 1 (3 games on long oil)
    Wednesday, 27.08.2008 - Team Day 2 (3 games on short oil)
    Thursday, 28.08.2008 - Singles Day 1 (6 games on long oil)
    Friday, 29.08.2008 - Singles Day 2 (6 games on long oil)
    Saturday, 30.08.2008 - Masters, Closing Ceremony and Banquet
    Sunday, 31.08.2008 - Departure

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