After topping group H in the elimination round, the 46-year-old did not have to face any strong contenders in round-16. As a result, he faced Oh, who had finished second in group D.
The Vietnamese cueist, ranked 9th by Professional Billiards Association (PBA), defeated his South Korean rival (4th) with a score of 3-1 (15/6, 15/3, 13/15 and 15/7) in the knockout round Wednesday.
A screenshot of the live-stream match between Ma Minh Cam and Oh Seong Uk. Photo courtesy of Billiard Vietnam.
Cam will take on the winner of the match between David Zapata (28th) and Han Dong Won (32th) in the next round.
He is the only Vietnamese competing in the championship, which will run until March 6. Cam has been in Korea since last July, playing in a series of events.
The tournament in South Korea boasts the biggest prize money ever offered in the history of pool, with the winner walking home 300 million won (over $267,000) out of the prize pool of 400 million won.
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