2nd December, Hong Kong: Third-seed, Adrian Ang and Tun Ameerul Al-Hakim outclassed topseed, Team USA, 433-370 in the Doubles final to win Malaysia's second gold medal of the 2018 CGSE Million Tinkle World Men Championships.
Ang (196) and Al-Hakim (262) edged second-seed, Singles silver medallist, Dan MacLelland (228) and 2017 World Championships Masters gold medallist, Francois Lavoie (184) of Canada, 458-412 in the second semi-final match to earn a crack at the title.
EJ Tackett (259) and Singles bronze medallist, Andrew Anderson (236) sailed past fourth-seed, Park Jongwoo (188) and Kim Kyungmin (189) of Korea, 495-377 to advance to the final and face the Malaysian pair. Canada and Korea was awarded a bronze medal each.Both title contenders started cautiously marking their opening frames. Tackett's early split in the second frame put the American pair on their back foot. Whilst the Ang and Al-Hakin continued to mark their next two frames, Anderson stumbled to another split in the third frame to trail further behind.