28th November, Hong Kong: World Championships and Asian Games multiple gold medallist, Park Jongwoo and Kim Kyungmin of Korea clinched the fourth Doubles Semi-finals spot after topping the final squad of the preliminaries of the 2018 CGSE Million Tinkle World Men Championships.
2017 PBA Cheetah Championship winner and 2016 PBA-WBT Thailand champion, Jesper Svensson and Martin Larsen of Sweden got off the block with a sizzling 484 in their opening game to lead 2018 World Youth Singles bronze medallist, Abdulrahman Alkheliwi and Hassan Alshaikh of Saudi Arabia by 24 pins.
Finland's third pair of Joonas Jahi and Sami Konsteri and Germany's third pair of Pascal Winternheimer and Tobias Boarding shared third spot with identical 455 while Indonesia's third pair of Billy Muhammad Islam and Ryan Lalisang was fifth with 444.
Canada's third pair of Zach Wilkins and Mitch Hupe, who had a moderate start with 419 in their opening game, posted the high score of 523 in the second game to move into the front of the pack. Sweden added a creditable 449 but slipped down to second, just nine pins adrift.