Chan, 27, confidently disposed of teammate Jennifer Tan 204-193 to win her first international title, while Asian Games champion Ong who finished sixth in the 2nd Block Masters finals, climbed up the stepladder twice and pushed World Championship Trios Gold medalist, Dino Castillo to two games, before settling for the $8,000 runner-up cheque.
Women's champion Chan, who injured her lower back in Thursday's Masters qualifiers, looked in control throughout the day. She started the morning's second block of 8 games in the Masters finals with a 109pin lead and finished her series with a 79 pins margin. In the stepladder final against teammate Tan, Chan was never troubled despite playing with a heavily strapped back.
"No doubt, this was only my third step-ladder final," said Chan, who is only in