The runnerup, Yousif Falah reached the finals after he defeated Ahmed A. Jabber in an all-Bahraini semi-final, 268-237. But Yousif had a hard fought Round 2 match with Kuwait's Basil Al-Anzi after the duo tied at 247 each with the 9th and 10th frame to break the tie.
Yousif shot 48 while Basil missed his pin 10 spare to crash out with 47. Yousif, however, posted the highest game of the tour when he had another tough game against UAE's Shaker Al-Hassan, winning with 288 against 279.
Topseed and first runnerup of the preceeding the 8th Kingdom of Bahrain Open, Mohammed Kamel of Kuwait crashed out after losing to