The champion and top-seed was on a row knocking out Somjed Kusonpithak of Thailand, 241-183 in Round 1 and another Kuwaiti, Basel Al-Anizy, 221-183 in Round 2 to confirm his spot in the semifianls.
The runner-up posted the highest game of the leg when he downed 299 against Thailand's Yannaphon Larpapharat's 221 in the first round. Belmonte also edged Yousif Akbar of Saudi Arabia 38-34 after having tied at 224.
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