25th November, Hong Kong: 2018 USBC Masters champion, Andrew Anderson of Holly, Michigan, rolled the first perfect game of the 2018 CGSE Million Tinkle World Men Championships to lead the opening squad of the Singles qualifying round.
2017 South-East Asian Games Team gold medallist, Basil Ng of Singapore got off to a great start with 255 to lead debutant, Ray San Nicolas of Guam by 12 pins with Joel Tan of Singapore, a further 18 pins away in third.
Ng's lead did not last as recently-awarded PBA Player of the Year, Anderson posting a stunning 279 following his average start of 200 in the first game to take over the running. Nicolas continued to trail in second. Edward Rey of Colombia and Ng taking up third and fourth.
The 23-year-old added another sizzling 278 in the third game before rolling the championships' forst 300 in the fourth game to open up a huge gap of 156 pins. 2018 Palembang Asian Games Masters gold medallist, Muhd Rafiq Ismail gradually hauled himself up to second. Rey and Nicolas continued to stay in third and fourth.