KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Sujen Shahi and Som Lama on Thursday won their respective matches in the Nepal Open Snooker Tournament being held at the covered hall of National Sports Council. Sujen overcame Moti Tamang 3-2 and Som saw off Saroj Gautam 3-1.
Similarly, Bikash Gurung beat Saurav Karna 3-1, Sher Bahadur lama beat Deepu Shakya 3-1 and Ram Maharjan overcame Samim Akhtar 3-2. In other frames, Prakash Swarnakar edged past Buddha Lama 3-1, Jay Maharjan eased past Tendi Sherpa 3-0, Regan Shrestha beat Bikash Swarnakar 3-0 and Shyam Khadgi saw off Kunga Lama 3-1.
Similarly, Bijay Maharjan, Alok Yonjan, Chhopel Sherpa, Som BK also won their respective frames.