It's Caminsky v Barnes in the final
AMERICAN Chris Barnes will meet South African Guy Caminsky in the 2008 PartyCasino.com World Tenpin Masters final.
Barnes, the 2006 champion, starts as favourite after another impressive performance, a 521-462 triumph over Osku Palermaa of Finland.
For the second successive match Barnes, the 2007/08 PBA Player of the Year, registered a total of more than 500.
He will be up against fans favourite Caminksy, who had never made it past the quarter-finals in six previous attempts at the World Tenpin Masters.
The second semi-final saw Palermaa make a bright start with four strikes but his advantage narrowed with three spares in the fifth, sixth and seventh frames.
Despite this, Palermaa still led at the end of the first game by 246-237.
However, Barnes is regarded as the best player in the world and showed why at the start of the second with nine successive strikes which changed the match completely.
He was helped by only six in the second frame from Palermaa and three further spares ended the match as a contest.
Barnes registered 284 in the second game to win by 59 pins.
Route to the final
R1 - beat Ghislaine Van Der Tol (NED) 444-370
QF - beat James Tidd (ENG) 449-428
SF - beat Paul Moor (ENG) 507-480
R1 - beat Or Aviram (ISR) 449-405
QF - beat Kirsten Penny (ENG) 569-546
SF - beat Osku Palermaa (FIN) 521-462
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