In the final he beat two-time world champion Wu Chia-ching (Taiwan) 11-9 to claim the $36,000 first prize. Wu received $10,000 for second place. The two Filipinos Dennis Orcollo and Alex Pagulayan shared third place.
This was Yang's seventh win on the Asian Tour but first since the 2007 Singapore event. He's been to nine finals in total. That's one third of the 27 events ever held.
Chang Jung-lin was the defending champion and ranking leader going into the event. He went out in the group stages after two wins and two losses.
The event was held 24-26 October at the Mal Taman Anggrek, Jakarta, Indonesia. It was the sixth and final event of the season. Only the top 11 players in the rankings were invited.
- Grand Final - Yang Ching Shun (TPE) 11-9 Wu Chia Ching (TPE) (Guinness 9 Ball Tour)
- Results from the Grand Final (Guinness 9 Ball Tour)
- Gallery from the Grand Final (Guinness 9 Ball Tour)
- Yang Crowned Guinness Tour Champ (Billiards Digest)
- Ching-Shun Yang wins Guiness Finale (AzBilliards)
- Tough luck for Filipino billiards stars (Business Mirror)
- RP falls to Taiwanese rivals in Guinness 9-ball semis (GMA News)
- 2008 Guinnes 9Ball Grand Final in Jakarta (Matchroom Sport Forums)
- WPA Asian Nine-ball Tour (Wikipeda)
- Yang Ching-shun (Wikipeda)
- Chang wins inaugural Asian Tour Grand Final (Grand Final, 2007)
- Chang takes opening Taipei event on Asian Tour (2008 Tour)
- It's Chang again in Penang's Asian Tour event (2008 Tour)
- Chang continues Asian Tour domination with victory in in Kuala Lumpur (2008 Tour)
- Pagulayan rules in Singapore leg of Asian Tour (2008 Tour)
- Orcollo grabs China Asian Tour win (2008 Tour)