Kristjan Helgason earned his fourth win of the competition ©Facebook/WSF

Iceland’s Kristjan Helgason secured his fourth victory at the World Snooker Federation's inaugural World Championships in Malta.

Helgason had already earned three wins in the round robin stage at the Dolmen Hotel.

He added to his tally by beating Australia’s Ryan Thomerson 3-1 in their Group C match.

Poland’s Kacper Filipiak also remains unbeaten, as he secured his fourth victory in Group D.

Filipiak secured a 3-0 win over Patrik Tiihonen of Finland today.

China’s Luo Honghao also added to his sequence of wins in Group E, as he beat Australia’s Steve Misfud.

The group stage continued in Malta ©Facebook/WSF
The group stage continued in Malta ©Facebook/WSF

Luo, who two years ago at the age of 16 managed a 147, won the tie 3-0.

Competition is set to continue tomorrow.

The Championship will see the semi-finalists earn automatic entry to the first round of qualifying for the World Championships.

The World Championships will be played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield later this year.