24th April – 2017 World Cup of Pool
Tickets now on sale
The World Cup of Pool returns to London this summer as the prestigious pairs event takes place at York Hall, Bethnal Green from June 13-18, and tickets are available now at www.matchroompool.com.
With the Mosconi Cup set for Las Vegas this year, the World Cup of Pool represents a great opportunity for fans to see the best players from around the globe in action in London.
York Hall has a storied pool history having staged the Mosconi Cup on eight occasions as well as the World Cup in 2013 and 2015 and 32 two-man teams will once again descend on East London for one of the most anticipated tournaments of the year.
Commencing on Tuesday June 13 and culminating with the final on the evening of Sunday 18, the event will be played to a single elimination format over six days with two sessions a day. There are 31 matches in total.
Teams will be announced shortly with Mosconi Cup stars from both sides of the Atlantic joined by some of the greatest players from around the world.
Tickets are on sale now at www.matchroompool.com priced at just £10.00 per evening session (Tuesday to Sunday) and £8.00 per weekend afternoon session. Tuesday to Friday afternoons are free. A season ticket covering all sessions is priced at £60.00.
The World Cup of Pool will carry a $250,000 prize fund including $60,000 for the champions. The event will be produced by Matchroom Sport Television and televised live on Sky Sports as well as other stations around the world. It is then syndicated internationally as 31 x 1 hour programmes.
2017 WORLD CUP OF POOL is sponsored by Rasson Billiards who supplies the Official Table; the cloth is supplied by Iwan Simonis and the Official Balls are Super Aramith by Saluc. Predator is the Official Cue and Chalk of the event.
Luke Riches, Matchroom Sport: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes: MATCHROOM SPORT is one of the world’s leading producers of televised sport and is responsible for over 1,000 hours of original programming across a range of sports. Based in the UK and chaired by charismatic founder Barry Hearn, they operate three pool events; the Mosconi Cup, the World Cup of Pool and the World Pool Masters. In addition, the company produce a multitude of events in darts, snooker, tenpin, golf, fishing, ping pong, gymnastics, netball, basketball and boxing.