13th February – 2015 PartyPoker Mosconi Cup
USA Team Ranking – Super Billiards Expo is a points event
MATCHROOM SPORT can announce that the Open 10-Ball Pro Players Championship at the annual Super Billiards Expo will be included in the ranking list for Team USA selection for the 2015 PartyPoker Mosconi Cup.
Taking place from April 16-19 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Centre at Oaks, Pennsylvania, the Players Championship was inaugurated in 2002. Since then, the event has enjoyed a stellar list of champions including Shane Van Boening who has won five times in the past seven years.
Players can enter by visiting the events official site – http://www.superbilliardsexpo.com
Players eligible for Team USA, who finish in the top 32, will be awarded points on a sliding scale. The five man USA team for the Mosconi Cup will comprise the top three players in the ranking list as well as two wild cards named by captain Mark Wilson.
The 22nd annual Mosconi Cup takes place from 7th to 10th December this year at a venue to be named in the near future.
The full calendar of qualifying events as well as the points system to be used will be announced in due course. There will be three players selected from the ranking list as well as two wildcards, and all will be confirmed around the end of October. Ranking lists will be published on www.matchroompool.com as well as the Facebook page and Twitter feed of the Mosconi Cup.
Tickets for the 2015 PartyPoker Mosconi Cup will be available soon.
2015 PARTYPOKER Mosconi Cup is sponsored by PartyPoker, the world’s leading online poker site. The Official Table of the Mosconi Cup is supplied by Diamond Billiards, the cloth is supplied by Iwan Simonis and the Official Balls are Super Aramith by Saluc. Predator is the Official Cue of the event.
Luke Riches, Matchroom Sport: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes: Matchroom Sport are one of the world’s leading producers of televised sport and are 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, the Mosconi Cup is one of a stable of pool events that include the World Cup of Pool and the World Pool Masters.