Einige Tage vor Weihnachten findet in Antalya/Türkei eines der höchstdotierten Pool Billard Turniere des Jahres statt. Der Pool Masters Cup 2015 ist die 1. Ausgabe dieses 9 Ball Turniers und viele internationale Top-Spieler werden vom 16. – 19. Dezember um das Gesamtpreisgeld von 45.000 Euro spielen. Der Gewinner am Samstag bekommt 6.000 Euro. Es wird in einem 256 starken Teilnehmerfeld (bislang liegen ca. 120 Meldungen vor) im Doppel-KO System gespielt und ab der Runde der letzten 32 geht es im Einfach-KO weiter. Alle Matches werden auf 9 Gewinnspiele mit Wechselbreak ausgetragen. Zu den Favoriten zählen u.a.: Denis Grabe (EST), Ivica Putnik (CRO), Ivo Aarts (NED), Imran Majid (GBR), Marc Bijsterbosch (NED), Marco Teutscher (NED), Nick Malai (GRE), Oliver Ortmann (GER), Ralf Souquet (GER), Mika Immonen (FIN) sowie die beiden frischgebackenen Mosconi Cup Champions Nick van den Berg und Niels Feijen aus den Niederlanden. Diese 9 Ball Veranstaltung kann via Livescore und einem kostenlosen Livestream verfolgt werden, von wie vielen Tischen der Stream angeboten wird kann man derzeit noch nicht sagen. Über die offizielle Website und über die Billiard Tournaments Management Website Billiardport.com findet man alle Ergebnisse und den kompletten Spielplan.
Experience carries the opening day The Philippines‘ Dennis Orcollo barely survives an early test as most favorites win on Day 1 at the 2014 World 9-ball Championship. By Ted Lerner, WPA Press Officer Photos Courtesy of Richard Walker (Doha, Qatar)–Long time followers of the WPA World 9-ball Championship know that the event is always full of surprises. The upstarts, the unknowns, the unexpected seem to make a splash in each and every edition of pool’s crowning glory. As this slowly building drama begins to rise towards a guaranteed thunderous climax six days from now, fans already know the upsets and shocks are going to start mounting. But while the newbies and nobody’s of pool will definitely make their noise, even more true is that good old fashioned sporting standards like experience, possessing a history of winning and performing under crushing pressure are generally going to carry the day. As day one of the 2014 World 9-ball Championship commenced in this fabulously wealthy desert kingdom this most valuable of athletic tenants carried the storyline in one […]
Asia Takes Slim Lead: Texas Tornado Saves the Day! AM8.com Queens Cup Day 2 Line-Up Announced! Photos courtesy Emille Soriano of Dragon Promotions Manila, Philippines – USA’s Vivian Villarreal made sure that history would not be repeated. At least on Day 1. Villarreal’s big win at the end of Day 1 of the AM8.com Queens Cup put Team West within one match going into the second day. Meanwhile, national hero of the Philippines Rubilen Amit, in her debut role as Captain of Team Asia, led her team to 3 match wins to clinch the lead on Day 1 over Team West’s American/European squad. Amit herself participated in 3 of the 4 matches consisting of singles, doubles, and 4-on-4 play with all matches going to best of 7 games. She won all three of hers for a 3-0 personal record so far in the three day competition. Billiards is going primetime. The 2015 AM8.com Queens Cup will be airing live nightly on primetime hours of 6:00pm – 10:00pm on ABS-CBN Sports + Action channel. The AM8.com […]
29/03/2017 Dynamic Billard Portuguese Open events about to begin The Dynamic Billard Portuguese Open and Women Open are opening its doors for the players today. In the open event, 191 players have announced their participation into this prestigious event which will be held in Salgados Palace Hotel in Albufeira, Portugal. 33 nations from all over the World are represented at the upcoming Euro-Tour events in Portugal. Once again, the prize money of 36.000,-€ as well as coveted ranking points are at stake for the contestants. The venue this time is a nice and beautiful holiday resort where the players will definitely have the chance to spend some nice time when they are not scheduled for their matches. This year, the Euro ranking is even more important than in „normal“ years since the best two of the rankings after this event will be representing Europe at this year’s World Games to be held in Wroclaw, Poland. The practice tables are already in use and frequented by the players who arrived yesterday or have already played in […]