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.
4th May – 2017 World Cup of Pool Team Scotland: World Cup Opponents Will Be Running Scared With the World Cup of Pool set for a return to the storied York Hall, London this June 13-18 the Scottish pair of Jayson Shaw and Pat Holtz have promised to leave anyone who stands in their way of the trophy looking like ‘frozen rabbits in the headlights’. Scotland return to the event for first time since 2013, when Shaw & Holtz suffered a first-round defeat to eventual finalists Holland. However, since then Shaw has gone on to claim a number of major titles in the sport including the Kuwait Open, Turning Stone Classic and the Challenge of Champions among many others. A remarkable 2016 ended in him playing a major part of Team Europe’s 11-3 trouncing of America on his Mosconi Cup debut in London. “Shaw is unquestionably the No.1 player in the world,” said Holtz. “He has been so consistent over the last 18 months in all competitions, taking many major titles and the Mosconi Cup. […]
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 […]
22nd January – 2015 PartyPoker Mosconi Cup European Team Selection – Top three players and two wild cards WITH THE annual PartyPoker Mosconi Cup set for 7th to 10th December in the USA, Matchroom Sport can announce the selection criteria for the European side as they contemplate a sixth consecutive victory in the annual transatlantic 9 ball show down. Having conceded just seven matches in the last two runnings, confidence will be sky high for the five players who don the coveted blue shirts in 11 months time. Like 2014, the qualification process will feature three separate ranking lists – European, World and a Combined. 1. No.1 ranked player on the five event Euro Tour Series. – Italian Open, 26-28 February – Portugal Open, 23-25 April – German Open, 4-6 June – Austrian Open 30 July – 2 Aug – Dutch Open 30 Sept – 3 Oct 2. No.1 ranked player on the four event World Series. WPA World 10 Ball Championship, 15-21 February China Open, TBC June WPA World 9 Ball Championship, 7-18 […]