2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters – Feijen is the Master!

27th October, 2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters Feijen is the Master! The Final Niels Feijen (HOL) 8-6 Darren Appleton (ENG) Semi-Finals Niels Feijen (HOL) 8-2 Alex Pagulayan Darren Appleton (ENG) 8-4 Chang Jung-lin (TPE) HOLLAND’S NIELS FEIJEN captured the 21st annual PartyPoker World Pool Masters crown as he came through a tense final to defeat England’s Darren Appleton 8-6. It was Feijen’s first victory in an event he has been competing in periodically for ten years and he picks up a $20,000 winner’s cheque. It was consolation for his heart-break defeat in the final of the World Cup of Pool last month when he and his Dutch team mate Nick Van den Berg narrowly went down to the Philippines. “The crowd was cheering hard for Darren. We had both been playing well all week and that is sport, somebody has to lose and somebody has to win. He played really well all week and it could have gone either way. I managed to win and it is a great feeling,” said a thrilled Feijen after […]


2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters – Shane and Dyno win as Pag takes first semi spot

26th October,  2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters Shane and Dyno win as Pag takes first semi spot Shane Van Boening (USA) 8-4 Omar Al Shaheen (KUW) Darren Appleton (ENG) 8-3 David Alcaide (ESP) Quarter-Finals Alex Pagulayan (CAN) 8-4 Chris Melling (ENG) THE BUSINESS end of the 2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters is shaping up following the final two first round matches and the first of the quarter finals at the Metrodome in Barnsley on Saturday night. Darren Appleton and Shane Van Boening won through to the last eight, while Alex Pagulayan became the first player to reach the semi-finals. The opening match of the evening saw Mosconi Cup star Shane Van Boening come through his opening match with a solid 8-4 win against young Kuwaiti Omar Al Shaheen. Van Boening, who won his third US Open title last week, was made to work for it but looked stronger in the closing stages. Initially, it was a close match as first Al Shaheen and then Van Boening enjoyed leads but neither player dominated. The Middle Eastern […]


2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters – Wins for Mika, Alex and Chang

26th October,  2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters Wins for Mika, Alex and Chang Mika Immonen (FIN) 8-6 Efren Reyes (PHI) Alex Pagulayan (CAN) 8-2 Ga Young Kim (KOR) Chang Jung-lin (TPE) 8-6 Daryl Peach (ENG) THREE MORE matches took place this afternoon at the Barnsley Metrodome as the opening round of the 2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters continued. There were wins for Finland, Canada and Taiwan as Mika Immonen, Alex Pagulayan and Chang Jung-lin all enjoyed victories. There are two more first round matches to take place this evening in the three day $66,000 event but the final match of the session saw an England v Taiwan clash as Blackpool’s Daryl Peach met Chang Jung-lin, the 2012 World 8 Ball Champion and it ended in a close victory for the Taiwanese after he clawed back a big deficit. Peach, a winner of this event in 1995, recovered from a poor start to move into 5-2 lead before Chang took the next two to set up a close finish. The Taiwanese though made an illegal break […]


PartyPoker World Pool Masters – Day 1

25th October, 2013 PartyPoker World Pool Masters Action underway in Barnsley Chris Melling (ENG) 8-3 Karol Skowerski (POL) Nick Ekonomopoulos (GRE) 8-2 Ralf Souquet (GER) Niels Feijen (HOL) 8-6 Karl Boyes (ENG) The 21st annual running of the PartyPoker World Pool Masters got underway at the Metrodome in Barnsley, Yorkshire and there were first round wins for Chris Melling, Nick Ekonomopoulos and Niels Feijen.  The $66,000 tournament has been a staple on the pool calendar for over two decades and was making its first appearance in the UK since 2005. In front of an excellent first night crowd at the popular Yorkshire venue, defending champion Karol Skowerski of Poland fell at the first hurdle as was beaten 8-3 by England’s Chris Melling who looked in fine form in front of his local fans. Melling, whose smooth action is renowned the world over, flew into a 5-0 lead in front of his Yorkshire faithful as he took advantage of the winners’ break format. Skowerski, who enjoyed a magical three days in his home town of Kielce […]

World Pool Masters

2013 World Pool Masters

Niels Feijen (NED) gewinnt 2013 World Pool Masters im Finale gegen Darren Appleton (GBR) mit 8-6 und sichert sich damit den ersten World Pool Masters Titel seiner Karriere. Vom 25. – 27. Oktober 2013 findet in Barnsley/Großbritannien die 21. Auflage des World Pool Masters statt. Im Barnsley Metrodome präsentiert Matchroom Sport ein weiteres Pool Billard Event der Spitzenklasse. Das Einladungsturnier bringt jedes Jahr eine Auswahl der besten Spieler der Welt zusammen und verspricht Pool Billard auf höchstem Niveau. Im letzten Jahr gewann in einem rein polnischen Finale Karol Skowerski gegen Mateusz Sniegocki mit 8-6. Alles zum World Cup of Pool 2012 findet man hier – ->2012 World Pool Masters. Rekordgewinner des World Pool Masters ist der deutsche Superstar Ralf Souquet, er konnte diese Veranstaltung bereits sechs mal gewinnen. Gespannt sein kann man auch auf den Auftritt der einzigen Dame im Feld. Ga Young Kim aus Korea wird es den Herren sicherlich ziemlich schwer machen. Ansonsten ist auch dieses Jahr das 16-köpfige Teilnehmerfeld erneut mit großartigen Spielern gespickt. Karol Skowerski (POL – Champion World […]