First-ever WCBS Championship – WPA Pool

The World Confederation of Billiards Sports activities (WCBS) is internet hosting its personal championship for the primary time in its historical past, going down in Ankara, Türkiye from 20 – 23 of July 2023.

This world-class occasion will likely be held with the assist of the Turkish Billiards Federation (TBF) and can unite athletes from greater than 40 nations and all globally related billiards disciplines beneath one roof.

On the WCBS Championship 2023, the completely different disciplines of billiards will likely be introduced in an intercontinental group competitors.

Particular emphasis will likely be positioned on a balanced mixture of genders the place athletes from Pool, Heyball, 3-Cushion and Snooker will take part and compete over 4 event days for victory and prize cash totalling $120,000, of which the profitable group alone will obtain $40,000.

With this occasion, for the primary time within the historical past of billiards, all globally standard billiards disciplines, practiced by world-class athletes, will likely be on show collectively at a WCBS competitors.

Europe and Asia will likely be represented with two groups every consisting of eight athletes. America and Africa & the Remainder of the World will type the fifth and sixth groups.

Among the many members are a few of the best-known stars of the billiards world, together with the 3-Cushion World Champions Dick Jaspers and Therese Klompenhouwer (each from the Netherlands).

Different famend athletes corresponding to a number of Staff World Champion Martin Horn (Germany), former Junior World Champion Kim Haeng Jik (South Korea), African Champion Sameh Sidhom (Egypt) and plenty of extra will even compete on this self-discipline.

In 10-Ball Pool, a number of World Cups Champion Mario He (Austria), world quantity 4 Wei Tzu Chien (Chinese language Taipei) and former Junior World Champion Chezka Centeno (Philippines) will likely be on the desk alongside World Championship Runner-up Mohammad Soufi (Syria).

The representatives of the European group in Heyball are, 10-Ball World Champion Eklent Kaci (Albania) and a number of Snooker and Pool World Champion Kelly Fisher (Nice Britain).

In Snooker, the present IBSF World Champion Lim Kok Leong from Malaysia will likely be competing in addition to the 2 World Ladies’s Champions Waratthanun Sukritthanes (Thailand) and Wendy Jans (Belgium).

The winner of the WCBS Championship 2023 will first be decided in a round-robin format earlier than the semi-finals and finals are scheduled for 23 July.

The WCBS want to thank its essential sponsor Pleasure for his or her unbelievable assist. WCBS would additionally wish to thank its different companions Andy Material, Aramith Billiard Balls, and Zeki Bilardo for his or her nice assist, with out which this occasion wouldn’t be potential.

As well as, we’re blissful to accomplice with Contact PR Company from Germany, which is answerable for pictures, press releases and PR measures. Moreover, we want to thank the Turkish Billiards Federation (TBF) for his or her position in internet hosting this occasion.

For all vital details about the schedule, the participant listing, and the livestream, please go to the next hyperlink:

You might be welcome to make use of this press launch for republication with a supply attribution to WCBS.



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