World 9-Ball Championship 2012 Day 3: 32 Advance including 7 PHL players

26 06 2012

Al Sadd Sports ClubDoha, Qatar– Day 3 marked the entry of 32 players to the knockout stage of the competitions. The 32 were the winners of the winner’s bracket matches held yesterday. Among the 32 were 7 Filipinos led by former winners Efren “Bata” Reyes, Francisco “Django” Bustamante, and Ronnie “Volcano” Alcano.  Also qualifying were Carlo Biado, Lee Van Corteza, Antonio Gabica, and Roberto Gomez. Other notable winners were Malta’s Tony Drago, Germany’s Thorsten Hohmann, Taipei’s Ko Pin Yi, Britain’s Darren Appleton, and German Ralph Souquet.  The losers of the matches will need to win their do or die matches to be held tomorrow. Only 64 players out of the 128 participants will be playing in the money round.  Nine other Filipinos still have  chance to be in the next phase of the tournament that offers a top prize of $40,000. After 3 days, PHL cue masters have a combined record of 23 wins and 11 losses.

Here are the complete Day 3 results:

Group 1
Efren Reyes(PHI) 9 – 2 Bader Al Awadi(KUW)
John Morra(CAN) 9 – 8 Joyme Vicente(PHI)

Group 2
Tony Drago(MLT) 9 – 6 Ramil Gallego(PHI)
Thorsten Hohmann(GER) 9 – 4 Ali Pordel(IRI)

Group 3
Vincent Faquet(FRA) 9 -5 Jundel Mazon(PHI)
Matthew Edwards(NZL) 9 – 4 Malaj Nikolaos(ALB)

Group  4
Carlo Biado(PHI) 9 – 3 Roman Hybler(CZE)
Thomas Engert(GER) 9 – 5 Chao Fong Pang

Group  5
Jason Shaw(GBR) 9 – 5 Fu Jianbo(CHN)
Fu Chei Wei(TPE) 9 – 3 Karlo Dalmatin(CRO)

Group 6
Aki Heiskanen(FIN) 9 – 3 Al Mutairi, Khaled GH(KUW)
Chang Jun Lin(TPE) 9 – 8 Naouki Ohi(JPN)

Group 7
Chang Yu Lung(TPE) 9 – 8 Albin Ouschan(AUT)
Karl Boyes(GBR) 9 –3 Yang Ching Shun(TPE)

Group 8
Manuel Gama(POR) 9 – 6 Hayato Hijikata(JPN)
Ko Pin Yi(TPE)9 – 3 Omar Al Shahen(KUW)

Group 9
Daryl Peach(GBR) 9 – 8 Bozo Primic(CRO)
Francisco Bustamante(PHI) 9 – 4 Abdullah Al Yousef

Group 10
Roberto Gomez(PHI) 9 – 1 Mohammad Saeed(QAT)
Konstantin Stepanov(RUS) 9 – 7 Yukio Akagariyama(JPN)

Group 11
Darren Appleton(GBR) 9 – 2 Abdul Rahman Al Amar(KSA)
Han Hao Xiang(CHN) 9 -1 Bashar Hussain(QAT)

Group 12
Jason Klatt(CAN) 9 – 1 Ali Obaidli(QAT)
Nick Ekonomopoulos(GRE) 9 – 8 Liu Haitao(CHN)

Group 13
Ronnie Alcano(PHI) 9 – 8 Hunter Lombardo(USA)
Antonio Gabica(PHI) 9 – 7 Denis Grabe(EST)

Group 14
Lee Van Corteza(PHI) 9 – 5 Marlon Caneda(PHI)
Majed Alazmi(KUW) 9 – 6 Torhu Koribayashi(JPN)

Group 15
Jonny Martinez(VEN) 9 -8 Oliver Ortmann(GER)
Andrew Kong(HKG) 9 – 5 Dennis Orcullo(PHI)

Group 16
Ralf Souquet(GER) 9 – 1Nayf Abdel Afou(JOR)
Nick Van den Berg(NED) 9 – 6 David Anderson(RSA)

English: picture taken by User:Exec8 as one of...

English: picture taken by User:Exec8 as one of the audience in the 2006 WPC in PICC, Philippines. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)





2011 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool: Participants and schedules

6 09 2011
SM North EDSA

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After a successful staging of the 2011 World Pool Masters. PartyPoker.net is once again the title sponsor of the 2011 World Cup of Pool which will be held at the Block Atrium, SM City North EDSA Mall, Quezon, City.  It is the 3rd time that the Philippines has hosted the tournament where 32 of the best billiards pairings represent their country in a win or go home tournament. Here are the participating teams in this year’s event:

Europe (15)
Austria – Jasmin Ouschan & Mario He
Croatia – Carlo Dalmatin & Ivica Putnik or Philipp Stojanovic
England – Darren Appleton & Chris Melling
Estonia – Dennis Grabe & Erki Erm
Finland – Mika Immonen & Petri Makkonen
France – Stephan Cohen & Vincent Facquet
Germany – Ralf Souquet & Thorsten Hohmann
Holland – Huidji See & Marco Teutscher
Italy – Fabio Petroni & Bruno Muratore
Malta – Tony Drago & Alex Borg
Poland – Karol Skowerski & Radoslaw Babica
Russia – Konstantin Stepanov & Ruslan Chinakhov
Spain – David Alcaide & Francisco Diaz-Pizarro
Sweden – Marcus Chamat & Thomas Mehtala
Switzerland – Dimitri Jungo & Ronni Regli Read the rest of this entry »





US Open 9 Ball: Mixed Results for Filipino in their Day 4 Matches

22 10 2010
Francisco Bustamante

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Yesterday, Efren “Bata” Reyes and Francsico “Django” Bustamante marched on the winner’s bracket by winning their third respective matches of the 2010 US Open 9 Ball Tournament. Django Bustamante came back from a 1-4 deficit to beat Mexico’s Oscar Dominguez 11-6. Reyes on the other hand overwhelmed Japense Tomoroo Takano 11-2.  They are just two of the 32 unbeaten players left in the tournament.

The other Filipinos lost in their Day 4 match-ups. Amang Parica, Lee Van Corteza, Ramil Gallego, and Ronnie Alcano all bowed to their respective opponents.  They will now have to survive to loser’s bracket in order to win this very prestigious tournament.

 

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