2011 PartyPoker.net World Pool Masters Preview

3 08 2011
SM City North EDSA

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SM City North EDSA Mall in Quezon City will host the 2011 PartyPoker.net World Pool Masters. The prestigious pool tournament will be on Sept. 3-5, 2011.  This invitational event will feature 16 of the best billiards players in the world.

The Matchroom Sport has released the draw and initial schedule of matches.

Dennis Orcullo (Phi) v Tony Drago (Mlt) 12.00 noon Saturday 3rd

Chang Jung-lin (Tpe) v Shane Van Boening (USA) 13.00 Saturday 3rd

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Chris Melling (Eng) v Fu Jianbo (Chn) 15.00 Saturday 3rd

Francisco Bustamante (Phi) v Jason Klatt (Can) 16.00 Saturday 3rd

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Huidji See (Ned) v Lee Van Corteza (Phi) 19.00 Saturday 3rd

Ralf Souquet (Ger) v Mika Immonen (Fin) 12.00 noon Sunday 4th

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Darren Appleton (Eng) v Efren Reyes (Phi) 13.00 Sunday 4th

Yukio Akagariyama (Jpn) v Raj Hundal (Ind) 18.00 Saturday 3rd

There are 4 Filipinos entered in the event where the winner will get $20,000. The defending champion is none other than Dennis Orcullo.

The winners of the round of 16 matches will play again on Sunday afternoon and evening. The semi-finals and finals will be held on the next day. The matches will be Race to 8, winner breaks.

The 2011 World Pool Masters is sponsored by PartyPoker.net, the world’s leading online poker school. Cloth is supplied by Iwan Simonis, Super Aramith balls by Saluc, tables by Star Xing Pai and the Official Cue is Predator.