2012 WORLD 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP: Day 1 Partial Results; 7 PHL bets win first match

24 06 2012

All eyes in Doha for 2012 World 9 Ball Championship.

Doha, Qatar– The 2012 World 9-Ball Championship is underway.  This year’s tournament has a total pot of $300,000 with $40,000 going to the winner and $20,000 to the runner-up. In the first round, 128 of the best cue masters will try to secure one of the 64 slots in the knockout stages.  The first round is double elimination which means that if a player losses twice, he is eliminated from the competition.

So far in the first day, the Philippine contingent went 7-2. Legendary Efren “Bata” Reyes led the onslaught with a 9-3 thrashing of Croatian Philipp Stojanovich. In the same group, Loyme Vicente won his first match against Mohammad Berjawi of Lebanon, 9-4. Ramil Gallego won over India’s Sundeep Gulati. Jundel Mazon outlasted Briton Chris Melling, 9-7. Carlo Biado routed Rajandran Nair of Saudi Arabia, 9-1. 2010 champion Francisco “Django” Bustamante got a 9-6 win over Taipei’s Lo Li Wen.  Roberto Gomez dispatched Takhti Zarekani of Iran via a 9-6 score. Oliver Medenilla and Elvis Calasang were not as lucky as they got beaten by Abdullah Al Yousef(KUW) and Han Hao Hang(CHN) respectively.

Other notable winners were defending Yukio Akagariyama, Malta’s Tony Drago, Fu Chei Wei(TPE), Britains’ Darren Appleton, Fu Jianbo of China and Ko Pin Yi of Taipei.  Here are the complete results of the first matches:

Group 1
Badr Al Awadi(KUW) 9 – 7 Huidji See(NED)
Efren  Reyes(PHI) 9 – 3 Philipp Stojanovic(CRO)
John Morra(CAN) 9 – Hwang Yong(KOR)
Loyme Vicente(PHI) 9 -4  Mohammad Berjawi(LEB)

Group 2
Tony Drago(MLT) 9 – 8 Mika Immonen(FIN)
Ramil Gallego(PHI) 9 – 6 Sundeep Gulati(IND)
Thorsten Hohmann(GER) 9 – 5 Hsu Kai Lun(TPE)
Ali Podel(IRI) 9 – 2 Abdulwahed Al Awad(KSA)

Group 3
Jundel Mazon(PHI) 9 – 7 Chris Melling(GBR)
Matthew Edwards(NZL) 9 – 7 Shane Van Boening(USA)
Vincent Faquet(FRA) 9 – 7 Aloysius Yapp(SIN)
Malaj Nikolaos(ALB)  9 – 8 Abdulatif Fawal((QAT)

Group 4
Chao Fang Pong(TPE) 9 – 7 Lee He Wen(CHN)
Thomas Engert(GER) 9 – 4 Edwin Montal(CAN)
Carlo Biado(PHI) 9 – 1 Rajandran Nair(RSA)
Roman Hybler(CZE) 9 – 3 Waleed Majeed(QAT)

Group 5
Fu Chei Wei(TPE) 9 – 8 Do The Kien(VIE)
Karlo Dalmatin(CRO) 9 – 2 Mohd Buainain(QAT)
Fu Jianbo(CHN) 9 – 7 Marcus Chamat(SWE)
Jason Shaw(GBR) 9 – 5 Takashi Uraoka(JPN)

Group 6
Aki Heiskanen(FIN) 9 – 4 Niels Feijen(NED)
Khaled Al Mutairi(KUW) 9 – 4 Mohd Al Bin Ali(QAT)
Chang Jun Lin(TPE) 9 – 7 Dimitri Jungo(SUI)
Naoyuki Ohi(JPN) 9 – Robby Foldvari(AUS)

Group 7
Chang Yu Lung(TPE) 9 – 3 Jalal Yousef(VEN)
Albin Ouschan(AUT) 9 – 7 Dan Jingu(CHN)
Karl Boyes(GBR) 9 – 5 Ryu Seung Woo(KOR)
Yang Ching Shun(TPE) 9 – 2 Hanni Alhowri(UAE)

Group 8
Hayato Hijikata(JPN) 9 – 3 Mark Gray(GBR)
Manuel Gama(POR) 9 – 7 Lee Chenman(HKG)
Ko Pin Yi(TPE) 9 – 1 Luis Lemus(GUA)
Omar Al Shaheen(KUW) 9 – 8 Serge Das(BEL)

Group 9
Daryl Peach(GBR) 9 – 7 Sniegocki Mateusz(POL)
Bozo Primic(CRO) 9 – 8 Mazen Berjaoui(LIB)
Francisco Bustamante(PHI) 9 – 6 Lo Li Wen(TPE)
Abdullah Al Yousef(KUW) 9 – 3 Oliver Medenilla(PHI)

Group 10
Roberto Gomez(PHI) 9 – 6 Takhti Zarekani(IRI)
Mohammad Saeed(QAT) 9 – 8 Alaa Bata(QAT)
Yukio Akagariyama(JPN) 9 – 7 Dominic Jentsch(GER)
Konstantine Stepanov(RUS) 9 – 3Harvey Shognosh(CAN)

Group 11
Abdul Rahman Al Amar(KSA) 9 – 7 Bruno Muratore(ITA)
Bashar Hussain(QAT) 9 – 1 Kuo Yi Che(TPE)
Han Hao Hang(CHN) 9 – 6 Elvis Calasang(PHI)
Darren Appleton(GBR) 9 – 7 Hamza Alsaeed(ERI)
Group 12
Jason Klatt(CAN) 9 – 3 Imran Majid(GBR)
Ali Obaidly(QAT) 9 – 8 Mohamed Elassal(EGY)
Liu Haitao(CHN) 9 – 3 Mario He(AUT)
Nick Ekonomopoulos(GRE) 9 – 5 Alok Kumar(IND)





11th Predator 10-Ball Championships: Bata Reyes starts title defense with a win

17 09 2011
Efren Reyes. This is my personal picture that ...

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Robinson’s Galleria, Ortigas CenterEfren “Bata” Reyes, the 2010 Predator 10-Ball Champion, won against Jayson Shaw of the USA, 9-6, for his first win in the 11th Predator 10-Ball Championships. Reyes drew a bye in the first round of this prestigious billiar tourney that offers $10,ooo to the champion.

Other notable results:

Former World 9-Ball and 8-Ball Champion Ronnie Alcano squeezed past Johan Chua, 9-8 after winning by default against Reda Belhaj.

Veteran Ramil Gallego won against countrymen Lee Vann Corteza, 9-6, and Jericho Banares, 9-5.

PCSO billiards academy’s RJ Bautista surprised American Max Eberle, 9-6.

Jundel Mazon outplayed legendary Filipino cue artiest Francisco “Django” Bustamante, 9-3.

Thorsten Hohmann of Germany extended his winning streak to 19 as he beat Raj Hundal in the “Battle of the Hitmen”.

Charlie William of the USA, the host promoter of the event, won against against Ruosuke Marouka and Filipino Rodolfo Luat.





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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