Go Back   AzBilliards.com > Main Category > Main Forum
Reload this Page 2003 World Pool Championship Qualifiers
Share Thread Tools Rate Thread
2003 World Pool Championship Qualifiers
Luke Riches
AzB Gold Member
Luke Riches
Status: Offline
Posts: 33
vCash: 500
iTrader: 0 / 0%
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: London, England
2003 World Pool Championship Qualifiers - 04-24-2003, 05:47 AM

With the 2003 World Pool Championship scheduled to take place from 12 – 20 July at the Cardiff International Arena, promoters Matchroom Sport can announce full details of this year’s qualifying events.

There will be a total of eleven spots in the main event available and this year the qualifiers move from a club environment into a more prestigious setting in one of the main function suites at the CIA.

Starting on Saturday 5th July and concluding on Thursday 10th, there will be eleven separate events including the infamous One Rack Shoot Out which determines the final spot.

In addition performances at the qualifiers will form the basis of the waiting list of competitors should any of the nominated players fail scratch from the main tournament or fail to show up.

Last year over 170 players from 29 countries tried their luck in the qualifiers and as well as big names like Filipinos Ramil Gallego and Rodolfo Luat winning through, total unknowns such as John Wims (Ireland) and England’s Richard Jones battled their way through to centre stage.

Competitors may play in one event per day, making 5 tournaments in total for an entry fee of £350 (approx $550), which includes free entry to the One Rack Shoot Out. Individual events will cost £80 (approx $125) to enter but places may be restricted in favour of players taking the five tournament option.

For full details and entry forms contact Tournament Director Doug Gordon +44 7939 235716 or pro9wc2k3@yahoo.com

The most successful of last year’s qualifiers was Gallego who went out 9-8 at the last 32 stage, beaten by Takeshi Okumura. Ramil took home $2,000 for his efforts.

For full details go to


Last edited by Luke Riches; 04-24-2003 at 08:36 AM.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.