Poland’s Daniel Maciol Wins Polish Dynamic Billiard 10-Ball Open


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Daniel Maciol brought glory to his home country, with a win at the Polish Dynamic Billiard 10-Ball Open. Maciol defeated Estonian Denis Grabe 8-4 in the semi-final. In the final match, he had to face the sensational Sanjin Pehlivanovic, who had defeated the Finn Petri Makkonen 8-6 in the previous round. The Pole and the citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina created a great show in the final, ending with a score of 8-7 for Daniel Maciol. The player of the DaSo Team Dekada Sosnowiec club won, even after trailing the match 7-3!

It was “a huge rollercoaster” commented Daniel Macioł, who dismissed seven opponents on the way to the final. “First of all, it was a match at a very high level and I am glad that such a match took place in the final. Sanjin played great, I lost significantly but I managed to make up for the loss and win” he added.

Marcin Krzeminski, president of the East European Billiard Council and director of the Polish Dynamic Billard 10-Ball Open – KIELCE 2024 tournament, was “most pleased with the sporting and organizational success. We have a double success. Guests, players and our organizational staff are all happy with how the event turned out. We received comments from many countries around the world appreciating the efforts made in Poland in organizing the World Cup tournament. We also achieved sporting success.”.

The tournament took place on March 14-17 at the Grand Hotel Kielce. This is where 128 competitors from over 30 countries around the world competed for a prize pool of USD $$80,000.

The main Sponsor of the tournament was Dynamic Billard Company.

Partners: Swietokrzyskie Voivodeship, City of Kielce, Polish Tourism Organization, Ministry of Sport and Tourism.

Sponsors: NOSAN, Targi Kielce, Predator, Kamui, CUETEC and Hotel GRAND.

The organizers: Polish Billiard Association, Swietokrzyskie Stowarzyszenie Sportowe, East European Billiard Council, Mak Marketing.

Media patronage: TVSPORTS.PL, SPORTKLUB Poland, TVP 3 Kielce, Radio Kielce, Radio EM, Radio ESKA, CKsport.pl, TV Swietokrzyska, wKielcach, Touch Magazine, BILLIARD.TV, PRO9.CO.UK, 77 Billiards, AZBILLIARDS.

The tournament was sanctioned by the WPA and counted in the world ranking.
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