The US Open 9-Ball Championship comes to Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas as America’s most prestigious billiards tournament is relaunched by Matchroom Multi Sport with a record-breaking prize fund.

One of the biggest titles in world 9-ball, the US Open sees the best players on the planet battle it out over three breathless days to reach to the final 16, after which all matches are sudden death knockout played under the TV lights in front of an international audience.

The US Open roll of honor is a who’s-who of billiard legends and is now under the banner of Hall of Fame promoter Barry Hearn, whose Matchroom Multi Sport company are renowned in billiards for the Mosconi Cup, World Pool Masters and World Cup of Pool.

Venue

  • Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

  • April 21st - 26th 2019

Prize Fund

  • Guaranteed $300,000

Player Entries

Players can register for the 2019 US Open 9 Ball event on the 4th June

Player Registration

US Open 9ball Qualifiers

If you are interested in hosting an official US Open 9-Ball Championship qualifying tournament, please contact info@matchroom.com.

More qualifying events are still to be confirmed and details will be published here.

South Africa
July 10
2 Spots
Strokers Palm Harbor, Florida 
September 9
1 Spots
Corner Bank, Toronto, Canada
October 20
1 Spots
Corner Bank, Toronto, Canada
October 20
1 Spots
Q Master Billiards, Virginia Beach, VA
October 20
1 Spots
Las Vegas Cue Club
November 10
1 Spots
Las Vegas Cue Club
December 8
1 Spots
Sam's Billiards, CA
December 15
1 Spots
Sam's Billiards, CA
December 16
1 Spots
Hard Times, Sacramento, CA
January 12
1 Spots
Las Vegas Cue Club
January 12
1 Spots
Skinny Bob's, Texas
January 12-13
2 Spots
Benteli's , Switzerland
January 19
1 Spots
Benteli's , Switzerland
January 20
1 Spots
Steinway Billiards, New York (World Pool Series)
January 21
1 Spots
Australia
January 27
1 Spots
Australia
January 28
1 Spots
Petrina's Taps and Billiards, Ajax, Ontario, Canada
February 9-10
1 Spots
New Zealand
February 2-3
2 Spots
Las Vegas Cue Club
February 9
1 Spots
New Zealand
February 9-10
2 Spots
Las Vegas Cue Club
March 9
1 Spots
Las Vegas Cue Club
April 6
1 Spots
California Billiards, Fremont, CA
April 13-14
1 Spots
Predator Series Asia
TBC
5 Spots

US Open 9ball Players

  • Adam King (USA)
  • Adam Mscisz (Poland)
  • Albin Ouschan (Austria)
  • Alex Borukhovich (USA)
  • Alex Pagulayan (Canada)
  • Alexander Kazakis (Greece)
  • Amar Kang (USA)
  • Angelo Salzano (Italy)
  • Arnar Petersen (Iceland)
  • Bader Al Awadhi (Kuwait)
  • Bahram Lotfy (Denmark)
  • Ben Crawley (Australia)
  • Benji Buckley (USA)
  • Billy Thorpe (USA)
  • Blake Baker (USA)
  • Bj Fox (USA)
  • Bora Anar (Switzerland)
  • Brandon Shuff (USA)
  • Brian Parks (USA)
  • Brian Sanders (USA)
  • Bryan Farah (Curacao)
  • Carlo Biado (Philippines)
  • Chang Jung-lin (Taiwan)
  • Chang Yu-lung (Taiwan)
  • Che-wei Fu (Taiwan)
  • Chris Alexander (Jersey)
  • Chris Melling (UK)
  • Christopher Lawson (USA)
  • Chris Robinson (USA)
  • Corey Deuel (USA)
  • Corey Harper (USA)
  • Da-li Lin (Taiwan)
  • Daichi Ishikawa (Japan)
  • Dalibor Nikolin (Serbia)
  • Damian Pongpanik (USA)
  • Dang Jin Hu (China)
  • Darren Appleton (UK)
  • Dave Evans (UK)
  • David Alcaide Bermudez (Spain)
  • Dejan Sipkovski (Macedonia)
  • Dennis Grabe (Estonia)
  • Dennis Hatch (USA)
  • Dennis Orcollo (Philippines)
  • Deomark Alpajora (USA)
  • Dimitri Jungo (Switzerland)
  • Donnie Mills (USA)
  • Dustin Dixon (USA)
  • Earl Strickland (USA)
  • Eklent Kaci (Albania)
  • Ellis Brown (USA)
  • Elliot Sanderson (UK)
  • Ernesto Dominguez (USA)
  • Erik Hjorleifson (Canada)
  • Eugene Villena (USA)
  • Fedor Gorst (Russia)
  • Francesco Candela (Italy)
  • Francisco Bustamante (Philippines)
  • Francisco Sanchez Ruiz (Spain)
  • Fujimura Yoshiyuki (Japan)
  • Gary Lutman (USA)
  • Gary Urinoski (USA)
  • Giuseppe Iacobucci (Italy)
  • Gwyn Spooner (Germany)
  • Hayato Hijikata (Japan)
  • Henrik Larsson (Sweden)
  • Hideaki Arita (Japan)
  • Hunter Lombardo (USA)
  • Hsu Jui-an (Taiwan)
  • Hsu Kai-lun (Taiwan)
  • Imran Majid (UK)
  • Ivo Aarts (Netherlands)
  • Jamal Oussi (Morocco)
  • James Davee (USA)
  • James Adams (USA)
  • James Aranas (Philippines)
  • Jamie White (UK)
  • Jani Siekkinen (Finland)
  • Jason Klatt (Canada)
  • Jason Mcclain (USA)
  • Jayson Shaw (Scotland)
  • Jeff De Luna (Philippines)
  • Jeffrey Ignacio (Philippines)
  • Jeffrey Jimenez (USA)
  • Jeremy Armijo (USA)
  • Jeremy Jones (USA)
  • Jesse Smith (USA)
  • Jim Carmona (USA)
  • Jochen Kluge (Germany)
  • Johann Chua (Philippines)
  • Johann Dominik Huber (Germany)
  • John Barton (USA)
  • John Chapman (UK)
  • John Moody Sr (USA)
  • John Schmidt (USA)
  • Johnny Archer (USA)
  • Johnathan Mcdowell Pakieto (New Zealand)
  • Jon Demet (USA)
  • Jorg Kellner (Germany)
  • Josh Roberts (USA)
  • Joshua Filler (Germany)
  • Justin Bergman (USA)
  • Justin Espinosa (USA)
  • Karl Boyes (UK)
  • Kelii Chuberko (USA)
  • Ken Kuwana (Japan)
  • Kenichi Uchigaki (Japan)
  • Kenny Loftis (USA)
  • Kim Laaksonen (Finland)
  • Ko Ping Chung (Taiwan)
  • Ko Pin-yi (Taiwan)
  • Koh Yong Lee Randolph (Singapore)
  • Kong De Jing (China)
  • Konrad Juszczyszyn (Poland)
  • Konrad Piekarski (Poland)
  • Kosuke Tojo (Japan)
  • Kuo Szu-ting (Taiwan)
  • Kurt Kobayashi (USA)
  • Lefteris Georgiou (Cyprus)
  • Lee Heuwagen (USA)
  • Leo Ott (USA)
  • Liu Hai Tao (China)
  • Liu Ri Teng (Taiwan)
  • Liu Cheng-chieh (Taiwan)
  • Luis Guerrero (USA)
  • Maksim Dudanets (Russia)
  • Manny Perez (USA)
  • Marc Bijsterbosch (Netherlands)
  • Marc Vidal Claramunt (Spain)
  • Marco Penta (Switzerland)
  • Marcel Price (Wales)
  • Marco Spitzky (Germany)
  • Marco Teutscher (New Zealand)
  • Marco Vignola (Italy)
  • Marcus Westen (Germany)
  • Marek Kudlik (Poland)
  • Mario He (Austria)
  • Mark Foster (UK)
  • Mark Showalter (USA)
  • Marlon Manalo (Philippines)
  • Martin Daigle (Canada)
  • Max Eberle (USA)
  • Masato Yoshioka (Japan)
  • Mateusz Sniegocki (Poland)
  • Matt Edwards (New Zealand)
  • Matt Krah (USA)
  • Matthew Tetreault (USA)
  • Max K Reyes (USA)
  • Melinda Huang (USA)
  • Michael Dechaine (USA)
  • Michael Delawder (USA)
  • Michael Hutcheson (USA)
  • Michael Pruitt (USA)
  • Mieszko Fortunski (Poland)
  • Mika Immonen (Finland)
  • Mike Stalk (USA)
  • Milos Verkic (Serbia)
  • Mitch Ellerman (USA)
  • Naoyuki Oi (Japan)
  • Nguyen Giang (Russia)
  • Nguyen Phuc Long (Vietnam)
  • Nick Malaj (Greece)
  • Niels Feijen (Netherlands)
  • Oscar Dominguez (USA)
  • Paddy Mcloughlin (UK)
  • Pascal Guimond (Canada)
  • Patrick Griess (Germany)
  • Patrick Holtz (Scotland)
  • Patrick Mennillo (Switzerland)
  • Paul Juarez (USA)
  • Pedro Botta (USA)
  • Peter Busarac (Germany)
  • Petri Makkonen (Finland)
  • Philipp Stojanovic (Croatia)
  • Phillips Yee (USA)
  • Radoslaw Babica (Poland)
  • Ralf Souquet (Germany)
  • Ralph Eckert (Germany)
  • Ray Robles (USA)
  • Renato Camantigue (USA)
  • Rikki Hatherly (UK)
  • Ritchie Ogawa (Japan)
  • Rob Hart (USA)
  • Robby Foldvari (Australia)
  • Robert Goddard (USA)
  • Roberto Gomez (Philippines)
  • Roderick Malone (Bahamas)
  • Rodney Morris (USA)
  • Roland Stock (USA)
  • Roman Hybler (Czech Republic)
  • Ruslan Chinahov (Russia)
  • Ryo Yokawa (USA)
  • Sanjin Pehlivanovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Seiji Kuwajima (Japan)
  • Shane Van Boening (USA)
  • Simon Pickering (Canada)
  • Skyler Woodward (USA)
  • Stanley Walton (Cayman Islands)
  • Stephen Folan (Canada)
  • Steve Lingelbach (USA)
  • Steven Lingafelter (USA)
  • Steven Van Ness (USA)
  • Terry Spalding (USA)
  • Thomas Welle (Germany)
  • Thorsten Hohmann (Germany)
  • Tom Staveley (UK)
  • Tomasz Kaplan (Poland)
  • Tommy Kennedy (USA)
  • Tommy Tokoph (USA)
  • Tomoya Iima (Japan)
  • Torsten Schmitt (Germany)
  • Toru Kurabayashi (Japan)
  • Tyler Styer (USA)
  • Wang Can (China)
  • Warren Kiamco (Philippines)
  • Wojciech Szewczyk (Poland)
  • Wu Jia Qing (China)
  • Wu Kun Lin (Taiwan)
  • Yang Ching-shun (Taiwan)
  • Yu Hsuan (kevin) Chang (Taiwan)
  • Yukio Akagariyama (Japan)
  • Zachary Bos (USA)

2019 Championship Tickets

Season Ticket

See all six days of the 43rd US Open 9-Ball Championship for just $99 with our full event season ticket

$99

Buy Now

VIP Ticket

From April 24th to April 26th see the US Open from the best seats in the house

$150 Full Day / $400 All 3 Days

Buy Now

Sunday 21st April

session
price
 
All day
$20
3-day pass
$50

Monday 22nd April

session
price
 
All day
$20

Tuesday 23rd April

session
price
 
All day
$20

Wednesday 24th April

session
price
 
3-day pass
$60
All day
$25
Morning
$10
Afternoon
$10
Evening
$10

Thursday 25th April

session
price
 
All day
$25
Morning
$10
Afternoon
$10
Evening
$10

Friday 26th April

session
price
 
All day
$25
Afternoon
$15
Evening
$15

2019 ChampionshipNews

US Open 9-Ball Field Full At 256 Entries 

The 256-player field for the 43rd US Open 9-Ball Championship is now full. With 221 player entries confirmed, and 35 […]

The Ref Factor – Have You Got What It Takes To Be Pool’s Next Top Ref? 

Matchroom Multi Sport has launched The Ref Factor – our search for new refereeing talent to join the Matchroom Pool […]

Matchroom and SALUC Renew Partnership 

Matchroom Multi Sport is excited to announce that SALUC, the blue-chip billiard ball manufacturer from Callenelle, Belgium have renewed their […]

View all US Open 9ball News

US Open 9ball History

Year
Venue
Winner
 
2017
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, VA
Jayson Shaw (Scotland)
2016
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, VA
Shane Van Boening (South Dakota)
2015
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, VA
Kevin (Cheng Yu Hsuan) (Taiwan)
2014
Marriott Chesapeake – Norfolk Convention Center
Shane Van Boening (South Dakota)
2013
Marriott Chesapeake – Norfolk Convention Center
Shane Van Boening (South Dakota)
2012
Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk Convention Center
Shane Van Boening (South Dakota)
2011
Chesapeake Conference Center
Darren Appleton (England)
2010
Chesapeake Conference Center
Darren Appleton (England)
2009
Chesapeake Conference Center
Mika Immonen (Finland)
2008
Chesapeake Conference Center
Mika Immonen (Finland)
2007
Chesapeake Conference Center
Shane Van Boening (South Dakota)
2006
Chesapeake Conference Center
John Schmidt (Florida)
2005
Chesapeake Conference Center
Alex Pagulayan (Canada)
2004
Chesapeake Conference Center
Gabe Owen (Kansas)
2003
Chesapeake Conference Center
Jeremy Jones (Texas)
2002
Chesapeake Conference Center
Ralf Souquet (Germany)
2001
Chesapeake Conference Center
Corey Deuel (Ohio)
2000
Chesapeake Conference Center
Earl Strickland (North Carolina)
1999
Chesapeake Conference Center
Johnny Archer (Georgia)
1998
Chesapeake Conference Center
Buddy Hall (Illinois)
1997
Chesapeake Conference Center
Earl Strickland (North Carolina)
1996
Virginia Beach Pavilion
Rodney Morris (Hawaii)
1995
Holiday Inn, Chesapeake, VA
Reed Pierce (Mississippi)
1994
Holiday Inn, Chesapeake, VA
Efren Reyes (Philippines)
1993
Holiday Inn, Chesapeake, VA
Earl Strickland (North Carolina)
1992
Holiday Inn, Chesapeake, VA
Tommy Kennedy (Florida)
1991
Holiday Inn, Chesapeake, VA
Buddy Hall (Illinois)
1990
Lake Wright Hotel, Norfolk, VA
Nick Varner (Kentucky)
1989
Lake Wright Hotel, Norfolk, VA
Nick Varner (Kentucky)
1988
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Mike Le'Bron (Pennsylvania)
1987
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Earl Strickland (North Carolina)
1986
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
David Howard (Florida)
1985
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Jimmy Reid (Florida)
1984
Lake Wright Hotel, Norfolk, VA
Earl Strickland (North Carolina)
1983
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Mike Sigel (New York)
1982
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
David Howard (Florida)
1981
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Allen Hopkins (New Jersey)
1980
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Mike Sigel (New York)
1979
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Louie Roberts (Missouri)
1978
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Steve Mizerek (New Jersey)
1977
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Allen Hopkins (New Jersey)
1976
Q-Master Billiards, Norfolk, VA
Mike Sigel (New York)

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