World Cup of Pool 2020

The World Cup of Pool, set to take place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia this June 23-28, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rescheduled dates for the World Cup of Pool will be announced in due course.

The World Cup of Pool has been an established major event in 9-ball since 2006 and adopts a straight-knockout format. Matches are race to 7 in the first two rounds, race to 9 in the quarter-finals and semi-finals, and race to 11 in the final.

Austrian pair Albin Ouschan and Mario He are defending champions having won the trophy for a second time in 2019. Previous winners of the World Cup of Pool include Philippines, China and USA.

Venue

Prize Fund

  • Total $500,000
  • Winners $120,000 (per pair)
  • Runners-Up $60,000 (per pair)
  • Semi-finalists $35,000 (per pair)
  • Quarter-finalists $20,000 (per pair)
  • Last 16 $11,250 (per pair)
  • Last 32 $5,000 (per pair)

Schedule

Format

The Break
All matches are alternate break. The balls will be hand racked with the 9-ball resting on the spot. The balls won’t be tapped and will be hand racked by the referee with a plastic rack. Players will be NOT be permitted to inspect the rack and cannot ask for the balls to be re-racked, re-positioned or moved.

Shot Clock
A 30-second shot clock will be in operation throughout the tournament. Each team will have one 30-second extension per rack.

Match Races
Round 1 – Race to 7
Round 2 – Race to 7
Quarter Finals – Race to 9
Semi Finals – Race to 9
Final – Race to 11

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World Cup of Pool 2020 Teams

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World Cup of Pool 2020 Fixtures/Results

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World Cup of Pool 2020 Draw

World Cup of Pool History

Year
Venue
Winner
Score
Runner Up
 
2019
Leicester, England
Austria
Albin Ouschan & Mario He
11-3
Philippines
Carlo Biado & Jeff De Luna
2018
Luwan Arena, Shanghai
China
Wu Jiaqing & Liu Haitao
10-3
Austria
Albin Ouschan & Mario He
2017
York Hall, London, England
Austria
Albin Ouschan & Mario He
10-6
USA
Shane van Boening & Skyler Woodward
2015
York Hall, London, England
Chinese Taipei
Ko Pin Yi & Chang Yu Lung
10-8
England B
Mark Gray & Daryl Peach
2014
Portsmouth, England
England A
D. Appleton & K. Boyes
10-9
Holland
N. Feijen & N. van den Berg
2013
London, England
Philippines
L.V. Corteza & D. Orcollo
10-8
Holland
N. Feijen & N van den Berg
2012
Manila, Philippines
Finland
M. Immonen & P. Makkonen
10-8
Poland
K. Skowerski & W. Szewcyk
2011
Manila, Philippines
Germany
R. Souquet & T. Hohmann
10-4
Thailand
K. Palajin and N. Kanjanasri
2010
Manila, Philippines
China
Fu Jianbo & Li Hewen
10-5
Philippines
D. Orcollo & R. Gomez
2009
Manila, Philippines
Philippines
E. Reyes & F. Bustamante
11-9
Germany
R. Souquet & T. Hohmann
2008
Rotterdam, Holland
USA
R. Morris & S. Van Boening
11-7
England
D. Peach & M. Gray
2007
Rotterdam, Holland
China
Fu Jianbo & Li Hewen
11-10
Finland
M. Immonen & M. Juva
2006
Newport, Wales
Philippines
E. Reyes & F. Bustamante
13-5
USA
E. Strickland & R. Morris

World Cup of Pool 2020 Watch Live

The World Cup of Pool will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, DAZN and networks around the world. Full details will be available here in due course.

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