World Cup of Pool 2020

Saudi Arabia has announced it will host the 2020 World Cup of Pool, which will run from the 23rd-28th June 2020 in Jeddah.

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

  • June 23rd - 28th 2020

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 History

Year
Venue
Winner
Score
Runner Up
 
2019
Leicester, England
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 BetVictor World Cup of Pool will be broadcast live on the following networks:

Sky Sports (UK & Ireland)
DAZN (America, Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Brazil, Japan, Italy, Spain)
Sky New Zealand
Fox Australia
Nova (Czech Republic)
Kwese Sports (South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa)
TVPLAY (Latvia)
Viasat (Scandanavia & The Baltic States)
Ziggo (Netherlands)
Pragosport (Czech Republic)
Sportklub – (Serbia & Montenegro, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, and Kosovo)
Match TV (Russia)
Fox Asia (Highlights)

Viewers in nations not listed above will be able to watch live at www.facebook.com/worldcupofpool

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