The World Pool Masters will return to Gibraltar from Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 4 as some of the biggest names from the 25 history of pool’s most prestigious invitational event return to celebrate the tournament’s quarter-centenary.
The Masters’ venue will once again be the Tercentenary Sports Hall, Victoria Stadium, with ticket details to be announced shortly.
The World Pool Masters’ return to Gibraltar comes on the back of the success 2017 tournament held in the shadow of the famous Rock of Gibraltar, as David Alcaide fought off a fierce field to land his first Masters title.
All matches are race to 8, winner breaks. A 30-second shot clock will be in operation. Each player will have one 30-second extension per rack.
Winner Breaks, 30 second shot clock
Preliminary Round, Last 16 & QTR Finals - Race to 7
Semi Finals - Race to 8
Final - Race to 9
The 2018 World Pool Masters was broadcast live around the world to over 100 countries, with a Facebook Live stream in place for those nations without a TV broadcast.
Sky Sports showed the event live in the UK & Ireland and will also show highlights as scheduled below:
Ep1 – Ralf Souquet vs Karol Skowerski May 22, 8am
Ep2 – Niels Feijen vs Raj Hundal May 22, 9am
Ep3 – David Alcaide vs Karl Boyes May 23, 8am
Ep4 – Alex Pagulayan vs Alex Lely May 23, 9am
Ep5 – S. van Boening vs Daryl Peach May 29, 8am
Ep6 – Darren Appleton vs Earl Strickland May 29, 9am
Ep7 – Chris Melling vs Dennis Orcollo May 30, 8am
Ep8 – Jayson Shaw vs Joshua Filler May 30, 9am
Ep9 – Quarter-Final 1 June 5, 8am
Ep10 – Quarter-Final 2 June 5, 9am
Ep11 – Quarter-Final 3 June 6, 8am
Ep12 – Quarter-Final 4 June 6, 9am
Ep13 – Semi-Final 1 June 12, 8am
Ep14 – Semi-Final 2 June 12,9am
Ep15 – The Final June 13, 8am
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