Category Archives of : Independent Tournaments – World Pool Championship

Peach Victorious at 2007 World Pool Championship


Peach Victorious at 2007 World Pool Championship English pocket billiards Daryl Peach has become the 2007 World Pool Champion. Played out in front of a 1,000 plus crowd at the Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Manila, the 35 year-old Peach battled hard throughout as both players struggled to contain their nerves. It was one of the […]

Gomez to Face Peach for World Billiard Title


Gomez to Face Peach for World Billiard Title The final of the 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship will be an England v Philippines affair as Daryl Peach of Blackpool takes on Roberto Gomez of Manila in a race-to-17 match at the Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City at 15.30 local time on Sunday. Both players won through […]

Gomez Reaches Finals


Gomez Reaches Finals Filipino billiards player Roberto ‘Superman’ Gomez has won a place in the final of the 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship and is favourite to beat England’s Daryl Peach in tomorrow’s showdown. Gomez, 29, from Zamboanga City, Mindanao but currently residing in Manila, looked the complete player once again as he beat England’s […]

Peach Reaches Finals of 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship


Peach Reaches Finals of 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship English pool player Daryl Peach has dreamed the impossible dream and is through to Sunday afternoon’s race-to-17 final of the 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship. He followed up his epic 11-10 win over Francisco Bustamante in the quarter-finals with a cool, controlled performance to beat Vilmos […]

Boyes Beats Bustamante at Philippines World Pool Championship


Boyes Beats Bustamante at Philippines World Pool Championship Karl Boyes is the second English player to make it through to the semi-finals of the Philippines World Pool Championship following a hard-fought 11-8 win over local hope Joven Bustamante. Earlier, Daryl Peach, who also comes from the same English town as Boyes – Blackpool – caused […]

Billiards Ref Rees Makes Right Call


Billiards Ref Rees Makes Right Call Referee Nigel Rees was adamant that his hugely-controversial decision in the Daryl Peach v Francisco Bustamante billiard match was the right one. Bustamante thought he had won the quarter-final when the 9-ball dropped into the pocket with the score at 10-9 in his favor. But Rees immediately asked for […]

Peach Wins in Controversy


Peach Wins in Controversy English billiard player Daryl Peach is through to the semi-finals of the 2007 Philippines World Championship following a sensational last eight victory against Filipino legend Francisco Bustamante. The game went all the way to a deciding final rack and there was plenty of drama and controversy as Bustamante, leading 10-9, thought […]

Philippines World Pool Championship Whittle to Eight


Philippines World Pool Championship Whittle to Eight There are just eight billiards players left in the 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship as day seven completed at the Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Manila. The Philippines has the most players in the quarter-finals with Roberto ‘Superman’ Gomez, and the two Bustamante’s, Francisco and Joven flying the flag […]

Immonen Last Former Billiards Champ Standing


Immonen Last Former Billiards Champ Standing Mika Immonen is now the only remaining former champion left in the 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship as he edged past Canada’s Dancing Bear, Alain Martel by 11-8 on Table 2. The 34 year-old Helsinki-born globe-trotter was a champion in Cardiff in 2001 when he beat Ralf Souquet 17-10. […]

Bustamante Wins All-Filipino Billiards Battle


Bustamante Wins All-Filipino Billiards Battle In a flawless performance on the main TV table, Francisco Bustamante won the billiard battle of the Filipino giants as he crushed Alex Pagulayan 11-2 to book a spot in the quarter-finals of the 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship. Playing in front of a standing room only crowd at the […]