Category Archives of : Independent Tournaments – World Cup of Pool

China Wins 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup


China Wins 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool The Chinese billiards team has won the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. In one of the best finals ever, Li He-wen and Fu Jian-bo clinched a dramatic 11-10 victory over the Finnish duo of Mika Immonen and Markus Juva. At 10-6, China looked like becoming comfortable […]

Chinese Billiard Team Wipes the Smile off the Japanese Faces


Chinese Billiard Team Wipes the Smile off the Japanese Faces The Chinese billiards team will meet Finland in the final of the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. The eighth seeded Chinese team of Fu Jian-bo and Li He-wen beat Japan’s Naoyuki Oi and Satoshu Kawabata 9-4 at the Outland Nightclub in Rotterdam, Holland. China […]

Finland Billiards Team Utilize Soft Break for Win


Finland Billiards Team Utilize Soft Break for Win The Finnish billiard team produced an emphatic display of tactical excellence as they crushed Canada 9-0 in the opening semi-final. The Finnish side recorded a dry break off the first rack but then slightly changed the positioning of the cue ball as they found an effective, if […]

Philippines Knocked Out of World Cup


Philippines Knocked Out of World Cup Defending champions Philippines have crashed out of the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. The Filipino duo of Efren Reyes and Francisco Bustamante suffered a shock 9-6 defeat against the Chinese pairing of Fu Jian-bo and Li He-wen. Philippines won the 2006 World Cup of Pool but suffered a […]

Finland Billiard Team Secures Semi Seat


Finland Billiard Team Secures Semi Seat The Finnish billiards team will meet Canada in one of the semi-finals in the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. The Finnish duo of Marcus Juva and Mika Immonen defeated Switzerland’s Marco Tschudi and Dimitri Jungo by 9-4 at the Outland Nightclub in Rotterdam. The last two European sides […]

Canada Snuff Belgium’s World Cup Hopes


Canada Snuff Belgium’s World Cup Hopes The Canadian billiards team moved into the semi-finals of the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. The team of Edwin Montal and Alain Martel produced a nervous, error-strewn performance but still did enough to win 9-4 against a Belgian side who looked drained after defeating highly-fancied Taiwan last night. […]

Japan Jests Their Way to Semi-finals


Japan Jests Their Way to Semi-finals The Japan billiard team became the first side to reach the semi-finals of the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. Naoyuki Oi and Satoshi Kawabata have come to Holland with the attitude of enjoying themselves in every match and their constant laughing, smiling and joking has made them firm […]

Belgium Billiards Team Stuns World Cup of Pool


Belgium Billiards Team Stuns World Cup of Pool The Belgium billiard team has produced one of the biggest shocks of all time by defeating Taiwan in the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. They beat Taiwan 8-6 to the delight of a packed, partisan crowd at the Outland Nightclub in Rotterdam, Holland. The Belgian side […]

Finland Billiard Team Finishes off England


Finland Billiard Team Finishes off England Team England has crashed out of the 2007 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool. The Finnish duo of Mika Immonen and Markus Juva fought back from 3-1 and won five racks in a row on their way to an 8-5 victory. They will now meet 15th seeds Switzerland, surprise winners […]

Swiss Billiards Team Dispatches USA at World Cup of Pool


Swiss Billiards Team Dispatches USA at World Cup of Pool The USA billiard team, runners-up in the 2006 World Cup of Pool, have been eliminated from the 2007 tournament. This week’s competition in Rotterdam, Holland, has produced a number of huge upsets and a large crowd at the Outland Nightclub witnessed another as Switzerland fought […]