Predator World Straight Pool Championship Groupings Announced

Billiard News – Below are the Group 1 to 8 for this year’s Predator World Straight Pool Championship.
Players were seeded according to last year’s placement as well as country ranking and federation rankings. Players from the same country were also divided into seperate groups.
This first round robin stage will be races to 100 points and take place July 9-11. The top 4 finishers in each group will advance to the 32 man board.

Predator World Straight Pool Championship Groupings
Group 1
Thorsten Hohmann GER
Tony Robles USA
Bo Ram Cha KOR
Mike Balasz HUN
Bobby Hunter USA
Chris Lynch USA
Joel Schapiro USA
David Nakano USA

Group 2
Corey Deuel USA
Dennis Orcullo PHI
Nick Van Den Berg NED
Craig Riley ENG
Dennis Hatch USA
Tony Rodriguez USA
Stuart Mattana USA
Peter Burrows USA

Group 3
Allen Hopkins USA
Konstantin Stepanov RUS
Jasmin Ouschan AUT
Yu Ram Cha KOR
Jonathan Smith USA
Randy Goldwater USA
Jesse Rice USA
Mark Snodgrass USA

Group 4
Ralf Souquet GER
Stevie Moore USA
Michael Felder AUT
Antonio Fazanes SPN
Huidji See NED
Matt Krah USA
Bob Maidhof USA
Ed Hodan USA

Group 5
Max Eberle USA
Warren Kiamco PHI
Nico Otterman GER
Radoslaw Babica POL
Mike Davis USA
Danny Kuykendall USA
Ed Deska USA
Joey Kang USA

Group 6
Oliver Ortmann GER
Danny Harriman USA
Stefan Cohen FRA
Fabio Petroni ITL
Michael Yednak USA
Tom Walter USA
Shawn Wilkie USA
Tom Karabotsos USA

Group 7
Mika Immonen FIN
John Schmidt USA
Niels Feijen NED
Tomoki Mekari JPN
Lenny Favata USA
Matt Tetrault USA
Billy Kirschner USA
Jimmy Fusco USA

Group 8
Thomas Engert GER
Danny Barouty USA
Martin Kempter AUT
Carlos Cabello SPN
Charlie Williams USA
Sebastian Staab GER
Steve Lillis USA
Marty Ciccia USA