2009 WPA World Ten-ball Championship

The WPA 10-Ball World Championship 2009 was the second edition of the WPA World 10-ball Championship, the world championship for the discipline of 10-ball pool. The event took place from November 25 to 30, 2009. The qualification phase was hosted at the Star Billiards Center, in Quezon City while the final tournament which started from May 10, 2011 was hosted at the World Trade Center Manila in Pasay.[1]

2011 WPA World 10-Ball Championship
Tournament information
SportTen-Ball
LocationPasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
DatesNovember 25, 2009–November 30, 2009
Tournament
format(s)
Round robin / Single Elimination
Host(s)WPA World Ten-ball Championship
Venue(s)Star Billiards Center, World Trade Center Metro Manila
Participants128
Final positions
ChampionFinland Mika Immonen
Runner-upPhilippines Lee Van Corteza
← 2008
2011 →

The event was won by Finland's Mika Immonen, defeating Filipino Lee Van Corteza in the final 11-6.[2] British Darren Appleton was the defending champion, having won the 2008 event, but was defeated by David Alcaide in the quarter-finals.[3]

FormatEdit

The 128 participating players were divided into 16 groups, in which they competed in a double elimination tournament against each other.[4] The remaining 64 players in each group qualified for the final round played in the knockout system.[5]

Prize moneyEdit

Below was the advertised prize fund for the event.[6]

Position Prize
First place (champion) $60,000
Second place (runner-up) $30,000
Third place (semi-finalist) $15,000
Fifth place (quarter-finalist) $7,500
Ninth place (loser in round of 16) $3,500
17th place (loser in round of 32) $2,500
33rd place (loser in round of 64) $1,000

Knockout roundEdit

Round of 64

28 Nov 2008

Round of 32

29 Nov 2008

Round of 16

29 Nov 2008

Quarter final

Nov 29, 2008

Semi final

Nov 30, 2008

Final

Nov 30, 2008

            
  Warren Kiamco 9
  Jalal Yousef 8
  Warren Kiamco 9
  Thorsten Hohmann 5
  Jericho Banares 1
  T. Hohmann 9
  Warren Kiamco 9
  Daryl Peach 7
  Mario He 4
  Daryl Peach 9
  Daryl Peach 9
  Satoshi Kawabata 7
  Radosław Babica 6
  Satoshi Kawabata 9
  Warren Kiamco 8
  Antonio Lining 9
  Antonio Lining 9
  Corey Deuel 4
  Antonio Lining 9
  Naoyuki Oi 7
  Adam Smith 4
  Naoyuki Ōi 9
  Antonio Lining 9
  Jomar De Ocampo 2
  Jeong Young-hwa 6
  Jomar De Ocampo 9
  Jomar De Ocampo 9
  Nguyen Anh Than 5
  Nguyen Anh Than 9
  Karl Boyes 8
  Antonio Lining 7
  Mika Immonen 9
  Niels Feijen 6
  Mika Immonen 9
  Mika Immonen 9
  Marlon Manalo 6
  Marlon Manalo 9
  Fu Jianbo 4
  Mika Immonen 9
  Nick van den Berg 7
  Ernesto Domínguez 6
  Nick van den Berg 9
  Nick van den Berg 9
  Jonni Fulcher 4
  Jonni Fulcher 9
  Kenny Kwok 8
  Mika Immonen 9
  Ruslan Tschinachow 6
  Alain Martel 8
  Jundel Mazon 9
  Jundel Mazon 3
  Ruslan Tschinachow 9
  Huidji See 6
  Ruslan Tschinachow 9
  Ruslan Tschinachow 9
  Elvis Calasang 6
  Markus Juva 5
  Elvis Calasang 9
  Elvis Calasang 9
  Dodong Alwi 7
  Johnny Archer 2
  Dodong Alwi 9
  Mika Immonen 11
  Lee Van Corteza 6
  Lee Van Corteza 9
  Konstantin Stepanow 7
  Lee Van Corteza 9
  Chang Yu-Lung 8
  Ben Nunan 4
  Chang Yu-Lung 9
  Lee Van Corteza 9
  Thomas Engert 7
  Imran Majid 9
  Ronato Alcano 5
  Imran Majid 3
  Thomas Engert 9
  Thomas Engert 9
  Charlie Williams 3
  Lee Van Corteza 9
  Li Hewen 7
  Fu Che-wei 6
  Roman Hybler 9
  Roman Hybler 6
  Wang Ming 9
  Ricky Yang 5
  Wang Ming 9
  Wang Ming 8
  Li Hewen 9
  Li Hewen 9
  Oliver Ortmann 5
  Li Hewen 9
  Ralf Souquet 6
  Ralf Souquet 9
  Ignacio Chávez 8
  Lee Van Corteza 9
  David Alcaide 7
  Darren Appleton 9
  Craig Osborne 3
  Darren Appleton 9
  Stephan Cohen 5
  Christoph Reintjes 5
  Stephan Cohen 9
  Darren Appleton 9
  Marcus Chamat 7
  Dang Jinhu 9
  Yang Ching-shun 6
  Dang Jinhu 7
  Marcus Chamat 9
  Marcus Chamat 9
  Kuo Po-Cheng 7
  Darren Appleton 6
  David Alcaide 9
  Hayato Hijikata 9
  Erik Hjorleifson 2
  Hayato Hijikata 7
  Dennis Orcollo 9
  Óscar Domínguez 2
  Dennis Orcollo 9
  Dennis Orcollo 6
  David Alcaide 9
  Yukio Akakariyama 6
  Chao Fong-Pang 9
  Chao Fong-Pang 5
  David Alcaide 9
  David Alcaide 9
  Antonio Gabica 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Ten Ball Championship Set in November". azbilliards.com. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  2. ^ "Immonen wins World 10-Ball Championship". azbilliards.com. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "World Ten Ball Final Sixteen". azbilliards.com. Archived from the original on March 17, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "World 10-Ball Championship Underway". azbilliards.com. Archived from the original on March 18, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  5. ^ "World 10-Ball Championship Day One". azbilliards.com. Archived from the original on March 17, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  6. ^ "WPA World 10-Ball Championship 2009". azbilliards.com. Archived from the original on July 4, 2017. Retrieved August 29, 2018.

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