Pool action about to start in Treviso

The Mosconi Cup shootout will herald the start of an exciting week
In about half an hour from now, the first match for the remaining spot in this year’s European Mosconi Cup team will begin. Nikos Ekonomopoulos (GRE) will have to deal with the current leader of the Euro-Tour rankings, Albin Ouschan (AUT). They will play 9-ball, alternate breaks, best of three sets, each set a race to five racks. Whoever wins this match has to deal with Oliver Ortmann (GER) afterwards. All matches will be broadcasted LIVE on the Kozoom website

Gre Leenders, President of EPBF and David Morris, President of IBPF
This event opens the week of pool in Treviso. Starting tomorrow, 96 of Europe’s best players play for a total prize fund of 75.000,-€ and ranking points.
32 groups with three players each play round robin. The best two players from each group will form the final 64 players and will play in a double elimination format until 16 players are left. These final 16 players play single elimination for the glory. “This event is the highlight of the European tournament season” states Gre Leenders, the President of the EPBF. “We have put a lot of efforts and energy in this to make it happen”. “It is the climax of this year’s Euro-Tour season and meant to be a reward for all players that regularly support the Tour”, says David Morris, President of the IPBF. The final of the Dynamic Billiards European Open will be played on Saturday, November 10th at 20:30 local time.
On Saturday, November 10th and Sunday, November 11th, a tournament of the Women’s Euro Tour will complete this week’s pool action in Treviso. 32 female players from all over Europe will play for a total amount of prize money of 5.400,-€ with 1250,-€ going to the winner. The final match of the Women’s Euro-Tour will be played on Sunday afternoon.
The event will be hosted by the European Governing Body for Pool, the European Pocket Billiard Federation (EPBF) and organized by International Billiard Promotion (IBP). For further information and reference please go to the federation website, follow us on twitter @EPBF_News or contact our press office.

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