Manila, Philippines – Philippines national heroine Rubilen Amit has been selected onto the very elite Team Asia in the upcoming Queens Cup! Amit will join Asia Captain Ga Young Kim of South Korea as they go against a powerhouse foursome including Austria’s Jasmin Ouschan and UK’s Kelly Fisher, Captain of Team West. Two more players on each team will be named in the upcoming weeks for the inaugural Queens Cup! The East vs West ultimate team showdown between the world’s greatest lady professional billiards players will take place at Resorts World in Manila, Philippines on November 5th-7th, 2013 . The event is produced by Dragon Promotions which has signed on Min Table of Korea as the Official Table to be used during all televised matches. Andy Cloth is the Official Cloth and OB Cues is the Official Cue of the Queens Cup.
“I am pleasantly surprised at the Queens Cup concept! Team play is the way to go for pool. It’s really about time that Asia gets their shot at a real rivalry with the West” says Yahoo! Sports writer and TV sportscaster Bob Guerroro.
Amit shocked the pool world and gave a boost to Philippines women sports when she won the World 10-Ball Championships
” When I first heard about the Queens Cup, my first thought was “Genius!”. I loved the idea of having a Ryder Cup type of tournament for women. Surely, this is going to be an exciting event to look forward to for everyone,” said Amit a Gold, Silver, and Bronze medalist in World Championship history. “I feel honored to be part of the elite team representing Asia. I am committing myself to doubling my efforts in practice to prepare for this.”
“Min Tables are very happy to have the greatest women players in the world play on our table. The Queens Cup will be an excellent event full of excitement and passion that only the women can bring. We can’t wait for the world to watch!” says Sang Jun Min , CEO of Min Tables.
The Queens Cup is predicted to be another Dragon Promotions hit with this star studded world class event, this time spotlighting women’s pool www.facebook.com/thequeenscu
The Queens Cup will showcase the rivalry between the Asians and their western counterparts in Europe and USA, much similar to the Ryder Cup in golf or Davis Cup in tennis. The absolute best ladies from their respective countries and continents will be selected for the teams. The event will last 3 days in a 10-Ball format that will race to the first team reaching 10 matches for the win. Style of play will include singles, doubles, triples, and 4-on-4. Captains will be put to the test to create the best strategy in partnerships and chemistry of match-ups. If the matches go 9 to 9 hill hill, a final 4-on-4 play will create the dramatic conclusion.
The Queens Cup will play all its matches on the feature Min TV table with Andy Cloth as the surface used for this monumental competition.
Min Tables was founded in 1977 by Boo Young Min. All Min Tables are manufactured in South Korea and has become the leading table manufacturer in its country . Min Tables has been selected as the table of choice in world class events including the Asia Indoor Games, Korea International Championships, the Dragon Promotions produced International 10-Ball Championships seen on ESPN, and now the Queens Cup which is the premiere team event in women’s pool. In 2000, Min Tables personal care and family values passed onto the son, Sang Jun Min. The Min Table is made with precision and almost 40 years of knowledge and craftsmanship, with the quality and ingenuity that has made all standards in South Korea famous in modern times. Please visit www.mintable.kr and follow https://www.facebook.