The World Pool Masters return to the Europa Sports Complex in Gibraltar for the World Pool Masters 2022, 9-ball pool’s biggest invitational tournament, live on Sky Sports from 5-8 May; Alex Kazakis will defend his title against 24 of the best players in the world
Last update: 02/16/22 11:12
The World Pool Masters return to the Europa Sports Complex in Gibraltar from May 5-8 – live on Sky Sports.
Alex Kazakis will defend the title he won with such gusto after a stunning 9-0 victory over Shane Van Boening.
The top 20 players on the World 9-Ball Ranking, along with four Wildcard Invitationals, compete in one of the toughest events of the season for a prize of $100,000 (£87,885).
World No. 1 Albin Ouschan, Van Boening and recent Mosconi Cup MVP Jayson Shaw are part of the already confirmed roster.
“Pockets are tight and the action is fast, it’s a tantalizing spectacle.”
Emily Frazer, Managing Director of Matchroom Multi Sport, said: “Last year the fans created a fantastic atmosphere as we returned to The Rock for the first time since 2019.
“It was a unique set-up with fans so close to the action and we look forward to working with the Gibraltar Department of Sport to deliver what will prove to be another exciting week of action and a single winner. pockets are tight and the action is fast, it’s a tantalizing sight.”
“It is once again a pleasure to welcome the World Pool Masters and Matchroom Multi Sport back to The Rock,” added Gibraltar’s Minister for Sport, the Honorable Steven Linares.
“We have recognized that 9-Ball Snooker is increasing its international profile and growing in popularity among the younger generation in Gibraltar, all thanks to Matchroom Sport.
“Gibraltar is ready to stage another world-class event and promises to put on a spectacular show for all visitors, spectators and players.”
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