Tongzhou Luhe High School in Beijing, China– Team of Efren Reyes, Django Bustamante, Dennis Orcollo, and Cebu‘s Rubilen Amit topped Group A of the 2012 World Pool Team Championships after sweeping all 6 matches against Croatia which composed by Ivica Putnik, Bozo Primic, Carlo Calmatin and Zrinka Antonijevic. It was the Philippine‘s third victory in 3 matches. They started their campaign with a 4-2 win over Indonesia then followed it up with a 5-1 beating of Estonia.
With the sweep of the group rounds, Team Philippines will head to the second round as one of the seeded teams. The team will next face Norway in the Round of 16. Team Norway is made up by Roger Rasmussen, Mats Schjetne, Matey Ullah ans Ine Helvik . Here is tournament bracket in knockout stages:
Chinese-Taipei vs. India
Sweden vs. Indonesia
Great Britain vs. Australia
Poland vs. China 1
Philippines vs. Norway
Germany vs. Japan
South Korea vs. Canada
China 2 vs. Finland
*One 8-ball match will be men’s scotch doubles, race to 6. The other 8-ball match will be a men’s singles, race to 6.
*In 9-ball, the teams will compete in a women’s singles, race to 8, and a men’s singles race to 8.
*In 10-ball, the teams will play one mixed doubles match(scotch doubles), race to 7, and one men’s singles match race to 7.
*The female player must play in the 10-ball mixed doubles match, and a 9-ball match.
*No player is permitted to play more than two matches per session.
- 2012 World Pool Team Championship: Rubilen Amit is part of Team Philippines (cebuislandlive.com)
- 2012 World Pool Team Championship Day 2: Philippines beat Estonia, 5-1 (cebuislandlive.com)
- World 9-Ball Championship 2012 Day 5 First Half Update: 3 up 3 down for the PHL cue artists in the Round of 64 (caloysports.wordpress.com)
- China and Philippines win Dragon Nest SEA Invitationals (gamespot.com)