2012 World Pool Team Championships: Philippine Team tops Group A after sweeping Croatia

4 Jul

Legends Bata and Django spearhead Philippine campaign at World Pool Team Championship 2012

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

Match Format

*Each match between countries will feature the teams playing each other in a set of six matches, all alternate break; two races in 8 ball, two in 9-ball and two in 10-ball.

*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.


One Response to “2012 World Pool Team Championships: Philippine Team tops Group A after sweeping Croatia”


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