2018 CBSA Yaqi Group Cup Chinese Billiards World Championship Yushan reignites war

On March 6, 2018, the press conference of China·Shangrao·Yushan 2018 CBSA “Yaqi Group” Cup Chinese Billiard World Championships hosted by Xingpai was held in Hall B, Golden Hall, Longxi Metropark Convention Center, Beijing. International and domestic billiards organization leaders, party and government leaders, entrepreneurs and more than 60 media jointly witnessed the official launch of the 4th Chinese Billiards World Championship.


Wang Tao, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of the Chinese Billiards Association, Gan Lianfang, Chairman of Beijing Xingpai Group, Zheng Shaowei, Vice Mayor of Shangrao City, Hu Jianfei, Secretary of the Yushan County Party Committee of the Communist Party of China, Liao Guilin, Vice Chairman of Yaqi Group, Maxim Ka, Chairman of the European Billiards Federation Sith attended the press conference and delivered speeches; Lin Jun, deputy director of Jiangxi Provincial Sports Bureau, vice chairman of China Billiards Association, vice chairman of Beijing Xingpai Group Gan Liantong, chairman of Yushan County CPPCC Zhu Mingshan and other leaders and guests also attended the press conference.

Secretary-General Wang Tao reviewed the history of the Chinese Billiards World Championships and introduced the relevant situation of this tournament. She pointed out: In the past three years, the Chinese Billiards World Championships have won the World Snooker Association (WPA) and the World Snooker Association (WPBSA). ), the International Billiard Federation (IBSF) and dozens of international billiard organizations including billiard federations from all continents. The number of participating countries and regions has increased from 23 to 41, and the number of players has increased from 304 to 400. This not only shows that more and more countries and regions like and participate in the sport of Chinese billiards, but also sign that the formality, professionalism and authority of the Chinese Billiards World Championships have been widely recognized. This is also Chinese billiards for many years. The association insists on cooperating with international billiards organizations to jointly build a community of mutual trust, integration and tolerance, a community of shared destiny and a strategic result of a community of responsibility.

China·Shangrao·Yushan 2018 CBSA “Yaqi Group” Cup Chinese Billiards World Championship is sponsored by the Small Ball Sports Management Center of the State General Administration of Sports, the Chinese Billiards Association, the Jiangxi Provincial Sports Bureau, and the Shangrao Municipal People’s Government. The World Professional Billiards Federation (WPBSA), Supported by the International Billiards Federation (IBSF) and undertaken by the People’s Government of Yushan County and Beijing Xingpai Weiye Sports Development Co., Ltd. The competitions of this year’s World Championships are divided into individual Chinese billiards men’s and women’s individual Chinese billiards. The competition rules adopt the “General Rules of Chinese Billiards Competition” approved by the China Billiards Association in 2017. The Chinese Billiards Association will select 38 international and national referees. Judging; the qualifying round adopts a single elimination system, and the main match is divided into two stages: double elimination and single elimination; the qualifying round will be held from March 19 to March 24, and from March 26 to March The 30th is the main event. The competition period is 12 days. The venue will be at the Yushan No. 1 Middle School Gymnasium in Jiangxi, China. More than 400 players from 43 countries and regions participated in the competition, competing for a total prize of 3 million yuan. It is understood that Sean Murphy, Barry Hawkins, Joe Perry, Chen Siming, Han Yu and other snooker and nine-ball stars will participate in this event.

As a Chinese-style billiard that was born in China and developed into the world, with the increasing influence of the World Championships, it has gradually been recognized by the world’s billiards family and won a place. This is the result of the joint efforts of national billiards under the leadership of the Chinese Billiards Association. Beijing Xingpai Group Chairman Gan Lianfang said: “Xingpai is the most staunch supporter of the development of Chinese billiards. We are very proud of our efforts to push Chinese billiards from the grassroots to the world, and Xingpai will continue to fully support Chinese billiards in the future.”

The Chinese Billiards World Championship has been loved by fancy nine-ball, snooker and Chinese billiard stars. It has grown into a world-class event that attracts worldwide attention, making the world’s major billiard organizations feel the vast development space of Chinese billiards. Jason Ferguson, Chairman of the World Professional Snooker Association, has strongly supported the international development of Chinese billiards since the first World Championships. He said: “The World Snooker Association is willing to cooperate with the Chinese Billiards Association, Xingpai Group, Yushan County Committee and County Committee. The government is working together for the sound development of billiards in China, and will continue to support and promote the international development of Chinese billiards. I firmly believe that Chinese billiards will have a bright future.” Vice Chairman of the International Billiards Federation, European Billiards Federation President Maxim Cassis also said: “The influence of the Chinese Billiards World Championships is very huge. In the future, we will do our best to promote Chinese billiards all over the world, so that more people can understand and love Chinese billiards.”

From the birth to the development of the Chinese Billiards World Championship, Xingpai, the world’s first brand in the billiards industry, has been operating the Snooker Haikou World Open since 2012. From product manufacturers to brand owners to event operators, Xingpai has been operating the Snooker Haikou World Open since 2012. It has completed the gorgeous transformation, and in 2015 gave birth to and hosted the highest level event of the Chinese Billiards World Championship. Gan Liantong, vice chairman of the Chinese Billiards Association and vice chairman of Beijing Xingpai Group, said: “Our purpose of hosting the Chinese Billiards World Championships is mainly to help more players realize their professional ideals and world championship dreams, and promote the popularization of Chinese billiards in the world.”

The Chinese Billiard World Championships were held in Yushan, Shangrao, Jiangxi for 4 consecutive times, making the small town of Yushan in Shangrao famous at home and abroad. Zheng Shaowei, Deputy Mayor of Shangrao City, said: “The Chinese Billiards World Championships further promoted the development of Shangrao’s national fitness program, expanded the popularity and influence of Shangrao, and added a lasting and strong impetus to the decisive victory in an all-round well-off and the creation of a beautiful Shangrao. “Yushan’s becoming an advanced sports unit in the country is inseparable from the vigorous promotion of billiards. Yushan County Party Secretary Hu Jianfei said: “The continuous holding of the Chinese Billiards World Championships has enhanced the popularity, reputation and influence of Yushan City, and promoted the Yushan sports industry and tourism industry The integrated development with urban construction has played an important role in Yushan’s social and economic development!”

The strong influence of the World Championships has also attracted the attention of many companies. Yaqi Group, China’s leading trade and logistics park operator, once again exclusively sponsored the World Championships, hoping to use the platform of the World Championships to realize its brand dream of embracing the world. Liao Guilin, Vice Chairman of Yaqi Group, said: “Yaqi Group is the exclusive title sponsor of the two Chinese Billiards World Championships. We are very proud and honored! The Chinese Billiards World Championship has boosted Yaqi as the world’s top event. For the group’s corporate development, our sponsorship of the World Championships has achieved a win-win or even a multi-win result.”

At the press conference, Chen Xiaochun, member of the Standing Committee of the Yushan County Committee of the Communist Party of China and deputy county magistrate, and Liao Guilin, vice chairman of Yaqi Group, signed an exclusive naming cooperation agreement for this event. Participating leaders, guests and media reporters witnessed and participated in the launching ceremony.

In addition, another world heavyweight snooker event hosted by Xingpai-the Beijing Open will start in April, so stay tuned!

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