The stars praise the Chinese Billiards World Championships, the world’s billiards may usher in the best era
On March 16, 2017, China·Shangrao·Yushan 2017 CBSA “Yaqi Group” Cup Chinese Billiards World Championship ended successfully. Yang Fan and Fu Xiaofang won the men’s and women’s championships respectively. This event created many “mosts” in the world-the most international organizations, the widest participating countries, the most championship stars, the largest crossovers, the most games, etc. In 10 days, nearly 400 masters from 41 countries and regions performed 747 event feasts for audiences all over the world. In the eyes of the world, the Chineseare more like the “Olympics” in the industry.
This year’s World Championships are hosted by the World Fancy Pool Association (WPA), 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 Yushan County People’s Government, Beijing Xingwei Sports Development Co., Ltd. Undertook, the World Professional Snooker Association (WPBSA), International Billiards Federation (IBSF), World Cup Nine-Ball Championship (W9BC), Asian Billiards Federation (ACBS) and other international billiard organizations strongly support.
Ian Anderson, Chairman of the World Fancy Pool Association, said: “Chinese billiards have a broad mass base and unlimited development space. The successful hosting of the three consecutive World Championships has made Chinese billiards recognized by more and more international players. I hope that Chinese billiards will join hands with Snow. Gram and Fancy Nine Balls jointly opened up a new era of world billiards events.”
The Chinese Billiards World Championship has received strong support from Jiangxi Province, Shangrao City, Yushan County, Beijing Xingwei Sporting Goods Co., Ltd., etc., making the entire event platform more and more perfect and more successful.
Yan Ganhui, Mayor of Shangrao City, said: “On the basis of the successful hosting of the first two Chinese Billiards World Championships, we have actively used the experience and results of good games, and used the strength of the city to do a good job in various service guarantees, carefully organized, carefully arranged, and meticulously. Preparations.” Hu Jianfei, Secretary of the Yushan County Party Committee, said, “The billiards program has become more and more profound among the masses of Yushan and has become a national fitness sports brand in Yushan County!
At the same time, in order to improve the billiard industry chain and help Yushan build “China’s billiards capital and world cultural city”, Yushan County Government and Xingpai (www.xingpaibilliard.com) signed a cooperation agreement with a total investment of 2.92 billion yuan to build Yushan·Xing. Billiards Culture City, Yushan·Xingpai Billiards Industrial Park and Yushan·Xingpai Billiards Cultural E-commerce Park, including World Billiards Stadium, Hall of Fame, World Billiards Museum, International Billiards Equipment Exhibition Center, International Billiards Training Institute, China Billiards e-commerce Center, International Billiards Cultural Plaza, etc.
Gan Liantong, vice chairman of the Chinese Billiards Association, vice chairman of Beijing Xingpai Group, and chairman of Beijing Xingwei Sporting Goods Co., Ltd. said, “There is no billiard industry cultural project of this scale in the world. After it is completed, it will become a world sport. It is an important cultural business card for the industry, and it paves the way for the reconstruction and upgrading of the global billiard industry chain, cultural communication, event operations, and talent training.”
The Xingpai billiard table is still used in this Chinese Billiards World Championship. Jiangxi Xinghua Industrial Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Xingpai, is committed to the production and research and development of billiard tabletops. The raw material is Yushan ribbed stone. The stone is blue and shiny, with moderate hardness and higher purity, and the material is more delicate and flexible. Zhang Xianwu, general manager of Xinghua Company, said: “Xinghua strives for perfection in the production process. The billiard table is refined through dozens of complex processes such as material selection, rough grinding, cutting, and fine grinding, without any error. This year, it will also introduce international The most advanced equipment, improve the level of technology, improve the precision of the billiard table, and meet the needs of the international high-end market.” Director Tian Jianjiao, who is responsible for installation management, said: “The installation of high-quality table requires very professional technology and requires four to five commissioning before it can be put into use. As early as February, they had already carried out a series of screening designs on the table tops, table tops and pocket openings to ensure that they could be used normally.”
The top international billiards players are even more demanding on the billiard table, even small changes are enough to influence the game. Mark Williams praised the unparalleled perfection of the Xingpai pool table. Ronnie O’Sullivan, who was once ranked number one in the world, said Xingpai is the best pool table brand he has ever used. He and the billiard emperor Stephen Hendry Both have served as star ambassadors.
Participating countries are all over the world 41 countries are just the beginning
The simple and easy-to-understand rules and flexible play styles of Chinese billiards have attracted countless Chinese and foreign players. With the increasing influence of the Chinese Billiards World Championship, the number of participating countries and regions has increased, from 26 in the first session to 30 in the second session. One, to 41 this year, shows the international charm of Chinese billiards.
The prestige of Chinese billiards in the world is getting higher and higher. In September 2016, it became one of the events of the Asian All-Billiard Championships. In October, the overseas trials of the Chinese Billiards World Championships were held in the United States. Determination and confidence.
“We hope that through overseas qualification matches, more international players can learn about Chinese billiards and be able to participate, and gradually expand the influence of Chinese billiards in the world.” Wang Tao said, “After the first overseas qualifiers were held, many foreign players Companies, associations, etc. require overseas qualification competitions. We plan to expand the overseas qualification competitions to three to five stations, which will be set up in Asia, America, Europe and Africa, so that more and more overseas players can participate in the qualification competition by obtaining wild cards. In the main game of the World Championships.” Wang Tao hopes to use the output of Chinese billiards to build Chinese billiards into an international billiards game comparable to snooker and American billiards.
Many world champions fought fiercely
For the three consecutive Chinese Billiards World Championships, the number of participating players has increased from 305 in 26 countries and regions in 2015 to nearly 400 in 41 countries and regions in 2017. The most important thing is the participation of stars and even world champions.
The 2017 CBSA “Yaqi Group” Cup Chinese Billiards World Championship can be described as a higher level, attracting three major billiard areas including Mark Williams, Ebelton, Kelly Fisher, Chen Siming, Jin Jiaying, etc. Many of the world champions participated in the competition. Faced with strong foreign players, Chinese national team players and private masters also rushed out.
The stars have a high opinion of Chinese billiards. Higgins, who has participated in the Chinese Billiards World Championships twice in a row, said: “In fact, it only took 10 seconds to fall in love with this sport.” Robertson said: “Chinese billiards. It’s also a very interesting and intense sport. I also like Chinese billiards and enjoy the game.” Trump said: “Chinese billiards are very interesting and I also enjoy them. They pay more attention to offense, have greater suspense, and more. stimulate.”
The cross-border participation of world champions in the three major fields has raised the international level of the event on the one hand, and on the other hand has greatly improved the international status and influence of the Chinese Billiards World Championships, and strengthened the structure of Chinese billiards, snooker and nine-ball in the world.
Hundreds of millions of fans share the rewards to welcome the great era
As an international-level event supported by international organizations and international stars participating, it is naturally indispensable for the wide attention and reports of domestic and foreign media: Xinhua News Agency, Associated Press, ICN International Satellite TV, Lianhe Zaobao and other international media; CCTV, People’s Daily, Guangming Daily, Party, government and sports media such as Beijing Satellite TV, China Sports News, and Sports Weekly; billiards media such as TOP147 and MY147; network media such as Sina, Netease, and People’s Daily Online; live broadcast media such as LeTV Live; WeChat and other self-media, etc. More than 3,000 media, tens of thousands of times reported the whole process. It can be said that the Chinese-style billiards World Championships has achieved all-round, three-dimensional and accurate coverage in media communication, allowing the influence of the event to be transmitted to the billions of billiard audiences around the world through the media, and making billiards turn from competitive to universal.
The holding of world-class high-level events will promote the spread of billiards culture, popularize fitness and leisure lifestyles, promote the upgrading of billiards industry and the development of sports economy, and make billiards truly become the universal language of the world, ushering in a great era. The Chinese Billiards World Championships will undertake this Historical mission.