Yushan’s “old friends” are approaching the Chinese Billiards World Championships as scheduled with the spring breeze
After the event press conference was held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in January, China·Shangrao·Yushan, with a total prize money of more than RMB 3 million, will soon usher in another crucial time for the 2019 China Billiards Association “Yaqi Group” Cup Chinese Billiards World Championship. Node: Registration for the qualifiers has now been fully concluded. There are nearly 200 players from the domestic men’s and women’s teams and nearly 300 people from the international men’s and women’s teams. According to the schedule, they will compete in Yushan from the 15th to the 20th for the race spot.
It is worth mentioning that the number of entries for the men’s and women’s groups in the international group of this qualifying tournament has increased significantly compared with the previous four. In particular, Russia, Ukraine, Mongolia and other countries’ expeditions to thehave all undergone specialization in China. After the Chinese-style trials, it is composed of selected winners, which shows that the sport of Chinese-style billiards is recognized internationally. Chinese-style billiards is pinned on the billiard complex of generations of Chinese billiard enthusiasts. For them, they have much more opportunities to touch this sport than to actually play a game of snooker. Although it often gives people the impression of “civilian” and “street”, after several World Championships, this sport has been well known all over the world, and the holding of every Chinese Billiards World Championships has become a world-wide platform. Festival of fans.
“Yaqi Group” Cup The 4th Chinese Billiards World Championship
The Chinese Billiards World Championships have been held for four times. It is currently the world’s highest prize money, highest level, and largest event with independent intellectual property rights by the Chinese Billiards Association. The organization of the tournament has received strong support from major international billiard organizations such as the World Professional Billy and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and the International Federation of Taiwanese Football Associations (IBSF). The number of international players who signed up for the competition increased from more than 100 in the first session to more than 240 in 2018, and this year it reached an unprecedented 285th. Regarding this grand occasion, Wang Tao, vice chairman and secretary-general of the Chinese Billiards Association, stated that “The World Championships fully proves the vitality and vigor of the development of Chinese billiards in the world, and also represents the regularity and professionalism of the world’s participation in this game. Highly recognized with authority. The successful holding of the World Championships has played an irreplaceable role in the international development and promotion of Chinese billiards, and has also strengthened the close relationship between the Chinese Billiards Association and various international billiards organizations, national associations and athletes. Cooperation and exchanges”.
Looking back on the long list of contestants in the past events, there are many famous names: in addition to the “one brother” Ding Junhui of Chinese billiards, there are also World Snooker Championships such as Mark Williams, Neil Robertson, and Mark Selby. The champion, Selby reached the final in the first year of the 2015 event, but lost to Abelton in the end. In the next few tournaments, Chinese players regained their advantage. Whether foreign players can regain the main goal in this Chinese-featured event will become a new highlight of future events.
Chinese billiards have evolved from being born in China to the world, and it is inseparable from the power behind it. From producing billiard tables to providing tournament sponsorship, from financial support to organizing and hosting tournaments, the national brand star brand in the billiard field has always firmly supported the growth of Chinese billiards and the development of Chinese billiards. As Gan Lianfang, chairman of Beijing Xingpai Group, said: “No matter how the environment changes or how things change in the world, Xingpai’s original intention of dedicating billiards will not change. Xingpai will do its best to make the Chinese Billiards World Championship into the world with international professional standards. First-class classic event!”