Billiard tournament in El Gouna
El Gouna hosts the Billiard World Cup. The world's top seeded players be visiting El Gouna aiming to win this year's title.
For the first time ever, Moevenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna will be hosting the Junior's World Cup Championship and the World Cup. The event will take place from December 8th to 17th. This year, 149 players from 20 different countries will be participating to fight for the title!
Both events are French Billiard (Carom) 3-Cushion and will take place at Hotel Movenpick El Gouna
World Championship Juniors 3-Cushion 8th to 10 December 2016.
This World Championship is for players under 22 years. 16 Players will participate:
Title Holder: Tae Kwan Kim (South Korea)
- Europe: 6
- Asia: 3
- North & South America: 4
- Africa (Egypt): 2
El Gouna Hurghada World Cup 11th to 17th December 2016
This World Cup is an open event for professional and amateur players.149 Players will participate in this event from Europe, Asia, South
America, North America and Africa. Opening ceremony is on 15th December, after a round of qualifying games.
• Top World Seeded Players 1 to 12 will participate:
1- Frederic CAUDRON Belgium
2- Torbjorn BLOMDAHL Sweden
3- Dick JASPERS The Netherlands
4- Eddy MERCKX Belgium
5- Marco ZANETTI Italy
6- Daniel SANCHEZ Spain
7- Sameh SIDHOM Egypt
8- Nikos POLYCHRONOPOULOS Greece
9- Jeremy BURY France
10- Quyet Chien TRAN Vietnam
11- Dong Koong KANG South Korea
12- Jae Ho CHO South Korea
• Qualification Rounds: 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th December 2016
• Opening Ceremony: Thursday 15th December 2016 – 11:00 hrs
• Main Tournament: 32 Players Nock-Out – 15th, 16th & 17th December 2016
• Final & Closing Ceremony: 17th December 2016 – 16:00 hrs