Category Archive: EPBF

Kaci wins tournament in New York

Young Eklent Kaci from Albania has just taken the crown at the second edition of the WPS tournaments in New York, USA. The 18-year-old defeated Jayson Shaw (GBR) in the semi-finals with 2:0 in sets and then went ahead and took down Carlo Biado (PHI) with the same result. This is probably the biggest victory …

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Albin Ouschan is EPBF Player of the Year 2016

At the player’s party of the recently held Dynamic Billard European Championships for Men, Women and Wheelchair Athletes in the Salgados Palace Hotel in Albufeira, Portugal, Albin Ouschan (AUT) was awarded the title of EPBF Player of the Year 2016. Five players were in the race for the award. Henrik Larsson (SWE), Francisco Sanchez-Ruiz (ESP), …

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Sparrenloev-Fischer through to semi-finals

The 10-ball individuals competition at the Dynamic Billard European Championships for Men, Women and Wheelchair Athletes in Albufeira, Portugal, is down to the semi-finals. Christian Sparrenloev-Fischer (SWE) booked his seat in the semis with an impressive 10:3 victory over Gabor Solymosi (HUN). It was probably impossible to foresee that match as a quarterfinal encounter at …

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10-ball competition brings up several upsets at the European Championships

The first day of the Dynamic Billard European Championships for Men, Women and Wheelchair athletes brought several surprises in all divisions. 102 men, 40 women and 14 participants in the wheelchair division have entered the discipline in order to see who will take the titles in the end. In the winner’s qualification round of the …

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EPBF Player of the year 2016 is online

The vote for the EPBF Player of the Year 2016 is online already. This year for the first time, the public vote will not be done through a website but through a Facebook poll. You can find the poll on the EPBF Facebook page or here under this link: https://poll.fbapp.io/epbf-player-of-the-year-2016 The following players can be …

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EPBF Junior Team on its way to China

The WPA World 9-Ball Championships for Juniors will be played from November 16-20, 2016, in Shanghai, China. The EPBF will be represented by Kristina Tkach (RUS), Dina Fatikhova (RUS), Diana Khodjaeva (BEL) in the girls division, Wiktor Zielinski (POL), Sanjin Pehlivanovic (BIH), Kestutis Zadeikis (LIT) and Fedor Gorst (RUS) in the U17 division and Patrick …

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The story about the “parking lot dogs” in Tirana

During the recent events in Tirana, Albania, a remarkable story away from billiards with an amazing outcome could have been witnessed. The story of the „parking lot dogs“ shall be told here… When the staff and the players arrived, a bunch of stray dogs could be seen on the parking lot of the Tirana Expo …

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EPBF introduces European Rankings

The European Pocket Billiard Federation just implemented as per now the new European Rankings. These rankings will take place of the Euro-Tour rankings with regards to nomination criteria for intercontinental events. So far, the players have been nominated through the Euro-Tour rankings as well as the European Championships for WPA-ranking events and World Championships. The …

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Daniel Maciol is 2015 EPBF Youth Player of the Year

Poland’s Daniel Maciol has been awarded the honor to carry the title of the 2015 EPBF Youth Player of the Year. The celebrations were held during the closing banquet of the Dynamic Billard European Championships Youth in Tirana, Albania, on Monday, August 1st. Nominated for the award Youth Player of the Year were: Daniel Maciol …

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Youth Congress to be held by EPBF

Following the great success of the European Youth team in winning the Atlantic Challenge Cup with 11:3 over team USA last week in Chicago, Illinois, USA, the EPBF will host a Youth Congress during the Dynamic Billard European Championships Youth in Tirana, Albania. Many member federations have announced their participation in the congress which was …

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