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Billard Beckmann signed up for 2018

Billard Beckmann is one of the major billiard equipment distributors in Europe. They have been a partner of the EPBF since the early 90’s when the Euro-Tour was launched. Jurgen Beckmann, the owner of Billard Beckmann, is known for his tireless support at billiard events and he often turns up there to greet players and …

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EPBF extend their partnership with Saluc.

The EPBF announced today that their commercial arm, The IBPF, have extended their contract with Saluc, the makers of the Aramith Billiard ball range. The extension will run into 2022 giving the athletes the quality they have become used to. Saluc, known more by the brand name Aramith, will supply the Duramith range of pool …

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Simonis and EPBF remain partners in 2018

One of the longest partners in the history of the EPBF is the cloth company Simonis from Belgium. Founded already in 1680, the Belgium-based company has a unique reputation in the world of billiards. Not only pool tables but also carom tables and snooker tables are significantly bettered when using Simonis cloth with them. „Simonis …

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Ultimate Team Gear dress the EPBF

The EPBF are delighted to announce that Ultimate Team Gear will be the official clothing supplier for the EPBF from 2018. In an agreement reached recently, the entire referee team along with the tournament staff will be dressed in the Ultimate Team Gear shirts. “We have used the shirts from Ultimate Team Gear during the …

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New Referees for EPBF trained and promoted

On occasion of this year’s German Championships, four new referees from the DBU were trained and promoted to the EPBF referee group. Bad Wildungen is the location where currently the German Championships for adult players are taking place. On that occasion, the DBU has requested a referee examination and instruction course from the EPBF. The …

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Triple gold for team Europe

With gold medals in all three divisions, Team Europe did a miracle that no other team in the world has been able to achieve so far. Kristina Tkach, Sanjin Pehlivanovis and Fedor Gorst are the golden trios who will write their names in the European pool history. Sanjin Pehlivanovic was the first to start final …

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World junior 9-ball championships Day 3

Team Europe has already secured seven medals in World junior 9-ball championships so far and has a huge potential to win a gold with representatives in all three finals. In the girls’ division, Kristina Tkach (Russia) needed her best against the USA rising start April Larson to secure her place in the final. The match …

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World junior 9-ball championships Day 2

The second day of World juniors 9-ball championships continued with winner qualification rounds in all three divisions. In the pupils division, Wiktor Zielinski (Poland) played against Robie James Capito (Hongkong). The match turned out to be a very exciting thriller with ups and downs from both players. After the few mistakes in the start of …

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Shaw goes all the way at 42nd US Open

Jayson Shaw (SCO) just won the 42nd US Open title in a very one-sided match over Albanian newcomer Eklent Kaci with 13:4 in the final match. An undefeated Champion came out strong of the 42nd US Open in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Jayson Shaw demonstrated high class pool on a stellar level throughout the whole tournament …

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Sanchez-Ruiz, Shaw and Kaci among the last 4

Francisco Sanchez-Ruiz (ESP), Jayson Shaw (SCO) and Eklent Kaci (ALB) are among the last 4 players standing at the 2017 US Open in Norfolk, Virginia. Friday was a good day for European but a tough day for German pool. The only two Europeans who got ousted in the US Open were Joshua Filler (GER) and …

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