World Team Trophy

Inaugural World Team Trophy sees 24 of the best cuesports champions assemble in Paris

Press Office Billiards 2024 News, World Team Trophy

PARIS, 25 February, 2019 – In exactly two weeks, the first ever World Team Trophy will be in full swing near Paris, France.

In their common quest for the Olympic Dream, the WCBS, the French Billiards Federation (FFB) and the Billiards 2024 committee keep up their effort and launch the first-ever World Team Trophy, a brand-new format of of team billiards tournament revolving around parity and universality.

The same number of women and men teams from all over the World will compete simultaneously in Snooker, Carom (3-cushion), and Pool (9-Ball). This groundbreaking competition format is meant to prefigurate the 2021 World Games, and possibly future Olympic Games.


Players

This event welcomes 24 outstanding players, from 19 different countries. Here they are below:

MEN GameLast nameFirst nameCountry
FRANCE Carom
Pool
Snooker
BURY
RIZZI
OCHOISKI
Jérémy
Fabio
Brian
FRA France
FRA France
FRA France
EUROPE Carom
Pool
Snooker
CAUDRON
FILLER
WILSON
Frédéric
Joshua
Kyren
BEL Belgium
GER Germany
GBR England
ASIA Carom
Pool
Snooker
NGUYEN
CHUA
XU
Quoc
Johann
Si
VIE Vietnam
PHI Philippines
CHI China
rest of the
WORLD
Carom
Pool
Snooker
SIDHOM
SHUFF
FIGUEIREDO
Sameh
Brandon
Igor
EGY Egypt
USA USA
BRA Brazil
WOMENGameNameSurnameCountry
FRANCE Carom
Pool
Snooker
JACQUES
TITAUX
PROIX
Céline
Séverine
Juliette
FRA France
FRA France
FRA France
EUROPE Carom
Pool
Snooker
DEGENER
OUSCHAN
NECHAEVA
Gülsen
Jasmin
Anastasia
TUR Turkey
AUT Austria
RUS Russia
ASIA Carom
Pool
Snooker
SRUONG
KIM
KAMANI
Pheavy
Ga Young
Amee
CAM Cambodia
KOR Korea
IND India
rest of the
WORLD
Carom
Pool
Snooker
PEREZ
AYALA
WOODS
Jackeline
Soledad
Jessica
PER Peru
KOR Argentina
AUS Australia

Schedule

All times CET (Central European Time)

Day 1: MONDAY, 11th of March, 2019

10:00 FRANCE EUROPE Women
11:30 rest of the WORLD ASIA Women
13:00 EUROPE ASIA Men
14:30 FRANCE rest of the WORLD Men
16:00 FRANCE rest of the WORLD Women
17:30 EUROPE ASIA Women
19:00 FRANCE EUROPE Men

Day 2: TUESDAY, 12th of March, 2019

9:00 ASIA rest of the WORLD Men
10:30 rest of the WORLD EUROPE Women
12:00 FRANCE ASIA Women
13:30 rest of the WORLD EUROPE Men
15:00 FRANCE ASIA Men

Venue

This event will take place in the city of Roissy-en-France, nearby the Paris Charles-de-Gaulle International airport, on the 11th and 12th of March 2019. The venue is the Orangerie, one of the busiest cultural centers in the Paris area.

L’Orangerie Cultural Center
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About Billiards 2024:
Billiards 2024 is the structure in charge of the promotion of Billiards’ bid for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. It is composed of senior members of Billiards’ different managing bodies, as well as players and industry giants.

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Billiards 2024 would also like to thank its media providers: Matchroom Multi Sport, World Snooker, Kozoom, AZ Billiards, Billiards Digest, CueSports International and Touch Magazin.