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.
This event welcomes 24 outstanding players, from 19 different countries. Here they are below:
|MEN||Game||Last name||First name||Country|
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All times CET (Central European Time)
Day 1: MONDAY, 11th of March, 2019
|11:30||rest of the WORLD||ASIA||Women|
|14:30||FRANCE||rest of the WORLD||Men|
|16:00||FRANCE||rest of the WORLD||Women|
Day 2: TUESDAY, 12th of March, 2019
|9:00||ASIA||rest of the WORLD||Men|
|10:30||rest of the WORLD||EUROPE||Women|
|13:30||rest of the WORLD||EUROPE||Men|
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.
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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Our Billiards 2024 committee would like to extend its gratitude to its partners Andy Billiard Cloth, American Poolplayers Association, Aramith, BCA Pool League, Billards Bréton, Bilhares Carrinho, Buffalo Royal Plus Cloth, Cuetec, Cyclop, Decathlon, Diamond Billiard Balls, Diamond Billiard Products, Gabriels, Hainsworth, Hanbat, Imperial USA, Iwan Simonis, Kamui, Longoni, Master Billiard Chalk, Mezz Cues, Poison Cues, Predator, Rasson, Sivissidis Billiards, Tiger, Ultimate Team Gear, Universal, Ventus, Viking, Wiraka, Xing Pai, and Zan Tips for their support in promoting and sharing our efforts.
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.