WORLD CUP OF POOL TICKET DETAILS ANNOUNCED

Tickets for the 2019 World Cup of Pool, to take place at Morningside Arena, Leicester from June 25-30, will go on general sale at midday on Friday, May 24 at www.worldcupofpool.

Subscribers to the Matchroom Pool Club will be able to access an exclusive pre-sale from midday on Thursday, May 23. Ticket pricing starts at £5 per session for weekday afternoons and £10 for weekday evenings and all weekend sessions. All-day tickets are available for Saturday and Sunday priced at £15 per day. A season ticket offering fans entry to all 12 sessions is priced at £75. All seating is unreserved.

Premium tickets are available for both weekend days priced at £65 per day and include priority entry to the arena for both sessions, unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks and food from the event bar. A premium season ticket is available for £175 and includes standard arena entry for all sessions Monday-Friday and premium tickets for Saturday and Sunday’s play.

All existing Matchroom Pool Club subscribers and new members who register at www.matchroompool.com/pool-club/ by midnight on Wednesday, May 22 will receive an email with instructions on how to buy tickets via the pre-sale on Thursday, May 23.

Bringing together the world’s best players in 32 two-man teams, the World Cup of Pool is one of 9-ball’s major events and features the biggest stars from around the globe.

China’s pairing of Wu Jiaqing and Liu Haitao are defending champions after battling past the likes of Spain, Chinese Taipei and Austria to lift the trophy in Shanghai last year. But they’ll have to fend off competition from powerhouse nations such as Philippines, USA and Great Britain if they are to become the first country to successfully defend their World Cup of Pool crown.

As host nation Great Britain has two teams in the event. Scotland’s Jayson Shaw is paired with Chris Melling on Great Britain A, while Mark Gray and Imran Majid make up Great Britain B. More teams will be announced over the course of this week.

Afternoon sessions begin at 1:30pm on all six days with evening sessions commencing at 7pm Tuesday to Friday and 6:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. The draw and schedule will be announced in due course.

 

 

Matchroom Multi Sport is pleased to announce the 2019 World Cup of Pool will take place at Morningside Arena Leicester from Tuesday, June 25 until Sunday, June 30, live on Sky Sports and networks around the world.

Bringing together the world’s best players in 32 two-man teams, the World Cup of Pool is one of 9-ball’s major events and features the biggest stars from around the globe.

China’s pairing of Wu Jiaqing and Liu Haitao are defending champions after battling past the likes of Spain, Chinese Taipei and Austria to lift the trophy in Shanghai last year. But they’ll have to fend off competition from powerhouse nations such as Philippines, USA and Great Britain if they are to become the first country to successfully defend their World Cup of Pool crown.

Matchroom Sport Chairman Barry Hearn said: “We are thrilled that the World Cup of Pool will return to the UK, bringing 64 of the sport’s very best players to Leicester for this exciting event.

“The World Cup is one of the stand-out tournaments in the 9-ball calendar and this is a great opportunity for the people of Leicester and the East Midlands to see some of the very best players in the world on their doorstep.

“Every year it gets more and more difficult to predict a winner for this brilliant event. China are defending champions and undoubtedly have some of the best billiards talent in the world, but Germany have the US Open Champion Joshua Filler, USA hold the Mosconi Cup, and Team GB will have the home crowd on their side. Every team playing will believe this can be their year to lift the trophy.”

Ticket details for the 2019 World Cup of Pool will be announced early next week on World Cup of Pool social media pages and at www.worldcupofpool.com. Teams and players taking part in the World Cup of Pool will be announced throughout May.

 

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