Ukrainian players reached all places on the podium of the Mayor Cup pyramid tournament in Moscow in men's division. The first was Vaschenkov Gleb from Crimea. He beat 7:4 Yaroslav Tarnovetskiy in the final. The third places have taken Aleksandr Palamar and Siergiej Petrash. Sergey Tuziov, the best Russian player finished on 5 position. The Russian women played much better then their colleagues.
Jan Suchanek from Czech Republic won the next seniors' tournament organized to commemorate Roman Havier.
Baribal Pool club in Tartu, Estonia, was the first stop for the Olympic-Online Baltic Pool League 2012 I stage.
The competition was held in 9-ball in men's and women's division simultaneously. In men's division participated 58 and in women's division 15 athletes from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Bulgaria.
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Date: 19.05.2012 – 20.05.2012
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Another meeting of participants of Academy for Billiard Champions (ABC) took place in Bucharest.
The leading issue of the training in Romania was “Strategic planning and fundraising” for national billiard federations. Another raised topic related to anti-doping activities was presented by the board member of WCBS – Marcin Krzeminski. Representatives of national billiard federations from Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Czech Republic take part in ABC Program which is supported by EU.
Ralf Souquet from Germany was chosen the best player in Europe.
Votes of national federations, partners and activists of EPBF decided about his victory. Jasmin Ouschan won in open voting but her sports achievements weren't appraised as high as Ralf's.
"I am very glad of the voting course. In 2009 we had 283 votes casted. Two years later we have over 1 240 votes." said Marcin Krzeminski - EPBF Development Manager and also person responsible for voting organizing. Congratulations for the winner and all nominated players!
All results on www.epbfplayeroftheyear.com
The first meeting of coordination group of European Pool-billiard Training Project took place in Sofia.
Every year the referees award the nicest players of the European Championships.
This year this title went to Katarzyna Wesolowska (POL) and Vitaly Pavlukhin (RUS).
As we can see we have not only talented but nice players as well.
The players from Eastern Europe got eleven medals during European Championships which took place in Luxembourg.
The best score was achieved by players from Russia who won 7 medals (1 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze). Polish players collected one gold medal, Ukrainian team got one silver medal and team from Estonia and Albania, each won 1 bronze medal. Congratulations for all competitors.