The First Stage 1 Qualifier for the WPA Players Championship is Complete

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The first Stage 1 Qualifier for the WPA Players Championship is complete and four of the 57 competitors have advanced to the $50,000 added Stage 2 Main Event. James Aranas of the Philippines, Kai Lun Hsu of Taiwan, Nicholas De Leon of USA and Duong Quoc of Vietnam each won four matches in a row to advance.

The WPA Players Championship is being staged at Griff’s Billiards in Las Vegas, April 12-19. The event, with $50,000 added prize money, is limited to 64 players. 48 players where chosen by the WPA rankings and member federations to begin in the Stage 2 Main Event. The remaining 16 spots are being filled by four Stage 1 qualifier tournaments, one per day, held at Griff’s Billiards April 12-15. The top four finishers from each qualifier receive a paid spot in the Stage 2 Main Event which begins April 16.

WPA Players Championship結束首場會外賽,57位參賽者中有四個已經晉級到$ 50,000增加的第二階段主賽事。
來自菲律賓的James Aranas,台灣選手許凱綸,美國的Nicholas De Leon以及越南選手Duong Quoc,四人分別連續拿下四場比賽晉級,從57位參賽者中脫穎而出進入會內賽。

WPA Players Championship 正於美國拉斯維加斯的Griff’s Billiards進行,正賽共有64名選手,其中48位球員來自WPA排名與各成員協會選出,其餘16個名額則從4月12-15日四天的資格賽中出線。四天的資格賽,每日資格賽前四名選手將獲得晉級正賽的門票。正賽則於4月16日拉開序幕。

The online tournament brackets can be found at

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The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) is the international governing body for pocket billiards and is comprised of six member federations representing North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The WPA is the world-recognized body for sanctioning World Championship events. It is also one of the three member organizations of the World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS), representing the billiard disciplines of pool, snooker and carom. For more information about the WPA, visit

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The WPA Players Championship is made possible by the following sponsors:

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