Tuesday, April 27, 2010

World Pool Masters Field Announced; Two More Qualifiers To Go

Watch 64 of the greatest players in the game compete at the 2010 PartyPoker.net World Pool Masters May 12-16 at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in fabulous Las Vegas.

The Masters field boasts 40 invited stars, who will be going up against 24 high-caliber qualifiers from around the world, including: 27 WPA World Champions, 15 US Open titlists and 23 Mosconi Cup players.

The tournament will feature two days of double-elimination play on a multi-table set-up as the field shrinks to 32. Single elimination play follows, with the final 16 playing out in a single table arena setting for the cameras. The winner will be crowned on the evening of May 16; the pot is $100,000 with $20,000 for the champion.

The Field

1. Ben Nunan (Australia)
2. Jasmin Ouschan (Austria)
3. Noel Bruynooghe (Belgium)
4. Ahmad Taufiq (Brunei)
5. Tyler Edey (Canada)
6. John Morra (Canada)
7. Imran Majid (England)
8. Daryl Peach (England)
9. Mark Gray (England)
10. Darren Appleton (England)
11. Allison Fisher (England)
12. Kevin Uzzell (England)
13. Karl Boyes (England)
14. Mika Immonen (Finland)
15. Ralf Souquet (Germany)
16. Thorsten Hohmann (Germany)
17. Thomas Engert (Germany)
18. Oliver Ortmann (Germany)
19. Niels Feijen (Holland)
20. Huidji See (Holland)
21. Raj Hundal (India)
22. Ricky Yang (Indonesia)
23. Muhammad Zulfikri (Indonesia)
24. Naoyuki Oi (Japan)
25. Toru Kuribayashi (Japan)
26. Yu Ram Cha (Korea)
27. Ga Young Kim (Korea)
28. Tony Drago (Malta)
29. Tron Engebakk (Norway)
30. Efren Reyes (Philippines)
31. Francisco Bustamante (Philippines)
32. Dennis Orcollo (Philippines)
33. Lee Van Corteza (Philippines)
34. Marlon Manalo (Philippines)
35. Ronnie Alcano (Philippines)
36. Alex Pagulayan (Philippines)
37. Roberto Gomez (Philippines)
38. Bartosz Rozwadowski (Poland)
39. Radoslaw Babica (Poland)
40. Ruslan Chinakhov (Russia)
41. Jayson Shaw (Scotland)
42. David Alcaide (Spain)
43. Carlos Cabello (Spain)
44. Marcus Chamat (Sweden)
45. Ko Pin-yi (Taiwan)
46. Kuo Po Cheng (Taiwan)
47. Lo Li-wen (Taiwan)
48. Evgeni Novosad (Ukraine)
49. Johnny Archer (USA)
50. Corey Deuel (USA)
51. Charlie Williams (USA)
52. Rodney Morris (USA)
53. Shane Van Boening (USA)
54. Oscar Dominguez (USA)
55. John Schmidt (USA)
56. Dennis Hatch (USA)
57. Earl Strickland (USA)
58. Ernesto Dominguez (USA)
59. David Grau (USA)
60. Do Hoang Quan (Vietnam)
61. Luong Chi Dung (Vietnam)

There is one more wildcard to be invited and there are two more qualifying spots available in the all-day event at Pool Sharks in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 11.

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