Welcome To Pro9 - Europe\

  Create An Account Home  ·  Topics  ·  Stats  ·  Your Account  ·  Submit News  ·  Top 10 October 16, 2017  

  The Pro Shop


NEW: Buy 2 items (or
more) and get a free
upgrade to 1st Class
UK postage.
#

Mezz SKR
Snooker Series


Acrylic Ball Marker
New Improved Design


Predator
BK-Rush Sports Wrap


Predator
BK-Rush No Wrap


Chalk Pouch
Back in stock!


New Product
Jacoby Masse Cue


New Product
Mezz Pro Extension


New Jump Cue
Florian Kohler


OB-170
New Cue Listed


Order NOW!
RB1 Limited Edition


OB-160
New Range


New Bear
Break / Jump Cue


New Blak3 Series
Predator Blak3-1


New Blak3 Series
Predator Blak3-2


New Blak3 Series
Predator Blak3-3


New Blak3 Series
Predator Blak3-4


New Blak3 Series
Predator Blak3-5


Super Aramith
Pro Cup TV Balls


Aramith
Billiard Ball Cleaner


Super Aramith
Pro Cup English


Aramith
Billiard Ball Restorer


Talisman
1 x Trinity Tip


Talisman
25 x Trinity Tips


McDermott
Junior Cues


Poison
Arsenic3-1


Poison
Arsenic3-2


Poison
Arsenic3-3


Poison
Arsenic3-4


Poison
Arsenic3-5


Poison
Arsenic3-6


Replacement Blade
Porper Cut Rite


Predator
Panthera3-1


Predator
Panthera3-2


Best Tip Tool
Big Shaver


Predator
Ikon3-1


Predator
Ikon3-2


Predator
Ikon3-3


Predator
Ikon3-4


Predator
Ikon3-5


NEW
Mezz GMC-35


Simonis 760
Orig. Worsted Blend


Mezz SA-14
Limited Edition


Simonis X-1
Now back in stock!


Balls Now In Stock
Duramith Tournament
Next Day Delivery


SP2 REVO 1
Predator Cues


SP2 REVO 2
Predator Cues


G2
Cue Tips


Now in Stock!
DIGICUE from OB


Bullseye Bridge
For jumping too!


New Joss
"Color of Money"


Dufferin
Cue Weight Set


McDermott
Masterpiece M9M7


McDermott
G1909


BEST VALUE
UniLoc Joint


P3 REVO CW
Available now!


Predator Sport2
Playing Cue


Predator
Throne 3


Maestro 1
Special Edition


Maestro 2
Special Edition


Predator BK3
Leather Wrap


Black Widow 3
Poison


Slippy Papers
Burnishing Film


Joint Protectors
5/16x14


Predator Revo
Buy One Now!


Lucasi LZD 6
Low Deflection


Cuetec
Smart Extension


The Pro Shop
Your Specialist


Mezz PRO Series
Customise your MI-3


Genuine Aramith
Tournament Champion


Aramith Premier
2 1/16 Snooker Set


Balabushka
GB1


Magic Ball Rack
2 racks for 9/10Ball


Molinari CHLK
Back in Stock!


New - Predator
Silver Curve JP's


REVO Shaft Wipes
Order Now!


Tip Fitting...
By Post!


Ballsak
Cue Ball Case


Tiger
IceBreaker2 J/B


Predator Limited
20th Anniversary 2


Predator Limited
20th Anniversary 1


Aramith
Balls and Case


Genuine Aramith
Glow-In-The-Dark Kit


Aramith Pro Cup
Spotted Cueballs


Moori
Jewel


Magic Ball Rack
The PRO Set


NEW: Mezz
Pro Extension


The Wing Rack
Finally, it's back!


Uni-Loc Weights
Cartridge System


McDermott Case
4x7 H/S Hybrid


McDermott Case
2x3 H/S Hybrid


Mezz MO-23
Cue Case


Q Claw
Single Cue/Snooker


Mezz MTB-K
Travel Bag


New Predator
Ice2 Sport Wrap


New Predator
Ice2 Sport No Wrap


Kamui Snooker Tip
Black 11mm


Predator Case
Sport Hard 2x4 Yellow


Diamond
Professional Table


Diamond
Pro-Am Table


Predator
314-3 Shaft


Predator
Z-3 Shaft


Predator
Vantage Shaft


Mezz Smart Chalk
Pre-Order Now!


Mezz PRO Series
Customise your TA-3


Mezz E2b Series
New Snooker Cues


OB Lift
2 pc Jump Cue


OB Lift PRO
3 pc Jump Cue


New OB Chalk
Blue Twin Pack


New OB Chalk
Blue Multi Pack


OB Rift
No Wrap Break Cue


OB Rift
Rubber Grip Break Q


Mezz MZ-35
3 Butt / 5 Shaft


Predator
8K Series


Predator P3 Onyx
P3CBN Limited Edition


Predator P3 Onyx
P3CBW Limited Edition


TheProShop.biz
Free Post in Europe!
Order now!

  Main Menu

The Dynamic Billard Dutch Open - Chinakhov wins his first Euro-Tour
 Posted on Saturday, August 12 2017 @ 06:44:10 BSTby admin
EuroTour The Dynamic Billard Dutch Open
Golden Tulip Jagershorst
Valkenswaardseweg 44
Leende
Netherlands
www.europeanpocketbilliardfederation.com
www.europeanpoolchampionships.eu
www.eurotouronline.com
www.goldentulipjagershorst.nl

Thursday-Saturday 10 - 12 August 2017


Click the image to view the full size photo - use "back" to return here.
Ruslan Chinakhov (RUS)

Chinakhov wins his first Euro-Tour

After a dramatic final match, Ruslan Chinakhov (RUS) raised the trophy in the air at the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open at the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel in Leende, The Netherlands tonight.

Chinakhov never had a victory at the Euro-Tour so far. However, this year he already won the European Championships 9-Ball and one of the WPS events in the United States. However, the Euro-Tour title was still not in his list of achievements. He made his way into the final match over Mats Schjetne (NOR) 9:5, Francisco Diaz-Pizarro (ESP) 9:6, Marco Teutscher (NED) 9:8 and finally his teammate Sergey Lutsker (RUS) 9:5. His opponent Christoph Reintjes (GER) also played an amazing tournament so far. His last appearance at the Euro-Tour is eight years ago and he came back to Leende to make it to the final of 199 top players, eliminating big guns including Jakub Koniar (SVK) 9:6, Wojciech Szewczyk (POL) 9:5, Niels Feijen (NED) 9:6 and Albin Ouschan (AUT) 9:6 in the semi-final match. The setup was prepared for a high-class pool final and the match kept all promises. Both players performed quite solid but Reintjes struggled with his break shot. After 6 racks, the German was even leading 4:2 with almost no break. That was due to the fact that Chinakhov missed some shots in the beginning and also played very offensively. But then, the „Siberian Express“ from Russia managed to turn the tide in the match. He took rack 7 after an illegal break from Reintjes. in the next rack, he missed an easy 2-ball but when Reintjes came up with a decent safety shot for him, he fired the 2-ball in with a jump shot and ran the rack to tie the match at 4:4. As the match continued, Reintjes could not come up with a good break shot. Out of 6 breaks, he had 5 of them illegal and had to give the table to Chinakhov. The Russian accepted those gifts and grew stronger while Reintjes’ performance suffered of course since he grew more and more nervous, seeing the score board only adding points on his oppenent’s side. In the end, Chinakhov took the match with 9:4 and deservedly won his first Euro-Tour event in his career. 2017 seems to be his year so far. Let’s see how long the „Siberian Express“ continues on that roll.



Share this article on FaceBook

"Read More..." for the details.

„When I met Reintjes in the final match, I remembered him from my early Euro-Tour days“, said Chinakhov after the final. „I saw his list of opponents and I must say that he probably had the tougher draw than me“, Chinakhov added. „I knew I had to perform well. In the final match, I was not as nervous as I was before because I was also tired after this long day of pool“, Chinakhov explained, „and in the end I think I have won because my break was better than his.“ „This year is quite successful for me so far and I hope I can keep up the good results“!

Top Eight Finishers

1. Ruslan Chinakhov (RUS)
2. Christoph Reintjes (GER)
3. Albin Ouschan (AUT)
Sergey Lutsker (RUS)
5. Jayson Shaw (GBR)
Niels Feijen (NED)
Oliver Ortmann (GER)
Marco Teutscher (NED)

Also today, the first rounds of the Dutch Women’s Open have been played. All-time favourite Kristina Tkach (RUS) started out as furiously as expected. In a full field of 64 participants, she defeated Vania Franco (POR) 7:2, Jennifer Vietz (GER) 7:0 even and Birgit Heidorn (GER) 7:1 in the winner’s qualification round to book her seat in the single elimination stage of the last 16 players. Another remarkable player that could make some noise is Eylul Kibaroglu (TUR). She won her first matches 7:6 over Monika Zabek (POL), 7:2 over Jessika Nilsson (SWE) and 7:5 over Palina Chernik (BLR). Melanie Suessenguth (GER), Oliwia Czuprynska (POL), Katarzyna Wesolowska (POL) and Veronika Ivanovskaia (GER) also belong to the circle of players that are expected to make it far in the event.

Every day, one match from the events will be shown LIVE on the Facebook page of the EPBF for free. All Facebook users may check out the high standard of quality which is provided for all the events and see what the Kozoom members receive all the time. You can see all the matches live via www.kozoom.com who stream the whole event on 23 tables on the internet LIVE. The FB live matches are announced on the EPBF Facebook page every day. Results and schedules can be found at www.womeneurotouronline.com so why not come and check out all the LIVE action of the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open.

The Women Dutch Open at the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel in Leende, The Netherlands will continue tomorrow morning at 09:30 CET with matches from the last 16 players single elimination. Additionally, the women’s event will start at 09:00 CET with first round matches.

The event is hosted by the European Governing Body for Pool, the European Pocket Billiard Federation (EPBF) and organized by International Billiard Promotion (IBP). For further information and reference please go to the federation website www.eurotouronline.com visit us on Facebook or check out our youtube channel for regular news clips or contact our press office press@epbf.com.


FRIDAY 11 AUGUST 2017 - PM REPORT


Click the image to view the full size photo - use "back" to return here.
David Alcaide (ESP)

Grilo ousted Alcaide from the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open

Joao Grilo (POR) just eliminated #1 ranked player David Alcaide (ESP) from the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open at the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel in Leende, The Netherlands, in the round of the last 32 players single elimination stage.

Grilo had a day of super performance today. He cleared Vladislav Shopik (BLR) 9:6 in the second winner’s round before losing 5:9 to local hero Marco Teutscher (NED) in the winner’s qualification round. Then, he took down Ville Hamalainen (FIN) in the loser’s qualification round 9:7 to qualify for the round of the last 32 players single elimination. He was drawn into the field and got the toughest of all draws: the current Euro-Tour ranking leader David Alcaide (ESP). What a heavyweight opponent for Grilo! But he managed to keep a foot in the door in the match. He never allowed Alcaide to force his game upon him and took his points when he had the chance. After 6 racks, the score was all even at 3:3. Rack 7 turned out into a safety battle where actually Grilo had his nose in front and went ahead 4:3. He then took his time-out. Alcaide levelled the match again at 4:4 and took his time-out in turn. From then on, Grilo got a 2-point lead over Alcaide. 6:4, 7:5 and 8:6 were the intermediate scores in the match, all in Grilo’s favour. At 8:7, Alcaide received the maximum penalty. He broke the balls, had 2 balls in the pocket but no ball crossing the kitchen line. This meant it was an illegal break for Alcaide. Girl accepted the gift and got to the table with a nice and easy layout in front of him and ran the rack, winning 9:7 over Alcaide and sending the Champion home from the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open.

Last 16 players line-up tomorrow morning...

Joao Grilo (POR) v Jayson Shaw (GBR)
Albin Ouschan (AUT) v Maximilian Lechner (AUT)
Christoph Reintjes (GER) v Wojciech Szewczyk (POL)
Stephan Cohen (nothing) v Niels Feijen (NED)
Oliver Ortmann (GER) v Fedor Gorst (RUS)
Sergey Lutsker (RUS) v Francisco Sanchez-Ruiz (ESP)
Francisco Diaz-Pizarro (ESP) v Ruslan Chinakhov (RUS)
Marco Teutscher (NED) v Christian Sparrenloev-Fischer (SWE)

Maksim Dudanets (RUS) met long time ranked #1 player Mark Gray (GBR) in loser’s round 4. In that match, both players did not play up to their expectations and luck was a factor for both contestants. Alternatively, the won racks so none of them managed to get an advantage over the opponent. After 16 racks, the match was tied at hill-hill. Dudanets broke rack 17. He had the 1-ball down but no shot at the 2-ball. He played a push-out and hid the cue ball behind the 8-ball to go airborne and play a jump shot. He hit the jump but did not pocket it. However, he did not leave a possible shot for Gray. Some safety shots were exchanged. It was Mark Gray who left a possible shot on the 2-ball for Dudanets. The Russian went for it and made it, followed by a clearance of the remaining balls and won the match 9:8, elimination Mark Gray from the tournament roster.

An early out suffered Germany’s up and rising star Joshua Filler today. After having lost to his teammate Oliver Ortmann (GER) yesterday, he played Jakub Koniar (SVK) today. Koniar had the better start and rushed off with 7:2. At that stage, he played rock solid and could have provided an early end for the match. However, when he was leading 7:2, he started missing shots and allowed Filler back to the table. Still, Koniar struggled with his performance. Filler pulled back a few racks from Koniar and closed the gap a bit to turn the score to 6:8 from his point of view. Then, Koniar again had the chance to eliminate Filler. But he missed the 9-ball in order to win the match. Filler used his chances and made the match a hill-hill thriller. In rack 17, Koniar executed the break shot. The break was good, he had the 1-ball down and a good shot at the 2-ball. Since the layout was good he had the chance for a clearance but at hill-hill things are not always as easy as they are at 1:1. However, Koniar kept his nerves together and performed a picture postcard runout in order to win the match by a hair’s breadth with 9:8 and eliminate Filler from the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open.

Earlier today in winner’s round 2, a great comeback happened in the match between Marek Hajdovsky (CZE) and „The Czech Attack“ Roman Hybler (CZE). Hajdovsky was already leading big time in the match. The scoreboard displayed an 8:2 lead for him after 10 racks and Hybler was with one foot in the grave already. But then he started his quest and went for a „mission impossible“. He collected point after point by pulling rack after rack from Hajdovsky who suddenly started to feel the heat again in this match. He probably thought he had the match already in the bag but Hybler taught him differently. In the end, Hybler even managed to overpower Hajdovsky and tore the victory from his teammate’s hands, wining this epic thriller with 9:8 including a comeback of seven (7!) consecutive racks.

Every day, one match from the events will be shown LIVE on the Facebook page of the EPBF for free. All Facebook users may check out the high standard of quality which is provided for all the events and see what the Kozoom members receive all the time. You can see all the matches live via www.kozoom.com who stream the whole event on 23 tables on the internet LIVE. The FB live matches are announced on the EPBF Facebook page every day. Results and schedules can be found at www.eurotouronline.com so why not come and check out all the LIVE action of the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open.

The Dynamic Billard Dutch Open at the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel in Leende, The Netherlands will continue tomorrow morning at 10:00 CET with matches from the last 16 players single elimination. Additionally, the women’s event will start at 09:00 CET with first round matches.

The event is hosted by the European Governing Body for Pool, the European Pocket Billiard Federation (EPBF) and organized by International Billiard Promotion (IBP). For further information and reference please go to the federation website www.eurotouronline.com visit us on Facebook or check out our youtube channel for regular news clips or contact our press office press@epbf.com.


THURSDAY 10 AUGUST 2017 - PM REPORT


Click the image to view the full size photo - use "back" to return here.
Nikos Ekonomopoulos (GRE)

Ekonomopoulos through with minimum effort

On the first day of the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open at the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel in Leende, The Netherlands, Nikos Ekonomopoulos (GRE) succeeded over Maksim Dudanets (RUS) with 9:7 in a match that was determined by many errors.

The lineup was promising. Ekonomopoulos belongs to Europe’s pool elite for many years already. His opponent today, Maksim Dudanets, belongs to the young Russian players which have earned many merits during European Championships and previous Euro-Tours. Both players have a high profile record and the match was expected to be of high quality. In the beginning of the match, that was valid and true for Dudanets. He played solid and performed quite well while Ekonomopoulos committed unexplainable errors. He missed easy pots and positions and he seemed to be completely off track. After 6 racks, Dudanets had robbed at least three racks off Ekonomopoulos and was 5:1 in the lead. It seemed as if the match would be a single sided affair in favour of Dudanets. But then the tide turned in the match. While Ekonomopoulos grew stronger, Dudanets started missing shots and playing poor positions. A player with the experience of Ekonomopoulos of course benefitted from the situation and snatched some racks from Dudanets in that phase of the match. After 14 racks, the score was all square at 7:7. The tension rose and now it was Dudanets’ turn to commit mistakes. He did so and Ekonomopoulos capitalised from it, went on the hill with 8:7. In rack 16, Ekonomopoulos broke and ran the table to win the match 9:7 over Dudanets. This victory was achieved with quite some luck. Dudanets was the far better player in the first half of the match while Ekonomopoulos dominated the second half. The victory therefore is in order yet still a bit lucky. Ekonomopoulos will face Sanjin Pehlivanovic (BIH) in the next round on the winner’s side while Dudanets needs to seek his fortune on the loser’s side of the draw.

Other remarkable results include Wojciech Sroczynski (POL) defeating Evgenii Buslaev (RUS) by a whisker 9:8. Sweden’s Daniel Tangudd remained victorious today over Denis Grabe (EST). Former World Champion Oliver Ortmann (GER) took down up and rising star Joshua Filler (GER) 9:7 in an exciting and thrilling encounter. Tomi Ahonen (FIN) got the better of Imran Majid (GBR) 9:8. Not the best day for Britain’s pool elite. In the same round, Joao Grilo (POR) achieved a 9:4 victory over Daryl Peach (GBR). Mohammed Soufi (GER) won 9:5 over Mario He (AUT).

Every day, one match from the events will be shown LIVE on the Facebook page of the EPBF for free. All Facebook users may check out the high standard of quality which is provided for all the events and see what the Kozoom members receive all the time. You can see all the matches live via www.kozoom.com who stream the whole event on 23 tables on the internet LIVE. The FB live matches are announced on the EPBF Facebook page every day. Results and schedules can be found at www.eurotouronline.com so why not come and check out all the LIVE action of the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open.

The Dynamic Billard Dutch Open at the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel in Leende, The Netherlands will continue tomorrow morning at 09:00 CET with matches from winner’s round 2.

The event is hosted by the European Governing Body for Pool, the European Pocket Billiard Federation (EPBF) and organized by International Billiard Promotion (IBP). For further information and reference please go to the federation website www.eurotouronline.com visit us on Facebook or check out our youtube channel for regular news clips or contact our press office press@epbf.com.


WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST 2017 - AM REPORT


Click the image to view the full size poster - use "back" to return here.

Dutch Open sets sails tomorrow

The upcoming week will feature two most prestigious events on the Euro-Tour. The Dynamic Billard Dutch Open will commence tomorrow, followed by the Dutch Women’s Open, starting on Saturday, August 12th.

199 players from 35 countries have entered into the Dynamic Billard Dutch Open at the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel in Leende, The Netherlands. The top elite of European and international pool players will make Leende this week the center of the World of pool billiards. High class performance is guaranteed with almost all top ranked players from the Euro-Tour attending here in Leende. 23 tables are ready for matchplay in two areas. The main „tent“ which can more be considered as a hall holds 9 tables including the final arena while another 14 tables are down in the tournament room which is usually used for Euro-Tour events. The Dutch Open follows straight after the Dynamic Billard European Championships for Youth. It is the second of five huge events to be played here in the Golden Tulip Jagershorst Hotel.

One more time, 36.000,-€ are at stake plus mostly coveted ranking points. Tomorrow morning at 09:00 CET, the first matches will begin in Leende. All matches can be viewed LIVE on www.kozoom.com with a premium membership.
Every day, one match from the events will be shown LIVE on the Facebook page of the EPBF for free. All Facebook users may check out the high standard of quality which is provided for all the events and see what the Kozoom members receive all the time. You can see all the matches live via www.kozoom.com who stream the whole event on 23 tables on the internet LIVE. The FB live matches are announced on the EPBF Facebook page every day. Results and schedules can be found at www.eurotouronline.com so why not come and check out all the LIVE action of the Dynamic Billard European Championships for Youth.

The event is hosted by the European Governing Body for Pool, the European Pocket Billiard Federation (EPBF) and organized by International Billiard Promotion (IBP). For further information and reference please go to the federation website www.eurotouronline.com visit us on Facebook or check out our youtube channel for regular news clips or contact our press office press@epbf.com.


Click the image to view the full size poster - use "back" to return here.











Enjoy the article? Now try this...



View Pro9's front page!

Chat about this article in our forums.

Visit The Pro Shop to see new cues and gadgets.

Check out the Pro9.co.uk calendar for details of more events.


 

  EuroTour


Comments


"The Dynamic Billard Dutch Open - Chinakhov wins his first Euro-Tour" | Login/Create Account | 0 comments
Threshold
The comments are owned by the poster. We aren't responsible for their content.






PRO9 has established an outstanding reputation as Europe's No.1 source for information on American Pool in the UK and Europe.

Upcoming tournament details, prompt match reporting, exclusive images by talented photographers, superb articles by expert pundits, active pool related forums, player profiles and a very sophisticated membership - basically, an incredible information resource for the American style game in Europe.

Since it launched, PRO9 has become compulsory reading, not just for the UK's pool players, but to hundreds and thousands of pool obsessives from around the world every single day.

PRO9's members range from professional pool players, cue-sports enthusiasts, club managers, tournament organisers, pool fans and aficionados, as well as various "movers and shakers" in the cue-sports field, including entrepreneurs in the wholesale and retail sector, as well as magazine editors and television sports promoters.

Growing more and more popular every single year, PRO9 is the best placed vehicle for the promotion of your pool club, billiards brand, associated products, services and opportunities in the truly massive pan-European billiard market.

If you're reading this, you should check out www.Pro9.co.uk for yourself!

Please use these logos and text in your links to www.Pro9.co.uk - thank you.



Forum rules: No advertising, no links to businesses/shops/eBay, no swearing, respect our sponsors and each other, no hate!


Flag Counter
Flag counter installed Monday 11 November 2013


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2006/2007 by Big Dave at Pro9.co.uk.

This web site was made with myPHPNuke, a web portal system written in PHP.
myPHPNuke is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL license.

I didn't think anyone read this bit down here!!!


You can syndicate our news using the file
backend.php or ultramode.txt


  














































Page took 0.067923 seconds to load.