Predator 9 Ball Open 2020 (London)

7446 Trophy 1

As with all ShootersPool Official Comps there’s usually 2 timezone events to help for those in Europe and those in say America or just opposite time zones.

So 1st April was no day for fooling around for ShootersPool players as it kick started the Predator 9 Ball Open 2020 (Las Vegas). Las Vegas in the name just represents the timezone of the tournament, unfortunately we weren’t on a flight from Heathrow over the Pond with the Union Flag on our backs.

25 Entrants flocked to the Predator Open from over 14 Countries. Play started at 2am (2nd April) BST and allows 3 days per round to complete your match-up. Each match is Race To 7, lag for break and alternate breaks thereafter. The Las Vegas comp is played at the Open Arena on a Diamond PRO-AM PRC table fitted with a Simonis 860 Tournament Blue cloth and equipped with the new but controversial Aramith Tournament Black balls seen recently at the last Mosconi Cup.

Some of the stand out favourites in my opinion and via ranking for the tournament are Wolfpack (Bosnia–Herzegovina), Kwak (France), Tatsumatu (UK) , Leo (USA) and Joke (Venezuela) all very highly ranked in the 9 Ball category. 

Likewise with the London event I entered this just to see what the Official Comps are like and just have a bash, I’m still learning the basics of the game which you can witness on the live streams most night while in lockdown due to COVID-19. 

Below I have tracked my current progress as well as my top 5 favourites. Will also keep an eye out on a few ShootersPool content creators too.

TYPLive (UK)

R1| 7-3 L v Lasha Lomidze

Losers R1| 7-6 L v JacksUp

Wolfpack (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

R1| 7-3 W v Tommy

R2| 7-6 W v SeanAird97

R3| v gfilhote

Kwak (France)

R1| No Show W v BuzzSwiss

R2| 7-4 L v Leo

Losers R2| v Tommy

Tatsumatu (UK)

R1| W.O W

R2| 7-5 W v Kekezeus

R3| 7-2 W v Filipe Pereira

Leo (USA)

R1| W.O W

R2| 7-4 W v Kwak

R3| v Joke

Joke (Venezuela)

R1| 7-3 W v v3r5atil3

R2| W.O W v Nathan Alvarez

R3| v Leo

Final is predicted to be played on 2nd May 2020 @ 2am BST. Whatever the outcome with my personal route in the comp I’ll be trying to cover the final live with a commentary team.

Grab 20% off ShootersPool Today!

Fill out the email form and grab your code/link to 20% off ShootersPool. Thats 20% off either the basic package or the pro package! Wicked saving.

ShootersPool Content Creators

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram