BGB 9-Ball Tour Announces 2018 Sponsorship Deals
Press Release
Dec. 31, 2017
GB9 is delighted to announce a landmark three-year sponsorship agreement with Cyclop Balls and Andy Cloth, who will become the official ball and cloth suppliers of GB9 from the 2018 season.
Adam Stevens, GB9 Chairperson, says: “Cyclop Balls and Andy Cloth are both huge players in the global American Pool scene and I am thrilled that GB9 will continue to provide UK based players the opportunity to
experience unrivalled playing conditions and first class equipment at each of our events.”
Cyclop, based out of Shanghai, China, has been making quite a splash in the pool world over the last few years, predominantly due to their content of highly configured phenolic resin, allowing for increased durability and longevity. Cyclop balls have become the billiard ball of choice in tournaments around Asia, America and were the official ball of the 2017 World Games held in Poland.
“We are proud to have partnered with the UK’s number 1 American Pool Tour” said Cyclop Chairman Adrian Wang, “GB9 attracts top players from across the UK and Europe, we are excited to be a part of that and hope to help the growth of American Pool in the UK”.
Taiwan Super Billiard Enterprise Co LTD, who manufacturer Andy Cloth, have been producing billiard cloth since 1984 and were the first professional manufacturer of worsted billiard cloth for events in Taiwan. Andy Cloth is now sold in over 20 countries worldwide and has earned its reputation with professional players and pool rooms alike, and was the official provider of cloth to the World Games, 14.1 World Tournament and World Chinese Pool Championships in 2017.
“GB9 is our first sponsorship cooperation with any tour in the UK” said Andy Lin, Chairman of Andy Cloth, “We are very happy and excited about our relationship together and the great future of American Pool.”
Allthingspool Ltd, founded by professional player Kelly Fisher & partner Val Finnie, is the distributor for both Cyclop Balls and Andy Cloth in the UK. You can find their products and many more Billiard related equipment, including tables, cues and accessories on their website:
GB9 is Britain’s only professional 9 ball pool tour and is widely regarded as one of the toughest national tours on the planet. The sponsorship agreement forms part of GB9’s on- going commitment to its players to provide the very best playing conditions using the very best equipment.