International 9-Ball Open Ready To Begin

The International 9-Ball Open is ready to begin with a field of 113 players and the field has definitely lived up to it's name with representatives from 25 different countries and almost every top professional player in the game today. Of the Fargo top 10 worldwide players, only Wu Jia Qing is not in this field. 


With a field this stacked with talent, the first round already contains a number of marquee matches. The following matches are lined up for the first round...


Denis Grabe vs Naoyuki Oi
Johnny Archer vs Ralf Souquet
John Schmidt vs Yu-Lung Chang
Mitch Ellerman vs Albin Ouschan
Shane McMinn vs Jayson Shaw
Jani Siekkinen vs Carlo Biado
Oscar Dominguez vs Ruslan Chinakhov
Billy Thorpe vs Ko Pin-Yi


Matches begin at 10:30 Eastern Time on Sunday October 21st. Watch select matches with the online PPV coverage from Accu-Stats and follow all of the action at this year's event with our online coverage including real time scoring and live brackets