English Billiards - 2015/2016 Austrian National Billiards Championship
10th January 2016 / 1. UWBC, Wels, Austria
DOUBLE FIGURES FOR RIESCHL
Werner Rieschl regained the Austrian Billiards Championship; the tenth national title of his career.
Rieschl, who also finished top of the national rankings last year, topped his group to make the knockout semi-finals.
There he defeated Stefan Knoll 400-134, to set up a final tie with Markus Bauer, who dethroned reigning champion Martin Schmidt 254-176 in the other Last 4 fixture.
But in the championship match, Rieschl would make it a perfect ten with a 488-314 victory, including the day's highest break of 57.
2015/2016 Austrian National Billiards Championship
Results (Semi-Finals onwards) - 90 minutes or 400 points
Martin Schmidt 176-254 Markus Bauer
Werner Rieschl 488-314 Stefan Knoll
(Final) - 120 minutes or 500 points
Bauer 314-488 Rieschl
Written and published by Michael Day on the 26th January 2016