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Pool - 2015 Atlantic Challenge Cup

1st-4th July 2015 / Patricks Canadian Tavern, Rankweil, Austria


EUROPE BECOME THE FIRST  ATLANTIC CUP WINNERS


The Atlantic Challenge Cup was founded by the European Pocket Billiards Federation and the Billiard Congress of America. 


The event was a 'youth' version of the Mosconi Cup with two teams of 6 (4 male/2 female)  battling it out over a series of matches to determine the champions. This year was the inaugural staging. Team selections and results can be found below.



TEAM EUROPE                                                                              TEAM USA

Sandra Hanf (Germany) - non playing team leader         Earl Munson - non playing team leader

Raphael Wahl (Germany)                                                          Tyler Brandom

Patryk Statkiewicz (Poland)                                                     Nick Evans

Maxim Dudanets (Russia)                                                         Drake Niepoetter

Martharyta Fefilava (Belarus)                                                 April Larson

Kristina Tkach (Russia)                                                             Taylor Hansen

Daniel Tangudd (Sweden)                                                         ​Josh Franklin


                                                            

                                                              EUROPE     v     USA

Team Europe     6-3     Team USA

       Wahl / Statkiewicz / Tkach     2-6     Evans / Niepotter / Hansen

    Dudanets / Tangudd / Fefilava    6-3     Franklin / Brandom / Larson

           Tangudd / Wahl     6-4     Evans / Niepoetter

      ​Tkach / Fefilava     6-1     Larson / Hansen

                                                   Statkiewicz     3-6     Evans

         Dudanets     6-5     Niepoetter

    Fefilava     3-6     Larson

                                   Dudanets / Fefilava     6-4     Evans / Larson

                     Wahl / Tkach     6-5     Niepoetter / Hansen

        Tangudd     6-2     Brandom

             Wahl     3-6     Franklin

       Tangudd / Fefilava     6-5     Brandom / Hansen

  Statkiewicz / Tkach     3-6     Franklin / Larson

         Dudanets / Wahl     4-6     Evans / Niepoetter

         ​Tkach     3-6     Hansen

​ Tangudd     6-5     Evans

     Statkiewicz     5-6     Niepoetter

    Fefilava     3-6     Larson

    Dudanets     6-1     Franklin

                                     

                                      EUROPE  11-9  USA



Written by Michael Day, published on 1st August 2015​​