World Cup of Pool

The World Cup of Pool is firmly established as one of pool’s premier events.

Taking place annually, the World Cup pits nation against nation as 32 two-man teams battle it out over a total of 31 matches. Played over six days, the teams do battle initially in race-to-7 matches with the games stretching out to race-to-11 as the event progresses. All games are played to a ‘scotch doubles’ format whereby each player takes alternate shots.


Event The World Cup of Pool
Dates May 2019
TV Hours 48 Hours Live or 31x 1 hour highlights
Format 32 countries’ two-player national teams compete in a straight knock out format over six days for a $250,000 prize-fund. With national pride at stake, the competition is intense and there are plenty of upsets in store.
Prize Fund $250,000
Nations Represented 32 nations from Europe, Asia, Oceania, South Africa, North and South America
Venue: Shanghai, China
Inaugral Year 2006

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