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Encyclopedia > Ralf Souquet

Ralf Souquet (born 29 November 1968 in Eschweiler, Germany) is a German professional pool player. His nicknames are "the Kaiser" and "the Surgeon." Since 1981, he has won more than 200 tournament titles, including 41 German Champion and 32 European Champion titles. November 29 is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1968 Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about Eschweiler in Germany. ... Pocket billiards is a sub-classification of the broader category of games known as cue sports. ...


He began playing billiards at the age of six in his parents' pub, practicing up to five hours per day. He won his first German Championship title at the age of fourteen in the juniors division. In 1985, Souquet co-won his first European Championship team title with the National Team, and in 1986 won his first individual title at the European Championship (juniors division). In 1997, he received the Silberne Lorbeerblatt (Silver Laurel Leaf), the highest official distinction awarded to sportspeople by Germany, which was presented to him by German President Roman Herzog. This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... There are various championships held in a variety of sports on a European Level: European Figure Skating Championships (figure skating) European Football Championship (football) European Basketball Championship (basketball) European LC Championships (swimming) European SC Championships (swimming) European Mens Handball Championship (handball) European Womens Handball Championship (handball) Rugby League... Womens Australian rules football is a team sport. ... The President of Germany is Germanys head of state. ... Roman Herzog (born April 5, 1934) is a German politician (CDU) and was the President of Germany from 1994 to 1999. ...


In the 2006 WPA Men's World Nine-ball Championship in Manila, Philippines, he lost the final to Ronato Alcano 17-11. Souquet won the World Pool Masters Tournament for the fifth time in June 2006. He represented Team Europe in the 2006 Mosconi Cup in his twelfth appearance. The 2006 WPA Mens World Nine-ball Championship was the 17th annual international nine-ball pool tournament for men, sanctioned by the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA). ... Nickname: Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Philippines Region National Capital Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Jose L. Atienza, Jr. ... Ronato Alcano Ronato (Ronnie) Alcano (born July 27, 1972 in Calamba City, Laguna, Philippines), is a Filipino professional pool player, nicknamed Ronnie Calamba and the Volcano. He is the current [as of January 2007] WPA World Nine-ball Champion (mens division). ... The World Pool Masters Tournament (or World Pool Masters for short) is an international nine-ball tournament. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The 2006 Mosconi Cup will be played in the Rotterdam Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 8 December to 10 December 2006. ...


Titles

  • World Pool Masters (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2006)
  • WPA World Nine-ball Championship (1996)
  • International Challenge of Champions (1996)
  • US Open 14.1 Championship (2000)
  • US Open Nine-ball Championship (2002)
  • Open Nine-ball Championship (2003, 2006)
  • US Open 9-ball Championship (2005)
  • All-Japan Pool Championship (2004)
  • Derby City Nine-ball Classic (2004, 2006)

The World Pool Masters Tournament (or World Pool Masters for short) is an international nine-ball tournament. ... The WPA World Nine-ball Championship is an annual international, professional nine-ball pool tournament, sanctioned by the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA). ... The International Challenge of Champions is annual nineball pool tournament held in the United States. ... The U.S. Open 9-ball is a pool championship that has since 1976, been held in Chespeake, Virginia at the Conference Centre. ...

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Preceded by
Oliver Ortmann
WPA Men's World Nine-ball Champion
1996
Succeeded by
Johnny Archer
Preceded by
Corey Deuel
US Open Nine-ball Champion
2002
Succeeded by
Jeremy Jones

 
 

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