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All top players come to Sluiskil

Posted by on September 1, 2010

All top players come to Sluiskil

The Official Poster of the next World Championship

Filippos Kasidokostas, the defending title holder, is the first player on the list of participants for the World championship from 20 until 24 oktober in Sluiskil. Twenty-one players from the top of the ranking are automaticly seeded for the tournament. Frédéric Caudron (Belgium), Dick Jaspers (The Netherlands), Eddy Merckx (Belgium), Kyung-Roul Kim (Korea) and Martin Horn (Germany) are the five leading players of that ranking.

Jean Paul de Bruijn, Jean van Erp (both from the Netherlands) and Javier Teran from Ecuador received wild cards from the organization and from the UMB.

The seeded players are: Filippos Kasidokostas (Gr), Frédéric Caudron (Bel), Dick Jaspers (Nl), Eddy Merckx (Bel), Kyung-Roul Kim (Kor), Martin Horn (Ger), Torbjörn Blomdahl (Swe), Tayfun Tasdemir (Tur), Jef Philipoom (Bel), Marco Zanetti (Ita), Jeremy Bury (Fra), Daniel Sánchez (Sp), Sung-Won Choi (Kor), Nikos Polychronopoulos (Gr), Eddy Leppens (Bel), Jung-Han Heo (Kor), Roland Forthomme (Bel), Ryuudi Umeda (Jap). Wild cards: Jean Paul de Bruijn (Nl), Jean van Erp (Nl), Javier Teran (Ecu).

The deadline for the list of players is 15th september. Farouk Barki from UMB said that nine other players are sure to participate: Julian Morales and Carlos M. Villegas (both from Colombia), Luis Avila (Mexico), Luis Aveiga (Ecuador), Daniel Aguilar (Peru), Jae Hyung Cho and Pedro Piedrabuena (both from USA), Sameh Sidhom and Reyad Nadi (both from Egypt).


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