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Nordic championship 3-cushion in Copenhagen

Posted by on October 4, 2017

Nordic championship 3-cushion in Copenhagen

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Lars Dunch is the reigning champion at the Nordic championship

COPENHAGEN - From Friday the 6th of October to Sunday the 8th of October, the Danish Billiard Federation will organize the Simonis Nordic championship 3-Cushion. For the third year running the Nordic championship is played in Copenhagen. Venueplace is Grøndal Multicenter.
The tournament is the most important Scandinavian 3-Cushion event in the calendar of the season. 24 participants from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark play a tournament over 3 days, with a group fase and a KO matches.
In the group fase the matches are played to 30 points, in the KO fase there will be played to 40 points.
The reigning Nordic champion from 2016 is Lars Dunch from Denmark. Last year he won the championship final against Brian Knudsen (Danmark) 40-19 in 21 innings. Both Lars Dunch and Brian Knudsen are among the favourites to win this year's SIMONIS Nordic Championship.

Orther contenders for the title are Tonny Carlsen, Thomas Andersen, René Hendriksen and Allan Schrøder, all representing Denmark.
David Pennør and Peter Lohmander from Sweden could also be possible Swedish winners.
Janne Wiss is the best player from Finland and Lars Harald Riber is the most known player from Norway.
Torbjørn Blomdahl, Dion Nelin, Jacob Haack Sørensen, Brian Zola Hansen and Michael Nilsson are not participating in the Nordic championship.
The President of the Danish Billiard Federation, Mr. Flemming Busk Knudsen, is in charge of the opening ceremony. The vice-President of the Danish Billiard Federation Mr. Michael B. Nielsen, is the tournament director.
The tournament will be streamed live from Friday to Sunday: for more information about Live Transmission.



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