Anders Öhman triumphs the men's World Ranking Masters

    07/24/03

    2003 WRM

    Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, FL, USA (July 20-23, 2003)

    2003WRMAndersOhman3.jpg 2003WRMBillHoffman3.jpg Anders Öhman (left) won the decisive game of the men's World Ranking Masters finals against Bill Hoffman (right), 220-179, to earn the prestigious World Ranking Masters title, the $8.000 first prize and a STORM Hot wire.

    The Swede, who finished second to Belgium's Gery Verbruggen last year, won the first game 237-223. Hoffman rebounded with a 211-199 victory in game two to force a tie-break.

    2003WRMAhmedShaheen3.jpg 2003WRMDanielFalconi4.jpg The American, who rolled the tournament's sole 300-game in the fourth qualifying round yesterday,, received $5.000 for second. Ahmed Shaheen (left), Qatar, and Daniel Falconi (right), Mexico, garnered $2.500 each for third and fourth.


    2003 World Ranking Masters - Men's Playoff Results

    Single elimination, best-of-three games

    Championship match:
    Anders Öhman def. Bill Hoffman, 2-1
    (237-223, 199-211, 220-179)

    Semi-finals:
    Bill Hoffman def. Daniel Falconi, 2-0
    (217-170, 213-195)
    Anders Öhman def. Ahmed Shaheen, 2-1
    (268-197, 207-236, 213-209)

    Quarterfinals:
    Bill Hoffman def. Jose Ferreira, 2-1
    (184-204, 184-151, 214-200)
    Daniel Falconi def. Remy Ong, 2-1
    (233-194, 200-242, 213-184)
    Ahmed Shaheen def. Chester King, 2-1
    (195-198, 257-199, 256-223)
    Anders Öhman def. Marcos Baeza, 2-0
    (238-211, 256-225)

    2003 World Ranking Masters - Men's Final Standings


    1. Anders Öhman, Sweden, $8.000
    2. Bill Hoffman, USA, $5.000
    3. Ahmed Shaheen, Qatar, $2.500
    4. Daniel Falconi, Mexico, $2.500
    5. Marcos Baeza, Mexico, $1.000
    6. Chester King, Philippines, $1.000
    7. Remy Ong, Singapore, $1.000
    8. Jose Ferreira, Venezuela, $1.000
    9. Sami Konsteri, Finland
    10. Mika Luoto, Finland
    11. Goran Carlsson, Sweden
    12. Gery Verbruggen, Belgium
    13. Bandar Al-Shafi, Qatar
    14. Rolando Sebelen, Dominican Republic
    15. Mubarak Ali Al Muraikhi, Qatar
    16. David Romero, Colombia
    17. Robert Andersson, Sweden
    18. Arturo Hernandez, Venezuela
    19. Thomas Gross, Austria
    20. Martin Larsen, Sweden
    21. Andrew Frawley, Australia
    22. Engelberto Rivera, Philippines
    23. Andres Gomez, Colombia
    24. Paeng Nepomuceno, Philippines



    To view the complete results CLICK HERE