Gareth Potts

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Gareth David Potts
Born (1983-06-30) 30 June 1983 (age 31)
Stoke-On-Trent
Sport country  England
Nickname The Golden Boy
Professional 2000 - present
Highest ranking
  1. 1

Gareth 'Golden Boy' Potts (born 30 June 1983) is an English 3 time world champion eight-ball pool player, winning the English Pool Association World Rules World Championship in 2005,[1] 2007 and 2008.[2]

He also won the 2000 Junior World Pool Championships.[3]

Gareth won the Chinese 8 Ball Masters in 2013 beating Chris Melling 17-9 in the final. The Match was best of 33.

Gareth Successfully defended the Chinese 8 Ball Masters in 2014 by beating Shi Hang-Qing 15-6 in a 2 hour 10 minute match. [4]

Gareth had signed a contract with Joy Billiard so he can play in the Chinese 8 Ball Tournament. As of 2015 Gareth has concentrated his career on Chinese 8 Ball pool. [3]

From 2013 onwards, pool table retailer Home Leisure Direct announced they were Official Sponsor of Gareth, and begun offering coaching days, as well as instructional 'How to Play' video guides.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pool Champion - Gareth Potts at bbc.co.uk, 7 December 2005
  2. ^ World Pool Champions - Eight Ball at wepf.org
  3. ^ a b "Gareth Potts Biography". Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Gareth Potts retains his International 8-Ball Masters Crown". Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  5. ^ http://www.homeleisuredirect.com/gareth_potts/. Retrieved 25 February 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Gareth Potts Videos". Retrieved 25 February 2015.