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. , 2007 and 2008. He also won the 2000 junior world pool championships. 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. Gareth had signed a contract with Joy Billiard so he can play in the Chinese 8 Ball Tournament. Chinese 8 Ball is Gareth's favorite cue sport.