30 June 1983 |
|Nickname||The Golden Boy|
|Professional||2000 - present|
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 was also IPA World Blackball Professional Champion in 2014.
He also won the 2000 Junior World Pool Championships.
Potts won the Chinese 8 Ball Masters in 2013 beating Chris Melling 17-9 in the final. The match was best of 33.
He successfully defeated the Chinese 8 Ball Masters in 2014 by beating Shi Hang-Qing 15-6 in a 210-minute match.
Potts had signed a contract with Joy Billiard so he can play in the Chinese 8 Ball Tournament. As of 2015 Potts has concentrated his career on Chinese 8 Ball pool.
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- World Pool Champions - Eight Ball at wepf.org
- "Potts Wins IPA Blackball Championship". Retrieved 2017-06-06.
- "Gareth Potts Biography". Retrieved 25 February 2015.
- "Gareth Potts retains his International 8-Ball Masters Crown". Retrieved 25 February 2015.
- "What is Chinese 8-Ball?". Retrieved 25 February 2015.
- "Gareth Potts". Retrieved 25 February 2015.
- "Gareth Potts Videos". Retrieved 25 February 2015.
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