Ko Pin-yi

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Ko Pin-yi
Born (1989-05-31) 31 May 1989 (age 31)[1]
Sport country Chinese Taipei
Professional2005
Pool games10-ball, 9-ball
Tournament wins
Minor2018 China Open
World Champion10-ball (2015) & 9-ball (2015)[2]
Ranking info
Current WPA ranking 4 (as of 7 February 2019[needs update])
Current Euro Tour ranking (as of 16 Dec 2019[needs update])
Highest WPA ranking1[3]

Ko Pin-yi (born May 31, 1989)[1] is a Taiwanese pool and card player. In 2015 he became world champion in the disciplines of 10-ball and 9-ball.[4][5]

Pin-yi defeated Carlo Biado in the final of the 2015 WPA World Ten-ball Championship, and defeated Shane Van Boening in the final of the 2015 WPA World Nine-ball Championship.[6][7] Pin-yi was also successful as an under 18, twice winning the World Nine-ball Junior championship, in 2007, and 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pin-Yi KO - AZBilliards.com". azbilliards.com. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "Pin-Yi KO - AZBilliards.com". azbilliards.com. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ranking - WPA Pool". WPA Pool. Archived from the original on December 16, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  4. ^ "Ko Becomes Pool's Hardcore Man". azbilliards.com. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Ted Lerner (September 18, 2015). "Ko becomes Pool's hardcore Man". wpa-pool.com. World Pool-Billiard Association. Archived from the original on August 28, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  6. ^ "A Four Way Showdown For Pool History". azbilliards.com. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  7. ^ Ted Lerner (February 16, 2015). "Pinoys Poised To Make Massive Haul". wpa-pool.com. World Pool-Billiard Association. Archived from the original on February 16, 2015. Retrieved February 16, 2015.

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