List of WPA World Nine-ball champions

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The World Nine-ball Championships are held annually, and are sanctioned by the World Pool-Billiard Association. The men's and women's tournaments are usually held separately. In 1999, two men's tournaments were held.[1]

Men's champions[edit]

Year Dates Location Winner Runner-up Final score
1990 Bergheim, Germany United States Earl Strickland United States Jeff Carter
1991 Las Vegas, United States United States Earl Strickland (2) United States Nick Varner 9-7
1992 Taipei, Taiwan United States Johnny Archer United States Bobby Hunter
1993 Königswinter, Germany Chinese Taipei Chao Fong-pang Germany Thomas Hasch
1994 Chicago, United States Japan Okumura Takeshi Japan Yasunari Itsuzaki
1995 Taipei, Taiwan Germany Oliver Ortmann United States Dallas West
1996 Borlänge, Sweden Germany Ralf Souquet Sweden Tom Storm
1997 Chicago, United States United States Johnny Archer (2) Chinese Taipei Kun-Fang Lee
1998 Taipei, Taiwan Japan Takahashi Kunihiko United States Johnny Archer
1999 (A) July 18–26 Cardiff, Wales Philippines Efren Reyes Chinese Taipei Chang Hao-ping 17–8
1999 (B) December 5–12 Alicante, Spain United States Nick Varner United States Jeremy Jones 13–8
2000 July 1–9 Cardiff, Wales Chinese Taipei Chao Fong-pang (2) Mexico Ismael Paez 17–6
2001 July 14–22 Finland Mika Immonen Germany Ralf Souquet 17–10
2002 July 13–21 United States Earl Strickland (3) Philippines Francisco Bustamante 17–15
2003 July 12–20 Germany Thorsten Hohmann Canada Alex Pagulayan 17–10
2004 July 10–18 Taipei, Taiwan Canada Alex Pagulayan Chinese Taipei Chang Pei-wei 17–13
2005 July 2–10 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Chinese Taipei Wu Chia-ching Chinese Taipei Kuo Po-cheng 17–16
2006 November 4–12 Pasay, Philippines Philippines Ronato Alcano Germany Ralf Souquet 17–11
2007 November 3–11 Quezon City, Philippines United Kingdom Daryl Peach Philippines Roberto Gomez 17–15
2008
Not held (late-2000s recession)
2009
2010 June 29 – July 5 Doha, Qatar Philippines Francisco Bustamante Chinese Taipei Kuo Po-cheng 13–7
2011 June 25 – July 1 Japan Yukio Akagariyama Philippines Ronato Alcano 13–11
2012 June 22–29 United Kingdom Darren Appleton China Li He-wen 13–12
2013 September 2–13 Germany Thorsten Hohmann (2) Philippines Antonio Gabica 13–7
2014 June 16–27 Netherlands Niels Feijen Austria Albin Ouschan 13–10
2015 September 7–18 Chinese Taipei Ko Pin-yi United States Shane Van Boening 13–11

Women's champions[edit]

Year Dates Location Winner Runner-up
1990 Bergheim, Germany United States Robin Bell United States Loree Jon Jones
1991 Las Vegas, United States United States Robin Bell (2) United States Jo Ann Mason
1992 Taipei, Taiwan Germany Franziska Stark United States Vivian Villarreal
1993 Königswinter, Germany United States Loree Jon Jones United States Jeanette Lee
1994 Chicago, United States Sweden Ewa Laurance United States Jeanette Lee
1995 Taipei, Taiwan Austria Gerda Hofstatter United States Vivian Villarreal
1996 Borlänge, Sweden United Kingdom Allison Fisher United States Jeanette Lee
1997 Chicago, United States United Kingdom Allison Fisher (2) Chinese Taipei Jennifer Chen
1998 Taipei, Taiwan United Kingdom Allison Fisher (3) Germany Franziska Stark
1999 December 5–12 Alicante, Spain Chinese Taipei Liu Hsin-Mei United Kingdom Allison Fisher
2000 November 14–19 Quebec City, Canada Republic of Ireland Julie Kelly Republic of Ireland Karen Corr
2001 November 17–19 Amagasaki, Japan United Kingdom Allison Fisher (4) Republic of Ireland Karen Corr
2002 July 3–7 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Chinese Taipei Liu Hsin-Mei (2) Republic of Ireland Karen Corr
2003 Not held
2004 December 8–11 Rankweil, Austria South Korea Kim Ga-young Chinese Taipei Liu Hsin-Mei
2005 Not held
2006 March 1–5 Taipei, Taiwan South Korea Kim Ga-young (2) Chinese Taipei Liu Hsin-Mei
2007 April 5–8 Taoyuan, Taiwan China Pan Xiaoting Philippines Rubilen Amit
2008 March 30 – April 7 Taipei, Taiwan Chinese Taipei Lin Yuan-Chun South Korea Kim Ga-young
2009 November 16–22 Shenyang, China China Liu Shasha Republic of Ireland Karen Corr
2010 August 27–29 Shenyang, China China Fu Xiaofang United Kingdom Allison Fisher
2011 September 19–25 Shenyang, China China Bi Zhu Qing China Chen Siming
2012 June 18–21 Shenyang, China United Kingdom Kelly Fisher China Fu Xiaofang
2013 August 6–12 Shenyang, China China Han Yu Chinese Taipei Lin Yuan-chun
2014 October 13–18 Guilin, China China Liu Shasha (2) China Chen Siming
2015 November 2–8[2] Guilin, China China Liu Shasha (3) Austria Jasmin Ouschan

Junior champions[edit]

The first Junior Championships played since 1992 for boys, and a girls' division played since 2004.[3]

Boys[edit]

Year Dates Location Winner Runner-up
1992 ? Chinese Taipei Hsia Hui-kai ?
1993 ? Chinese Taipei Hsia Hui-kai (2) ?
1994 ? Norway Jørn Kjølaas ?
1995 ? Chinese Taipei Huang Kung-chang ?
1996 ? Chinese Taipei Huang Kung-chang (2) ?
1997 ? Germany Christian Goteman ?
1998 ? Chinese Taipei Lu Hui-chan ?
1999 December 5–12 Alicante, Spain Chinese Taipei Lu Hui-chan (2) Greece John Vassalos
2000 November 14–19 Quebec City, Canada Switzerland Dimitri Jungo Germany Brian Naithani
2001 November 17–19 Amagasaki, Japan Germany Brian Naithani Chinese Taipei Chang Jung-ling
2002 July 3–7 Kaohsiung, Republic of China Chinese Taipei Chen Ying-chieh United States Shane Hennen
2003 November 18–23 Willingen, Germany Hungary Vilmos Földes Chinese Taipei Chang Jung-ling
2004 November 1–5 Adelaide, Australia Chinese Taipei Wu Yu-lun Chinese Taipei Wu Chia-ching
2005 September 20–25 Velden, Austria Chinese Taipei Wu Yu-lun (2) Japan Hayato Hijikata
2006 November 13–17 Sydney, Australia Chinese Taipei Wu Yu-lun (3) Chinese Taipei Ko Pin-yi
2007 Chinese Taipei Ko Pin-Yi
2008 Chinese Taipei Ko Pin-Yi
2009 Russia Ruslan Chinakhov United Kingdom Phil Burford
2010 Reno, United States Spain Francisco Sánchez-Ruiz United States Jesse Engel
2011 Kielce, Poland Poland Marek Kudlik Poland Konrad Piekarski
2012 ?, Germany Chinese Taipei Liu Cheng-Chieh Germany Tobias Bongers
2013 9–12 December Johannesburg, South Africa Chinese Taipei Ko Ping-chung Poland Sebastian Batkowski
2014 15–18 November Shanghai, China Singapore Aloysius Yapp Chinese Taipei Hsu Jui-an
2015 14–17 November Shanghai, China China Long Ze Huang Russia Maksim Dudanets

Girls[edit]

Year Dates Location Winner Runner-up
2004 November 1–5 Adelaide, Australia China Zhou Meng-meng Austria Jasmin Ouschan
2005 September 20–25 Velden, Austria Austria Jasmin Ouschan Greece Helen Athanasiou
2006 November 13–17 Sydney, Australia United States Mary Rakin United States Anna Kostanian
2007 3–7 December Willingen, Germany United States Mary Rakin Germany Tina Bühnen
2008 1–3 December Reno, United States Canada Brittany Bryant Japan Konischi Samia
2009 4–7 November Managua, Nicaragua Chinese Taipei Keng Chun-lin Germany Anja Wagner
2010 29 November–1 December Reno, United States Canada Brittany Bryant United States Briana Miller
2011 31 August–4 September Kielce, Poland Poland Oliwia Czupryńska Russia Anastasia Nechaeva
2012 4–7 December Willingen, Germany Belgium Kamila Khodjaeva Poland Oliwia Czupryńska
2013 9–12 December Johannesburg, South Africa Russia Natasha Seroshtan Japan Yuki Hiraguchi
2014 15–18 November Shanghai, China China Liu Yu Chen Belgium Kamila Khodjaeva
2015 14–17 November Shanghai, China Philippines Chezka Centeno China Xia Yu Ying

Wheelchair champions[edit]

Year Dates Location Winner Runner-up
1999 Christchurch, New Zealand United States Bob Calderon United States Mark Jones
2000 May 28 – June 4 Waregem, Belgium Republic of Ireland Fred Dinsmore Germany Tankred Volkmer
2002 September 24–28 Decatur, Alabama, United States Finland Jouni Tähti Sweden Henrik Larsson
2003 October 28–31 Christchurch, New Zealand Sweden Henrik Larsson Japan Takahiro Terada
2014 November 20–23 Turku, Finland Sweden Henrik Larsson United Kingdom Matt Duffy

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