Britain’s Darren Appleton wins World 10-Ball Championship

Great Britain’s Darren “Dynamite” Appleton has won the 1st World 10-Ball Championship in Sunday’s finals at the Philippine International Convention Center.

He beat 2005 World Pool champion Wu Chia-Ching of Taiwan, 13-11 and took home the $100,000 top prize plus the championship trophy. Meanwhile, the last Filipino player to go the distance at the WTBC, Demosthenes “Plong Plong” Pulpul lost to Dutch Niels Feijen in the battle for third place, 11-8. Organizers of the WTBC said the event will be back in Manila next year and continue living up to its billing as the pool Mecca in Asia.

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