UMB World Cup Winners

The UMBNew250X125Union Mondiale de Billard (UMB) is the governing body for 3-Cushion Billiards in the world. Each year (since 1996) a series of World Cup tournaments have been held where the world's top players have met to compete. Here you will find a list of former champions by year (and series) including their home country, the location where the tournament was held and the winner's tournament average.

 

 

UMB World Cup Winners

 

YEAR WINNER / COUNTRY TOURNAMENT LOCATION AVERAGE
1986/1 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Paris, France 1.157
1986/2 Nobuaki Kobayashi / Japan  Antwerp, Belgium 1.515
1986/3 Egidio Vieira / Portugal Berlin, Germany 1.098
1986/4 Nobuaki Kobayashi / Japan  Valkenburg, Netherlands 1.643
1987/1 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Paris, France 1.303
1987/2 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Antwerp, Belgium 1.728
1987/3 Junichi Komori / Japan Berlin, Germany 1.364
1987/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Valkenburg, Netherlands 1.500
1988/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Paris, France 1.360
1988/2 Nobuaki Kobayashi / Japan  Antwerp, Belgium 1.507
1988/3 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Berlin, Germany 1.764
1988/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Palma, Spain 1.298
1988/5 Laurent Boulanger / Belgium Valkenburg, Netherlands 1.395
1988/6 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Tokyo, Japan 1.947
1989/1 Richard Bitalis / France Deurne, Belgium 1.311
1989/2 Ludo Dielis / Belgium Berlin, Germany 1.466
1989/3 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Palma, Spain 1.280
1989/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Las Vegas, United States 1.558
1989/5 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Yokohama, Japan 1.406
1990/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Antwerp, Belgium 1.671
1990/2 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Paris, France 1.521
1990/3 Ludo Dielis / Belgium Berlin, Germany 1.644
1990/4 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Norrköping, Sweden 1.648
1990/5 Marco Zanetti / Italy Palma, Spain 1.760
1990/6 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Tokyo, Japan 1.632
1991/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Gent, Belgium 1.758
1991/2 Sang Chun Lee / United States Berlin, Germany 1.492
1991/3 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Palma, Spain 1.616
1991/4 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Seoul, South Korea 1.356
1991/5 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Tokyo, Japan 1.712
1992/1 Rini van Bracht / Netherlands Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.488
1992/2 Sang Chun Lee / United States Gent, Belgium 1.578
1992/3 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Berlin, Germany 1.796
1992/4 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Orléans, France 1.492
1992/5 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Tokyo, Japan 2.204
1992/6 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Palma, Spain 1.658
1993/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.462
1993/2 Sang Chun Lee / United States Istanbul, Turkey 1.524
1993/3 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Berlin, Germany 1.681
1993/4 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Tokyo, Japan 1.461
1993/5 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Bolzano, Italy 1.904
1994/1 Sang Chun Lee / United States Gent, Belgium 1.181
1994/2 Koen Ceulemans / Belgium Cairo, Egypt 1.231
1994/3 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Istanbul, Turkey 1.758
1994/4 Christoph Pilss / Austria Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.402
1994/5 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Halle (Saale), Germany 2.007
1994/6 Jorge Theriaga / Portugal Dongen, Netherlands 1.409
1994/7 Semih Saygıner / Turkey Gent, Belgium 1.567
1995/1 Andreas Efler / Switzerland  Vejle, Denmark 1.377
1995/2 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Athens, Greece 1.456
1995/3 Rini van Bracht / Netherlands Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg 1.376
1995/4 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Porto, Portugal 1.366
1995/5 Hans Laursen / Denmark Hooglede, Belgium 1.247
1995/6 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.807
1995/7 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Halle (Saale), Germany 1.824
1995/8 Raymond Ceulemans / Belgium Antwerp, Belgium 1.757
1995/9 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Istanbul, Turkey 2.308
1996/1 Jorge Theriaga / Portugal Antalya, Turkey 1.295
1996/2 Dion Nelin / Denmark Porto, Portugal 1.489
1996/3 Ludo Dielis / Belgium Hooglede, Belgium 1.347
1996/4 Francis Forton / Belgium Athens, Greece 1.228
1996/5 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.690
1996/6 Raimond Burgman / Netherlands Daegu, South Korea 1.379
1996/7 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Antwerp, Belgium 1.524
1996/8 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Istanbul, Turkey 1.651
1997/1 Christian Rudolph / Germany Seoul, South Korea 1.000
1997/2 Yilmaz Özcan / Turkey Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy 1.376
1997/3 Dion Nelin / Denmark Porto, Portugal 1.575
1997/4 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Hooglede, Belgium 1.343
1997/5 Christian Rudolph / Germany Herne, Germany 1.410
1997/6 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.662
1997/7 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Antalya, Turkey 1.805
1997/8 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Antwerp, Belgium 1.583
1998/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Barendrecht, Netherlands 2.089
1998/10 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Roermond, Netherlands 1.658
1998/2 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Bussum, Netherlands 1.983
1998/3 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Lisbon, Portugal 1.660
1998/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Hooglede, Belgium 2.033
1998/5 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Corfu, Greece 1.568
1998/6 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Bogotá, Colombia 1.523
1998/7 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Torremolinos, Spain 1.486
1998/8 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.773
1998/9 Semih Saygıner / Turkey Antalya, Turkey 1.649
1999/1 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Seoul, South Korea 1.103
1999/2 Sang Chun Lee / United States Las Vegas, United States 1.625
1999/3 Marco Zanetti / Italy Berlin, Germany 2.082
1999/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Kemer, Turkey 2.055
1999/5 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.815
2000/1 Semih Saygıner / Turkey Bogotá, Colombia 1.404
2000/2 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.893
2001/1 Semih Saygıner / Turkey Bogotá, Colombia 1.452
2001/2 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Las Vegas, United States 2.050
2001/3 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Kuşadası, Turkey 1.497
2001/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Lugo, Spain 1.794
2001/5 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Oosterhout, Netherlands 1.725
2002/1   Not held  
2003/1 Semih Saygıner / Turkey Las Vegas, United States 1.606
2004/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Barendrecht, Netherlands 2.076
2004/2 Semih Saygıner / Turkey Athens, Greece 2.000
2004/3 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Seville, Spain 1.668
2004/4 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Hurghada, Egypt 1.277
2004/5 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Antwerp, Belgium 1.938
2005/1 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Sluiskil, Netherlands 2.181
2005/2 Roland Forthomme / Belgium Hurghada, Egypt 1.636
2005/3 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Barendrecht, Netherlands 2.062
2005/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Istanbul, Turkey 1.786
2006/1 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Sluiskil, Netherlands 1.925
2006/2 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Porto, Portugal 1.505
2006/3 Roland Forthomme / Belgium Volos, Greece 1.907
2006/4 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Hurghada, Egypt 1.741
2006/5 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Istanbul, Turkey 1.787
2007/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Sluiskil, Netherlands 1.925
2007/2 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Manisa, Turkey 1.862
2007/3 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Corfu, Greece 1.755
2007/4 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Porto, Portugal 2.153
2007/5 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Hurghada, Egypt 1.468
2007/6 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Mexico City, Mexico 1.880
2007/7 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Seoul, South Korea 1.992
2008/1 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Sluiskil, Netherlands 1.948
2008/2 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Porto, Portugal 1.992
2008/3 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Irapuato, Mexico 1.729
2008/4 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Suwon, South Korea 1.782
2008/5 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Hurghada, Egypt 1.779
2008/6 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Alcalá de Guadaíra, Spain 1.770
2009/1 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Sluiskil, Netherlands 1.695
2009/2 Martin Horn / Germany Antalya, Turkey 1.626
2009/3 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Matosinhos, Portugal 1.751
2009/4 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Suwon, South Korea 1.950
2009/5 Jozef Philipoom / Belgium Hurghada, Egypt 1.443
2010/1 Kim Kyung-roul / South Korea Antalya, Turkey 1.601
2010/2 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Suwon, South Korea 2.153
2010/3 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Matosinhos, Portugal 1.476
2010/4 Filipos Kasidokostas / Greece Hurghada, Egypt 1.860
2011/1 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Trabzon, Turkey 1.655
2011/2 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Matosinhos, Portugal 1.834
2011/3 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Suwon, South Korea 1.736
2011/4 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Vienna, Austria 2.420
2011/5 Adnan Yüksel / Turkey Hurghada, Egypt 1.757
2012/1 Sung-Won Choi / South Korea Antalya, Turkey 1.581
2012/2 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Suwon, South Korea 2.370
2012/3 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Hurghada, Egypt 1.826
2013/1 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Antalya, Turkey 1.834
2013/2 Dong-koong Kang / South Korea Guri, South Korea 2.000
2013/3 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Corinth, Greece 2.739
2013/4 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Medellín, Colombia 1.941
2013/5 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Hurghada, Egypt 2.222
2014/1 Jae-Ho Cho / South Korea Istanbul, Turkey 2.150
2014/2 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Luxor, Egypt 2.272
2014/3 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Porto, Portugal 1.923
2014/4 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Guri, South Korea 1.980
2014/5 Marco Zanetti / Italy Hurghada, Egypt 1.834
2015/1 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Luxor, Egypt 2.247
2015/2 Torbjörn Blomdahl / Sweden Porto, Portugal 2.000
2015/3 Tayfun Taşdemir / Turkey Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2.298
2015/4 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Guri, South Korea 2.739
2015/5 Murat Naci Çoklu / Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 1.612
2015/6 Frédéric Caudron / Belgium Hurghada, Egypt 2.197
2016/1 Dick Jaspers / Netherlands Bursa, Turkey 2.325
2016/2 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Luxor, Egypt 1.801
2016/3 Frederic Caudron / Belgium Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 1.980
2016/4 Frederic Caudron / Belgium Porto, Portugal 2.197
2016/5 Jeremy Bury / France Guri, Korea 2.020
2016/6 Murat Naci Çoklu / Turkey La Baule, France 1.980
2016/7 Jung-Han Heo / Korea Hurghada, Egypt 1.680
2017/1 Frederic Caudron / Belgium Bursa, Turkey 2.105
2017/2 Daniel Sánchez / Spain Luxor, Egypt 2.812
2017/3 Eddy Merckx / Belgium Ho CHi Minh City, Vietnam 1.923
2017/4 Haeng-Jik Kim / South Korea Porto, Portugal 1.680
2017/5 *** September 2017 *** Guri, Korea ???

For more information on the UMB World Cup series browse the Wikipedia page.