Haeng-Jik Kim topped the field in a series of ten ranking tournaments to earn the number one position and the title of Korean National Champion for 2015.
The European title is back in the hands of one of the greatest players the game has ever known. 52-year old Torbjörn Blomdahl of Sweden defeated Eddy Merckx of Belgium in the final match to be crowned champion. A standing ovation from the crowd was the winner's reward, as he walked through the arena acknowledging the applause of his fans.
The Egyptian player Riad Nady enters history as the winner of the first African 3-cushion billiards championship. The new confederation in Africa was founded in 2013 and is part of the World billiards federation (UMB.)