By: Lee Chin-wei and Romulo Huang
Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) Taiwan won the 2015 Dafabet World Cup of Pool held in London,
beating England B 10-8 in the race to 10 final.
Taiwan was represented by Ko Pin-yi (柯秉逸) and Chang Yu-lung (張玉龍) in the competition that featured 32 two-man teams from around the world.
The fourth-seeded Taiwanese team came from 5-1 and 7-4 down to down the 15th-seeded team of Mark Gray and Daryl Peach and win the country’s first Dafabet World Cup of Pool.
Taiwanese teams had finished as semifinalists four times in the past, but this year Ko and Chang defeated defending champions England A 9-6 in the semifinal to reach the finals for the first time. [FULL STORY]