The most successful and decorated player in the history of Asia & possibly the world will lead the East vs Europe/USA on November 19-21st.
The Legend begins...
Manila, Philippines- The most successful and decorated player in the history of Asia, possibly the world, will lead the East against Europe/USA on November 19-21st. Efren "Bata" Reyes has been chosen as Captain of Team Asia and will lead them against the West in what surely will become the most epic rivalry in cue sports. The pool world is about to get rocked in a war that fans have been dreaming about for years. Dragon Promotions is pleased to announce the Kings Cup, a first time ever event pitting the men's champions of Europe & USA versus the champions of Asia in a three day contest to declare which side is the strongest, the East or the West. On November 19th-21st the world, as well as the players themselves, will find out! Four players on each side will be selected to represent their continent. The Kings Cupwill be hosted by the award winning Resorts World Manila Casino & Hotel and produced by Dragon Promotions.
"Who else could be better than the greatest player of all time? Efren Reyes has a big track record of success in team events. And he's going to have an amazing supporting cast. The West will have their hands full", said Charlie Williams, Dragon Promotions Executive Producer of the Kings Cup.
"Being named captain of Asia is a big responsibility. But I know our Asia team players are all really good, so it's going to be a joint effort together", said Reyes.
Efren Reyes has a pedigree that is unmatched by any player in Asia. He has won the World 9-Ball Championship, World Bank Pool, World One Pocket, US Open, and numerous Asian Games and SEA Games gold medals. He has also excelled in team play and won such events as the World Mixed Doubles and World Cup of Pool. He is widely regarded by other professionals as the biggest genius that the sport of billiards has ever seen.