WPA Pool | Maldives Open 2024: A Thrilling Conclusion to a Spectacular Tournament
WPA Pool | Maldives Open 2024: A Thrilling Conclusion to a Spectacular Tournament

Jul 1, 2024 | Maldives Open

Maldives Open 2024: A Thrilling Conclusion to a Spectacular Tournament

The Maldives Open 2024, sanctioned by the World Pool Association, has concluded with a breathtaking display of skill and determination. From June 25th to June 30th, the beautiful Malé City hosted 80 top-tier athletes competing in the prestigious 10-Ball Championship. With a total prize pool of $130,000, the stakes were high, and the competition fierce.

In a nail-biting final, Estonian pool sensation Denis Grabe emerged victorious, claiming the Maldives Open 2024 title. The championship match against Greece’s Alex Kazakis was a dramatic showdown that kept fans on the edge of their seats.

The race to ten frames saw Grabe leading 8-4 when Kazakis missed a crucial 9-ball shot, leaving Grabe an easy out to get him on the hill. However, the match took an unexpected turn when Grabe scratched the cue ball after scoring the match point in the fourteenth frame, giving Kazakis an opportunity to make a remarkable comeback.

Kazakis seized the moment, turning a 9-5 deficit into a tense 9-9 tie. The pressure was immense as both players aimed for the final, decisive set. Demonstrating incredible composure and skill, Denis Grabe managed to down the ten ball, securing his victory and the championship title.

The Maldives Open 2024 showcased the highest levels of pool talent and sportsmanship. Congratulations to Denis Grabe for his outstanding performance and to Alex Kazakis for his remarkable effort in the final. This tournament has once again proven the excitement and unpredictability of 10-Ball pool at its best.

For those who missed the live action, you can catch all the highlights and relive the excitement at:

Stay tuned for more updates and future events from the World Pool Association. The Maldives Open 2024 has set a high standard, and we look forward to more thrilling competitions ahead.

WPA Pool | Maldives Open 2024: A Thrilling Conclusion to a Spectacular Tournament

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