UMB World Three-cushion Championship for National Teams

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Overview 1 – Viersen 2013
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Overview 2 – Viersen 2013

The UMB World Three-cushion Championship for National Teams is a professional carom billiards tournament in the discipline of three-cushion billiards where nations are represented by a team of two players. After the first three editions, which took place in various nations and were not scheduled regularly, the Union Mondiale de Billard decided to keep the championships situated in Viersen, Germany and to organize these championships annually.

Carom billiards billiards games played on cloth-covered pocketless tables

Carom billiards, sometimes called carambole billiards or simply carambole, is the overarching title of a family of cue sports generally played on cloth-covered, 1.5-by-3.0-metre pocketless tables, which often feature heated slate beds. In its simplest form, the object of the game is to score points or "counts" by caroming one's own cue ball off both the opponent's cue ball and the object ball(s) on a single shot. The invention as well as the exact date of origin of carom billiards is somewhat obscure but is thought to be traceable to 18th-century France.

Three-cushion billiards

Three-cushion billiards is a popular form of carom billiards.

Union Mondiale de Billard world governing body for carom billiards

The Union Mondiale de Billard is the world governing body for carom (carambole) billiard games.

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List of champions

Below is the list of winning nations since 1981. From 2004 on, no third-place match was played and the third place was shared by the two semi-final losing teams.

YearLocationGoldSilverBronze
1981 Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico City Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Nobuaki Kobayashi
Junichi Komori
1.237 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Raymond Ceulemans
Ludo Dielis
1.232 Flag of France.svg France
Edigio Vierat
Richard Bitalis
0.953
1985 Flag of France.svg Bordeaux Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Nobuaki Kobayashi
Junichi Komori
1.311 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.058 Flag of the United States.svg United States
Frank Torres
Gilbert
1.103
1987 Flag of Spain.svg Madrid Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.017 Flag of the United States.svg United States
Frank Torres
Gilbert
0.960 Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Joji Kai
Yoshio Yoshihara
1.074
1990 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Joji Kai
Yoshio Yoshihara
1.114 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.177 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Christian Rudolph
Günther Siebert
1.064
1991 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.246 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Tonny Carlsen
Hans Laursen
1.044 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Hans-Jürgen Kühl
Christian Rudolph
1.118
1992 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Nobuaki Kobayashi
Junichi Komori
1.218 Flag of the United States.svg United States
Sang Lee
Frank Torres
1.159 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
Ribeiro
Jorge Theriaga
1.096
1993 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Maxime Aguirre
Christian Rudolph
1.104 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Dick Jaspers
Louis Havermans
1.120 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.182
1994 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Maxime Aguirre
Christian Rudolph
1.252 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
Ribeiro
Jorge Theriaga
1.073 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Johann Schirmbrand
Christian Zöllner
1.004
1995 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Dion Nelin
Jacob Haack-Sørensen
1.145 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Lennart Blomdahl
Mats Noren
1.133 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
Manuel Fradinho
Jorge Theriaga
1.073
1996 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Hans Laursen
Dion Nelin
1.181 Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Reiji Ichinose
Joji Kai
1.067 Flag of Spain.svg Spain
José Quetglas
Dani Sánchez
1.199
1997 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Christian Rudolph
Johann Schirmbrand
1.156 Flag of Austria.svg Austria
Andreas Efler
Gerhard Kostistansky
1.210 Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Tatsuo Arai
Reiji Ichinose
1.014
1998 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.540 Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Javier Minguell
Dani Sánchez
1.182 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.321
1999 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.478 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.489 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.245
2000 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.553 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.430 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Dion Nelin
Jacob Haack-Sørensen
1.214
2001 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.546 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.444 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Tonny Carlsen
Dion Nelin
1.255
2002 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.381 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Anno de Kleine
Dick Jaspers
1.503 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Tayfun Taşdemir
Adnan Yüksel
1.258
2003 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Semih Sayginer
Tayfun Taşdemir
1.412 Flag of Greece.svg Greece
Filippos Kasidokostas
Nikos Polychronopoulos
1.400 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Anno de Kleine
Dick Jaspers
1.707
YearLocationGoldSilverLosing semi-finalists
2004 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Semih Sayginer
Tayfun Taşdemir
1.514 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Peter de Backer
1.362 Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Alfonso Legazpi
Dani Sánchez
1.302
Flag of France.svg France
Jérémy Bury
Jean Christoph Roux
1.164
2005 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.414 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Jean Paul de Bruijn
Dick Jaspers
1.377 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Eddy Leppens
Eddy Merckx
1.471
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.050
2006 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.421 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.412 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.647
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Semih Sayginer
Adnan Yüksel
1.531
2007 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.537 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Tonny Carlsen
Brian Knudsen
1.217 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.526
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.164
2008 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.664 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.593 Flag of South Korea.svg South-Korea
Choi Sung-won
Kim Kyung-roul
1.584
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Ricardo García
Dani Sánchez
1.549
2009 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.769 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Roland Forthomme
Eddy Merckx
1.588 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.607
Flag of South Korea.svg South-Korea
Kang Dong-gung
Kim Kyung-roul
1.560
2010 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Murat Naci Çoklu
Adnan Yüksel
1.689 Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Rubén Legazpi
Dani Sánchez
1.456 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.831
Flag of South Korea.svg South-Korea
Choi Sung-won
Kim Kyung-roul
1.516
2011 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Lütfi Cenet
Tayfun Taşdemir
1.510 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Eddy Leppens
Eddy Merckx
1.652 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.570
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Stefan Galla
Martin Horn
1.250
2012 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
1.884 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Stefan Galla
Martin Horn
1.504 Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Javier Palazón
Dani Sánchez
1.640
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Thomas Andersen
Tonny Carlsen
1.282
2013 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
1.640 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.371 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Murat Naci Çoklu
Tayfun Taşdemir
1.580
Flag of South Korea.svg South-Korea
Heo Jung-han
Kim Kyung-roul
1.397
2014 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
2.295 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Dick Jaspers
Barry van Beers
1.486 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Martin Horn
Steffan Galla
1.412
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Tayfun Taşdemir
Tolgahan Kiraz
1.314
2015 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
1.968 Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
Heo Jung-han
Cho Jae-ho
1.867 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Tayfun Taşdemir
Adnan Yüksel
1.427
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Dick Jaspers
Barry van Beers
1.693
2016 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Dick Jaspers
Jean van Erp
1.675 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Semih Saygıner
Lütfi Çenet
1.491 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
1.700
Flag of Austria.svg Austria
Arnim Kahofer
Andreas Efler
1.287
2017 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
Choi Sung-won
Kim Jae-guen
1.515 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Roland Forthomme
1.701 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Dick Jaspers
Jean van Erp
1.923
Flag of France.svg France
Jérôme Barbeillon
Cédric Melnytschenko
1.260
2018 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
Choi Sung-won
Kang Dong-koong
1.920 Flag of Austria.svg Austria
Arnim Kahofer
Andreas Efler
1.273 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Semih Sayginer
Tayfun Taşdemir
1.394
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Tonny Carlsen
Thomas Andersen
1.472
2019 Flag of Germany.svg Viersen Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Murat Naci Çoklu
Lütfi Çenet
2.352 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Raymond Burgmann
Dick Jaspers
1.294 Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
Kim Haeng-jik
Cho Jae-ho
1.950
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
1.423

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