CUSCO - In the majestic architectural setting of the Inca Empire, the city of Cusco, located in southern Peru, is preparing to host the first Pan-American Billiards Grand Prix of the year. This is possible thanks to the approval granted to the Peruvian Billiards Federation. This city, world-famous for its proximity to Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world and an impressive tourist attraction, is the perfect setting for this first event in the Pan-American region.
Sergio Alvarez Pinedo, outstanding sportsman and director of the venue, expressed his honor at receiving recognition from the Pan American Confederation (CPB) for holding the Pan American Grand Prix on the rankings. The Rhodes Club, located in the city of Cusco, is hosting this tournament, which has a total prize pool of 12,000 soles, US$3,200.
The prize pool consists of US$1,000 for the winner, while the entry fee for participation is about 200 soles or US$60.
The competition will be held at six tables (MIN, Hollywood and Pomar). Besides this event, the day after the Pan American Grand Prix, the national tournament will be held from 2 to 7 April, promising an intense week of emotions and plenty of billiards.