2012 Wroclaw

2012 BWC

01/31/13

2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup finals scheduled to be broadcast Feb. 28 on Eurosport 2

2012BWCLogo_small.jpg QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Manager Anne-Marie Board has announced that the finals of the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, played December 1 at Sky Bowling center in Wroclaw, Poland, are scheduled to be broadcast on Eurosport 2 at the end of February. The channel, which reaches 54 countries in Europe, will show the finals in two one-hour long, back-to-back shows on Thursday evening, Feb. 28. Please check your local TV guide for detailed schedules in your country.

2012 BWC

12/02/12

Syafiq Ridhwan makes history by winning men's Bowling World Cup

No. 3 seed defeats Andres Gomez (COL) and tournament leader Marshall Kent (USA) to become first ever Malaysian World Cup champion

2012BWCChampionHollowayCheahSyafiqRidhwan_small.jpgSyafiq Ridhwan (pictured) captured the men's title of the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Saturday evening at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland. In the title match, Ridhwan swept tournament leader Marshall Kent of the United States, two-games-to-none, to become the first ever Malaysian World Cup champion in the 48-year history of the event. Ridhwan, seeded third, advanced to the title match with a 2-1 victory over No. 2 seed, Andres Gomez of Colombia.

2012 BWC

12/02/12

Shayna Ng climbs the ladder to win women's title at 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Singaporean beats No. 2 Kirsten Penny (ENG) and two-time defending champion Aumi Guerra (DOM) in come-from-behind victory

2012BWCChampionShaynaNg_small.jpgShayna Ng of Singapore (pictured), seeded third, defeated top seeded Aumi Guerra of the Dominican Republic, two-games-to-one, to capture the women's title at 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Ng, who lost the first game, 224-269, rebounded with back-to-back wins, 267-259 and 247-169, to deny Guerra's bid for an unprecedented third consecutive title. In the opening match of the three-player stepladder finals, Ng swept Kirsten Penny of England, 2-0.

2012 BWC

12/01/12

Marshall Kent widens his lead in Men's Round of 24 at 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Ukrainian Mykhaylo Kalika rolls second 300 game of the tournament; two-time World Cup champion Michael Schmidt eliminated despite averaging over 260 in the first five games

2012BWCMarshallKent5_small.jpg Marshall Kent (pictured ) of the United States averaged 234.25 over eight games in the men's round of 24 to easily maintain the pole position in the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Friday afternoon at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland. The qualifying leader started the day with a 91-pin cushion and widened his lead to 138 pins behind an 1874 series including high games of 280 and 267. Kent totaled 6541 and averaged 233.61 for 28 games en route to lead the top 8 men into Saturday's round robin match play.

2012 BWC

11/30/12

Shayna Ng refuses to fall in Round of 24 at 48th Bowling World Cup

Singaporean maintains 28-pin lead as the women's field was cut to the top 8 for Saturday's round robin match play

2012BWCShaynaNg3_small.jpgQualifying leader Shayna Ng (pictured) of Singapore refused to fall during the eight-game Round of 24 at the 48th Bowling World Cup en route to lead the top eight players into Saturday's round robin match play. Ng posted the third-best 1832 series to maintain her lead with 6491 total and an average of 231.84 for 28 games. Kirsten Penny of England and two-time defending champion Aumi Guerra of the Dominican Republic were just 28 and 49 pins behin in second and third place with 6463 and 6442, respectively.

2012 BWC

11/30/12

Marshall Kent top qualifier in Men's Division at 48th Bowling World Cup

20-year-old U.S. bowler tops 82-player men's field after 20 games of qualifying with 233.35 average; Russia's Sergey Andreev hits cutoff number for 24th place with 4177 (208.85)

2012BWCMarshallKent4_small.jpgMarshall Kent (pictured ) of the United States averaged 242.80 for the last five qualifying games Thursday en route to claim the top qualifying position in the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Poland as the men's field was cut to the top 24. Starting the day in the pole position, the 20-year-old one-time European Bowling Tour champion added a 1214 series to his three 1100-plus series from the first three days (1132, 1129 and 1192) to lead the 82-player field with 4667 and an average of 233.35 over 20 games.

2012 BWC

11/29/12

Shayna Ng wins women's qualifying at 48th World Cup

Singaporean leads top 24 of 69 bowlers into Friday's eight-game round; cut for 24th place fell to Blanka Hanusikova with 3913 total and an average of 195.65

2012BWCShaynaNg2_small.jpgShayna Ng (pictured) of Singapore won the women's qualifying at the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup with 4659 total and an average of 232.95 for twenty games en route to lead the top 24 out of 69 bowlers into the Round of 24 Friday at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland. Rebecka Larsen of Sweden moved from eighth to fourth place by posting the highest 1193 series of day. Blanka Hanusikova of the Czech Republic hit the cutoff number for the 24th place with 3913 or an average of 195.65.

2012 BWC

11/29/12

Marshall Kent moves into top qualifying position at 48th World Cup

Team USA member leads 82-player men's field into final qualifying day; cut for 24th place is currently a 209 average

2012BWCMarshallKent2a_small.jpgMarshall Kent (pictured) of the United States moved into the top qualifying position in the men's division of the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup after averaging 238.40 in the third qualifying block Wednesday at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland. The 20-year-old, who became the second-youngest player ever to win an European Bowling Tour title in the Russian Open in September at the age of 19, rolled games of 237, 264, 225, 222 and 244 for 1192 and 3453 total, an average of 230.30 over 15 games.

2012 BWC

11/29/12

Shayna Ng averages 250 in round 3 qualifying to take over pole position in World Cup

Singaporean shoots the highest five-game series of all 151 bowlers to take a 139-pin lead in women's division; cut for 24th place is a 196.13 average

2012BWCShaynaNg_small.jpgShayna Ng (pictured) of Singapore posted her second consecutive 1200-series in Wednesday's qualifying round three to take over pole position in the women's division at the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Wroclaw, Poland. The member of the Singaporean national team, who used a 1215 series Tuesday to leap into third place, averaged 249.80 and posted the tournament high 1249 series to lead the field of 69 players into the last qualifying day with 3551 total and an average of 236.73 over 15 games.

2012 BWC

11/28/12

James Gruffman takes over lead in men's division after 10 of 20 qualifying games

Swede leads field of 82 players with 2290 (229 ave.); for the second consecutive day eleven players roll 1100-series; cut for 24th place is 2093 (209.30 average)

2012BWCJamesGruffman_small.jpg2012BWCMarshallKent3_small.jpgJames Gruffman (l.) of Sweden averaged 235.40 in the second block at the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup en route to overtake the qualifying lead in the men's division after 10 of 20 games 2290 total (229 average). Marshall Kent (r.), United States, leaped one spot into second place with 2261 finishing his 1129 block with 244 and 257. Mads Sandbækken of Norway moved from fourth to third place with 1134 and 2260.

2012 BWC

11/28/12

Aumi Guerra maintains lead in women's division as qualifying reaches halfway mark

Defending champion averaged 234.40 for ten games; Team USA's Danielle McEwan shoots first perfecto of the 48th Bowling World Cup; cut for 24th place is 1973 (197.30 ave.)

2012BWCAumiGuerra4_small.jpg2012BWCDanielleMcEwan5_small.jpgAumi Guerra (l.), Dominican Republic, maintained the qualifying lead in the women's division of the 48th Bowling World Cup due to a strong finish in the second block Tuesday. The champion of 2010 and 2011 leads the field of 69 women with 2344 total as qualifying has reached the halfway point. Team USA's Danielle McEwan (r.) rolled the 50th 300 game in the history of the World Cup, which propelled her from eighth to fourth place with 2260.

2012 BWC

11/27/12

Mykhaylo Kalika sets the tone in men's qualifying at 48th Bowling World Cup

Mykhaylo Kalika set the tone in men's qualifying at 48th Bowling World Cup

2012BWCMykhayloKalika_small.jpg 2012BWCMarshallKent3_small.jpgMykhaylo Kalika (l.) of Ukraine posted an 1149 five-game series in the first of three squads Monday at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland to take the early lead in the men's qualifying at the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Squad C leader Mise Mrkonjic was second with 1142 and third place belonged to Marshall Kent (r.), United States, with 1132. The men return on Tuesday for the second qualifying block.

2012 BWC

11/27/12

Aumi Guerra in familiar place after first qualifying block at 48th Bowling World Cup

Two-time defending champion averages over 240 to lead the women's division after 5 of 20 qualifying games

2012BWCAumiGuerra_small.jpg2012BWCKirstenPenny_small.jpgTwo-time defending champion Aumi Guerra (l.) of the Dominican Republic averaged 240.20 in the first of four five-game qualifying blocks to take the lead in the women's division of the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland with 1201 total. Guerra, who targets to become the first player ever to win three consecutive BWC titles, has a 55-pin cushion Kirsten Penny (r.) of England, who led Squad A with 1146.

2012 BWC

11/26/12

48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup is underway in Poland

82 men and 69 women representing 84 countries to compete at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw from Nov. 26 to Dec. 1

2012BWCLogo_small.jpg The 2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup got underway Monday morning with the first five-block of qualifying at 24-lane Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland, with 151 players, 82 men and 69 women, representing 84 countries participating. All players will bowl 20 games of qualifying over four days. The men were split into three squads, while the women's division features two squads. In a unique schedule, the women's squads are sandwiched between the men's squads.

2012 BWC

11/22/12

Marshall Kent, Danielle McEwan to represent USA at World Cup in Poland

2012BWCMarshallKent_small.jpg 2012BWCDanielleMcEwan_small.jpg USBC Team USA Trials champions and collegiate standouts Marshall Kent (l.) of Yakima, Wash., and Danielle McEwan (r.) of Stony Point, N.Y., will travel to Wroclaw, Poland, to take part in next week's QubicaAMF World Cup. Kent, who bowls collegiately for Robert Morris-Illinois, and McEwan, who competes at Fairleigh Dickinson, earned the opportunity to compete in the event by virtue of winning the USBC Team USA Trials last January.

2012 BWC

11/19/12

2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup begins next weekend in Poland

86 men and 69 women from 87 countries to compete in 48th edition at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw from Nov. 24 to Dec. 2

2012BWCLogo_small.jpg 2012LaRazaAumiGuerra_small.jpgThe 2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be held from Nov. 24 to Dec. 2 at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland. 155 players from 87 countries - 86 men and 69 women - have registered for the 48th edition of the event. Two-time defending women's champion Aumi Guerra (r.) of the Dominican Republic targets to become the first player in BWC history to win the title in three consecutive years.

2012 BWC

11/16/12

85 men and 69 women to compete in 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland (Nov. 24 - Dec. 2, 2012)

2012BWCLogo_small.jpg The 2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be held from Nov. 24 to Dec. 2 at Sky Bowling Center in Wroclaw, Poland. 154 players from 86 countries - 85 men and 69 women - have registered for the 48th edition of the event. It marks the first time its inception in 1965 in Dublin, Ireland that the BWC visits Poland. Two-time defending women's champion Aumi Guerra of the Dominican Republic targets to become the first player in BWC history to win the title in three consecutive years.

Brazil

08/29/12

Suartz, Goto win XXI QubicaAMF Brazil Cup to qualify for 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

2012BrazilCupClaudioGotoMarinaSuartz_small.jpgMarina Suartz (r.9 and Cláudio Goto (l.) won the men's and women's division of XXI QubicaAMF Brazil Cup Sunday at Dragon Bowling Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and will go to the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Wroclaw, Poland (Nov. 24 - Dec. 2, 2012). In a nerve-wracking men's title match, Goto survived a very low-scoring encounter against Márcio Martins, 147-143, to seal his victory. Suartz, the mother of Brazil's top bowler Marcelo Suartz, flew past Neuza Kae, 258-196.

Israel

08/13/12

Nati Volpart, Tali Itzhak win Israeli Bowling World Cup qualifier

2012BWCISRQWinners_small.jpgNati Volpart and Tali Itzhak (l-r) won the Israeli World Cup Qualifier Saturday at "Bola" bowling center in Holon. For the first time in their career, the duo will represent Israel at the 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Wroclaw, Poland. 42 players participated in the 23rd running of the Israeli BWC Qualifier. All players, men and women, bowled 18 games of qualifying over three days to determine the top 8 men and top 8 women for the single-elimination finals.


Netherlands

07/04/12

Daniëlle van der Meer, Michell Stinissen win 2011-12 Dutch Bowling Tour

Champions to represent the Netherlands at the 2012 QubicaAMF World Cup in Poland

2012BWCNEDQMichellStinissenDaniellevanderMeer_small.jpg The finals of the 2011-12 NBF Federation Bowling Tour were held this past weekend at Claus Event Center in Hoofddorp. Daniëlle van der Meer and Michell Stinissen (r-l) won the women's and men's title in the highest division and will represent their country at the 2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Poland. In the women's title match, Van der Meer defeated defending champion Wendy Kok, 2-1, while Stinissen topped Sven Steenbekkers, 2-1, for the men's title.

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