Defending Champ Ortmann Fallen but Not Out

Defending Champ Ortmann Fallen but Not Out
Predator World Straight Pool Championships / New Brunswick, NJ

by InsidePOOL Staff

Mika "The Iceman" Immonen is leading the pack at the Predator World 14.1 Straight Pool Championship in East Brunswick, NJ.

Mika "The Iceman" Immonen is leading the pack at the Predator World 14.1 Straight Pool Championship in East Brunswick, NJ.

Sixteen players are still fighting for the prestigious Predator World Straight Pool Championship title in New Brunswick, NJ, at the Hilton Hotel. Held this week through Sunday, this event began with 64 of the world’s top 14.1 players and will end Sunday with one in the winner’s circle.

Eight players still stake out the winners’ bracket. Mika Immonen just felled U.S. 14.1 bastion John “Mr. 403” Schmidt 150-73 and will advance to play former world 9-ball champion Thorsten Hohmann, who just defeated fellow countryman Ralf “The Surgeon” Souquet 150-47.

Defending champion Oliver Ortmann fell to Mike Dechaine by a thin 150-140 margin and now will have to struggle through the one-loss side. Dechaine’s next opponent will be Niels “The Terminator” Feijen, fresh off a strong 150-10 victory over Ignacio Chavez.

Corey Deuel, recent Million Dollar 9-Ball Shootout champion, sent Raj Hundal to the west side 150-104 and will next play Francisco Bustamante, who just bested Danny Harriman 150-111. And German champion Thomas Engert advanced to the winners’-side final eight with a 150-50 win over Dominic Jentsch. Engert’s next opponent will be Dutch player Nick Van Den Berg, just off of a 150-103 win over Radislaw Babica.

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On the one-loss side, there are also eight players. Schmidt is still alive, having just eliminated Hall of Famer Allen Hopkins 150-111. He will next play Souquet, who annihilated Russia’s Konstantin Stepanov 150-10. Ortmann is also still attempting to defend his title, having sent Mike “The Mouth” Sigel home 150-105. Ortmann’s next challenge will come in the form of Ignacio Chavez, who just ousted Steve Lipsky 150-2.

Danny Harriman of the U.S. is still hanging in there, having just defeated Dan Barouty 150-91. Huidji See of the Netherlands will be his next opponent. See just bested Hundal 150-70. And Jasmin Ouschan is still on the move. She recently eliminated Radislaw Babica 150-10 and will next play Jentsch, who just ousted Vincent Facquet 150-80.

    WIN LOSS Ball Count Opp
1 Mika Immonen – FIN 9 0 1000 339
2 Nick Van Denberg – NED 9 0 1000 427
3 Niels Feijen – NED 9 0 1000 432
4 Francisco Bustamante – PHI 8 1 967 X
5 Mike Dechaine – USA 7 2 983 X
6 Corey Deuel – USA 7 2 926 X
7 Thorsten Hohmann – GER 7 2 897 X
8 Thomas Engert – GER 7 2 868 X
9 Oliver Ortmann – GER 8 2 1000 X
10 Ralph Souquet – GER 8 2 1014 X
11 Huidji See -NED 7 3 1066 X
12 John Schmidt – USA 7 3 1061 X
13 Danny Harriman – USA 7 3 1009 X
14 Ignacio Chavez – MEX 7 3 909 X
15 Dominic Jentsch – GER 6 4 1007 X
16 Jasmin Ouschan – AUT 5 5 902 X

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