1996 Pro Tour Season

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1996 Pro Tour Season
Player of the Year {SWE} Olle Råde
World Champion {AUS} Tom Chanpheng
Team Champion {USA} United States
Pro Tours 4
Previous season:
N/A
Next season:
1996–97

The 1996 Pro Tour season was the first Pro Tour season. It started on 16 February 1996 with Pro Tour New York, and ended on 18 August 1996 with the conclusion of the 1996 World Championships.

Pro Tour New York[edit | edit source]

16–18 February 1996 in New York, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points
1 {USA} Michael Loconto $12,000 30
2 {FRA} Bertrand Lestrée $5,000 25
3 {SWE} Leon Lindbäck $2,500 20
4 {USA} Preston Poulter $2,500 20
5 {USA} George Baxter $1,000 10
6 {USA} Mark Justice $1,000 10
7 {USA} Shawn Regnier $1,000 10
8 {CAN} Eric Tam $1,000 10

Pro Tour Los Angeles[edit | edit source]

3–5 May 1996 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 {USA} Shawn Regnier $17,000 30 Second Pro Tour Top 8
2 {USA} Thomas Guevin $10,000 25
3 {USA} Darwin Kastle $5,900 20
4 {USA} Mark Venhaus $5,900 20
5 {USA} Scott Johns $3,500 10
6 {USA} Preston Poulter $3,500 10 Second Pro Tour Top 8
7 {USA} Vaughn Sandor $3,500 10
8 {USA} Jeffrey Wood $3,500 10

Pro Tour Columbus[edit | edit source]

6–7 July 1996 in Columbus, Ohio, United States.

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 {SWE} Olle Råde $22,000 30 First Swede to win a Pro Tour
2 {USA} Sean Fleischman $12,800 25
3 {CAN} Alvaro Marques $7,500 20
4 {CAN} Peter Radonjic $7,500 20
5 {USA} Brian Weissman $4,400 10
6 {USA} Javier Garavito $4,400 10
7 {USA} John Immordino $4,400 10
8 {USA} Scott Johns $4,400 10 Second Pro Tour Top 8

1996 World Championships[edit | edit source]

14–18 August 1996 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Place Player Prize Pro Points Comment
1 {AUS} Tom Chanpheng $26,000 30 First Australian in a Pro Tour Top 8, first Australian to win a Pro Tour
2 {USA} Mark Justice $16,000 25 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 {USA} Henry Stern $9,000 20
4 {SWE} Olle Råde $9,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
5 {USA} Matt Place $5,500 10
6 {USA} Scott Johns $5,500 10 Third Pro Tour Top 8
7 {CAN} Eric Tam $5,500 10 Second Pro Tour Top 8
8 {FIN} Tommi Hovi $5,500 10 First Finn in a Pro Tour Top 8

Team competition[edit | edit source]

Place Country Player
1 {USA} United States Dennis Bentley
George Baxter
Mike Long
Matt Place
2 {CZE} Czech Republic David Korejtko
Jakub Slemr
Ondřej Baudyš
Lucas Kocourek
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