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1996 Pro Tour Season

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1996 Pro Tour Season
Player of the Year Sweden.png Olle Råde
Rookie of the Year none awarded
World Champion Australia.png Tom Chanpheng
Pro Tours 4
Grand Prix events n/a
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 United States.png Michael Loconto $12,000 30
2 France.png Bertrand Lestrée $5,000 25
3 Sweden.png Leon Lindbäck $2,500 20
4 United States.png Preston Poulter $2,500 20
5 United States.png George Baxter $1,000 10
6 United States.png Mark Justice $1,000 10
7 United States.png Shawn Regnier $1,000 10
8 Canada.png 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 United States.png Shawn Regnier $17,000 30 Second Pro Tour Top 8
2 United States.png Thomas Guevin $10,000 25
3 United States.png Darwin Kastle $5,900 20
4 United States.png Mark Venhaus $5,900 20
5 United States.png Scott Johns $3,500 10
6 United States.png Preston Poulter $3,500 10 Second Pro Tour Top 8
7 United States.png Vaughn Sandor $3,500 10
8 United States.png 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 Sweden.png Olle Råde $22,000 30 First Swede to win a Pro Tour
2 United States.png Sean Fleischman $12,800 25
3 Canada.png Alvaro Marques $7,500 20
4 Canada.png Peter Radonjic $7,500 20
5 United States.png Brian Weissman $4,400 10
6 United States.png Javier Garavito $4,400 10
7 United States.png John Immordino $4,400 10
8 United States.png 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 Australia.png Tom Chanpheng $26,000 30 First Australian in a Pro Tour Top 8, first Australian to win a Pro Tour
2 United States.png Mark Justice $16,000 25 Second Pro Tour Top 8
3 United States.png Henry Stern $9,000 20
4 Sweden.png Olle Råde $9,000 20 Second Pro Tour Top 8
5 United States.png Matt Place $5,500 10
6 United States.png Scott Johns $5,500 10 Third Pro Tour Top 8
7 Canada.png Eric Tam $5,500 10 Second Pro Tour Top 8
8 Finland.png Tommi Hovi $5,500 10 First Finn in a Pro Tour Top 8

Team competition[edit | edit source]

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