Considered as one of the best of its generation, the Scottish professional pool player wants to reach new heights with the support of the world’s leading billiard cloth and ball manufacturers.
Born in Glasgow in 1988 and son of a professional pool player, Jayson Shaw attended his father’s tournaments from an early age. He started playing for the Scotland’s juniors and quickly knew he wanted to become a professional player. After winning the junior and youth pool championships, his passion for pool began to take most of his time and his path to becoming a professional player was inevitable.
Jayson Shaw starts playing in the US early in his career and also participates to international tournaments. 2016 is a turning point with major wins in 9-ball including the Kuwait Open and the Mosconi Cup for the first time. The following year, he wins the US Open and the Mosconi Cup once again, which he won 5 times so far, including twice as MVP. He won the International 9-ball Open in 2019 and 2022. Regarding his other main achievements, he won 9 times the 9-ball Turning Stone Classic and 3 times the 10-ball Derby City Classic.
In October, Jayson won the inaugural Hanoi Open Pool Championship in an incredible manner: down 10-5 during the final against Albin Ouschan, he finally defeated him 13-12. He is also qualified for the 30th edition of the Mosconi Cup which will take place in December in London.
Jayson Shaw: “I’m very happy to announce this partnership with Simonis and Aramith, two of the Top companies in the billiard industry. They are by far the world’s best billiard cloth and ball manufacturers. My goal is to represent both companies as professionally as I can all over the world and to keep winning as many competitions as possible.”
Jérôme Poncelet (Group Commercial Director): “Jayson is a very talented player. His confidence and determination in each tournament are remarkable. As official and exclusive cloth and ball suppliers of the Matchroom ranking events, it seemed obvious to have a Top player like him join our group of ambassadors. Jayson Shaw meets our values in terms of excellence and consistency. He can count on both our brands to support him in the coming years to help him reach new heights and to win many other titles.”
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