Players from around the World can qualify online at PokerStars in the first stage heads-up qualifiers for only $2.20. Earn points for your country by finishing in the highest position in any of the four qualifying Heads-up Super Knockout tournaments.
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PokerStars World Cup of Poker IX
The PokerStars World Cup of Poker IX will feature 72 nations competing for victory, the events start online with four heads-up tournaments where players can represent their country for only $2.20. The 8 groups of qualifying countries including the qualifier from either Spain, France and Italy will play the final live event at the 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.
Four players are chosen for each team to represent their countries in the live final event, to qualify players must play the freerolls and qualifying tournaments on 26 August 2012. Each team of four players will also have a Team PokerStars Pro and Team Online members add to their team.
World Cup of Poker IX Stage 1 Qualifiers
Stage one of the PokerStars World Cup of Poker IX will see 72 Nations playing down to eight countries teams who will play the Live event at the 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. In the first stage, countries will be split up into 8 groups each with nine countries
Online qualifiers are heads-up knockout tournaments where players must try to achieve the highest finish to score points for their country in the four $2.20 qualifying tournaments. The PokerStars World Cup of Poker IX qualifiers are located in the lobby under ‘Tourney’ then ‘Regional’ tabs.
Countries: Argentina, Canada, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Chile, Peru.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 19:00 ET
Countries: Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 20:00 ET
Countries: Germany, Belarus, Poland, Greece, Switzerland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Moldova, Albania.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 13:00 ET
Countries: United Kingdom, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Finland, Estonia, Croatia, FYROM.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 11:00 ET
Countries: Russian Federation, Portugal, Lithuania, Austria, Norway, Israel, Ireland, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 10:00 ET
Countries: Netherlands, Romania, Sweden, Czech Republic, Latvia, Serbia, Turkey, Cyprus, Belgium.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 12:00 ET
Countries: Taiwan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Philippines, Japan, Georgia, South Korea, Lebanon, New Zealand.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 06:00 ET
Countries: Australia, Kazakhstan, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Rest of the World.
Dates: 11, 12, 18 & 19 August 2012 @ 07:00 ET
World Cup of Poker IX Stage 2
In Stage two of the PokerStars World Cup of Poker IX, the eight qualifying countries from stage one, can qualify for the Live 2013 PCA event, team players are selected by their finishing positions in the freerolls and $1.10 or $11 qualifiers on the 26th August 2012.
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