- 2017, 2018
Name: Andy Blurton
Nickname: Ivan Drago
Home town: Newcastle under Lyme
First memory of playing pool: A cheeky 7yr old beating the old guys in local club.
What/who inspired you to play pool: watching snooker in the 80’s
Cue details: 9mm maple cue made by Tony Wilshaw
Years a Pro: 2
Best victory & why: beating Jack Whelan in European amateur final. He was world champion at the time.
Most feared opponent & why: Marc Farnsworth. For me he is the sheriff at the moment!
Ambitions in the sport: To win a pro event.
Advice to any up and coming players: Never waste a practice session.
Why the IPA? Most ambitious tour
Football Team: Stoke city
Sporting hero: Ronnie O’Sullivan
Describe yourself in 3 words: A bit boring