Monthly Archives of : May, 2013

Corey Deuel Captures National Snooker Championship Title


Corey Deuel Captures National Snooker Championship Title by Alan Morris (United States Snooker Association) on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 5:46am www.snookerusa.com Corey Deuel has made a successful transformation to snooker as the former U.S. Open 9-Ball Pool Champion has now added the 2013 United States National Snooker Championship title to his collection with victory […]

Sookhai Snares Tri-State Billiards Event


Sookhai Snares Tri-State Billiards Event Tri-State Tour / New York, NY by InsidePOOL Staff Basdeo Sookhai survived a challenge from Jimmy Acosta in the double-elimination final match of the May 25 stop on the Tri-State Tour to take first-place honors. The $1,000-added event drew a field of 41 B-D players to Amsterdam Billiards and Bar […]

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Association of Billiard Professionals Welcomes Darren Appleton to Board of Directors


Association of Billiard Professionals Welcomes Darren Appleton to the Board of Directors Chicago, Illinois- The Association of Billiard Professionals (ABP) is pleased to announce World 9-Ball Champion and two time US Open Champion Darren Appleton of England as the newest elected Board Member of the ABP. Appleton will help the pro tour and its players […]

World Professional Billiard League Launches Season


World Professional Billiard League Launches Season LAS VEGAS (May 22, 2013) The World Professional Billiard League will launch the inaugural 2013 season Thursday May 30th at 6pm PT and will feature the new cue sport of Bonus Ball. This will be the first time in the history of billiards that professional pool players will compete […]

Billiard Accessories Manufacturer Qpod Reaches Podium Finish with Lechner Racing


Billiard Accessories Manufacturer Qpod reached a podium finish in the Porsche Supercup in Barcelona together with Lechner Racing Common values such as design, precision and the ambition to win brought Qpod and the Porsche team run by Walter Lechner to …

Liu Shasha Claims China Open


ALL FOR LIU LIU SHASHA COMES FROM BEHIND TO DEFEAT CHEN SIMING TO WIN THE WOMEN’S CHINA OPEN 9-BALL TITLE By Ted Lerner WPA Press Officer Photos Courtesy of Jin Li/www.top147.com (Shanghai)–Coming into Sunday’s finals of the 2013 China Open, Liu Shasha knew she was on the cusp of a golden opportunity to vault her […]

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Corteza Captures China Open


CORTEZA CASHES IN! FILIPINO LEE VANN CORTEZA IS ALL BUSINESS AS HE CAPTURES THE CHINA OPEN 9-BALL CROWN By Ted Lerner WPA Press Officer Photos Courtesy of Jin Li, www.top147.com (Shanghai)–Playing with his trademarked calm and cool demeanor, all the while exhibiting a deadly stroke and a fierce, quiet fortitude, the Philippines Lee Vann…

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TEENAGE PRODIGIES EYE THE PRIZE


TEENAGE PRODIGIES EYE THE PRIZE CHEN SIMING AND LIU SHASHA REACH THE FINALS OF THE CHINA OPEN 9-BALL By Ted Lerner WPA Press Officer (Shanghai)–Chen Siming and Liu Shasha are both 19 years old. They are both members of the Chinese national women’s team. And they each have a prodigious talent with a cue stick […]

JUDGEMENT DAY TAKES ITS TOLL AT THE CHINA OPEN 9-BALL


OH, WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN IT’S THE THRILL OF VICTORY AND THE AGONY OF DEFEAT AS JUDGEMENT DAY TAKES ITS TOLL AT THE CHINA OPEN 9-BALL By Ted Lerner WPA Press Officer Photos Courtesy of Jin Li / TOP147.com (Shanghai)–There’s nothing quite like Judgement Day in the world of professional pool. Otherwise known as the […]

APA’S TOP LEAGUE OPERATORS RECOGNIZED


APA’S TOP LEAGUE OPERATORS RECOGNIZED Ewa Laurance Amongst Group to Win League Operator of the Year Awards LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (May 13, 2013) — The American Poolplayers Association (APA) recognized five of their top franchisees with League Operator of the Year awards during the APA Annual Convention in late April in Las Vegas. The […]