Monthly Archives of : July, 2014

PINOY PRIDE EYES THE PRIZE


Team Philippines wins a thriller over Chinese-Taipei to join China 1, Japan and China 2 in the all-Asian semi-finals of the 2014 World Pool Team Championship. By Ted Lerner WPA Press Officer Photos Courtesy of Tai Chengzhe (Beijing)– Whenever the Philippines and Chinese-Taipei square off in pool, it’s a guarantee that the sparks are going […]

WORLD TEAM PREEMINENCE ON TAP IN CHINA


25 teams from 24 nations ready to do battle for the 2014 World Pool Team Championship in Beijing. By Ted Lerner WPA Press Officer (Beijing, China)–Professional pool holds much of its interest for fans around the globe from the very fact that it is a solitary pursuit in a dead-ball game. With plenty of time […]

Million Dollar Billiards’, 3-Cushion Event to be Streamed, Live!


3-Cushion Billiards Gets A Boost in SoCal! The Billiard Community can thank, Hector Ocampo, owner of ‘Million Dollar Billiards’ in North Hollywood, CA who has been hard at work preparing for his biggest event since opening his doors in 2011, Frédéric Caudron, Pedro Piedrabuena and Kyung-Roul Kim are just a few of the huge names […]

Portsmouth to play host to World Cup of Pool IX


THE 2014 World Cup of Pool will be taking place at the Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth from 23rd to 28th September. Following four years of the event in Manila and then a successful return to the UK in London last year, the event will now play out in the vibrant maritime city on England’s south coast. […]

Verkruyse & Karabotsos Win Chicago: OB Official Cue of ANDY CLOTH World 14.1 Tournament


Story by Dennis Walsh Chicago, Illinois- Here are the results of the 2014 World Tournament of 14.1,Red Shoes Billiards Qualifier that was held a few weeks back. It was a small field but there were many quality contenders, including Michael Verkruyse, Tom Karabatsos, Ronald Dobosenski, Bob Cozzolino, Richard Michalec Sr., Jim Colling, Rich Klein, and […]

Ko over Van Boening at Kamui 10-Ball Challenge


Taiwan’s Pin-Yi Ko came back from an early five rack deficit to defeat Shane Van Boening 21-17 at the Kamui 10-Ball Challenge, held at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Most fans in the audience held Van Boening as the favorite in this match, due to his experience in one on […]

KELLY FISHER TO HAVE OPEN HEART SURGERY


Great Britain’s World Number 2 expected to make full recovery but will miss the 2014 World Team Championship. By Ted Lerner WPA Press Officer Multiple world champion and current WPA World number 2 ranked player Kelly Fisher of Great Britain has announced that she will be undergoing open heart surgery on July 22nd. The West […]

Summit 2014 Draws To Close In Louisville On High Note


Broomfield, Colo. – July 16, 2014 – The 2014 edition of the Billiard Congress of America’s BCA Summit was held at the Louisville International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky., June 25 – 27, 2014. Total buyer attendance for the three-day event was 740. Attendance for the 2013 show was 749. “This year’s event brought more […]

APA Juniors Championsh​ips Begin July 16


APA Hosts Inaugural Juniors Championships Event to be Live Streamed by TV Mike LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (July 16, 2014) — APA members age 7-18 have made their way to Davenport, Iowa this week for the inaugural APA Juniors Championships which kick off tomorrow. More than 100 players will compete in this inaugural event in […]

Jeanette Lee to Play 14.1 in the ANDY CLOTH World Tournament


Story by John Kang New York City- The most recognized billiards player in the world will be heading to the streets of New York City to participate in the ANDY CLOTH 74th World Tournament of 14.1 ! Jeanette Lee, aka “The Black Widow”, will appear at Steinway Billiards Cafe starting on August 4th against a […]