Bar Table Wrap-Up
The CSI Bar Table Championships in Reno have come to a close. Shane Van Boening had a great week, winning both the 9-Ball and 10-Ball Crowns. Let’s review the major divisions one at a time.
WSP Textiles welcomes Darren “Dynamite” Appleton as latest Brand Ambassador for Strachan. Darren Appleton is arguably the most exciting pool player on the planet and is one of the first names on the team for each Mosconi Cup. The English player from Pontefract, Yorkshire, is now based in Pennsylvania, USA and is delighted to be [...]
AP, Pools Amateur Tour will hold their largest tournament ever at this years’ Rally in Edison, NJ in conjunction with Allen Hopkins’ Productions Super Billiards Expo. Players Nationwide will converge upon The New Jersey Expo Center, which is hosting the largest consumer oriented billiards trade-show in the world. TAP will welcome over 2,000 members and their licensees to compete in the annual “Rally Dream Teams” events for both 8 and 9 Ball Formats.
McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for March 2014 MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 1, 2014) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway for March 2014. Each month, McDermott gives away a [...]
US Bida in Houston Texas hosted a local B championship on Saturday March 1st. The event was sponsored by Judge Jay Karahan, an avid billiard player and respected member of the Harris County judiciary. Judge Jay added $500 to the prize fund and helped officiate the event. Our host, Tim Nguyen, provided a wonderful lunch and beverages for both players and spectators. It was a grand day for billiards!
Kick off this year with a fantastic youth pool event. The Bernard Smith Boys and Girls club just completed this year’s first Youth Championship Open. Eight ball and Nine-ball matches took place during this true double-elimination event. Players conducted themselves like pros utilizing the World Standardized Rules of play. The field consisted of sixteen young pool-shooters ready to win a new cue and some awesome; at least for a year, bragging rights! There were no cash prizes; winning said it all for Gary Fields.
Minnesota Team Trophy: Thorsten, Jesse Engel, Ralf Souquet
One of the most amazing and brainstorming entertainment concepts ever created is The Magic Moment by Paul “Professor – Q – Ball” Frankel from Memphis, TN.