USBA Adopts New Constitution Published on Monday, 05 August 2013 10:50 Board Reduced from 13 to 7 Changes to Take Place in 2013 Election Cycle The USBA has adopted a new constitution, which greatly simplifies the organization. According to USBA president Andy Janquitto, the original constitution contained many provisions that addressed day-to-day operation of the [...]
Archives for the ‘3Cushion’ Category
October / November
Matches begin at 10:30am (new york time) Sunday
Down to 8 players with Single Elimination Finals Matches: Quarter-Final Pairings
Merckx vs Kostistansky — Piedrabuena vs Blomdahl — Caudron vs Forthomme — Ceulemans vs Torres
Ranking after the finals 1st Phase are now posted
CLICK ON FULL STORY
Hugo Patino and Mazin Shooni took the title at the Pan AmericansCALI – The Americans Hugo Patino and Mazin Shooni are the winners of the Pan American championship for national teams. The strong team defeated in the final game the two Venezuelans Miguel Canton and Merlin Romero, who defended the title in Cali.
The return of the Americans, who were unable to show up last year because they played their own championship at that time, and Mexico have increased the tension and the level at the Pan Americans. Shooni and Patino played 1.174 overall average.
Six-time national champion Pedro Piedrabuena extended his dominance of three-cushion billiards by capturing his second Pan American Championship. Held in Cali, Colombia from June 23 to June 30, the tournament featured the best players of North, South and Central America. To get to the finals, Piedrabuena defeated defending champion Carlos Campino from Colombia in the quarter finals (40-33 in 25) and Cesar Garzon, also from Colombia, in the semi-finals (40-17 in 18).
Defending champion and former national champion George Ashby managed to repeat as the winner of the fourth Dubuque Open Three-Cushion Tournament. The event concluded Sunday night in the billiard room of the Masonic temple at 12th and Locust.
June / July USBA NEWSLETTER
During the first two nights of the preliminary rounds at this year’s USBA national three-cushion championship, pool players lined up three deep to accept Professor-Q-Ball’s challenge: a race to five against one of the billiard players in the tournament, with the pool player getting the break shot and some instruction from a three-cushion player.