Mike Dechaine Breezes through Field at Robert Dionne Memorial 9 ball Tournament
At Silver cue Billiards in Woburn Mass.
Story by Marc Dionne. 64 players came out to play for the $3,700.00 up for grabs. Here were some of the notables.
Mike Dechaine, Dave Fernandez, Mike Nicaloro, Jose Pinto,
Joe Tucker, Ivo Petrov, Chris Leal, Rich Ross, Nelson Olivera the format for the tournament is race to your handicap. Pro 10 Open 8 Aâ€™s 7 B â€˜s 6 Câ€™s 5 Dâ€™s 4 .
The semi final match was Rich Ross who would race to 7 vs. Mike Dechaine who would race to 10. The match was very close up until Rich made a critical mistake on a 7 ball. Would give Mike an opening, mike would win the match 10-5.
The Hot Seat Match was Mike Dechaine Vs tom Mcgongale the race would be Mike Dechaine would race to 10 Tom Mcgongale would race to 8. This match was a one way match with Dechaine winning it with the score of 10 â€“ 3 and taking his spot in the Finals. The one loss Finals was Nelson Olivera vs. Tom Mcgongale.
Tom Mcgongale would race to 8, Nelson Olivera would race to 8. This was a tight match up till the 10th game is when Nelson pulled away and would win the set 8-5 and takes his shot at Mike Dechaine the race was Mike Dechaine 10 and Nelson Olivera 8.Seemed like no one would beat Mike on this day. He would cruise through this set 10-5 and take the title. 1st place $ 1,400 Mike Dechaine
2nd place $ 710 Nelson Olivera 3rd place $ 450 Tom Mcgongale 4th place $ 300 Alex Morin 5th/6th place $ 200 Rich Ross, SamOmith 7th/8th Place $ 100 Darell Roberts, Joe Tucker 9th- 12th $ 60.00 Jose Pinto, Jason Cirello, Chris Leal, Peter Kramer. I would like to thank everyone who came out to play it meant a lot to me and my family. The total we will be sending to St Jude in Robert Dionne name will be $ 700.00. Donâ€™t forget about March 8th 8-ball event at Busters Billiards in Somersworth NH Doors open at 11:00 am. To get more info www.Mdpromotions.com
A note to the players I am taking pre registration for the season Finale.
I will be closing it of a 128 players so I would sign up
I will be adding $ 3,500 to the pot if we get the full 128 I will add
$ 5,000.00 t he entry fee is $ 60.00 for members, $ 170.00 for non members.
The date on the Finale is August 15th, 16th
The total purse will be $ 11,400
Pay out are
1st place $ 3,000
2nd place $ 1,500
3rd place $ 900
4th place $ 600
5th/6th $ 450
9-12th $250 each
13-16th $200 each
17th- 24th $150 each
25-32nd $100 each