Pedro Piedrabuena demonstrated his incredible billiard skills as he cruised to another victory going undefeated in the USBA Tour Open Tournament At Hard Times Billiards in Bellflower, CA.
After winning his flight in the prelimaries going 5-0, he proceeded to rack up the same undefeated record in the semi-final flight. Then, in the last two matches in head-to-head competition he bested his long-standing rival Hugo Patino 30-13 in 18 innings (1.667) followed by his ultimate win against Luis Avila 35-26 in 21 innings (1.667.)
3-Cushion Billiard Tour “Shot-Contest”
The Rack in Memphis,Tn held there 4th Shot Contest with 6 pool players that signed in and willing to test their skills at the game of 3-Cushion Billiards. As the event date was set for Sunday at 1:00pm, on November 4th 2012, players had a full month to practice the shots. Entry Fee was only $15, plus Jerry Ramey owner of The Rack also included in a free lunch for the players.
Jason Evans, Bob Hunt, Don Cho, Jerry Ramey, Paul Dodge, Josh Gilmore
What an exciting day for Houston’s billiard community. For the first time the USBA would hold an Open Tournament attracting some of the best players in the country including current US National Champion Pedro Piedrabuena. Twenty-eight players prepared to do battle over three days with the promise of an extremely excting final.
l to r: Jong Min Lee, Lloyd Wallace, Jim Shovak, John Kim
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On Friday, thirty B+ players began round robin play in five groups. The first and second place winners from each group advanced to the semi-finals along with the winner of the auction and the winner of the lottery.
Pedro takes home the bragging rights
wins 40 to 38
more results to come
Photo by Joe Ratke
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MARXUQUERA – Frédéric Caudron was already the number one in the world ranking, after the Juanjo Trilles Challenge he is now the undisputed best player in the world. The Belgian today, on the final day of the battle in Marxuquera (Spain) on a golden clowd: he defeated the reigning world champion, Dick Jaspers, in a 600 points marathon match: 600-501 in 274 innings (averaging 2.190/1.828)
Eighteen three-cushion players from seven states gathered in Iowa on June 8, 9, & 10 for the third annual Dubuque Open. The competition was played on three reconditioned Brunswick tables in the Masonic Temple’s majestic billiard room. Favorites going in were George Ashby of Murrayville, Illinois, who won the national tournament in 1976, 1981, and 1984, and Fred Lamers of the Minneapolis Billiard Club, who won the Dubuque Open the last two years. As many predicted, the two made it to the championship game.
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