Surprise Final Four: Summary of JBETpoker.net Women’s World 10-Ball Championship
By Sally Lee
Manila, Philippines- The event has winded down to the final 4 players of the original 48 women that began at the JBETpoker.net Women’s World 10-Ball Championship . The final four countries represented will be Japan, Taiwan, Austria, and surprise entrant Philippines. Below is a highlight re-cap leading up.
L-R Jose Cruz 2nd Place & John Alicea 1st Place
On May 30-31, the Predator 9-ball Tour took over Master Billiards in Queens, NY, for tour stop #7, their third ABCD event of the season. This event attracted 60 of the best amateurs from around the New York area, such as John Alicea, Michael Yednak, Dan Cintron, Jose Cruz, and Jay Chiu.
Allison Fisher Leads World Team To Victory Over Powerhouse Korea
Bucheon, Korea- The 3rd Annual Korea vs World Team took place again at La Festa Shopping Mall featuring some of the brightest stars of billiards today. Making her debut appearance in Korea, Allison Fisher made a huge impact on this year’s outcome.
2009 Diamond World Summit of Pool Ready to Kickoff June 3rd-June 6th at Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas
PHOENIX, AZ (May 26, 2009) – The United States Professional Poolplayers Association (the “UPA”) is adding the finishing touches to the upcoming 2009 Diamond World Summit of Pool event to be held at the Riviera Hotel & Casino, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada in just another week (June 3-6, 2009).
Sharks-N-Shooters in Rocky Mount, North Carolina hosted the ninth stop on the 2008-2009 Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour May 16-17. A talent-laden field of forty players competed in the $1000 guaranteed added Main Event. Keith Bennett defeated Steven Page in the final match, earning $1000 for first place. Bennett has won three out of the last four events on the Jacoby Tour.
Williams Knocks Out #1 Seed Gomez
By Sally Lee
Event promoter and host Charlie Williams has made time out to eliminate the best playing pro Roberto Gomez of the Philippines. Gomez was the #1 seed with only 3 total games lost in the entire tournament thus far, while Williams made it through to this stage with 26 games total lost at #32 seed.
photo courtesy WPBA
The strong and valiant Fisher was not able to stay off Van Corteza
The nail in the coffin was Allison Fisher versus Filipino hot shot Lee Van Corteza. Fisher, hailed to be the top women’s player in history, looked strong at a 3-0 lead, but the tables quickly turned as she was outplayed by the Filipino and succumbed 10-6.