- Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 18:53
Torbjorn Blomdahl Takes Top Honors
The 2014 New York tournament is over and Torbjorn Blomdahl of Sweden is the winner. Blomdahl defeated Eddie Merckx of Belgium in the last game of the 8-man round robin finals to cement the victory. Blomdahl was the most consistent in the finals winning all seven of his games to go undefeated and averaging more than two in all games but one. His grand average of 2.188 was also tops. Frederic Caudron who came in third had the best game of 3.636 and high run of 17, but was eliminated with three losses to Blomdahl. Merckx and Ly The Vinh of Vietnam. Dick Jaspers was fourth ahead of Vinh in a disappointing effort for his fans.The remainder of the final 8 are Huberney Catano, Sameh Sidholm and Alexander Salazar.
The complete result charts for the qualification rounds, the semifinal rounds and the final rounds are posted in the gallery. You will also find the official final rankings based on tie-breaker rules in the gallery. For all the results check out the Gallery here: 2014 Verhoeven Open Charts and Pictures
- Published on Friday, 27 June 2014 09:22
Fifth Dubuque Open Holds Surprises
The fifth annual three-cushion billiard tournament held at the Masonic Temple in Dubuque ended Sunday afternoon with two Chicago-area players taking the top two spots. The winner was Brian Haff, making his first appearance in the Dubuque event. Second was Eric Spencer, who finished fourth last year.
- Published on Saturday, 10 May 2014 11:01
And by this... we mean ALL this!!!
May 2014 USBA Interview with Raymond Ceulemans - Steve Anderson delivers once again with some personal thoughts from the living legend Mr. 100!
Mark the date - Clinic with Dick Jaspers! - Former US Champion Mazin Shooni will host a clinic with former World Champion Dick Jaspers in July... here is the details:
And much more...
- Published on Saturday, 19 April 2014 11:37
2014 Tournament is filled with both "Repeats" and "Firsts"
The 2014 USBA National Three-Cushion Championship was (once again!) won by Pedro Piedrabuena. For Piedrabuena this is his seventh championship and fourth in a row. And along with his repeat performance as champion, several firsts for both Pedro and the National event itself were realized.
- Published on Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00
And... UMB Ranks Piedrabuena 24th in World Rankings!
Pedro Piedrabuena, seven-time US Champion, was ranked Number 1 in the offical rankings of the CPB for April 2014. The CPB (Confederación Panamericana de Billar) is the governing body for three cushion billiards in the Amercas. Piedrabuena's ranking is a result of his winning his second Pan American Championship in June 2013.
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