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newsflash250X110Tae Kyu Lee Wins the 2020 USBA 3-Cushion National Championship

In a gritty, consistent and still a stunner of a performance, local player Tae Kyu Lee wins the 2020 USBA 3-Cushion National Championship. Playing in his home 3-cushion room, Carom Cafe Billiards in Flushing, New York, Lee won his preliminary flight with just one loss. Then he went undefeated in the 16-man single elimination finals to take the crown, winning the final match against Raymon Groot who ranked top of the preliminary field. More news and pictures from the event will be posted soon. Check the links below to see the round by round results charts and more. 

 

Replay of all streamed matches now on the USBA YOUTUBE CHANNEL.

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2020 USBA 3-Cushion National Championship Results

Thursday February 27 through Sunday March 1, 2020

Live from Carom Cafe Billiards in Flushing New York

Tournament Format & Results

20200301PrizeMoney85X132Tournament Director: Charles Brown. 36 Players Entered. Qualification round 4 groups of 9. Eight matches for each player to 25 points. Top 4 advance based on: Won/Loss, Total Points, Head-to-Head, Points Against or a Shootout. Finals 16-player single elimination with matches to 40 points.

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Players entered in the 2020 National Championship

1 Hugo Patiño
   returning 2019 champion
2 Miguel Torres
   returning 2019 runner up
3 John Park
   returning 2019 4th place
4 Mazin Shooni
   former (2006) champion
5 Gilbert Najm
6 Sonny Cho
   former (2005) champion
7 Song Lim 8 Young Kyu Lee 9 Tae Kyu Lee
10 Raymon Groot 11 Lloyd Wallace 12 Julian Molina
13 Sang Jin Lee 14 Kang Lee 15 Camilo Medina
16 John Duque 17 Carlos Ramos 18 Jerry Jerone
19 Abel Calderon 20 Yim Kyung Soo 21 Demetrios Tilaverides
22 Michael Kang 23 Young Gull Lee 24 Woong Shin
25 Mike Chen 26 Sun Shin 27 Andres Fernandez
28 Jesus Quinonez 29 Marc Smith 30 Jairo Lenis
31 Charles Delorme 32 Vass Vassi 33 Jim Watson
34 Walid Elkhouly 35 Edward Gomez 36 Rich Vitzthum


 

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