Schedules, Results and News
*** FLASH *** Frederic Caudron defeats Eddie Merckx in the final match 40-35 to win the Verhoeven Open.
The 2013 Verhoeven Open at Carom Cafe in Flushing New York ran from Wednesday July 17 through Sunday July 21. The USBA received official updates of schedules and matches from the tournament site and posted everything in this article in the order received. Below you will find all the matches, cross-tables, results and stats from the Preliminary Rounds, the Finals First Phase and the Knockout round for the championship.
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Below you will find the complete set of Tournament Schedules, Charts and Official Results round by round.
Tournament Listing and Format: 2013 Verhoeven Open at Carom Cafe
Proposed 5-Day Calendar: Overview Calendar for the event
Player Groups (A-H): Official Draw for Preliminary Rounds
Wednesday July 17 Schedule: Matchups for the start of the tournament - Preliminary rounds
Thursday July 18 Schedule: Matchups for the second day of the tournament - Prelimnary rounds
Friday July 19 Schedule: Matchups for the third day of the tournament - Preliminary rounds (After the prelimary rounds are completed there will be an auction and lottery for the remaining spots in the finals. The first phase of the finals will then commence and a new schedule for the remainder of the day will be posted.)
Saturday July 20 Schedule: Matchups for the fourth day of the tournament - Final rounds 1st phase continues
Preliminairies - Completed Charts by Group: Qualifications Results Groups A-H (In addition, this post includes all the players that move to the final rounds includiing auction and lottery winner - Posted Friday 7/19/2013 3:00PM EDT before start of the finals 1st phase)
Finals Matches 1st Phase Results: Groups A-D First Phase (Posted Saturday 7/20/2013 9:00PM EDT)
Official Order of Finish 1st Phase of Finals: Ranking Order Finals (Top two from each group -- eight players move on to quarter finals in single elimination format)
Single Elimination Finals Matches: Complete report Quarters, Semis and Finals (After final match Sunday 7/21/2013 6:00PM EDT)
Quarter Final Match Results: Merckx 40 vs Kostistansky 25 -- Piedrabuena 39 vs Blomdahl 40 -- Caudron 40 vs Forthomme 23 -- Ceulemans 40 vs Torres 23
Semi-Final Match Results: Blomdahl 39 vs Merckx 40 -- Caudron 40 vs Ceulemans 16
Final Match Results: Frederic Caudron 40 vs Eddie Merckx 35
Details on consolation matches for places 5 thru 12: Complete report on matches for players eliminated from finals (After final match Sunday 7/21/2013 6:00PM EDT)
Final Ranking of the Finals Group of 24: Rankings, Won-Loss, Grand Average High Run and Best Games (Official Results!)