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Thorsten Hohmann Wins World 14.1 Title for the 4th Time

Photos by Eli Ceballos New York City, NY – Germany has now taken the World 14.1 Cup for a record 6 times when it’s favorite straight pool son defeated reigning champion Darren Appleton of England. In a re-match of 2013, the two best players with the best records in the event faced off for a second finals within 3 years. The Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 featured a who’s who of world class players in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Dennis Orcullo, Warren Kiamco, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Corey Deuel, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more have participated all week. The main event took place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions kept the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field attended this year at Steinway Billiards Cafe, who once more hosted the world class event. The […]

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Appleton vs Hohmann for World 14.1 Title

Story by Charlie Williams. Photos by Eli Ceballos & Charles Eames New York City, NY – In a re-match of 2013, the two best players this year are UK’s Darren Appleton and Germany’s Thorsten Hohmann. Appleton has gone undefeated once more making it a 20 match winning streak from last year. Hohmann had one loss in the round robin but has stormed back with huge runs over big names at the Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 . A who’s who of world class players were in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more have participated all week. The main event took place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field is expected this year at Steinway Billiards Cafe, […]

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Final Four Complete at Andy Cloth World 14.1

New York City, NY –  Reiner Wirsbitzki of Germany has just defeated USA’s best and last hope Shane Van Boening in a very close 200 -169. Wirsbitzki is the current reigning European Seniors 14.1 Champion, but has been impressing players with his steady and experienced straight pool skills. Reiner now joins Warren Kiamco of the Philippines, Darren Appleton of the United Kingdom, and fellow German Thorsten Hohmann into the final four at the Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 . A who’s who of world class players are in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more have participated all week. The main event will take place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field is expected this year at […]

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Van Boening Takes #1 Seed 2nd Year in a Row!

Van Boening Takes #1 Seed 2nd Year in a Row! 32 Players Eliminated at World 14.1 Photos by Charles Eames New York City, NY – The excitement lasted all day on Day 3 conclusion of the round roin with more than half the field eliminated at the Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 . Van Boening once again dominated his group as he did last year, including lopsided wins over Harriman, Fulcher, and Hernandez. Other players also went undefeated, but couldn’t match Shane’s stat of holding all 6 opponents to 111 balls total. A who’s who of world class players are in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more. The main event will take place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, […]

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Kiamco Blanks Hohmann: Fulcher Runs 103: Filler Creates Buzz at Andy Cloth 75th World 14.1

New York City, NY – In some dramatic matches, it was another record setting day of runs on Day 2 of the Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 . 3 Times World 14.1 Champion Hohmann ran into a buzzsaw named Kiamco and USA favorite Danny Harriman held a good lead before Scotland’s Jonni Fulcher ran a tournament high 103. And young German Joshua Filler is all the buzz with his fast paced offensive style taking down champions. A who’s who of world class players are in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more. The main event will take place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field is expected this year at Steinway Billiards Cafe, who is once more […]

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Appleton, Hohmann, Gomez, Van Boening 3-0: Shaw Runs 99 & Out

New York City, NY – In some savory showdowns on Day 1, UK’s Appleton looked strong and ready to defend his title in his one sided wins, while Scotland’s young gun Jayson Shaw ran a 99 to capture the high run of the event thus far. The Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 . A who’s who of world class players are in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more. The main event will take place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field is expected this year at Steinway Billiards Cafe, who is once more hosting this world class event. The World Tournament Official Equipment include Viking Cue with all matches played on Andy Cloth. Event partners include […]

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Group Draw & Schedule of TV Matches at Andy Cloth World 14.1

New York City, NY – Huge match-ups kickoff Day 1 of the historic Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 . Some of the big marquee line-ups include a savory Van Boening vs Harriman at 6:30pm and a finale feature with defending champion Appleton vs Strickland! A who’s who of world class players will be in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more. The main event will take place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field is expected this year at Steinway Billiards Cafe, who is once more hosting this world class event. The World Tournament Official Equipment include Viking Cue with all matches played on Andy Cloth. Event partners include Mr.Tom Gleich, Dr. Gregory Diehl, Mr. Greg Hunt […]

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Players List for Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1

Order the 7 day Livestream now, $15 per day or buy the package which gives you the Finals free! www.worldstraightpool.com Players List & Qualifier Results for Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 New York City, NY – The stars will be shining during the historic Andy Cloth 75th World Tournament of 14.1 . A who’s who of world class players will be in attendance to etch their name into history’s elite of the father of all pool games. Darren Appleton, Thorsten Hohmann, Stephan Cohen, Shane Van Boening, Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mika Immonen, Tony Robles and many, many more. The main event will take place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field is expected this year at Steinway Billiards Cafe, who is once more hosting this world class event. The World Tournament Official Equipment include Viking Cue with all matches played on Andy Cloth. Event partners include […]

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The 75th World Tournament of 14.1 2015

Thorsten Hohmann (GER) gewinnt The 75th World Tournament of 14.1 2015 im Finale gegen Titelverteidiger Darren Appleton (GBR) mit 300-244. Den 3. Platz belegen Reiner Wirsbitzki (GER) und Warren Kiamco (PHI). Am nächsten Montag startet in New York die 75. Ausgabe des World Tournament of 14.1 (Straight Pool). Vom 13. – 19. Juli 2015 werden im sehr bekannten Steinway Billiards viele der Besten Straight Pool Spieler der Welt an den Start gehen. Dieses von Dragon Promotions organisierte Pool Billard Event zählt zu den letzten wirklich großen 14.1 Veranstaltungen auf der ganzen Welt. Im Grunde ist diese Disziplin ziemlich stark vom Aussterben bedroht, wenn man sich die weltweite Turnierlandschaft anschaut. Irrtümlicherweise wird das World Tournament of 14.1 oft als Weltmeisterschaft bezeichnet. Dafür müsste es von der World Pool Billiard Association unterstützt werden und das Preisgeld eine bestimmte Höhe haben. Natürlich gibt es seitens der WPA noch einige Auflagen mehr, damit dieses 14.1 Turnier als offizielle WM durchgeht. In den USA ist Straight Pool immer noch eine sehr wichtige Disziplin, nicht umsonst wird es als die Mutter […]

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Qualifiers for the 75th World Tournament of 14.1 Begins Saturday

New York City, NY – For the 10th year in a row, qualifiers will be held nationwide for the 75th edition of The World Tournament of 14.1. Players all over the United States will be able to take their chance to win a spot into the grand slam of straight pool! Each qualifier winner will be guaranteed a minimal of 6 round robin matches in the finale main event. The main event will take place once more in New York City. Dragon Promotions is pleased to keep the oldest billiard event in the world alive with the 75th production on July 13th-19th, 2015. As usual, a star studded field is expected this year at Steinway Billiards Cafe, who is once more hosting this world class event. The World Tournament Official Equipment include Viking Cue with all matches played on Andy Cloth. Event partners include Mr.Tom Gleich, Dr. Gregory Diehl, Mr. Greg Hunt of Amsterdam Billiards, & Mr. Jim Gottier of Greenleaf’s Pool Room. Patron sponsors include Mr. Harold Siegel of Excelsior Graphics, Dr. James Heller, […]