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OB Cues & DigiCue join the Eurotour

14/10/2016 OB Cues & DigiCue join the Eurotour The EPBF announced today that OB Cues & DigiCue will be part of the EPBF/IBPF 2017 pool season, featuring at all of their events. Texas based OB Cues, renowned for their excellent performance and craftsmanship in the cue industry since 2005 have come up with a new electronic training device for all cue sports, the “DigiCue” “A small device that simply fits on to the butt of any cue and warns the player of fundamental mistakes that they are making with a discreet electronic vibration” said OB Cues President Shane Sinnott. “It has three levels, beginner, intermediate & advanced (pro) so you can choose to suit your own standard. It’s like having your own personal coach with you at the table, reminding you to keep down, follow through etc” Shane added “you should set a goal of playing a rack or frame without the DigiCue vibrating once you achieve this then you can move to the next level, a challenge which will help improve everyone’s game, can […]

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OB Cues introducing our first ever Limited Edition Cue

OB Cues introducing our first ever Limited Edition Cue. Now available for pre-order! Early release 2017 OB Cues Limited Edition. Only 100 of these cues will ever be made to honor our co-founder Royce Bunnell. This is the first Limited Edition cue that we have ever done. The OB-RB1 Limited Edition Pool Cue features an Ebony Forearm with 6 Redwood Burl Points (3 high and 3 low), Burgundy Lizard Embossed Leather Wrap, Ebony Sleeve with 6 Redwood Burl Points (3 high and 3 low). This cue also has a Straight Line Core (SLC). The SLC construction guarantees a cue that is straighter, stronger, more stable and stiffer. This means that your cue will be built straight, stay straight and hit great. This cue also has a Centralized Balance System which means that weight has been placed in very specific locations throughout the butt of the cue to create an evenly balanced cue with feedback that is both crisp and lively. It really has to be felt to be appreciated. Custom feel in a production cue! […]

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OB Cues has a new training aid!

The DIGICUE is a truly revolutionary electronic cue training device for improving player performance through stroke consistency and accuracy. Aligned with OB Cues mission to help players get serious about their game, this patent pending training aid will benefit novices and professionals alike. Simply slide the DIGICUE onto the butt end of your cue, push the power button and then play your game of choice. This device is like having your own personal coach giving you immediate feedback on every shot that you shoot by alerting you with vibrations when it detects any inconsistencies in your stroke. Detects (with vibrations) *Jab strokes *Steering *Body english *Standing up during stroke Features: *3 unique settings: novice, intermediate and advanced modes *Discreet and lightweight (less than an ounce) *Can be used both when you practice but most importantly, during competition *Comes with two sizes to fit the vast majority of Pool, Snooker, and Carom cues *Automatically shuts off after 5 minutes of not hitting a ball to maximize battery life * Battery included * Made in the USA […]

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23rd Annual US Bar Table Championships Moves to Las Vegas

CueSports International, Henderson, NV (July 8, 2016) – After 22 years in Reno, the 23rd Annual US Bar Table Championships moves south to Las Vegas. The popular event will be Aug. 22-28 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Entries are being accepted for the event and players should register before Tuesday, Aug. 2 to avoid late fees. OB Cues is the Official Cue and Kamui is the Official Tip for the $20,000-added event. The US Bar Table Championships is known for attracting top players from across the globe. This year it is in a new venue, a new town and there’s new excitement surrounding the event. The seven-day event gives players the opportunity to compete in 8-ball, 9-ball and 10-ball divisions and includes a Master of the Table Bonus for both the open and women’s divisions. In addition, players who finish in the top 32 of each open division receive Mosconi Cup USA Team points on a sliding scale. The top three American players with the most points at the end of the […]

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2015 US Bar Table Championships 8-Ball Matches Released on YouTube

CueSports International, Henderson, Nevada (July 7, 2015) – CSI is pleased to announce that the 2015 US Bar Table Championships 8-Ball Division matches have been released on the CSI YouTube channel.  Twenty-One (21) matches featuring some of the best players in the world can be viewed in their entirety absolutely free! The 2015 US Bar Table Championships were held February 16-22, 2015 at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno, NV.  The matches were recorded in “The Kamui Arena” with high definition equipment and full-time commentary by Ken Shuman and other special guests. CSI would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to our primary sponsors: Kamui: “The Official Tip of the 22nd US Bar Table Championships!” OB: “The Official Cue of the 22nd US Bar Table Championships!” Below are the matches on this YouTube playlist: Match 1: Alex Olinger vs Josh Roberts Match 2: Dan Louie vs Jeremy Sossei Match 3: Jayson Shaw vs Robb Saez Match 4: Mark Tadd vs Justin Bergman Match 5: Rory Hendrickson vs Jeffrey Ignacio Match 6: Danny […]

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2015 US Bar Table Championships 9-Ball Division Matches Released on YouTube

CueSports International, Henderson, Nevada (June 22, 2015) – CSI is pleased to announce that the 2015 US Bar Table Championships 9-Ball Division matches have been released on the CSI YouTube channel. Eighteen (18) matches featuring some of the best players in the world can be viewed in their entirety absolutely free! The 2015 US Bar Table Championships were held February 16-22, 2015 at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno, NV. The matches were recorded in “The Kamui Arena” with high definition equipment and full-time commentary by Ken Shuman and other special guests. CSI would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to our primary sponsors: Kamui: “The Official Tip of the 22nd US Bar Table Championships!” OB: “The Official Cue of the 22nd US Bar Table Championships!” Below are the matches on this YouTube playlist: Match 1: Jessica Orth vs Taylor Hansen Match 2: Kelly Isaac vs Liz Lovely (Women’s Final) Match 3: Shane Van Boening vs Joven Bustamante Match 4: Rodrigo Geronimo vs Jeffrey Ignacio Match 5: Justin Bergman vs Jerry Matchin […]

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CSI Invitational Championships 2014

In der Zeit vom 18. – 25. Juli findet im Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas die CSI Invitational Championships 2014 statt. Eines der spannendsten Events des Jahres wird während der nationalen US Amateur Meisterschaft (2014 BCAPL National Championships) ausgetragen. Die BCAPL National Championships ist der perfekte Rahmen für 16 der besten Spieler der Welt. Es gibt bei den CSI Invitational Championships 2014 ein 8 Ball Turnier und ein 10 Ball Turnier. Die 16 Spieler spielen in vier Gruppen mit je vier Spielern im Round Robin System (Jeder gegen jeden/Race to 8) den Gewinner der Gruppe aus. Die ersten vier werden dann laut Veranstalter die Halbfinals und anschließend das Finale (Race to 11) spielen. Die Teilnehmer dieser sehr interessanten Veranstaltung sind für die Philippinen Efren Reyes, Francisco Bustamante, Warren Kiamco und Dennis Orcollo. Für Nord-Amerika gehen Corey Deuel (USA), Mike Dechaine (USA), John Morra (CAN) und Shane Van Boening (USA) an den Start. Die Europäer sind vertreten mit Ralf Souquet (GER), Thorsten Hohmann (GER), Darren Appleton (GBR) und Jayson Shaw (SCO). Und für Taiwan […]

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The 4th Annual 14.1 Straight Pool Hall of Fame

The 4th Annual 14.1 Straight Pool Hall of Fame New York City – Pool fans are invited to have dinner with the world’s greatest players at the 4th Annual 14.1 Straight Pool Hall of Fame Banquet. The special event takes place at 7:30pm on August 6th, 2014 at Steinway Billiards Cafe during the 74th World Tournament of 14.1. It will be a star studded gala with billiard super stars such as Mika Immonen, Shane Van Boening, John Schmidt, Stephan Cohen, Johnny Archer, Darren Appleton & many more with Charlie Williams as the event MC. The World Tournament takes place on August 4th-9th and is sponsored by Andy Cloth, Kamui Brands, OB Cues, Amsterdam Billiard Club, Realrealcool.com, and Pool & Billiard Magazine. Official patron 14.1 aficionados are Stu Mattana, Tom Gleich, Harold Siegel. The 14.1 Hall of Fame Banquet is presented by Dr. Michael Fedak and produced by Dragon Promotions. „Every year the Straight Pool Hall of Fame sells out with over a hundred people attending. It’s a classy, entertaining, and emotional celebration of the greats […]

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New OB Jump Cues

New OB Jump Cues Does your game need a Lift?…Introducing the all new OB Lift & Lift Pro jump cues. We now have jump cues! The OB Lift at $150 and the OB Lift Pro at $200 have just been released. Our jump cues have been designed to assist accuracy above all else. All jump cues jump but not all jump cues help you to be more accurate. If your game needs a lift then a new jump cue from OB may be just what the Dr ordered. OB Lift Pro Specs: 13mm OB Jump Tip Patented laminated maple ferrule North American maple shaft 3/8×10 wood to wood joint 18″ two piece butt construction Micro 3/8×10 jump joint Midnight blue stain MSRP $200 OB Lift Specs: 13mm OB Jump Tip Patented laminated maple ferrule North American maple shaft 3/8×10 wood to wood joint 12″ one piece butt construction Midnight blue stain MSRP $150 The jump cues will start shipping at the end of April. You can order online directly from OB or you can contact […]

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Rubilen Amit Wins 2nd Gold at Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship

Rubilen Amit Wins 2nd Gold at Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship Manila, Philippines–  In a Europe versus Asia finale, Filipina Rubilen Amit took down Great Britain’s Kelly Fisher in a world class battle of billiard heavyweights.  The final four players of the World Championship narrowed down between China, Taiwan, England, and the Philippines. Amit was the lone soldier left after the round robin stage of the tournament. Dragon Promotions brings the greatest women’s tournament in the world once more to the Philippines with the 2013  Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship!  This year’s edition will took place October 28th – November 4th,2013  to luxurious Resorts World Manila, an upscale hotel and casino adding onto the dynamic atmosphere of the coveted championship.  An elite 48 world class lady pros, the best of the best from 20 countries, will attend the event to decide who is the World Champion. Matches will air live daily from 2pm-7pm Manila time on www.insidepool.tv  and broadcasted worldwide by ABS-CBN Sports and affiliates. Though China and Taiwan have been dominating forces in Asia […]