Mosconi Cup

2016 Mosconi Cup – Team USA Ranking after Texas Open 9 Ball

Team USA Ranking after Texas Open 9 Ball Rank – Player – Points 1. Shane Van Boening 249 2. Rodney Morris 192 3. Oscar Dominguez 183 4. Skyler Woodward 179 5. Mike Dechaine 177 6. Shane McMinn 119 7. Justin Bergman 115 7. Shaun Wilkie 115 9. Brandon Shuff 107 10. Hunter Lombardo 91 Source: Team USA Ranking Matchroom Pool

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World 9 Ball China Open 2016

Wu Jiaqing (CHN) gewinnt World 9 Ball China Open 2016 im Finale gegen Cheng Yu-Hsuan (TPE) mit 11-4. Den 3. Platz belegen Wu Kun-Lin (TPE) und Ko Pin-Yi (TPE). Bei den Damen gewinnt Yu Han (CHN) im Finale gegen Liu Shasha (CHN) mit 9-8. Den 3. Platz belegen Wang Xiao-Tong (CHN) und Chen Xue (CHN). Am kommenden Sonntag, den 21. August werden in Shanghai/China die World 9 Ball China Open 2016 eröffnet. Bis zum 28. August wird bei den China Open so ziemlich alles was Rang und Namen hat, in der weltweiten Pool Billard Szene, am Start sein. Dieses Turnier zählt zu den größten Herausforderungen eines jeden Pool Billard Spielers. Kaum ein Turnier ist weder bei Damen und Herren besser besetzt als dieses. Es gibt viele Spieler die der Meinung sind das die China Open einen höheren Stellenwert haben als eine Weltmeisterschaft. Die World 9 Ball China Open 2016 versprechen Pool Billard auf höchstem Niveau und wir können nur hoffen das wir einiges mitbekommen aus China. Natürlich ist auch in diesem Jahr die Informationsbeschaffung nicht […]

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2016 Mosconi Cup – Super Shane claims top spot

10th August – 2016 Mosconi Cup Super Shane claims top spot FOLLOWING A GREAT run of events, Shane Van Boening raced to the top of the USA Mosconi Cup ranking, building up a 39 point lead over second placed Rodney Morris. The South Dakota man enjoyed a fruitful spell in Las Vegas as he took both the US Open 8 Ball and 10 Ball events for 35 points apiece. He then moved onto Qatar and the WPA World 9 Ball Championship where he grabbed 67 points for finishing runner-up for the second consecutive year. Morris, who enjoyed a great start to the 28 event series, maintains his spot among the top three with a 45 point cushion. Making up the automatic spots is Oscar Dominguez, who is looking to add to his 2009 Mosconi Cup winners medal. He is 28 points clear of Mike Dechaine in fourth. The other significant points tally belongs to Skyler Woodward in fifth position. With 15 events played, there are a further 13 to go including five 7 foot events, […]

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US Open 8 Ball & 10 Ball Championships 2016

Shane Van Boening (USA) gewinnt US Open 10 Ball Championship 2016 im Finale gegen Rodney Morris (USA) mit 10-8. Den 3. Platz belegt John Morra (CAN). Shane Van Boening (USA) gewinnt US Open 8 Ball Championship 2016 im Finale gegen Rory Hendrickson (USA) mit 9-4. Den 3. Platz belegt Jesse Bowman (USA). In der Zeit vom 20. – 30. Juli 2016 findet in Las Vegas die 40. Ausgabe der BCAPL National Championships statt. Diese Veranstaltung ist gleichzusetzen mit einer nationalen Meisterschaft. Allerdings dürfen hier nur Amateure teilnehmen und keine Pros. Die BCAPL National Championships ist eines der größten Pool Billard Events in den USA, hier werden nahezu 1000 Spieler erwartet, die auf mehr als 300 Diamond Pool Tables an den Start gehen werden. Ein logistischer Aufwand, der seinesgleichen sucht. Während dieser Veranstaltung spielen die Pros die US Open 8 Ball & 10 Ball Championships 2016. Dabei ist zu beachten das beide Turniere auf sogenannten Bar Tables (7 Fuß) gespielt werden. Diese Tischgröße erfreut sich in den Staaten immer noch sehr großer Beliebtheit. Die US Open […]

Mosconi Cup

2016 Mosconi Cup – Rodney maintains lead as Oscar closes in

13th July – 2016 Mosconi Cup Rodney maintains lead as Oscar closes in WITH TWO more events having played out over the past weekend, veteran Rodney Morris still leads in the 28 event series as the chase for the three automatic spots on Team USA continues. With 12 events gone, there is everything to play for. With overseas players filling six of the top eight spots at the West Coast Challenge, it was Jason Williams who was the best placed American, finishing third with 28 points. Oscar Dominguez earned 18 points for his 7th place finish which was enough to maintain his second spot in the ranking and close the gap to just five points. Elsewhere, on the Mid-West 9 Ball Tour in Olathe, Kansas it was veteran Robb Saez who bagged the top spot and with it 35 points to break in to the top ten. Skyler Woodward, who came in third place, moves up to fourth overall and is well positioned with plenty of events to come. The 2016 Mosconi Cup takes place […]

Mosconi Cup

2016 Mosconi Cup – Rocket on top after Don Coates win

19th April – 2016 Mosconi Cup Rocket on top after Don Coates win AFTER EIGHT events on the Official Mosconi Cup Team USA Ranking list, it is Rodney Morris who leads the way following a win at the Don Coates Memorial. Having had a great start to the MC qualifying season, the ‘Rocket’ is looking to make a return to the side following his last appearance in 2013. A Mosconi Cup MVP back in 2003, Morris has made a total of nine appearances in the event with a 48% win record. Filling out the other two automatic spots are Mike Dechaine who in second place as he looks to make his fourth MC appearance. Hot on his heels is Oscar Dominguez, a winner of two events this season and just three points adrift. In other US-related Mosconi Cup news, there are two additional events added to the roster while another event has been upgraded due to additional added money. In early July, the West Coast Challenge 10-Ball is taking place at California Billiards in Fremont, […]

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Open 10 Ball Pro Players Championship 2016

John Morra (CAN) gewinnt Open 10 Ball Pro Players Championship 2016 im Finale gegen Shane Van Boening (USA) mit 13-11. Den 3. Platz belegt Thorsten Hohmann (GER). Nicht nur in Europa wird in diesen Tagen erstklassiges Pool Billard bei den Austrian Open 2016 geboten, auch in den USA findet ein Top-Event statt. Während einer der größten Billard-Messen der Welt, der Super Billiards Expo, findet die Open 10 Ball Pro Players Championship 2016 statt. Dieses 10 Ball Turnier ist auf 64 Spieler begrenzt und etliche internationale Topstars werden in Philadelphia dabei sein. Die Super Billiards Expo ist der perfekte Rahmen für diese Spieler, und neben all den Namhaften Austellern werden Spieler wie Shane Van Boening (USA), Warren Kiamco (PHI), Alex Pagulayan (CAN), John Morra (CAN), Earl Strickland (USA), Oscar Dominguez (USA), Mike Dechaine (USA), Corey Deuel (USA), Rodney Morris (USA), Mika Immonen (FIN), Johnny Archer (USA) und Thorsten Hohmann aus Deutschland ihr Können unter Beweis stellen. Das Gesamtpreisgeld beträgt 35.000$ und Titelverteidiger ist Dennis Orcollo (PHI), er bezwang im letztjährigen Finale Jayson Shaw aus Schottland denkbar […]

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Van Boening Wins 2 More Andy Cloth WY Open Titles

Van Boening Wins 2 More Andy Cloth WY Open Titles: Thompson & Pacheco Win First Titles Saratoga, Wyoming at the Platte Valley Community Center Saratoga, Wyoming- South Dakota’s young gunslinger Shane Van Boening took the lion’s share of the pro dough once more as he won back to back WY Open titles in Saratoga  and 8-Ball. He defeated Corey Deuel in the Saratoga finals, and Mike Massey in the 8-Ball finals. The full field of 32 pro class and semi-pro class players competed in a single elimination format which were to be the first of 3 pro open events. In it’s 9th straight year, the 2016 www.AndyClothUSA.com Wyoming Open is a 3 day Rocky Mountain pool extravaganza taking place on April 1-3, 2016.  The event is sponsored by widely popular Andy Cloth with local partners include Duke’s Bar & Grill, the Hotel Wolf & Restaurant, and the Riviera Lodge with all events coordinated by Shively Hardware. In addition, the livestream table will be Rasson Billiards premiere in the Rocky Mountains and streaming by www.OntheRailTV.com. In […]

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Chinook Winds 8 Ball Open 2016

Skyler Woodward (USA) gewinnt Chinook Winds 8 Ball Open 2016 im Finale gegen Taylor Anderson (USA) mit 7-6. Den 3. Platz belegt Dennis Orcollo (PHI). Wann: 11. – 13. März 2016 Disziplin: 8 Ball Race to 7 (7 Fuß/Bar Tables) Teilnehmer: 128 Spielort: Chinook Winds Casino Resort, Lincoln City – Oregon/USA Favoriten: Dennis Orcollo (PHI), Oscar Dominguez (USA), Ernesto Dominguez (USA), Hunter Lombardo (USA), Corey Deuel (USA), Warren Kiamco (PHI), Scott Frost (USA), John Schmidt (USA), Skyler Woodward (USA), Jason Klatt (CAN), Jeffrey Ignacio (PHI), Mike Dechaine (USA), Shaun Wilkie (USA) Veranstalter: Western BCA Mosconi Cup 2016 Ranking Event Team USA Links: Western BCA, Livestream

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Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball Matches Released on YouTube

CueSports International, Henderson, Nevada (March 3, 2016) – CSI is pleased to announce that the 2016 Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball “The Swanee” matches have been released on the CSI YouTube Channel. Fifteen (15) matches featuring notable players such as Rodney Morris, Oscar Dominguez, Ernesto Dominguez, Vilmos Foldes, Amar Kang, and many more can be viewed in their entirety – absolutely free! The 2016 Jay Swanson Memorial was held February 20-21 at On Cue Billiards in La Mesa, CA. The FREE live stream and recorded videos are brought to you by the following sponsors: On Cue Billiards: 8308 Parkway Drive, La Mesa, CA, (619) 463-8759 CueSports International (CSI): www.playcsipool.com Kamui: www.kamuitips.com Cheqio: www.cheqio.com Match 1: Amar Kang vs Larry Bohn Match 2: Rodney Morris vs Doug Whaley Match 3: Ernesto Dominguez vs Ramin Bakhtiari Match 4: Rodney Morris vs Justin Logan Match 5: Cesar Moffett vs Alfred Martinez Match 6: Greg Sherrow vs Doug Whaley Match 7: Shaun Murphy vs Sy Nakashima Match 8: Johnny Kang vs Santos Sambajon Match 9: Beau Runningen vs Damian Rebman […]