|23 Sep 2017|
Southern Oregon Billiards 55th Annual Billiard Tourney Ashland Elks Club, Ashland, Oregon, USA
|25 Sep 2017|
UMB 2017 World Cup Cheongju KOREA
|26 Sep 2017|
08:00PM - 11:59PM
Carom Cafe Tuesday Night Teams League Flushing New York USA
After a stunning upset win in the semi-final round against 2016 defending World Champion Myung-Woo Cho, Carlos Anguita of Spain defeated Beom-Yeol Lee of Korea to win the 2017 Junior World Championship. Cho had seemed almost unstoppable, having posted an amazing 25 points in 6 inning performance (4.167) in the group stage. But in the 8-man knock-out final phase, Cho began to struggle, barely winning his 1/4 final round game. That left an opening for the confident Anguita to take down the former champion in a tough 35-33 semi-final match. The clash of the Juniors matched the similar rivalry of the men in major International events. Thus the pressure was intense for the last four as two Koreans faced two from Europe for the title. The surprise was that the Korean playing in the final was Beom-Yeol Lee. In the end it was Carlos Anguita who proved the most steady, winning 35-23 and securing his place in history. Bravo Carlos, the pride of Spain and the new World Junior Champion in 3-Cushion.
Every room has this guy, the player who habitually scores the inadvertent shot. Usually a banger, sometimes a beginner, this guy specializes in the kiss, the double kiss, the long back up, the wrong rail that somehow turns out right. He plays a shot one way that misses and scores coming back. He plays a two-way shot that misses both ways and someway scores a third way. At West End Arcade and Billiards in Elizabeth, New Jersey, a room that is now closed, that guy was Mike D’Martino. And after years of torment, the 3-C players named a lucky shot after him, a “Mikey D.,” they would say. As in, “We were hill-hill, and then he made a Mikey D.”Read more ...
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