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Myung-Woo Cho: Another Great Young Korean To Watch

December 30, 2016 Hits:3151 Opinion by Hong-Gu Kang

Myung-Woo Cho captured the 2016 World 3-Cushion Junior Championship held in Hurghada, Egypt December 8-10. At age 18 his promise of a long and successful career is first being realized. Cho demonstrated his ability earlier in the year by reaching the semi-finals of the UMB World Cup in Guri, Korea where he only lost to eventual winner Jeremy Bury of France. Here is a wonderful profile of this great young Korean billiard player from Korean news site The Dong-A Ilbo.

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Of Flukes, Clucks, Chimbas and Puppies

April 22, 2016 Hits:5578 Opinion by Andy Janquitto

Lucky Shot Billiards

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.”

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