|20 May 2019|
UMB 2019 World Cup Ho Chi Minh City VIETNAM
|27 May 2019|
2019 Summer Shootout - Casino Del Sol Resort - Tucson Arizona USA
|17 Jun 2019|
UMB 2019 World Cup Blankenberge BELGIUM
Hugo Patino is once again atop the USBA ranks with his fourth national title. In the event held at US Bida in Houston, Texas Hugo Patino performed like a champion, first by topping his flight to enter the 16-man single elimination final phase. Then his class really came out as he defeated 9-time US Champion Pedro Piedrabuena in a best game of 40-10 in 20 innings. And finally he capped the event with a brilliant opening performance against reigning 2018 champion Miguel Torres. After winning the lag, Hugo proceeded to wow the live audience and live stream viewers by running 18 from the break tying the USBA national championship record. With a huge lead Miguel had to fight hard just to stay in. Although he mounted a valiant come-back Miguel had to succumb in the end as Hugo closed the match 40-32 in 30 innings. Congratulations to the 2019 USBA 3-Cushion National Champion Hugo Patino.
The format: 45 players. 5 groups of 9. 8 matches for each player to 25 points in the prelims. Top 3 from each group plus one best 4th place finisher overall will move on to the 16-man single elimination finals playing to 40 points.
Click an image below to expand final charts from prelims, rankings after qualification, first round match-ups and final ranking.
|1 Hugo Patino||$ 3,250 *||9 Kim Hoang||$ 300|
|2 Miguel Torres||2,500 *||10 Edward Gomez||300|
|3 Pedro Piedrabuena||1,800||11 Tae Kyu Lee||300|
|4 John Park||1,500||12 Dung Nguyen||300|
|5 Thai Tran||1,100||13 Lloyd Wallace||300|
|6 Phuong Le||1,000||14 Cong Nguyen||300|
|7 Kang Lee||900||15 Eric Kwon||300|
|8 Michael Kang||800||16 Sang Jin Lee||300|
|High Run - Hugo Patino (18)||100||Best Game - Thai Tran (2.500)||100|
* In addition to the prize money, Hugo and Miguel receive travel assistance to attend the PanAmerican Championship representing the USA.