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Turkey Wins World Championship for National Teams in Viersen Germany!

Murat Naci Coklu and Lufti Cenet f Turkey, playing for the first time together as teammates, defeated the Netherlands contingent of Dick Jaspers and Raimond Burgman to take the title in the World Championship for National Teams. In the semi-final round the Turks beat the Koreans who had won the event the last two years in a row. This is the final year the scotch doubles format will be used. Look for changes from the UMB in this event which ends its 30-year run in Viersen with the Turkish victory. More on the event and pictures will be posted in World 3-Cushion News shortly.

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Myung-Woo Cho: Another Great Young Korean To Watch

December 30, 2016 Hits:2098 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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