World 3-Cushion News

Dick Jaspers WIns Fifth World Championship Title

The 56-year-old Dutchman Dick Jaspers is again the best billiard player in the world on two fronts. At the 73rd World three cushion Championship in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, started with 48 players, Jaspers captured his fifth world title by winning the final against 47-year old Turk Murat Naci Coklu: 50-47 in 32/31 innings.

Semih Sayginer wins first World Cup since 2004

The Mister Magic of the billiard world is finally a winner again. Turkish star player Semih Sayginer (58) won his first World Cup in Sharm El Sheikh after his last one in 2004 in Byron, Greece. Then, Sayginer beat Belgian Frédéric Caudron.  Now he was the better of another world star, the current number one in the world Dick Jaspers, in the final 50-37 in 27 innings.

Kang Dong-koong Wins Season Opener In Dramatic Fashion

Kang Dong-koong of South Korea, won the Blue One Resort PBA Championship 4-3 against David Zapata from Spain to begin the 2021 PBA season. This is the second PBA win for Kang since his victory in the sixth tournament of the 2019-2020 season. Kang is now the only South Korean player to have more than one win in the short history of the PBA.