3-Cushion News - US & World

Haeng-Jik Kim Defeats Lufti Cenet In World Cup Final! Featured

The 27-year-old Korean Haeng-Jik Kim has won his third World Cup in his career in Veghel in the Netherlands. The former four-time junior world champion defeated the Turk Lütfi Cenet in the final in a crowded house after a miraculous come-back, 40-35 in 21 innings. The victory, after trailing 21-1 in three innings, looks even more spectacular, because Kim lost his first two matches in the tournament and returned from a precarious position. "This makes me very happy," said the amiable Korean after the ceremony in the arena. Pictured above (L to R): Duc Anh Chien Nguyen. Antonio Montes, Lütfi Cenet and the winner Haeng-Jik Kim.

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Lather, Rinse, REPEAT! Therese Klompenhouwer and Myung-Woo Cho Both Champions Again! Featured

Therese Klompenhouwer of the Netherlands defended her 2018 Ladies World Championship title winning for the fourth time, while in his final year as a junior Korea's Myung-Woo Cho notched his third Junior World Championship trophy. The fabulous repeat winners played in consecutive events held in Valencia, Spain from September 20 through October 5, 2019.

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United States Billiard Association Tournament Results (October Update)

The USBA is the governing body for carom billiards in the USA. In the first half of 2019 the USBA held a series of qualifying tournaments leading up to the National Championship (May.) In addition other regional events are held around the country throughout the year. Here is the recap of results thorough July. Click the winners name for more info on each event.

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Caudron Breaks the Ice Winning His 1st PBA Event

Belgian Frederic Caudron, the best known player in the newly formed PBA league in Korea has won his first event. The TS Shampoo tournament was the 4th in the fledgling organizations ambitious schedule. After three disappointing results at the start of the league play, Caudron finally found his rhythm to top the field and score a big win and the $84,800 first place prize.

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