The UMB World Cup to Return To Las Vegas

Lausanne, August  26, 2019, Union Mondiale de Billard (UMB): Las Vegas will once again host World Cups.

Billiard fans worldwide, and especially those on the American continent, will be happy to hear that the city of Las Vegas will host UMB World Cups in 2021, 2022 and 2023. The USBA (United States Billiard Association), the CPB (Confederación Panamericana de Billar) and the UMB (Union Mondiale de Billard) have jointly announced this news.


New Survival 3C Masters Event - 1st Time On World Stage

Three cushion billiard fans around the world are ecstatic over the wealth of high quality - and high prize money - events in 2018. The McCreery Champion of Champions would be hard to beat for a single prize fund event. But the new 3C Masters series sponsored by the UMB and Kozoom "in total" will give billiard fans many opportunities to see the top players in unusual challenge matches to test their skills. And all the while they will be competing for tens of thousands of dollars in prizes. Next up: the Survival 3C Masters.


New York Tournament To Boast Largest Cash Payout in History!

The six best players in the world and six wild card players are set to face off in the world's most lucrative three cushion tournament ever. Twelve top players in three cushion will meet each other in New York August 5-11, 2018 to battle it out for a total of $608,000 in prize money. The winner will receive $150,000 - the single largest payout ever to a winner of a 3-cushion billiards event. The name of the tournament is The McCreery 3C Champion of Champions. The location is in New York (at a private estate of the tournament's billionaire benefactor.) The organization is in the hands of UMB in cooperation with the organizers. Broadcast will be provided by Kozoom.


USBA Announces Largest Prize Fund for 2018 National Championship

The United States Billiard Association presents the 2018 USBA 3-Cushion National Championship. This year's event promises to be the best US tournament the billiard world has ever seen. Start with the $10,000 guaranteed additional money added to the tournament yielding the largest prize fund in USBA history! Add the fabulous Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson, Arizona who will once again host this magnificent event. Add the many additional events planned, including race to 5 mini tournaments with even more prize money to be won, and you have the makings of an exceptional 3-cushion billiard experience for all.


European Championship 2017 Held in Brandenburg Germany

Three cushion billiards may be the most popular of the carom games here at but it is only one of many challenging disciplines that will be on display as the 2017 European Championships recently completed in Brandenburg, Germany. The sport of carom billiards continues to remain popular in the European countries as witnessed by the many junior players who have come to test their skills alongside some of the world's must illustrious stars.


European juniors battle for title in Murcia

Fourteen players under 21 will show up for the European championship three cushion in the Spanish Los Alc√°zares, near Murcia, this week. The defending champion, the Turk Berkay Karakurt, is not among the participants because of his age. The new champion must come from three groups playing for a place in the quarter finals. (Pictured above two time Dutch Champion Joey de Kok)

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