US 3-Cushion News

US 3-Cushion News (76)

News about 3-Cushion Billiards in the USA.

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.


Trinh Do Captures 2018 USBA Amateur B Classic Title

One of the largest USBA 3 Cushion events ever – the 2018 National “B” Championship – took place from January 8th – 13th at the magnificent Casino Del Sol in Tucson, AZ. Trinh Do (pictured above) went undefeated through both the preliminary and final rounds to capture the title in the 2018 USBA Amateur "B" Classic Tournament.


Minh Cam Ma Wins International Tournament In Houston Texas

An International event, the first for the city of Houston, Texas, was held at US Bida (US Billiards.). Players from Vietnam, Ecuador and the United States met on eight Verhoeven tables from November 17 to 19. The event was won by visiting Vietnamese player Minh Cam Ma. Cam had just come off an incredible 3rd place finish in the World Championship held in Bolivia only two weeks before. He went undefeated in the tournament with a final win against US and Pan-American Champion Pedro Piedrabuena who placed second.

Pictured above (L to R): Pedro Piedrabuena (2nd), Minh Cam Ma (1st), Anh Vu Duong (3rd) and Quyet Chien Tran (4th). in the gallery that follows we have all the charts from the event and photos of the venue and players. (Click any image to start the slide show.)


USA Tournament Results September-October 2017

US 3-cushion billiard tournament activity for September and October 2017 brought us four events in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest regions. Players came to Minneapolis, MN, Ashland, OR (Two events back-to-back!) and Rushville, IL to meet up and do battle. The events consisted of both USBA sanctioned tournaments for members and regional activity for the local players.

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