First World Team Trophy Goes to European Men and Asian Women, But Win is Bittersweet

Europe, led by Frederic Caudron, finished on top as the first World Team Trophy in cue sports concluded in Roissy-en-France near Paris. The event featured a new format of competition involving men and women competing in snooker, carom and pool all in the same arena. Pictured above (L to R) European Men: Kyren Wilson (Snooker), Frédéric Caudron (3C), Joshua Filler (Pool). Asian Women: Sruong Pheavy (3C), Ga Young Kim (Pool) and Amee Kamani (Snooker)

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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.

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Dick Jaspers Smashes World Record Scoring 40 in 4 Innings!

Dick Jaspers of the Netherlands has achieved an incredible milestone in his career, setting a new world record for a single match to 40 points. Playing in Germany on Sunday January 21, 2018, Jaspers met Andreas Efler In a game played in the Bundesliga team competition. The Dutch billiard player scored the 40 caroms in just 4 innings to average an unbelievable 10.00!

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USBA Partners With McDermott Cue

Towson, Maryland (May 10, 2017) - The United States Billiard Association (USBA) is proud to introduce McDermott Cue as an official cue sponsor of the USBA.

“We are very excited to begin this new partnership with McDermott,” said USBA president Mazin Shooni. “McDermott is one of the top cue-makers in the world. Their recent debut of a cue line designed specifically for carom billiards made McDermott a natural fit to partner with us and promote the game.” The USBA is the governing body for the sport of carom billiards in the United States holding the annual 3-cushion national championship and sending players to International events around the world. As a non-profit organization, the USBA relies on sponsors like McDermott for their generous support.

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2016 UMB World Cup Guri Korea - Part 1 Thru Qualifications!

The 2016 UMB World Cup Guri - the fifth World Cup this season - commenced on August 29, 2016 in Guri, Korea. The event will continue through five stages over the week culminating with the single elimination 32-player main tournament and the final match on September 4. The maximum number of players have entered the event - 149 players from 19 countries - all battling for a chance to join the world's elite players with a world cup victory. Below is our coverage of ALL qualification rounds - Part 1. Coverage of the main event and championship match - Part 2 - can be found here. And our featured story about the winner Jeremy Bury can be found here - Bury Wins 2016 Guri World Cup.

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