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News about 3-Cushion Billiards from around the world.

Eddy Merckx Wins World Cup in Seoul Korea Featured

One of the world's best continues to demonstrate his fierce competitive spirit. On the final day of the 2018 Seoul World Cup Belgium's Eddy Merckx defeated world champion Dick Jaspers in his semi-final round and followed that with a win over former world champion Filippos Kasidokostas of Greece to take the title. The event had many exciting and dramatic moments including a high run of 24 by Myung Woo Cho, and the incredible performance of Bong Chul Kim who reached the semi-finals having entered in the pre-pre-qualification round.


Dick Jaspers is the Next Survivor Among the 3C Masters Featured

The Netherlands' Dick Jaspers has added the $50,000 first place prize to his growing list of accomplishments as he wins the third installment of the 3C Masters Survival tournament held in Guri Korea. The Dutchman's win follows the previous two installments of this new format, won by Eddie Merckx and Dani Sanchez, and further adds to the European players dominance in International competition.


Dick Jaspers Wins 4th World Championship Title Featured

Dick Jaspers of the Netherlands proved best of all in the 2018 3-Cushion World Championship held in Cairo, Egypt October 2-6, 2018. The Dutch superstar and now world number two ranked player defeated Jeremy Bury of France in an epic final match that went all the way to a shootout to determine the winner.


Myung-Woo Cho Wins World Junior Championship for 2nd Time Featured

South Korean billiard phenom Myung-Woo Cho, in his final appearance as a junior, has won his second world title in the September 2018 tournament held in Izmir, Turkey, In the process he confirmed his position as one of the best players in the world, set several records along the way, and gave us all a prelude of what is to come as he continues his career on the International 3-cushion billiard scene as an adult.

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