Dani Sanchez Wins 20th Spanish Title

Dani Sánchez (2nd from right above) has captured the Spanish three cushion title for the 20th time in his career. He achieved this milestone in a superior final match against Ricardo Garcia. Sánchez won 40-14 in 13 innings and again left no doubt about his being the best Spanish billiard player ever.


Ludo Kools in Shocking Triumph to Win Dutch Jumbo Masters

He could hardly hold back his tears on the final podium at the Dutch championship, when the national anthem sounded through the arena. The wonderfully happy Brabant player Ludo Kools, the 53-year-old rookie at the Jumbo Masters, crowned a bizarre adventure on the final day with the Dutch three-cushion title. He was a brilliant winner, an unlikely champion, rewarded with a ticket for the World Championships in Korea.