Opinion

Team Tournaments Are Right On Cue

  • Written by Sal Bello
  • Category: Opinion
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Cue sports, such as billiards, snooker and pool are traditionally seen as single player sports. One against one across the baize; just you and your cue against the world. But it isn’t always that way. In recent years, cue sports have developed team competitions that bring the best of countries and continents up against each other.

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Mazin Shooni, Retiring President, Honored by USBA

  • Written by Andy Janquitto
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Mazin Shooni has announced his retirement from his executive positions with the United States Billiard Association (USBA). As a long-standing member of the USBA Board of Directors, and having served the past three years as its president, Mazin has proven a tireless contributor to the sport of 3-cushion billiards.

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Dick Jaspers Success Leads To Surging Interest in Billiards in the Netherlands

  • Written by Sal Bello
  • Category: Opinion
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Three-cushion billiard players hail from all around the world, with top competitors representing Belgium, France, Vietnam, Turkey, South Korea and the USA.  But the sport is currently attracting plenty of interest in the Netherlands, in part due to the recent success of the new world champion Dick Jaspers. The Sint Willebrord-born player is a true 3-cushion specialist and has enjoyed a hugely lucrative year in 2018. As a result, his homeland appears to be fully embracing the sport in every way.

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Three Ways of Improving Your 3-Cushion Billiards Game

  • Written by Sal Bello
  • Category: Opinion
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Every 3 cushion billiard player will be constantly striving to improve their game. Professional players will practice every single day in order to ensure they remain at the top, as it's a sport that requires both dedication and determination. Those who are just beginning their journey or even picking up the cue for the very first time have to understand that it can be a long road ahead, but there are a number of methods and techniques which could potentially help improve your game.

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