Opinion

Can Virtual Reality Help Grow the Popularity of 3-Cushion Billiards?

  • Written by Sal Bello
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Virtual reality has become a fairly well-known technology. A few years ago we were hearing some buzz about its potential emergence, but it wasn’t until about midway through 2016 that most people really started to see what it was capable of. Now there are countless VR experiences for consumers to enjoy, on a full range of headsets at different prices, and through any number of games. What’s been a little bit slower to develop is any kind of meaningful VR sports market.

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Dennis Dieckman - January 27, 1947 - July 27, 2018

  • Written by Sal Bello
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It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Dennis Dieckman on July 27, 2018. Dennis was a friend and revered member of the international three-cushion billiard community. In life his presence was felt around the world. His loss will now be equally felt by all.

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Who was Wayman C. McCreery?

  • Written by Sal Bello
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Wayman Crow McCreery (June 14, 1851 – ??? 1901) a prominent citizen of St. Louis, was highly regarded as one of the foremost billiard amateurs in the late 1800's. McCreery is credited with the invention and development of three-cushion billiards as a separate and distinct discipline for tournament and competitive match-play.

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Professor-Q-Ball Honored at 2018 USBA Nationals

  • Written by Andy Janquitto
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At the USBA Three-Cushion National Championship tournament held at the Casino del Sol Resort in Tucson, Arizona, the United States Billiard Association honored Paul Frankel, better known to the billiards world as Professor-Q-Ball, for his contribution to three-cushion billiards. More than anyone during the last fifteen years, Paul has been responsible for the resurgence of three-cushion billiards in America.

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