2012 GB9 Challenge Cup (IV) – Event Report

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The two finalists in the fourth Challenge Cup of the season were players with very different mindsets – Courtney Symons, already a Challenge Cup winner from April this year, and a certain Great Britain international and world number 40 Mark Gray looking to desperately reignite his ability in GB9 competitions after a dismal 18 months.

Symons’ c

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Preview: 2012 GB9 Southern Masters

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The Southern Masters returns to the Puma Court Hotel in Daventry next week as the best American Pool players in the UK battle it out in the latest stop on the GB 9 Ball Tour.

With the tour approaching the close of its fifth groundbreaking season and with the nights drawing in once again, this penultimate event on the 2012 calendar is the first

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OB Cues Signs “The Lion”

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August 20, 2012 · No Comments

OB Cues Signs “The Lion” OB Cues is delighted to announce that they have signed an agreement with Alex "The Lion" Pagulayan as a player representative for OB Cues. This agreement will undoubtedly help both Alex and OB Cues immensely as they move forward together.
Shane Sinnott, Director of Sales and Marketing for OB Cues said "Alex has a

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Karen Corr To Be Inducted into BCA Hall of Fame!

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Karen Corr To Be Inducted into BCA Hall of Fame!The remarkable Karen Corr! Photo by Tony Fox

July 19, 2012 — The United States Billiard Media Association today announced from the BCA Summit floor that Karen Corr will be inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame in 2012. In 1998, when Corr moved to United States and traded snooker for American 9-ball she attacked the Women’s Pro

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BCA Instructor Program Becomes Professional Billiard Instructors Association

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July 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

BCA Instructor Program Becomes Professional Billiard Instructors Association The Billiard Congress of America announced it has changed the name of the BCA Instructor Program to the Professional Billiard Instructors Association (PBIA). The change comes as part of a new marketing initiative aimed at promoting the benefits of quality billiard instruction from PBIA Instructors to players of all skill

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Brunswick Billiards' Roger Blank Honored with Billiard Congress of America President's Award

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July 18, 2012 · No Comments

Brunswick Billiards' Roger Blank Honored with Billiard Congress of America President's Award Schaumburg, IL.- July 17, 2012 - Each year the Chairman of the Billiard Congress of America (BCA) Board of Directors has the opportunity to recognize an outstanding individual who has made significant contributions to the billiard industry with the presentation of the BCA President's Award.
 
Brunswick Billiards' Roger Blank Honored with Billiard Congress of America President's Award This year, BCA Chairman Mike

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OB Cues Official Cue of the 2012 Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship

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by Melanie Marquez Domingo

Manila, Philippines – OB Cues has become the Official Cue of the WPA 2012 Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship! The all-American made cue company will join Asia table giant Yalin Billiards, Aramith Balls, and TV network broadcasters ABS-CBN and ESPN Star Sports. This year’s edition will take place August 20th-24th on

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Demetro and Bryant Go Undefeated

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There were 72 players at this past weekend’s Lone Star 9-Ball Event held July 7th-8th, 2012 at Bogies Billiards & Sports Bar in Houston, with Open and Amateur division entries totaling 106. Owner David Richardson added a generous $1,000 to the event, sponsored by Poison by Predator cues, Delta-13 racks, Pool Websites.com, APA of North Harris C...

Preview: 2012 GB9 Northern Masters (10-Ball)

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New ground in British pool will be broken on Friday 13th July 2012. At the Puma Hotel in Daventry, the best American pool players in Great Britain will lock horns to contest Britain’s first ever professional 10-ball pool event at the 2012 GB9 Northern Masters.

For some time now, the code of 10-ball pool has been gathering pace across the globe with

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Virtual Pool 4 to be Released for Windows

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (July 6th, 2012) – Celeris, Inc., Chatsworth, California, the Virtual Pool video game creator announced today the release of Virtual Pool 4 on the Windows PC platform on Wednesday, August 15th.

VIRTUAL POOL 4 is the highly anticipated new installment of the critically acclaimed VIRTUAL POOL FRANCHISE that has been known as

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Chinese-Taipei Takes World Team Title

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By Ted Lerner

(Beijing, China)- Joy riding a powerful wave that had been building steadily all week, the four member Chinese-Taipei pool team cruised to an emphatic 4-0 finals victory over Japan, to lay claim to the 2012 World Pool Team Championship in the Beijing suburb of Tongzhou.

Today’s performance was yet another statement from the Taipei f

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Great Britain and Japan Join Chinese-Taipei and China 2 in Semis at the 2012 World Pool Team Championship

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By Ted Lerner

(Beijing, China)- With team supremacy and national pride riding on every shot, Great Britain and Japan stared down some heavy pressure and won dramatic sudden death shootouts to advance to the semi-finals of the 2012 World Pool Team Championship in Beijing.

After claiming a thrilling victory over a fancied and loaded China 1 squad,

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