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28th October 2012

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Van Boening goes undefeated to win his second US Open title →

In the end, the 37th Annual US Open 9-Ball Championships came down to something of a rotating break and run contest. The match preliminaries and post-match ceremonies took almost as long as the two-hour final match itself. After a four-year hiatus that saw Mika Immonen and Darren Appleton win four straight US Open titles between …Read the Rest

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Tagged: InternationalAlex Pagulayan

24th October 2012

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WPA Withdraws Sanctioning →

WPA WITHDRAWS SANCTIONING FROM NOVEMBER’S WORLD TEN BALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND WORLD POOL SUMMIT IN MANILA The WPA Board of Directors has taken the decision to withdraw the sanctioning of the World Ten Ball Championship and World Summit events that were scheduled for next month, November, in Manila. Despite repeated attempts, we were unable to obtain …Read the Rest

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23rd October 2012

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US Open Day One Complete →

Day one is in the books at the US Open 9-Ball Championship with no real major upsets so far. Confusion over availability of players traveling from the Eurotour stop led to problems with the brackets, but Ken Shuman, Jay Helfert and John Leyman resolved those issues quickly and rescheduled matches that required it. Late matches …Read the Rest

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Tagged: InternationalBrittany Bryant

22nd October 2012

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2012 European Mosconi Cup Rankings Latest →

No movement as top five remain on course WITH THE 2012 PartyPoker.com Mosconi Cup ranking calendar concluding this weekend with the closing stages of the US Open, the Europeans played out their penultimate event from 18th to 20th October at the North Cyprus Open. There were no major movements as winner Nick Malai (Albania) is …Read the Rest

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21st October 2012

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37th Annual US Open 9-Ball Championship is Underway →

The U.S.Open is one of the most sought after titles in Professional Pool. Some may describe it as the toughest tournament in the world to win.  Here is a list of the champions from the past: 2011 Darren Appleton 2010 Darren Appleton 2009 Mika Immonen 2008 Mika Immonen 2007 Shane Van Boening 2006 John Schmidt …Read the Rest

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Tagged: InternationalAdam SmithAlex PagulayanBrittany BryantEddie CirasellaErik HjorleifsonJeff

17th October 2012

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Ruijsink back for fifth Mosconi Cup →

JOHAN RUIJSINK, the 46 year-old Dutchman, will once again be sitting in the captain’s chair for Team Europe when the 2012 PartyPoker.com Mosconi Cup gets underway this December at the York Hall in East London. This will be Ruijsink’s fifth Mosconi Cup and he will be looking to maintain his undefeated record at the event. …Read the Rest

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14th October 2012

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Wiley gets the nod as USA captain →

FOLLOWING A 16 year absence from the event, winning 1996 Mosconi Cup player/captain CJ Wiley returns to London this December as skipper of the American team at PartyPoker.com Mosconi Cup. The 47 year-old Wiley from Texas was in charge of the side in London in 1996 and had the honour of potting the winning 9 …Read the Rest

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7th October 2012

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Karol Skowerski is Masters Champion! →

The Final Karol Skowerski (POL) 8-6 Mateusz Sniegocki (POL) Semi-Finals Mateusz Sniegocki (POL) 8-6 Dennis Orcollo (PHI) Karol Skowerski (POL) 8-6 Nick Van Den Berg (NED) IN A FAIRYTALE ending local player Karol Skowerski was crowned 2012 ClubWPT.com World Pool Masters Champion as he put away a host of big name stars over the course …Read the Rest

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7th October 2012

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Poland, Philippines and Holland vie for Masters title →

Quarter Finals Dennis Orcollo (PHI) 8-3 Mika Immonen (FIN) Nick Van Den Berg (NED) 8-2 Wojciech Szewcyk (POL) Karol Skowerski (POL) 8-3 Tony Drago (MLT) THE FINAL THREE quarter-final matches took place in the 20th running of the ClubWPT.com World Pool Masters and there were wins for 2010 Champion Dennis Orcollo, 2009 runner-up Nick Van …Read the Rest

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6th October 2012

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Pagulayan Falls to Sniegocki →

Sniegocki is first man in Semis… Round 1 Tony Drago (MLT) 8-6 Darren Appleton (ENG) Karol Skowerski (POL) 8-2 Shane Van Boening (USA) Quarter Finals Mateusz Sniegocki 8-6 Alex Pagulayan POLAND’S NO.1 ranked player Mateusz Sniegocki became the first player to make it through to the semi-finals of the 2012 ClubWPT.com World Pool Masters as he …Read the Rest

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Tagged: InternationalAlex Pagulayan