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Month: January 2017

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The Siberian Express Steamrolls to the Crown

The Siberian Express Steamrolls to the Crown

Russia’s Ruslan Chinakov claims the Molinari Players Championship with an emphatic 16-6 win over the Philippines Lee Vann Corteza in New York City. (New York City)– Employing an absolute monster break shot, combined with some seriously solid potting and pattern play, Russia’s Ruslan Chinakov handily won both his matches today, including an emphatic 16-6 finals…

Final Four Look to Take the Big Apple

Final Four Look to Take the Big Apple

It’s Appleton vs. Corteza, Chua vs. Chinakov as the Molinari Players Championship heads to the final day. (New York City)–As a regular at the top of the pool world, Darren Appleton has found himself in a few tricky situations, funny positions on the table, and emotional roller coasters that are unique to pool at the…

There’s a New Kid in Town

There’s a New Kid in Town

20 year old American Billy Thorpe upsets two world champions to storm into the final 16 at the Molinari Player’s Championship in New York City. (New York City)–For several years up through 2015, Billy Thorpe made a name for himself on the American pool scene as a dashing young talent with a hot stroke who…

Larsson Leaves Little Doubt

Larsson Leaves Little Doubt

Wheelchair world champ shines along with Brits, Filipinos and Finns on a tough Day 1 at the World Pool Series in New York. (New York City)– England’s Darren Appleton promised his fellow players that his new World Pool Series would give the players exactly what they’ve always wanted; a players’ centered tour with rules and…

8-Ball Takes Center Stage with The World Pool Series

8-Ball Takes Center Stage with The World Pool Series

Jayson Shaw is the hot favorite as the sport’s newest pool tour gets ready to kick off in New York City. (New York City)– It’s common at big international pool tournaments wherever the greats of the game come together, that a buzz of anticipation courses through the hotel lobby or the arena where the players gather…

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