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The World Pool Series in Bucharest Starts at Noon Local Time

The World Pool Series in Bucharest Starts at Noon Local Time

After traveling across the Atlantic Ocean, the World Pool Series gets underway today, with the some of the world’s most accomplished pool players competing in the 8-Ball Classic Championship at the IDM Club in Bucharest, Romania. Competition opens with seven first-round matches beginning at noon and eight additional contests starting at 2:30 pm and the…

Filler Surges Early Then Hangs on to Win Rasson Title

Filler Surges Early Then Hangs on to Win Rasson Title

Things weren’t looking so hot for Joshua Filler on Thursday afternoon.  The fiery young German had just lost his first round match Shane Van Boening in the Rasson 10-Ball Masters Championship, leaving him 0-3 in World Pool Series events overall dating back to April’s Aramith 9-Ball Players Championship.  “I think it was still in my…

Filler, Aranas Roll to Rasson 10-Ball Quarter Finals

Filler, Aranas Roll to Rasson 10-Ball Quarter Finals

With a 4-0 lead against Joshua Filler, Jayson Shaw appeared well-positioned to secure a quarterfinalist position in the Rasson 10-Ball Masters Championship.  A couple of missed opportunities and lost safety battles later, Shaw watched as the young German won 11 consecutive games, gutting out an 11-4 win to claim one of the remaining four slots…

Four Remain Undefeated at Rasson 10-Ball Masters

Four Remain Undefeated at Rasson 10-Ball Masters

Shortly after his match with Lee Vann Corteza, Alex Kazakis was just feeling fortunate to still be alive in the Rasson 10-Ball Masters Championship.  The Greek was able to take advantage of a couple of late unforced errors after making a few of his own to defeat the Filipino in a sudden death shootout at…

Van Boening sets the tone for his WPS debut

Van Boening sets the tone for his WPS debut

Shane Van Boening likes to play 10-ball and has plenty of trophies in his South Dakota to prove it.  So when it was announced that this weekend’s Rasson Masters Championship at Astoria’s Steinway Billiards would be a 10-ball format, the three-time U.S. Open 10-ball champion decided to head to New York.  Van Boening made the…

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