Monthly Archives: November 2007

Rakin and Ko New Junior World Billiard Champions

November 30, 2007
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Rakin and Ko New Junior World Billiard Champions Mary Rakin of the United States and Pin Yi Ko of Taipei are the new Junior Champions of the World. They took their titles today in Willingen, Germany at the conclusion of the WPA World Junior Championships for 2007. This is nothing new for Mary Rakin. She…

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WPA Expels Pan-American Billiard Confederation

November 30, 2007
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WPA Expels Pan-American Billiard Confederation The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) has today announced the expulsion of the Pan-American Billiard Confederation (CPB) as a member body. This action, taken by a vote of the General Assembly of the WPA, came after several days of deliberations and hearings. Ian Anderson, President of the WPA, said: “We do…

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Champions Set to be Crowned Tomorrow in Willingen

November 29, 2007
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Champions Set to be Crowned Tomorrow in Willingen by Jerry Forsyth Only four young ladies and four young men remain in the running in the WPA World Junior Championships in Willengen, Germany. On Friday all but one male and one female will fall to the wayside and make way for the new billiard champions. On…

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McDermott All American Tour Results from Match-Ups

November 29, 2007
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McDermott All American Tour Results from Match-Ups The fifteenth stop of the 2007/2008 McDermott All American Tour, produced by the American CueSports Alliance (ACS), was hosted at Match-Ups in Fort Collins, CO, on the weekend of November 24-25 for the annual 8-Ball Turkey Shoot. The $1,000 added event drew thirty-five billiard players in a double-elimination…

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First Cleaning Day at the WPA Junior World Championships

November 28, 2007
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First Cleaning Day at the WPA Junior World Championships by Jerry Forsyth Today was the day that the first bodies hit the floor in Germany as the one-loss side became fatal for many contestants. Paul Everette of Canada had one of the most brutal days possible, as he was eliminated from the tournament on a…

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