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Torbjörn Blomdahl: a phenomenal comeback
SUWON – The Swede Torbjörn Blomdahl (49), who’s resume in three cushion already was impressive, has added a new highlight to his careeer. After his stellar performance in the World Cup in Suwon, where he beat Marco Zanetti in the final (3-1) the Swedish phenom is also the new nr. 1 on the world ranking list.
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Jik Kim Heang, four-time Junior World Champion
For the fourth time, Korean Jik Kim Heang proclaimed Junior World Champion three-cushion billiards.
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WCH Ladies 2012 Japan
From 22nd till 24th of November has taken place the World Championship Three Cushion for Ladies in Tokyo (Japan). In order to complete the 16 places provides for this championship it has been allowed to NBA (Japanese Billiard Federation) to let participate together with Orie Hida (till than current champion) five Japanese players instead of the original foreseen three representatives for Japan.
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FREDERIC CAUDRON , NEW KING OF THE RED SEA
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Belgium holds title
The 2013 edition of the World Championship Three Cushion for National Teams has been disputed between 24 teams and 21 nations.
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Marco Zanetti Captures Gold at The World Games, Eddy Merckx Takes Silver.
The World Games have drawn to a close with an enormous success; 3-cushion billiards played a major role once again and stood out throughout the Games with spectacular matches drawing large crowds that filled up the venue each match day.
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Dong Koong Kang Champion of the Guri World Cup.
The brilliant South Korean player Dong Koong Kang proclaimed himself winner of the Korean World Cup after beating the Spanish player Daniel Sanchez by 40/28 in 12 innings.
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Törbjörn Blomdahl wins the Peloponnese-IBThellas World Cup/Grand Prix and beats the world record .
Törbjörn Blomdahl wins the Peloponnese-IBThellas World Cup/Grand Prix and beats the world record by performing an extraordinary general average of 2,739.
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THE NEW WORLD CHAMPION JUNIOR IS JOSE GARCÍA
Colombian Player beat JUNG Hae Chang (KR), bronze medals adquired for Pedro Reyes (ECU) and CHO Myung Woo (KR)
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FREDERIC CAUDRON WORLD CHAMPION
Frederic Caudron was proclaimed World Champion in Antwerp after winning from Filipos Kasidokostas by 40-25 in 22 innings. Alexander Salazar (Colombia) played brilliantly and together with Dick Jaspers won the bronze medal. Both played respectively with the champion and the runner-up.
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FREDERIC CAUDRON, CHAMPION IN MEDELLIN
Frederic Caudrón became champion in Medellin after beating Torbjon Blomdhal in the finals with a score of 40-27 in 26 innings.
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EDDY MERCKX STAR SHINES AGAIN AT HURGHADA
It all finished in Hurghada 2013, at the Red Sea, in an excellent environment and fully according to the organization’s planning.
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CHO Jae Ho Champion of the Istambul World Cup/Gran Prix.
The brilliant South Korean player CHO Jae Ho proclaimed himself winner of the Istambul World Cup after beating the player CHOI Jung-Won by 40/40 (penaltyes 3/2) in 25 innings.
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Belgian hattrick: third time world gold
VIERSEN - The Belgians have the world champion in billiards, the world's number one and now again the world's gold with the national team. The illustrious duo, Frédéric Caudron and Eddy Merckx, was the best at the World championship in Viersen, for the third time in a row after 2012 and 2013, this time in a final match against the Netherlands.
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Frederic Caudron World Cup Champion at Luxor !
Next to the Belgian player Frederic Caudrón on the podium were Torbjorn BLOMDAHL as the run-up , LEE Choong-Bokner, and Nikos POLYCHRONOPOULOS shared the third place.
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DICK JASPERS CHAMPION IN PORTO.
The brilliant Dutch player returns to the top of the podium after a thrilling final in which he beat Roland Forthomme from Belgium of 40-39 in 26 innings.
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Adrien Tachoire World Champion three cushion under 22
The French player won a thrilling final the Korean young player Myungwoo Cho. The bronze medals went to the Turkish player Berkay Karakurt and the Korean Tae June Kim.
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WORLDCHAMPIONSHIP 1 CUSHION IN SAINT BREVIN (FRANCE)
Five years after the last World Championship an organizer has been found to let play the discipline that is most possible one of the most technical possible and this on the highest level: the World Championship One Cushion.
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FREDERIC CAUDRON WINS GOLD MEDAL
The Belgian player won specialist Jean Paul De Bruijn from The Netherlands in a expected final of the World Championship one cushion in Saint-Brevin (FRA)
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Eddy Merckx CHAMPION OF THE GURI WORLD CUP
Eddy Merckx won clearly to his compatriot Frederic Caudron in the final of the World Cup of Guri, the luxury podium was completed with Swedish Torbjon Blomdhal and Vietnamese Nguyen Quoc Nguyen.
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Therese Klopenhouwer, World Champion
Yuko Nishimoto – Therese Klopenhouwer – Danielle Le Bruijn- Shin Young Lee.
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SECOND EDITION LAUSANNE BILLIARD MASTERS
The city of Lausanne and the Canton de Vaud are actively supporting the Lausanne Billard Masters.
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Seoul, World Championship Capital
The best players in the world play for the great title of world champion.
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SUNG-WON CHOI WORLD CHAMPION
A luxury podium in Seoul, Torbjorn BLOMDAHL (SE) - CHOI Sung-Won (KR )- Jean Paul DE BRUIJN( NL) - SEO Hyun Min (KOR) .
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Billiards in Hurghada is back in action!!!
The annual Hurghada World Cup is upon us again, December 7th - 13th, a lot of sun and plenty of Billiards for everyone to enjoy.
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MARCO ZANETTI, CHAMPION OF THE RED SEA
The fantastic Italian player Marco Zanetti was proclaimed Champion after beating Dong Koong Kang (KR) 40-23 in 17 innings in the finals. The bronze medals went to Javier Palazón (ES) and Hyung Bum Hwang (KR) .
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BELGIUM RETAINS THE TITLE
Belgium beat Korea in an exciting Scotch Double final and the Netherlands and Turkey won the bronze medals.
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Luxor 2015 awaits its protagonists.
Next to the Nile, with the millennium old monuments as exceptional witnesses.
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Dick Jaspers, spectacular in Luxor.
Luxor Champion, returns to the TOP 4 of the world rankings. Haeng Jik Kim confirmed his great form and rises brilliantly with his second place.
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Torbjörn Blomdahl, Conquers Porto
The Swedish player confirms his leadership in the world ranking.
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Starting from Monday August 10th, 2015 Ho Chi Minh City will host the UMB World Cup
Press conference attended by Department of Culture and Sports, WC Organizing Committee, Vietnam Billiard Federation and UMB delegate Mr. Farouk El Batki today in Ho Chi Minh City
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TAYFUN TASDEMIR WINS HO CHI MINH CITY
Runner Up was Torbjörn Blomdahl. (SWE) and the third place to Eddy MERCKX (BE) and Jae Ho CHO (KR).
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TORBJÖRN BLOMDAHL FINALLY THE BEST OF THE WORLD AGAIN
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WORLD CUP CYCLE 2016 STARTS IN BURSA
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Bursa World Cup, the final battle begins.
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DICK JASPERS THE BEST ON WORLD STAGE IN BURSA
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WORLD’S BEST TEAMS ABOUT TO START IN WC VIERSEN
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MAGIC GOLD FOR DUTCH TEAM IN VIERSEN
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SUPERCUP TO TORBJÖRN BLOMDAHL: THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL
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WORLD TOP RETURNS TO HISTORY: WORLD CUP IN LUXOR
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LUXOR WORLD CUP TO KNOCKOUT, AHMET ALP AMONG THE STARS
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WORLD CUP WINNER EDDY MERCKX FEELS LIKE A FISH IN THE NILE
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KOREAN KNOCK-OUT RUNS IN FINAL ROUNDS HO CHI MINH
The world class match of the Vietnamese qualifier Tae-Jun Oh (30 in six innings)
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FRÉDÉRIC CAUDRON WINNER IN HO CHI MINH AND NEW WORLD’S NUMBER ONE
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MAIN DRAW IN GURI WITH 18-YEAR OLD MYUNG WOO CHO
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From now on, Bury rhymes with Guri
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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 3-C INDIVIDUAL from 15 to 19 November.
The total field of players consists of 26 Europeans, eleven Asians, eight Americans and three Africans.
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WORLD CUP NEAR THE CÔTE D’AMOUR IN LA BAULE
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MAIN DRAW IN LA BAULE STARTS WITH GREAT MATCHES
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MURAT NACI COKLU WITH VICTORY IN LA BAULE BACK IN TOP TEN
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LG U + Masters, the show started.
LG U+ Masters Opening Ceremony , The sixteen participants along with the officials and organizers. photo; Mr. KWON Young Soo, LG U+ President in the middle, Mr. NAM, KBF President on the right, Mr. Barki UMB president on the left.
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LAST SIXTEEN FOR THE WORLD TITLE IN BORDEAUX
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THREE KOREANS, ONE VIETNAMES: CHOONG-BOK LEE WINNER IN SEOUL
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DANI SANCHEZ THE WORLD’S BEST IN BORDEAUX
the player from Barcelona beat the young Korean Haeng-Jik Kim in the final: 40-37 in 19 innings.
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Lausanne hosts best three cushion players.
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DANI SÁNCHEZ TO NEW GREAT VICTORY IN LAUSANNE
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JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TO KICK-OFF IN EL GOUNA
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KOREANS CLAIM THE FUTURE, MYUNG-WOO CHO WORLD CHAMPION
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WORLD CUP CYCLE 2016 COMES TO AN END IN EGYPT
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EDDY MERCKX TRIUMPHANT IN HO CHI MINH CITY

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