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Shane Van Boening finally became the champion of the world after beating Albin Ouschan in the World Pool Championship final at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes on Sunday. From 6-6, Van Boening ran home with an expert performance to deliver his first-ever world title leaving Ouschan with very few opportunities at the table as he wrapped up an emotional 13-6 win.
Van Boening defeats Austrian Albin Ouschan in title event. ________________________________________________ ilton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, APRIL 8, (COURTESY SKY SPORTS) — Shane Van Boening finally became the champion of the world after...
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Historic matches. Famous pool players. Dates and stats. Find all that and more at poolhistory.com, the pool and billiards history website curated by R.A. Dyer. Click through for articles about world champions Willie Mosconi and Ralph Greenleaf, or read details about big-time matchups with Minnesota Fats and Jersey Red. Dyer, author of the critically-acclaimed books Hustler Days and The Hustler and the Champ, has spent the last three decades writing about pool and pool history. He’s also the author of the long-running Untold Stories column in Billiards Digest.
Four Remain in World Pool Championship: Ouschan, Van Boening, Kazakis and Alyousef.
Shane Van Boening came from 10-3 down to defeat former World Champion Mika Immonen.
David Alcaide and Skyler Woodward became two of early exits 2022 World Championship.
Considered not only Australia’s finest-ever English Billiards player, but arguably the world’s best ever.
Van Boening came back after a loss to Francisco Sanchez Ruiz to face World Champion Albin Ouschan. In front of the biggest crowd of the tournament to date, Van Boening put on a masterclass in cueing, safety, and everything in-between.
It was the end of the road, though, for Earl Strickland as he looked for his sixth title.