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Movies abound with Pool Hall Pandemonium — Top 10 Billiards Brawls in Cinema
From DeNiro in Mean Streets to Pacino in Carlito’s Way to Jackie Chan in Rush Hour, the movies have featured plenty of dramatic poolroom brawls. Here’s a top ten list of them, courtesy of the 8 Ball On The Silver Screen website.
Orcollo, Briesath Selected for Billiard Congress Hall of Fame
Orcollo, 43, was the clear choice of voters in the Greatest Players category for the 2022 HOF.
American Shane Van Boening wins World Pool Championship
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.
Day 4 of World Championship: SVB in Semi Finals
Four Remain in World Pool Championship: Ouschan, Van Boening, Kazakis and Alyousef.
Day 3 of World Event: SVB pulls off historic comeback
Shane Van Boening came from 10-3 down to defeat former World Champion Mika Immonen.
Day 2 of World Event: Alcaide, Woodward Exit Early
David Alcaide and Skyler Woodward became two of early exits 2022 World Championship.
History from Down Under: The Legendary Walter Lindrum
Considered not only Australia’s finest-ever English Billiards player, but arguably the world’s best ever.
2021 U.S. Open: Van Boening Makes it into Final 16 on Day 4
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.
2021 U.S. Open: Strickland Among Day 3 Casualties
It was the end of the road, though, for Earl Strickland as he looked for his sixth title.
MATCHROOM POOL LAUNCHES UK OPEN in May ’22
Matchroom Pool Announces new UK Open to premier in London in May 2022.
2021 U.S. Open: Round-Up of Day 2 Action from Atlantic City
Immonen, Gorst, Woodward and Van Boening remain undefeated after two days of play.
Germany’s Thorsten Hohmann Elected to BCA Hall of Fame
Hohmann, who turned 42 on July 14, will enter the Greatest Players wing of the BCA Hall of Fame.