Pagulayan, Sullivan, Janscos Elected to BCA Hall of Fame

From left, George Jansco, Eddie Taylor and Paulie Jansco. The Jansco brothers, 1960s tournament promoters, will be inducted this year into the Billiard Congress Hall of Fame. Superior, Colo., July, 16, 2019 – The Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame will welcome a lion, an innovator and a pair of pioneering brothers to the class of 2019. The United States Billiard Media Association today...

Austria Beats Philippines for 2nd World Cup Title

He and Ouschan executed staggering shots against the Filipinos during the finals. Article Courtesy Matchroom Pool Leicester, UK — Austria are BetVictor World Cup of Pool Champions for a second time after storming to an 11-3 victory over Philippines at the Morningside Arena, Leicester, live on Sky Sports and DAZN. Mario He and Albin Ouschan were exceptional in the final, delivering blow after...

Germany’s Joshua Filler wins 2019 US Open 9-Ball Title

Germany’s Joshua Filler takes the trophy, defeating Wu Jiaquing of China 13-10 in the U.S. 9-Ball Final in Las Vegas. Joshua Filler defeats Wu Jiaqing April 26 in the final of the 2019 US Open 9-Ball Championship. APRIL 26 — (Content Courtesy Matchroom Pool) Joshua Filler is the 2019 US Open 9-Ball Champion after beating Wu Jiaqing 13-10 in the final at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino...
1927 World Title: Ralph Greenleaf versus Erwin Rudolph

1927 World Title: Ralph Greenleaf versus Erwin Rudolph

In January, 1927, two of America’s best players — Ohio’s Erwin Rudolph and Chicago’s Ralph Greenleaf—met in New York City to determine who would become pocket billiards next champion. Greenleaf had held the title uninterrupted for seven years running, relinquished it in 1925 to Frank Taberski, and then quickly regained the crown the following year in Philadelphia. It was in that 1926 tournament...