Category: 3Cushion

Champion of Champions 8 Player Chart

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The anticipation is building for tonight very special “œArtistic Billiard” Demonstration performed by 2008 USBA National Champion Miguel Torres.

A nice size crowd is enjoying two good matches on day two of the Champion of Champions 3-Cushion. Current National Champion Jae Cho is playing very well and putting up points in bunches.

The players are making it look easy for the crowd of pool players. After day 1, many of the spectators stayed to ask questions and try their hand at 3-cushion for the first time. Paul Frankel & Merrill Hughes was on hand to answer and demonstrate 3-cushion billiards to them.


This event will make history as 8 past champions come together to battle it out to see who will become the first Champion of Champions.


The Spin Shot

Pool players seldom have need for tremendous sidespin, but good three cushion players use it in almost every match. In fact, many pool players don’t even know how to apply it, and the question “œHow do you get so much spin on the ball?” is one-billiard players hear all the time. The answer to the question is simple. To make the cueball spin you not only have to hit it off center, you have to hit the object ball full in the face or very nearly so.

I am now accepting entry fees into the USBA Nationals.


$300 for qualifier participants and $500 for all others.

Paypal payments are $315 and $520.

Details are as follows:

2011 USBA National Championship and Regional Qualifiers

The USBA is proud to announce the 2011 National 3-Cushion Championship will be held Monday through Friday May 9-13, 2011 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. This event will be occurring at the same time, same place and same floor as the ACS National Pool Championships, so there will be thousands of pool players in attendance.

Regional Qualifier US Billiards, Houston, TX

December 10-12, 2010

US Billiards, Houston, TX

Cong Nguyen (3-1) and Thanh Vu (4-0) played the final match of the tournament to determine the top winner. Cong finished the game in 14 innings with the best game average of 1.786.

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