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• 2013 Majors

CSI POOL
BCAPL National 8-Ball Championships
Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas, NV
first time at the Rio (adios Riviera) and things get epic
 
INDEPENDENT EVENT
Hard Times 10-Ball Open
Hard Times Billiards
Bellflower, CA
just a lil pre-Vegas warm up tournament
 
INDEPENDENT EVENT
West Coast Challenge
$4,000 added One Pocket
$10,000 added 10-Ball
California Billiard Club
Mountain View, CA
last event at this location before they close (sadface)
 
INDEPENDENT EVENT
Cole Dickson Memorial 9-Ball
Family Billiards
San Francisco, CA
for legendary road player Cole Dickson
 
INDEPENDENT EVENT
Pots 'N' Pans Memorial 9-Ball
Pool Sharks
Las Vegas, NV
celebrating hustler Bernard Rogoff, better known as "Pots 'N' Pans"
 
THE ACTION REPORT
TAR35 | Dennis Orcollo vs Shane Van Boening
TAR Studio
Las Vegas, NV
second and third days
 
THE ACTION REPORT
TAR33 | Francisco Bustamante vs Alex Pagulayan
TAR Studio
Las Vegas, NV
second (1P) and part of third (10B) day
 
THE ACTION REPORT
TAR32 | Ronnie Alcano vs Jayson Shaw
TAR Studio
Las Vegas, NV
GREAT match • Andy Mercer Memorial 9-Ball Tournament coverage
 
INDEPENDENT EVENT
Chet Itow Memorial 9-Ball
California Billiards Club
Mountain View, CA
drank too much to do good coverage, but here it is, anyway
 
CSI POOL
Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball
Hard Times Billiards
Bellflower, CA
let Robocop show you how to run a six-pack, Citizen
 
THE ACTION REPORT
TAR31 | Mike Dechaine vs Shane Van Boening
TAR Studio
Las Vegas, NV
ALL HAIL THE HOVERCAT
 
THE ACTION REPORT
TAR30 | Darren Appleton vs Shane Van Boening
TAR Studio
Las Vegas, NV
the boys are back in town
 
 
10+1 INTERVIEWS
» Huidji See
» Donny Mills
 
 
EVERYBODY WAS KUNG-FU FIGHTING
the best kind of New Year's Sandwich
that's not okay
 
 
READER'S CHOICE
you know that I'm no good
on being a reasonable human being with realistic expectations
 
instasham series
stories from the distant and slightly-less-distant past
 
the only people for me are the mad ones
questions, tournaments, bets, running 26.2 miles

• LINKY LINKS

PARTY ANIMALS
The Action Report
purveyor of fine challenge matches between highly-skilled players of note
 
PUBLICATION
Cue Times Billiard News
Colorado's best resource for all things pool-related
 
CASE
Jack Justis Cases
the choice of champions
 
CUE
Sugartree Customs
made by Eric "Slower Than Snails" Crisp, if and when he feels like it
 
CUE
Tucker Cue Works
"If you feel the need to ask me how your cue is progressing every week then maybe there is a better choice of cuemakers out there for you."
 
MEAT
Kurzweils' Country Meats
yes, meat

sometimes, that’s just how it goes

A couple of days before, I was told there was a spot available at the Women’s Professional Billiards Association’s 2012 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships and this missed Monday was a vital stitch in my tightly-knit plan that could not be allowed to unravel. […]

the face that launched 726 ships

I stretched everything I could and got on a redeye flight to PHL. Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip to the 2012 Super Billiards Expo held at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. […]

cabbages & kings

Summation of my experience at the 2011 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships. I did no good at this tournament, but it isn’t the losses that lead me to walk away from this game — it’s the people. Read on. […]

true or false

listening to electricians drilling holes uber buzzzzz

eating carne asada tacos uber awesome

obsessed with sleeping uber tired

2008 IPT Ultimate 8-Ball Viewer’s Choice Challenge Match Tuesday, April 29, 2008 – Hollywood, CA

I received a last-minute invite to this interesting — […]

hell yeah I went to DCC 2008

 

listening to the news catching up with current events

eating teriyaki chicken tasty over rice

obsessed with Coca-Cola gotta love it

thank you…

…Greg Sullivan.

Your eight-ring billiards extravaganza is the only party I really look forward to. As I declared last year, I […]

Pool Junkie – UPA Pro Tour Championships Calcutta & Banquet

listening toSNL (again) “…call us Aaron Burr from the way we’re dropping Hamiltons…”

eatingham & cheese sandwich I made it myself

obsessed withHerb Roasted Chicken with Frisee and Lardons I need food

congratulationssky.. of the AZ […]

Pool Junkie – 2007 Derby City Classic, Louisville

listening toGary Allan“…don’t tell Mama I been drinking, Lord knows, her soul would never rest… “

eatinghardtack all I can afford after Derby City, but it was SO worth it

obsessed withDerby City Classic 2008already creating excuses to get out of work […]