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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

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. […]

event horizon

And the ABP? They’re a tad opaque as well. I still don’t know what’s going on with that. They made a stand, but do they have a plan? And if they have a plan, how do they mean to execute and enforce it? Are they going to boycott any other events? Do they like cats? How about dogs? Bunnies? As professional pool players, they are taking a big risk (admirable) by passing up money (which there isn’t much of) in billiards. […]

pleased as punch

2010 sucks ass so far recap

February 2010

had to deal with random bullsh*t victim of identity theft roofied at the Swanee Memorial Tournament had to deal with not-so-random bullsh*t my cat died

March 2010

played great at a tournament only to dog it horribly in the finals (upcoming blog post — maybe) […]

good, bad, & ugly

stuff that has recently made me happy money cannot buy happiness, but it can, however, rent it

Food: Gold Raisins I like these better than the dark ones and I don’t know why.

People: Animal Rescuers

You may remember the ethereal kitty, Her Royal Highness Princess Allie Kat, from last week’s post.

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the gap is not just a store

listening to static “snap, crackle, pop”

eating cinnamon-sugar pecans a.k.a. Sugar-Crystal Meth by Barbara

obsessed with getting more nuts totally addicted to those things

young guns action challenge : john morra vs justin bergman

Damn kids can’t even drink yet […]