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Europe retain the Atlantic Challenge Cup

Team Europe retained the Atlantic Challenge cup for the fifth year running, beating team USA 11-4 here in Treviso Italy. The best youth players from either side of the Atlantic met up for the fifth edition of this prestigious event, and they did not disappoint the fans with their performance. The score line flatters Europe …

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The Longoni brand joins the Atlantic Challenge Cup

Today, the IBPF announced that the Longoni brand have agreed to partner the upcoming Atlantic Challenge cup. Longoni, started in 1945, has become the Ferrari of the cue world, first exporting cues to the USA in the sixties. Pierluigi Longoni has been the figurehead of the Longoni brand in recent years, taking over from where …

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Europe Announces 2019 Atlantic Challenge Cup Team

The European Pocket Billiard Federation today announced its team to face the Americans during this year’s staging of the Atlantic Challenge Cup taking place 28th to 30th November 2019 in Treviso Italy at the BHR Premier Best Western hotel.  The European team this year consists of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Sanjin Pehlivanovic, Netherlands Jan Van Lierop, …

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Juszczyszyn breaks the Dutch hearts

Poland’s Konrad Juszczyszyn claimed his first ever Eurotour gold and at the same time, broke the Dutch hearts here at the Dynamic Billard Treviso Open in Italy. After a couple of weeks of pool in the European Championships, where the Dutch came up dry with no medals in the men’s events, Ivar Saris had suddenly …

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Tkach dominates the Predator Women’s Treviso Open

Kristina Tkach, Russia’s golden girl, cemented her place as Europe’s number one with a dominant performance at the inaugural Predator Women’s Eurotour here in Treviso Italy. After cruising through to the semi-finals, she overcame a scare as Slovenia’s Ana Gradisnik led 6-5 and looked to be reaching her first ever final when a small mistake …

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Media Release from WPA: CBSA CONTRACT WITH WPA CANCELLED

The WPA wishes to advise that it has cancelled the sanctioning contract between itself and the Chinese Billiards & Snooker Association (CBSA) for the event known as the Chinese Pool World Championship that was announced in Beijing on the 16th January 2019 by CBSA, to be played in March this year. There has been a …

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McDermott and EPBF extend partnership

For another year, US-based cue manufacturer McDermott Cues will be sponsoring the European Championships and Euro-Tours of the EPBF. Since 1975, McDermott has consistently raised the industry standard for what billiard players expect from a high quality pool cue. McDermott products use the latest technology in their state-of-the-art facility, along with the finest materials in …

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Mezz Cues on board once more

The EPBF is proud to announce that Mezz Cues will be on board the EPBF sponsor family for another year. Mezz Cues is part of the Miki Co., Ltd. Miki has more than 50 years of experience and achievement in cue making filled with continuous innovations. Based in Tomioka, Gunma in Japan, Miki uses the …

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Rasson and EPBF extend partnership

Rasson Billiards have confirmed their partnership with the European Pocket Billiard Federation EPBF for another year. Once more, the Jiujiang City, China, based company will stand side by side with Europe’s governing body for pool billiards. Established in 1990, the Rasson slate has conquered the World’s market for slates rather quickly. The name Rasson is …

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Predator and CueSports International Bring the World 10-Ball Championship to the U.S.

December 17, 2019 – Predator Group and CueSports International (CSI) are excited to announce a partnership that will bring the World 10-Ball Championship to the United States for at least the next three years.  The event will be staged at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas during the BCA Pool League World Championships …

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