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UMB World Cup in February in Ankara, Turkey
January 16, 2022 Carom

UMB World Cup in February in Ankara, Turkey

The Ankara World Cup will complete its registration cycle in a few days, this time athletes from around the world have had access to their participation when Vietnam finally opens its airports.

Dick Jaspers is Crowned the World Champion; Murat N. Coklu Takes Silver Medal; Bronze Medal for Martin Horn and Marco Zanetti
December 12, 2021 Carom

Dick Jaspers is Crowned the World Champion; Murat N. Coklu Takes Silver Medal; Bronze Medal for Martin Horn and Marco Zanetti

After two weeks of high-level billiards in Sharm El Sheikh, today the individual world championship closed brilliantly, the winner in this 73rd edition of the UMB individual 3-Cushion World Championship was the Dutch player Dick Jaspers who prevailed by 50-48 to the Turkish player Murat N. Coklu.

Semih Sayginer, World Cup Winner at The Red Sea; Jaspers, Runner Up, and Shared Third Place for Blomdahl and Choi
December 5, 2021 Carom

Semih Sayginer, World Cup Winner at The Red Sea; Jaspers, Runner Up, and Shared Third Place for Blomdahl and Choi

Semih Sayginer has been proclaimed the brilliant Winner of Sharm El Sheikh World Cup 2021, after beating Dick Jaspers, 50-44 in 27 innings, in the final match. The Turkish Player conquers herewith his seventh World Cup.

Daniel Sanchez Champion of the Lausanne Billiards Masters 2021, Tayfun Tasdemir Runner Up
November 22, 2021 Carom

Daniel Sanchez Champion of the Lausanne Billiards Masters 2021, Tayfun Tasdemir Runner Up

Dani Sanchez beat Tayfun Tasdemir in the 2021 LBM final, after defeating Jeremy Bury in the semifinal while his opponent Tayfun Tasdemir qualified for the final after beating Semih Sayginer.

Daneil Sanchez, Winner Of the “Veghel World Cup”, Finalists: JungHan Heo ,Tayfun Tasdemir, and Jun Tae Kim Complete the Podium
November 14, 2021 Carom

Daneil Sanchez, Winner Of the “Veghel World Cup”, Finalists: JungHan Heo ,Tayfun Tasdemir, and Jun Tae Kim Complete the Podium

With this triumph RESULT, 50-42 in 28 inning DANIEL SANCHEZ repeats his achievement of ANTALYA ready for his next performance in SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, as the favorite for the third World Cup and the World Championship.

Great matches and long runs that materialized from the beginning of the tournament and that excelled from 1/8-Finals, the favorites at stake, reached the quarterfinals.  DANIEL SANCHEZ, TAYFUN TASDEMIR, JUNG HAN HEO, and JUN TAE KIM closed on Friday as winners and candidates for the title on Saturday. In the semifinals, DANI SANCHEZ, who had eliminated SAYGINER AND JASPERS in two epic matches, faced JUN TAE KIM who in top form had overcome the Italian top player MARCO ZANETTI. The RESULT 50-30 in 27/26 inning, gave the ticket for the final to the Spanish player.

UMB Official Announcement: Inscription to the Veghel World Cup 2021
September 27, 2021 Carom

UMB Official Announcement: Inscription to the Veghel World Cup 2021

Following the announcement of September 20th, 2021, we proceed with the confirmation that the invitation for inscriptions will open today, Monday 27th September 2021 at 12:00 CET.

UMB Official Announcement: Veghel World Cup 2021
September 20, 2021 Carom

UMB Official Announcement: Veghel World Cup 2021

Veghel World Cup 2021

7th to 13th November 2021 – The Netherlands.

As the worldwide vaccination against the COVID-19 virus is strongly progressing, the opportunities for organizing sports events under controlled safety measures are becoming more and more common.

Considering this favorable worldwide development, the UMB in cooperation with the Koninklijke Nederlandse Biljart Bond (KNBB), will host the 2021 World Cup of Veghel (NL) to take place from 7th to 13th of November 2021.

The 25th World Championship 5-Pins Individual Open Logo Unveiled in Calangianus
September 17, 2021 Carom

The 25th World Championship 5-Pins Individual Open Logo Unveiled in Calangianus

The countdown to the 25th World Championship 5-pins Individual Open has officially started today at the Courthouse of Calangianus.

The core of the press conference – at the presence of Fabio Lubieri the Mayor of the Sardinian town, Andrea Mancino FIBIS President, and Fernando Requena UMB Vice President – was the event logo: ‘the island in a ball’ could be the definition of this image that from now onwards will identify the biggest event of 5-pins for next year.

Action-Packed With UMB / Five&Six International Tournament in Korea
June 23, 2021 Carom

Action-Packed With UMB / Five&Six International Tournament in Korea

It is going to be an action-packed month of July for the 3-Cushion top international players.

Five&Six International has three events lined up in Korea from July 1st to July 18th.

Masako Katsura (桂 マサ子, “First Lady of Billiards”
March 8, 2021 Carom

Masako Katsura (桂 マサ子, “First Lady of Billiards”

Masako Katsura (桂 マサ子, March 7, 1913 – 1995), nicknamed “Katsy” and sometimes called the “First Lady of Billiards”, was a Japanese carom billiards player who was most active in the 1950s.

Dick Jaspers Wins the Jumbo Duke Challenge in a Memorable Final Against Marco Zanetti
January 22, 2021 Carom

Dick Jaspers Wins the Jumbo Duke Challenge in a Memorable Final Against Marco Zanetti

The UMB organization was in the well-known hands of the BEN organization team with JUMBO as the main event sponsor, under the auspices of the European Billiard Confederation (CEB) and the Royal Dutch Billiard Federation (KNBB).

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