The game of Billiards has officially been named dead in pubs across Canada by the “Pubs Magazine of Canada”. The game which is iconic in films, television, novels and every form of media is always seen in pubs. Unfortunately, pubs are displayed are a much different thing then they actually are within these forms of media. Now in modern culture, they stand more as a tavern then a cool hangs out spot. As a result of the lack of interest in pubs across Canada, the game slowly died and now is officially dead as a form of entertainment in these bars. Many speculate that the reasoning for this is because …..
Billiards is a game that unfortunately has lost its popularity amongst the youth, the only time this game is mainly played with the younger generation is when someone is at a bar drunk and bored. Hero Apps Program, a mobile phone application developer hopes to change this with their new mobile application “Sky Cue Club”. This new app is available on Windows 10, Windows Phones & Surface Tablets. Visually this game looks like no other mobile billiards title on any app store, it resembles a realistic apartment with a huge city as a vista. This game is rich is features, providing entertainment and multiple gaming options for those whom wish …..
Henry Brodt, a man from Laguna Beach, Florida has been able to lay claim to the 2015 U.S. Amateur Pool Championship. He bested more than two thousand competitors in order to gain this title on November 8th, 2015. This is an impressive win for the player as it is his third time winning this title, he now holds the record for being the oldest competitor to ever win this event. Henry first won these titles back in 1998 and then again back in 1999. This is when he lived in Illinois, after his retirement from being a professional electrician for thirty five years. Injuries unfortunately in his field of work …..
Billiards has always been a sport that remained a part of society and though its popularity wavers, the sport itself never dies. This year the “U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship” celebrates its 40th year as a professional sporting event. Forty years into its lifespan this tournament is more popular than it has ever been. This tournament originally was called the “Q-Masters Billiards Ball” in Norfolk, forty years later and it now goes by a different name. Throughout the last four decades this sporting event has been able to retain and increase its popularity. As of right now a total of thirty two countries this year are sending out players to the …..
Billiards is not one of the most popular games in the world but its popularity is slowly rising. So much so that ESPN even has their own yearly billiards tournament. The 2015 ESPN Billiard Tournament is currently underway with some of the best pool players in the world attending. Coverage is available to be watched currently on ESPN. Niels Feijen, Shane Van Beoning, Jeanette Lee and Ewa Laurance are a few of the billiard athlete’s that’ll be attening this year’s event. All of the four athlete’s listed above played on day one. Niels Feijen and Shane Van Beoning fought off against one another while Ewa Laurance and Jeanette Lee fought …..
Though billiards might not be popular within Northern America it is popular in other places around the globe. One of the places it’s most popular is in the Middle East. That’s why a few days ago the Dubai Airport happily announced that they have built two billiard rooms into the airport. One of these rooms will be for regular passengers while the other room will be for first class players. This came as a shock too many people as it’s rare to see an airport in general add a games room, let alone Dubai which is known for being one of the more serious countries in the world. There is …..
In the recent years Fenway Park, one of the most famous baseball fields located in the world has been undergoing some major changes. Those changes have now been completed and now this baseball field has a nightclub located within it, an upscale billiards emporium and a bowling alley that is twenty five thousand square feet in size. This is astonishing to say the least as most people only think of the Boston Red Sox when they think of Fenway Park. None the less it seems that this nightclub is already proving to be profitable, due to be located in the heart of the city prices are high and it’s allowing …..
Space is something that is constantly evolving, at least to the human species. Astronomers who work alongside the Hubble Space Telescope has said that they have now seen black holes play billiards with one another. This is not literal but just a method of explaining it so the mass majority may understand how this works. Super massive black holes around the universe shoot of jets of plasma due to the mass amount of gravity of the black hole. The jets of plasma shoot at such a speed that their accelerated at 98% the speed of light. These plasma jets shoot out all around our universe, some even coming close to …..
Billiards is a sport that has been able to stand the test of time but it seems that this sport is once again being challenged as a whole. The Star Online, a newspaper website revealed that the Billiard Federation was losing players all around the world. This isn’t the main issue as local bars no longer have the same amount of people go to their Billiard Tables while their drinking, sporting stores no longer sell Billiard tables what so ever and the lack of interest in the sport from the overall majority is at an all-time high. The reasoning for this is because Billiards proves to be a sport of …..
In a turn of surprising news it was revealed by “The World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association” that they are trying to gain a sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This surprising news has caused people all around the world to break out in laughter as billiards isn’t a sport that requires physical effort of any kind. The Olympics originally and always has been a competition meant to adhere to the incredible talents of people who take to the limits of what can be done with the physical body. The WPBSA was originally going to try to gain a sport in the 2024 Olympics but they are going to try …..