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    Monthly one pocket tourney at California Billiards

    In case you were planning to go to California Billiards today for their monthly one-pocket tournament today, don't. It's cancelled due to a 2-day 9-ball tournament they have there this weekend. :/
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    Buddy vs Shannon - '98 Legends of One Pocket

    Here's a shot from the finals of the '98 Legends of One Pocket. It's Buddy's shot, he's down 5-0 in balls and 4-2 in games. His pocket is 'A' just to be clear. They're racing to 5. What would you shoot? <iframe...
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    Providence/Boston area $1000 added One Pocket Tournament - Saturday November 6th

    In an effort to rejuvenate one pocket here in the Northeast, we're holding what will hopefully be the first of many one pocket tournaments in the area. So, without further ado... ONEPOCKET.ORG AND SNOOKERS PRESENT **************************** SNOOKERS ONE POCKET FALL CLASSIC 2010 "One Pocket...
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    Action: Jet vs Brumback

    Anyone know if there is any truth to Jet playing Brumback banks in Chicago? Only asking as I saw this post on AZB: Updates are welcome and appreciated.
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    Mosconi at Bensinger's

    Check out this find I recently picked up. It's an old 4x5 negative from 1959 of Mosconi shooting a trick shot called the 'Drunken Sailor shot' (?) at a pool hall located at 29 W Randolph in Chicago, and lo and behold, the pool hall just happens to be the one and only Bensinger's, where it...
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    Wisconsin One Pocket Tournament: entry deadline June 4

    I hadn't seen this tournament advertised before, so I figured I'd post it here. According to the flyer, the entry deadline is June 4. Anyone planning on going to this? Ghost, Chicago Mike? It also says Gabe is having a one pocket clinic at the tournament, limited to 10 participants. Wish I lived...
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    End game: Bustamante vs. Ochoa

    This was the last game of the 2010 DCC one pocket semi-final match between Bustamante and Ochoa. Busta really should have won this game (and the match as this was the hill game), but he let Ochoa back into this game twice. Anyways, at this point Busta is down 6-7 and has pocket A. It's Busta's...
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    Ronnie's 'special' cue for one-handed play

    I'm hoping someone can provide more info on the cue that Ronnie Allen used for one-handed play. Back in the day, I'm sure he could whoop most everyone one-handed regardless of what kind of cue he used, but I've heard it mentioned a few times that he had a 'special' weighted cue/shaft. Does...
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    DCC 2010 Schedule

    Here's the latest schedule that I received via email for the DCC: 2010 Event Schedule Thursday, January 21st • Late sign-ups (if fields are not full) 4 pm-10 pm • Practice time for 9-Ball Bank players 5 pm-12 am • Tables available for rental 12 am-7 am Friday, January 22nd •...
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    AZB/ room at DCC

    Link to the info on where to send the small $25 donation to help cover the costs of the AZB/ room at the DCC: As people have mentioned, the money is due real soon, and I read that they're still a little short on the money, so...
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    One pocket charts

    I wanted to start a new thread to kind of cover what Mike was asking about on the thread that is now solely covering Frost vs old one pocket players. He was asking about key moves and traps. The first thing I thought about was a set of charts like they have in chess that show common moves and...
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    Calling a foul

    I was watching a Parica/Bugs one pocket match and it's the first game of the match and Parica leaves Bugs on the 'correct' side of the stack so Bugs can't shoot directly towards his hole. But he doesn't leave Bugs frozen to the stack and the ball closest to the cue ball (maybe an inch or two...
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    Flying with your cue

    I'm wondering what most people here do with their cue when they travel to a tournament via plane. Do you put it in your checked bag or do you send it via Fedex or UPS? And if you send it rather than check it, where do you send it: the hotel, a local Fedex place, etc? If the value of the cue...
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    Bugs's bank speed in one pocket

    Oh man, I'm watching the Bugs/Daulton match from way back in '92 at Grady's Legend of One Pocket III, and I can't believe how Bugs shoots some of his banks. Remember that Shannon is only 19 at this point, and is a hell of a gunslinger, shooting at everything, maybe a bit too much, but he's...
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    Player entries on sale for DCC 2010

    In case you didn't already know, just a friendly reminder that player entries for the main events and VIP tickets are on sale now for DCC 2010 online:
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    $12k added one pocket tourney in Tulsa, OK, Feb 4-7, 2010

    You may have already seen this, but in case you haven't, here's the tournament announcement:
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    Best one-handed one pocket player now?

    I'm interested in who everyone thinks is the best one-handed one pocket player nowadays. We've heard a lot about guys who played jam up one-handed back in the day (Ronnie, Artie, Fats, etc.), but what about the current players? Also, when someone like Ronnie or Artie played one-handed one...
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    Tentative DCC 2010 schedule

    I saw this on AZB, and thought all of us here could use this info too. It's a tentative schedule for DCC 2010: (AZB thread where it's mentioned) (direct link for the schedule from the AZB thread)...
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    One-handed one pocket at DCC 2010

    I wanted to start this thread up in an effort to build some interest in a mini tourney of one-handed one pocket at DCC 2010 in January. I enjoy playing a friendly game of one-handed one pocket now and then (back when I used to play more than once a year), and I really like the idea of a mini...
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    Chicago Billiards stories

    Does anyone have one pocket stories, or any good stories for that matter, from Chicago Billiards in West Haven, Connecticut? Sounds like it was the locus of action in the states for a while there, but I've never heard many stories about it.