Held at the ACBS Clubrooms : 28 October 2012 Continue reading »
Held at the ACBS Clubrooms : 27 October 2012 Continue reading »
Held at the ACBS Clubrooms : 20 October 2012
Report by Malcolm Beehre : Played using Soopa Snooka Rules, this was a new experience for the ladies and it was amazing how many times someone had ball in hand anywhere on the table after a fould shot, and either failed to pot a ball or potted a red but failed to get on to a colour. Continue reading »
To be held at the ACBS Clubrooms : Saturday 27 October (8-Ball)and Sunday 28 October (10-Ball).
See poster regarding registration details. Play starts 10 am each day.
Held at the ACBS Clubrooms : 21 October 2012
Report by Malcolm Beehre : A very strong field playing Soopa Snooka Rules. It was great to see some new players in our tournament despite the weekend clashing with a lot of other tournaments. Who said snooker was dying? Continue reading »
Hosted by the Auckland Billiards & Snooker Assn.
Report by Malcolm Beehre : A very high standard of play at this tournament once again with some players achieving their best results in a ranking event. Continue reading »
Hosted by the Auckland Billiards & Snooker Assn and held at the ACBS Clubrooms : 05-07 October 2012 Continue reading »
Hosted by the Auckland Pool Assn and held at the ACBS Clubrooms : 28-30 September 2012
Report by Malcolm Beehre : Certainly a lot to think about in 10-Ball which is made up of 8 and 9-Ball rules and at times was confusing some players. A few surprises in the qualifiers; one of them being Matt Edwards who qualified 14th with only 2 wins, and Lingxiao Zhu in the same section, thinking he had already qualified before his last match, and didn’t commit himself to it, losing 6/7. So with only 2 wins missed out by one frame. Continue reading »
Report by Malcolm Beehre : There’s always an underdog who performs well and achieves personal bests when playing in a high class field like this tournament. This time it was Roy O’Connor who, after a mammoth 3 hour match, lost to Rob Redgrove on the pink in the 5th frame. This frame had a very difficult situation half way through it, which involved the foul and miss rule and also a situation which involved Redgrove having the upper hand after O’connor missed the ball on five times and always left a free ball situation. On the 4th free ball, Redrove ended up snookering O’Connor behind the ball he took as a free ball, reversing the situation. However after the 2nd free ball, O’Connor had he played a bad shot and the ball on. O’Connor then took the 1st frame off Chris Maltby in his next match, but Maltby then had an 83 clearance and a 73 break in the next two frames and won the match 3/1. Continue reading »
Held at the ACBS Clubrooms : 23 September 2012
Report by Malcolm Beehre : Everyone seemed to enjoy the format for this tournament which was Soopa Snooka rules which are very similar to 147 rules. Party Poker Snooker Shoot out are the same as Soopa Snooka, except they have a 10 minute time limit and a 20 second, then 15 second shot time limit. Very simply, in Soopa Snooka a ball must be potted or pocketed every shot except when playing out of a snooker. Points are awarded for all fouls. White ball can be placed anywhere on the table after any foul. At any stage in the frame if an opponent needs 3 snookers to draw, the frame is over. Anyone wanting a full set of rules can contact Malcolm Beehre on 021 309 447. Continue reading »