78th World 14.1 Begins: Hohmann, Schmidt, Archer, Immonen, Kiamco, Van Boening in Action
Some tournaments come and go. The Champions of this one are never forgotten.
14.1 Hall of Fame Banquet tomorrow night. Reserve your ticket ASAP at worldstraightpool.com click Hall of Fame
Nanuet, NY- The World 14.1 has begun with Day 1 in the books. Players from Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, Australia, and the USA are vying for the title of World Straight Pool Champion and join the legends who have won the prestigous event since 1912.
Pre-event favorites include 4-time World 14.1 Champion Thorsten Hohmann of Germany , 2016 winner Mika Immonen of Finland. USA's best chances lie with 2012 Champion John Schmidt, USA #1 Shane Van Boening with dark horse favorites in Johnny Archer and NYC's own Tony Robles. Filipino master Warren Kiamco and Finland #1 Petri Makkonen are pursuing their first win in the event. The World 14.1 is hosted by The Spot Billiards Cafe August 13-19th, 2018. The Spot will have the honor of hosting the longest running and oldest tradition in billiards, the World Tournament of 14.1. For well over a decade, the World Tournament of 14.1 will be staged which has already set the record as the longest consecutive run of the championship ever in its 106 year history, with Dragon Promotions continuing at the helm.
Day 2 The Valley-Dynamo.com TV Stream
$15 Watch 7 matches Worldstraightpool.com
11am Olli Turkulainen (FIN) vs E. Rodriguez (PR) 1230pm J. Schmidt (USA) vs P.Makkonen (FIN) 2pm J.Archer (USA) vs W. Kiamco (PHL) 4pm Van Boening (USA) vs E. Herring (USA) 530pm M.Immonen (FIN) vs J. Durr (USA) 7pm R.Chen (JAM) vs O.Turkulainen(FIN) 830pm T.Hohmann (GER) vs R.McCreesh (USA)
Complete Groups and results on Worldstraightpool.com
Join the WORLD 141 CLUB click 141 Club for $250 and get a $300 package value including all access Pay Per View livestream and ticket to the HOF dinner! All members listed on the site.
Aug 15th Hall of Fame Dinner Banquet $60 per ticket buy at tinyurl.com/8thhof limited to first 100.
World 141 Club members get more voting points! JOIN! BottleDeck.net 78th Edition of the World 14.1. Aug 13-19,2018 The SPOT Nanuet.
48 invited pros and qualifier winners. Register your entries now! Call 407-782-4978 Where History matters. *Support and join the World 141 Club at worldstraightpool.com
Get ready to get your 14.1 on! Hilton Garden Inn Nanuet is the Official Hotel $119 Group Code: WSA World Sports Alumni Call 845-623-0600
The 14.1 HOF is always the hottest ticket in town every year with laughter & tears
Livestream will be available for all TV table matches. Pay-Per-View will be announced and available shortly. Event elite partners include Mr.Tom Gleich, Greg Hunt Amsterdam Billiards, and Mr. Harold Siegel of Excelsior Graphics. The World Tournament Official Equipment will feature all matches played on:
Official Table: Connelly Tables by Valley-Dynamo Official Balls: Aramith Balls Official Cloth: Z9 Billiard Cloth Official Real Estate Attorney: Dennis M. Walsh, PC Official Spa : Your Backyard Superstore Official Tennis Sponsor: The FTT Florida Tennis Tour Official Magazine : Pool & Billiard Magazine Official Marketing Firm: Orlando Synergy Sanctioned by the World Sports Alumni
In addition, the 8th Annual Straight Pool Hall of Fame Banquet will take place in the middle of the event on August 15th at 7:00pm. Every year the popular dinner sells out with all the poolstars and legends attending.