Winners of NYC & Chicago World Tournament Qualifiers
77th World 14.1 October 2-8, 2017 New York City, Steinway Billiards
New York City- Five players have qualified to play in The BottleDeck.net 77th World 14.1. Jeff Carter and Tom Karabatsos hailing from Chicago and Rhys Chen (Jamaica), Del Sim, and Jonathan Smith from New York City. All five players defeated the field at the Chicago Qualifier at Red Shoe Billiards, and 2 Qualifiers held at Amsterdam Billiards in NY.
Jeff Carter, a former top ranking pro that had finished 2nd place at the 1990 World 9-Ball in Gemany, entered his first World 14.1 Qualifier and succeeded with only a loss to Tom Karabatsos who has won numerous qualifiers in the past 12 years. NYC’s Jonathan Smith also won his 10th qualifier in 12 years with newcomer Del Sim getting the second spot. Rhys Chen originally from Jamaica won his first qualifier at the NAPL organized event.
A few spots have opened for players interested in playing the historic World 14.1. Every players is guaranteed 5 matches. Reply to the email or call 407-782-4978.
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