The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour and the Turning Stone Resort Casino present the 2014-2015 Season Finale, The “Turning Stone Classic XXIV 9-Ball Open” now underway (August 20-23). For an unprecedented 24th time, there is a full field.

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Phil Capelle, pool’s leading instructional author (and monthly instructional columnist for Pool & Billiard Magazine), is covering the event via posts on his facebook page so be sure to check out his updates appearing throughout each day. CLICK HERE

(Capelle’s books are available at  his web site, billiardspress.com, and from leading billiard retailers. At Turning Stone Capelle’s Practicing Pool and his latest, Play Your Best 9 &10 Ball, will be available for purchase. Both are spiral bound, which is a big plus for practicing your game.)


FULL FIELD of 128 PLAYERS – To see a complete list of all the players: CLICK HERE

This event is taking place in Turning Stone’s Event Center. If you have never been to Turning Stone Resort Casino, check them out at CLICK HERE

TUrningStoneThe Turning Stone Classic is a BCA, Mosconi Cup and World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) ranking tournament.

There will also be be a “second chance” tournament on Sunday August 23 for Non Pro level players (eliminated from the main event. For details CLICK HERE

emptyarenajh4Equipment:  Sixteen , 9 foot Diamond Pro tables; 860 Simonis tournament blue cloth, Aramith Tournament TV Pro Cup balls. Producer, Mike Zuglan said, “All of these items will be for sale in tournament used condition, and only seriously interested parties are urged to contact Mike Zuglan immediately at 518-356-7163 for info and pricing”.

Extras: Free Admission, Free collectible posters (while supplies last) and once again Turning Stone will be giving away a “$10 free play” to all players and fans.  Live Stream Scoring and updates via AZBilliards. Zuglan also said, “We will also be raffling off 2 gorgeous, custom, engraved Joss Cues on Saturday at 8pm and Sunday immediately prior to the final match and you Do Not have to be present to win. These cues have a retail value of $1275 each and are generously provided by Danny Janes of Joss Cues Ltd.”

Zuglan concluded, “So come to Turning Stone Resort & Casino for a great experience and some of the best pool you will ever witness. If for some reason you are unable to make it, there is a free live stream and live scoring expertly provided by Mike Howerton & Jerry Forsythe of AZ Billiards, Upstate Al Leon, The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour and Turning Stone Resort Casino. Match times on Sunday 11 am, 1, 3, 5, and the final match at 7 pm.”

Sponsors:   The Joss Northeast 9-Ball TourJoss Cues, Turning Stone Resort Casino, Simonis Cloth, Pool on the Net, AzBiliiards, OB Cues, Aramith Balls,  World Class Cue Care, Heidrich Custom Cues

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