CueSports International, Henderson, NV (July 13, 2017) — The field is full and entries are now closed for the US Open 10-Ball Championships, which begin Monday, July 17 at Griff’s in Las Vegas.
The top 16 players, who are rated by FargoRate, will be seeded in the 64-player bracket as follows:
- Shane Van Boening, South Dakota 821
- Dennis Orcollo, Philippines 814
- Alex Pagulayan, Canada 802
- Lee Vann Corteza, Philippines 799
- Justin Bergman, Illinios 798
- Francisco Bustamante, Philippines 797
- Vilmos Foldes, Hungary 790
- Ralf Souquet, Germany 790
- Mika Immonen, Finland 789
- Warren Kiamco, Philippines 786
- Karl Boyes, Great Britain 786
- Alex Kazakis, Greece 785
- Thorsten Hohmann, Germany 783
- Rodney Morris, California 783
- Mario He, Austria 781
- Skyler Woodward, Kentucky 781
The 2017 US Open 10-Ball Championship will be played July 17-19 at Griff’s, the beautiful new pool room opened by Mark Griffin last October, at 3650 South Decatur Blvd. in Las Vegas. It will be followed by the US Open 8-Ball Championships July 29-31.
The tournaments are played with Cyclop balls on 9-foot Diamond tables covered with Simonis Cloth. The US Open 10-Ball format is race to 9, double elimination and the US Open 8-Ball format is race to 8, double elimination. The finals of the US Open 10-Ball will be a single race to 11 and the finals of the US Open 8-Ball will be a single race to 10.
The 2017 US Open 10-Ball & 8-Ball Championships are being held in conjunction with the 41th BCAPL National Championships, July 19-29 at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The event will feature more than 5,000 amateur players representing 47 states, nine Canadian provinces and 11 countries, competing in approximately 40 divisions, on nearly 300 Diamond pool tables. The annual tournament will also include about 50 exhibitors.
The sponsors for the US Open 10-Ball and 8-Ball Championships are Predator, Omega Billiards, Cyclop, Kamui, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino and Simonis. General admission is $10 per person per day, and spectators receive $10 in coupons good for food, drinks or table time at Griff’s. The entire event will be streamed live. For live-streaming information, visit www.playcsipool.com/ppv.
CSI is the parent company of the BCA Pool League and the USA Pool League. CSI also produces independent events like the US Bar Table Championships, US Open 10-Ball Championship, US Open 8-Ball Championship, and much more. For more information, visit www.playcsipool.com or call CSI at 702-719-POOL.