Wednesday, February 18, 2009

NCS 8-Ball Championship Results, Brackets, Photos from Vegas

It was simply a splendid trip with lots of great pool and amazing fun at the CueSports International (CSI) National Championship Series (NCS) 8-Ball Championship that was be held at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas on February 13-15, 2009

Congrat's to Brandon Shuff for the win!

The awesome tournament room at the Golden Nugget!

Brandon Shuff on the TAR Table.


I tried to get a photo of everyone in the tourney. Photos are from Friday and Saturday and all labeled:

Here are photos from Day 3, including the award ceremony:

1st $5700- Brandon Shuff (lost first match!) ($2700 in cash and $3000 to go towards his participation in the World 8-Ball Championship in the United Arab Emirates)
2nd $4500 - Jui-Lung Chen
3rd $3400 - Austin Murphy
4th $2400 - Walter Glass
5th/6th $1700 - John Doherty and Redgie Cutler
7th/8th $1100 - Mark Haddad and Sal Butera
9-12th $700 - Max Eberle, Jason Bacon, Oscar Dominguez, Jose Alvarez
13-16th $400 - Tommy Tokoph, Mike Davis, Jeff Crawford, Adam Kieler,
17-24th $250 - Elias Vallas, Eddie Little, Nick Tafoya, Ernesto Bayaua, Mike Fieldhammer, Dan Schnieder, Coby Rabourn, Bobby Hunter

I talked on The Action Report a lot and had a blast! It was so much fun.

Me and others in the TAR Booth, with Bobby Hunter at the table.

And here are the brackets:

Brackets, tournament clock, trophy, OB Cue and Delta 13 Rack.

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