Thursday, September 14, 2006

Frédéric Caudron rules at Sang Lee International Open

Reigning world champion Frédéric Caudron from Belgium won the 2006 Sang Lee International.

In the final Caudron edged Swedish legend Torbjörn Blomdahl 40-39. Blomdahl was down 37-28 before making a 10 points run to get right back in it. Turkey's Semih Sayginer took third.

Caudron received $12,750 for the win. Blomdahl earned $10,200 and Sayginer $8,500.

Best game honors went to Dick Caspers (Belgium) who made 40 points in eight innings against Kyung-Roul Kim (South Korea). That's an average of 5.000! Caudron won high run honors with a brilliant 20.

70-year old Raymond Ceulemans (Belgium) finished in an impressive 11th place.

The event was played August 13-20 in Carom Café Billiards, New York, USA. The tournament featured 82 players from 18 countries.

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