November 26, 2016
Rocky Lane Cup in Macau 2016
Mr. Rocky Lane, Mr. Harbison and Mr. Peter Chan (Winner)
consecutive years of the event being held in Hong Kong and a break of 3
years, the annual Rocky Lane 9 Ball Cup is finally back!! The committee has
signed with a sponsor for a new series of years for the tournament to be
held in Macau. The quarter finals, semi-finals, and the final match of the
first of the series were held on 26/11/2016 (Saturday) at the Kam Pek Bar
inside the Kam Pek Paradise Casino in Macau. The winner, Mr.
Peter Chen, led by 6-1 and kept
his pace to win the tournament 9-5, and walked away with 10,000 MOP (approx.
US$1,300) in cash, plus his name being engraved on the brand new Rocky Lane
TOP147 and "Just Billiards" of Taiwan jointly broadcast the event through live streaming on YouTube on the day. The Rocky Lane 9 Ball Cup was founded by New Zealand's professional pool player Mr. Rocky Lane, the Guinness Book Record holder of the "Fastest Jump Shot", undefeated (ref: http://www.rockylane.org/). Mr. Harbison, Chairman of the main sponsor, Grandeur Capital, flew all the way from Europe for the award ceremony. He appreciated the effort contributed by the organizers and the players, and announced that he will keep supporting the tournament for the next 4 consecutive years. (Samuel Lai)
|1st Runner-up||:||Amel Mayomis|
|joint 3rd Places||:||Vincent Luu, Wicky Luo|
|5th - 8th Places||:||Eurico Fonseca, Luk Chon Shang, Jarel Buatis, Carlos Claudino|