The Commonwealth Cup
The Virginia Pool & Billiards Association and Diamond Billiards llc announced an exciting, new event taking place February 4th-5th 2017. The first ever COMMONWEALTH CUP! With a Mosconi Cup styled format, Richmond Virginia's 6 best players will be battling it out against the best 6 players from Virginia Beach.
Team RVA consists of Team Captain and former VA State 9 Ball Champion Larry Kressel, John Newton, David Hunt, Danny Mastermaker, Chris Bruner and Meghan Buchanan.
Team VB consists of Team Captain and former VA State 9 Ball Champion Chris Futrell, former VA State 9 Ball Champion Eric Moore, Kenny Miller, Nilbert Lim, Bill Duggan and Jacki Duggan.
Matches will consist of 1 Team Match, 3 Partners Matches and 6 Singles Matches. Each match will be 9 Ball, Race to 6 Games. Each set will be worth 1 team point. The team that scores 6 team points will win the Mosconi Cup. In the event of a tie in team points, there will be a Sudden Death Captain's Choice Match for the Cup!
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Team Captains for taking on their leadership roles in this new event! Judging by your selections; our inaugural event is going to be phenomenal!
As always, I want to thank Diamond Billiards llc and the whole Dorsey Family for their continued support of events put on by The Virginia Pool & Billiards Association in Richmond! You guys are the best!
We will be Live Streaming the event with folks coming in to do commentary for Diamond Billiards Live Stream!
We will also be streaming the event on the projection screen at Diamonds! Come on up and show your support for the State's greatest players. The event is free for spectators and the competition is going to be fierce! You don't want to miss this one, tell your friends!