Bustamante wins NYC Championship

The Blaze 9 Ball Tour hosted the 3rd Annual NYC Championships, held at Skyline Billiards in Brooklyn, New York. Special thanks to Sammy Wu and Robert Pole for hosting the event.
A strong field of 61 players came out to play, including notable players like: Francisco Bustamante, Johnny Archer, Manny Chau, Mika Immonen, Mike Davis, Ignacio Chavez, Shaun Wilkie, Eddie Abraham, Matt Krah, Mike Dechaine and Alan Rolon.
Leading the top half of the bracket was Mika Immonen with wins over Alex Gilvarg 9-1, Ray Lee 9-0, Mhet Vergara 9-2, Francisco Bustamante 9-7, and Mike Davis 9-7.  Leading the bottom half of the bracket was Manny Chau with wins over Ariel Rivera 9-1, Kevin Coyle 9-3, Mike Fingers 9-1, Mike Dechaine 9-5, and Ignacio Chavez 9-3.
Playing for the hot seat was Manny Chau vs Mika Immonen. This was a great match with Manny Chau winning the match easily 9-5, sending Mika Immonen to the one loss side. Waiting for Mika Immonen on the one loss side was Francisco Bustamante. This was a one way match with Francisco Bustamante winning easily 7-1 to get to the finals.
In the finals it was Francisco Bustamante vs Manny Chau. This was one race to 9 and it was all Bustamante taking control of the match from the start and winning easily 9-4.