Canadian Open Pool Championships Underway In Toronto

Alex Pagulayan
The opening stages of the 2014 Canadian Open Pool Championships kicked off earlier this week at Shooters Snooker & Sports Club. This year the format of the event has been changed to two venues. The final stages will be hosted at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, ON, starting on Tuesday, April 15th.
The Championships consist of Open divisions in 8, 9, & 10-Ball, and a Women's divisions in 9 & 10-Ball. The field consist of past World Pool Champions Alex Pagulayan & Brittany Bryant, along with other past Canadian Champions such as John Morra, Jason Klatt, Paul Potier, Francis Crevier, Joanne Ashton & Naomi Williams.
The Canadian Billiards and Snooker Association (CBSA) is also very pleased to announce that Simonis Cloth and OB cues are returning as sponsors of the 2014 Canadian Cue Sport Championships.  Simonis will be the official cloth supplier for the pool disciplines and OB is the official cue sponsor of this year's events.  "Having a giant in the billiard industry like Simonis and a reputable and respected cue manufacturer like OB involved with our national championships will definitely enhance our events..  We wish to thank them very much and are deeply grateful for their support," noted Steve Cooper CBSA president.
The Canadian Amateur Pool Championships will be hosted by Fairville Shooters in Saint John NB, June 24 to 29.