CEULEMANS VS TASDEMIR - 2003 LAS VEGAS WORLD CUP
This 147 minute 3-Cushion match features the legendary Raymond Ceulemans and Turkey’s #2 player, Tayfun Tasdemir. It’s a nail-biter, with the Hall-of-Famer finally beating Tasdemir 61 to 53. Robert Byrne and Mike Shamos provide expert commentary.
JASPERS VS ZANETTI - 2003 LAS VEGAS WORLD CUP
SEMI-FINALS. In this nail-biter of a match. Dick Jaspers ousts Italy’s Marco Zanetti, the current world Champion, with just six seconds to spare. He wins the 156 minute match with a score of 57-50 and earns a spot in the finals. Commentary by Robert Byrne and Mike Shamos.
LEE VS BURGMAN - 1999 CONLON WORLD CUP
SEMI-FINALS. In this 3-Cushion match Raimond Burgman ran 15 points from the break against the great Sang Chun Lee. This earned him a standing ovation and $2500 even though he ended up losing the match with a score of 45-37. Robert Byrne and CH commented during this 150 minute match.
LEE VS SAYGINER - 1999 CONLON WORLD CUP
FINALS. In this 3-Cushion match Sang Chun Lee is down 30 to 10 with Semih Sayginer when he pours on the come-from-behind to take the championship 55-50. Torbjorn Blomdahl is Robert Byrne’s guest in the booth and hearing his advice makes this DVD a must have. 126 minutes.
SANCHEZ VS BLOMDAHL - 2003 LAS VEGAS WORLD CUP
Daniel Sanchez of Spain posts a 2.647, the highest average of this 3-Cushion event. That was enough to take Torbjorn Blomdahl, the pre-tournament favorite, down with a loss of three games in a row. This 81 minute match ended with a 45-26 score and was commented on by Allen Gilbert and Norm Lofgren.
SAYGINER VS CAUDRON - 2003 LAS VEGAS WORLD CUP
After losing the first two races to 15 points, Semih Sayginer dug deep and took the next three. He won with an overall point total of 64 to Frederic Caudron’s 51 and that was enough to advance to the semi-finals. Hosted by Robert Byrne and guest Walt Harris. 124 minutes.
SAYGINER VS JASPERS - 2003 LAS VEGAS WORLD CUP
FINALS. Semih Sayginer posted an impressive average of 2.000 in his 3-1 win over Dick Jaspers for the 2003 3-Cushion World Cup Championship. Jaspers had a respectable 1.730 average in this 146 minute contest, but had to settle for second place. Byrne’s guest for the finals was Torbjorn Blomdahl, who revealed some tasty 3-cushion secrets.
SAYGINER VS SANCHEZ - 2003 LAS VEGAS WORLD CUP
SEMI-FINALS. This 125 minute Three-Cushion match see-sawed back and forth until Semih Sayginer took the lead from Daniel Sanchez in the last few minutes. He held on to win 50-48 which was the closest score of the event. Hosted by Robert Byrne and guest TR.