Pool - 2015 Campeonato Panamericano de Pool
(Central and South American Pool Championships)
10th-20th July 2015 / El Trebol Pool, Moreno, Argentina
TEVEZ, CHAVEZ AND CARVAJAL
ALL TAKE CONTINENTAL GLORY
The Confederation of Pan Americana Billiards (CPB) held the 17th staging of their continental championships in the Argentine city of Moreno, which is situated within the Buenos Aires Province. 8,9 and 10 ball titles were up for grabs in both the men’s and junior sections.
Mexico’s Ignacio Chavez completed a career set of 'Pan Cup' titles with victory in the 8 ball division.
A former winner of the 9 ball (twice) and 10 ball disciplines, Chavez beat the host nation’s Jorge Llanos 11-9 in the final. There is a brief YouTube clip of the final here. Enrique Rojas (Chile) and Ariel Casto (Argentina) secured bronze placed finishes.
Lawrence Arce (Costa Rica) was the top 8 ball junior.
1st Ignacio Chavez (Mexico) 1st Lawrence Arce (Costa Rica)
2nd Jorge Llanos (Argentina) 2nd Marnix Abdul (Bonaire)
=3rd Ariel Casto (Argentina) & Enrique Rojas (Chile) =3rd Gyairon Martis (Bonaire) Paul Huaman (Peru)
5th Luis Lemus (Guatemala) 5th Ivan Brasca (Argentina)
6th Jorge Diaz (Panama) 6th Jesus Atencio (Venezuela)
7th Gerson Martinez (Peru) 7th Shamir Tremus (Curacao)
8th Jose Solórzano (Ecuador) 8th Sergio Reyes (Nicaragua)
Christopher Tevez from Peru retained his 9 ball crown.
This form of pool has been an ever present in the championships since its inaugural year back in 1999. It is a hat trick of 9 ball golds for Tevez after success in 2011 and 2014, and earns him a place at the World Pool Masters in England next month. YouTube footage of his 11-6 final win over another home hero Ariel Casto can be found here and here.
Venezuelan junior Jesus Atencio, who completed the treble last year, held on to his title in this event.
1st Christopher Tevez (Peru) 1st Jesus Atencio (Venezuela)
2nd Ariel Casto (Argentina) 2nd Luciano Ayala (Argentina)
=3rd Ignacio Chavez (Mexico)&Ruben Bautista = 3rd Patrick Gutierrez (Peru) & Sergio Reyes (Nicaragua)
5th Manuel Chau (Peru) 5th Marnix Abdul (Bonaire)
6th Alvaro S. Leon (Columbia) 6th Richiniello Francisca (Curacao)
7th Gerson Martinez (Peru) 7th Kevin Paz (Guatemala)
8th Jorge Llanos (Argentina) 8th Lawrence Arce (Costa Rica)
Chile’s Alejandro Carvajal continues to rule the PanAmericano 10 ball ranks with his third consecutive win in the championships’ youngest discipline.
The World Cup of Pool star put more silver medal heartache on the hosts with Gustavo Espinoza having to settle for the runner-up spot.
Atencio made sure of a 2015 double with glory in the youths.
1st Alejandro Carvajal (Chile) 1st Jesus Atencio (Venezuela)
2nd Gustavo Espinoza (Argentina) 2nd Sergio Reyes (Nicaragua)
=3rd Jose Solórzano (Ecuador) & Enrique Rojas (Chile) =3rd Gyairon Martis (Bonaire) & Lawrence Arce (Costa Rica)
5th Eliazaer Garcia (Nicaragua) 5th Paul Huaman (Peru)
6th Felipe Gallegos (Chile) 6th Marnix Abdul (Bonaire)
7th Daniel Camil (Argentina) 7th Cesar Damian (Peru)
8th Richard Wolff (Aruba) 8th Ivan Brasca (Argentina)
For further information and
the full standings, you can visit
the Confederation of
Pan Americana Billiards website
through a linkhere.
Written by Michael Day,
published on 29th August 2015