Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Pictures Galore from the Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament!

Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicAnd here is the final set of pictures taken during the first day of the First Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament, held at the StarMall in Alabang, Muntinlupa City! The billiards competition was organized by the Billiards Managers and Professional Players Association (BMPAP). Hope you enjoy the pictures as much as I did when I took them!


Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicParticipants in the first Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament converged around the TV table provided by Puyat Sports.





Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicFilipino pool player Benjie Guevarra



Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicRonnie Alcano going for a jump. This particular shot and the shot leading to it was interesting. Ronnie Alcano opted for a push out and left no open shot on the 1-ball for Benjie Guevarra . Benjie opted for Ronnie to continue. Armed with his Predator Air jump cue, Ronnie Alcano jumped and safely hid the 1-ball behind a cluster of balls! 'Twas really an awesome shot! And I kid you not!

Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament ImageA separate tournament was concurrently held for amateur pool players at the 4th floor of the StarMall as the first Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament went underway at the 3rd floor of the StarMall. Indeed, it was an exciting day for billiards and pool fans alike!

Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament Image



Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament ImageMy Closeness with Mr. Perry Mariano, owner of Bugsy Promotions, one of the most successful billiards organizations in the Philippines. Its roster of pool players include world champions Ronnie Alcano and Dennis Orcollo, and Roberto Gomez.


Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament ImageMy Closeness flanked by Gandy Valle and Mr. Perry Mariano



Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament ImageThe registration booth for the for amateur pool players tournament held simultaneously with the Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament. The guy in the white polo is of of the billiard tournament's official referees - Jimmy Deauna aka Jimmy Pantranco.


Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament ImageBenjie Guevarra won over Ronnie Alcano in the first match
of the
Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament


Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicRubilen Amit is up against Carlo Biado



Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicThe Apple of My Eye with Mr. Jonathan Sy, owner of the Negros Billiards Stable (NBS), one of the three most successful billiards organizations in the Philippines today. One of NBS' most-feared players is none other than Warren Kiamco.


Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicDennis Orcollo goes for a runout in this match.
Watching on is official referee Ces Marquez.

Senate President Manny Villar Cup Billiards Tournament GraphicDay 1 Results
Senate President Manny Villar Cup
Billiards Tournament

Benjie Guevarra vs. Ronnie Alcano, 8-4

Dennis Orcollo vs. Ricky Zerna, 8-3

Lee Van Corteza vs. Mary Ann Basas, 8-4

Antonio Lining vs. Mark Mendoza, 8-5

Russian Petiza vs. Panfilo Damuag, 8-2

Carlo Biado vs. Rubilen Amit, 8-4

Elmer Haya drew a first-round bye.

*Francisco Django Bustamante and Alex Pagulayan
begged off for a stint in this week’s
World Pool Masters in Las Vegas, Nevada.



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Anonymous said...

hi... do u have any idea on how my friend can join any billiard tournament? he's really super galing.. and he's interested in joining.. u can reach me at 09226408094.. do hit me back asap.. super thanks :)

THE ANiTOKiD said...

I sent you a text message.

Much thanks for the inquiry and all!

AnitoKid

It's always a runout at The Runout TV!