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12-28-2002, 01:08 PM
12-28-2002, 05:53 PM
WALLY, MICA IS A QUALITY PLAYER BUT THERE IS QUITE A FEW DESCENT PLAYERS OVER THIS SIDE OF THE ATLANTIC.I TAKE IT YOU HAVE SEEN THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MOSCONI CUP,WHAT WAS YOUR IMPRESSIONS OF IT?WHAT ABOUT THE WAY THE COMPETITION WAS RUN?WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE THE EUROPEAN TEAM PLAY IN THE STATES NEXT YEAR?
12-30-2002, 06:18 AM
Heres another nice picture of him preparing to do the fireworks again /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Well, we all pretty much know how good Oliver Ortmann is from past Challenge of Champions. I was disappointed he didn't compete in the U.S. Open this year because I love his style. He's a champion that I believe wasn't on the 2000 Mosconi team. Of course Ralph Souquet won the U.S. Open this year and is no slouch. A little slow for my taste but he obviously gets the job done and is extremely consistent and real solid under pressure. I don't particularly like how slow Nick Van Den Berg plays but he's an obvious talent. Steve Davis amazes me everytime he misses because I just don't expect him to miss on those huge pockets, I do expect him to make mistakes in position and safeties though. Chamat is much improved but something about him just sets me off. I was very impressed with him at the U.S. Open the little I saw him. I believe he had a heck of a finish in the World Championships. Of course a former World Champ and New York City resident you'd have to live under a rock not to know who Mika is and yeah, he plays real sporty.
12-30-2002, 01:25 PM
Here's a cool Mika pic also. I think he's somewhere on the left. Or right.
12-30-2002, 02:09 PM
12-30-2002, 09:28 PM
btw, fred and others,
i brought up earlier the possibility of michaela tabb being a ref at the us open, which was met with some negative feedback. just to let y'all know, she is very interested in doing it. she's a great gal and as everyone got to see, a great referee (unlike the nigel dude who blew 2 calls in a single race to 5! i mean how many calls does a pool ref need to make!) you had to love the scottish accent when she admonished the london crowd!!
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