Friday March 16, 2012



Community Sports

Chess With Balls

Chilliwack 8-Ball Club has decent showing at Penticton Championships

Submitted by Doug Robinson, Chilliwack 8-Ball Club/File photo



The Chilliwack 8-Ball Club meet Tuesdays at Vegas Billiards on Yale Rd. New players are always welcome.


he nine-ball team finished third overall in the 2012 Canadian Cue Sports BC Championship which took place at Lakeside Resort in Penticton last month. The players were Gary Sankey, Bob Booth, and Mike Sivius.


The eight ball team finished third in the C Division qualifying round before advancing to the B Division finals where they finished out of the money. Chilliwack's team consisted of Bob Booth, Gary Sankey, Mike Silvius Ben Booth and Doug Robinson.


The Chilliwack 8-Ball Club meet at Vegas Billiards Tuesdays at 7 pm. There are 6 teams and each player has 4 games. People wanting to watch are welcome. There's pop and snacks and beer is also served.


The cost is $25 per year plus $5 a night.


For more information e-mail Doug here.


Vegas Billiards also hosts a 9-Ball tournament Sundays at 12 noon. The cost varies with skill level. Average cost is $11. 45742 Yale Rd W  Chilliwack, BC (604) 200-7665



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