China & Vietnam's First Olhausen World Tournament of 14.1! FURY Named Official Cue

China's Can Wang is a young, fearless threat that could make some noise at the World Tournament. FURY takes over as Official Cue
China’s Can Wang is a young, fearless threat that could make some noise at the World Tournament. FURY takes over as Official Cue

Charlotte, North Carolina-  China, Vietnam, and FURY Cues have joined support of the world’s oldest pool tournament as the Official Cue of the Olhausen 73rd World Tournament of 14.1. Dragon Promotions and Dr. Michael Fedak will bring another globally star studded field at this year’s 73rd Olhausen World Tournament hosted by Steinway Billiards in New York on August 19th-24th,2013.  Through additional support from such sponsors such as Olhausen Tables, Championship Cloth, Aramith Balls, Amsterdam Billiards, Pool & Billiard Magazine, Master Chalk, and now FURY Cues, the absolute best pool players from around the world will arrive on the birth country of 14.1 once more to attend this prestigious event. All to vie for the coveted title of greatest straight pool player in the world.fury-logo

“Fury Cues is delighted to join in support of the world’s oldest pool tournament at the Olhausen World Tournament of 14.1. Being chosen as the official cue of this prestigious championship will make all the Fury Cue fans worldwide happy, and we hope to create some new fans,too”, says Nelson Tsai, President of Kao Kao Industrial Co., Ltd and manufacturer of Fury cues.
“We are ecstatic to be part of the event and see Fury Cues representative John “Mr.400″ Schmidt defend his title as the greatest 14.1 player in the world. We look forward to working with Dragon Promotions on making the 73rd World Tournament a huge success”, says Scott Taylor, President of Sterling Gaming, the exclusive North American Distributor for Fury cues.

“I’m thrilled that my sponsor Fury Cues has come on board as the Official Cue of the World Tournament! It was great having them behind me on my route to the title, and will be even better this year seeing Fury everywhere at the event”, said John “Mr.400” Schmidt, the reigning champion of the World Tournament of 14.1.
Vietnam will be sending a player from their World Tournament Qualifier held in Hanoi City. This will be a first for Vietnam to ever have a straight pool event, and the first qualifier for the World Tournament held in Asia. A team of Vietnamese journalists and media will also be attending the Olhausen World Tournament in New York City.
“We want to come to America and learn from Dragon Promotions”, says Nguyen Phuc Long, host and media relations in Vietnam.
China’s teenager young gun Can Wang will represent China in the discipline of 14.1 for the very first time. Wang first came to the United States last year to compete in the ABP sanctioned events held in Georgia, Louisiana, and Virginia. He returned this year as an improved player and finishing 2nd at the recent pro championship held in Mississippi.
The new additions of China, Vietnam, and Fury Cues will make this year’s event even more dynamic as they mix it up with the western players. These Asian players will be further introduced to American style events and players.
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Join the 141 Club ! Limited to the first 141 members. Visit  Tickets will be sold at the door during the event. Sponsors and private contributors can still join this year’s event. Final added money and fundraising for the 3rd Annual Straight Pool Hall of Fame are still being generated. To help be a part of this treasured event, please contact Dragon Promotions and join the 141 Club.

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