Some of Europe's leading billiard players went into action at Thionville, France, Jan 21, in the European Billiard Championships.
GV ext.. Championship venue.
GV INT.. onlookers.
CU Contestants' names, Countries, and emblems on board.
CU Domingo (Spain) poised for action.
CU Makes stroke.
MV Makes another stroke.
MV Makes cannon stroke.
CU Balls for another cannon, pan to Domingo.
CU Boulanger (Belgium) poised for action.
MV Registering cannons.
GV Boulanger strikes round table shot.
SV Spectators applaud.
MV Lutgehetmann (Germany) in action.
SV REAR ANGLE.. Lutgehetmann in play.
MV Lutgehetmann shakes hands with Jacques Grivaud (France) his opponent.
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Background: Some of Europe's leading billiard players went into action at Thionville, France, Jan 21, in the European Billiard Championships. The second day of the championships continued from the afternoon of Jan 20 until the early hours of Jan 21 ... without stepping.
Many people from the surrounding area the differing styles of the players. Before the main events began, competitors had a chance to compare each other's abilities in trial matches.
Three players so far had the best averages ... Laurent Boulanger (Liege, Belgium), Walter Lutgehetmann (Frankfurt, West Germany), and Joaquim Domingo (Barcelona, Spain). With another day before the finals, any of them might be the winner.
Boulanger is a Belgian champion and has been among the winners is many European championship events. Lutgehetmann is 34 times German champion, four times European champion and a former world champion. Domingo has been Spanish champion many times.