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Alain Robidoux Wins Inaugural Richler Cup

Written by: Markus Noe Literary giant Mordecai Richler left us 13 years ago, however his work has lived on and it continues to impact his readers to this day. Patrick Guigui, President of Snooker Canada, was moved to such an … Continue reading

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Mordecai Richler and his beloved game

Written By: Daniel Richler Special to The Globe and Mail In 1983, not long after our parents bought a cottage overlooking Lake Memphremagog in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, the family enjoyed a massive upgrade in the shape of one regulation-size, oak … Continue reading

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Snooker tournament honours Mordechai Richler

Written by: Jack Borenstein – Correspondent Patrick Guigui, 44, has increased the awareness of snooker in Canada, a sport he has loved and enjoyed playing for many years, since last speaking to the Jewish Tribune (Nov. 6, 2012). As president … Continue reading

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Canadian Snooker Gaining Momentum!

Written By: John Symon Patrick Guigui dreams of reviving the sport of snooker and is seeing success. Guigui, 43, originally from Montreal before moving to California for 15 years, fondly remembers the glory days of snooker in Canada. The game … Continue reading

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Man on a Mission: Reviving Snooker in Canada

Written By: Jack Borenstein Patrick Guigui is on a crusade to revive snooker in Canada. Not many individuals following a sport as a teenager would make it their mission to bring it back to prominence more than a decade later. … Continue reading

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Montrealer Revitalizes Canadian Snooker

Written By: David Lazarus, Staff Reporter – CJNews.com Patrick Guigui sets up a snooker shot. MONTREAL — Watching Patrick Guigui prepare for a shot on the expansive green baize surface of a regulation size snooker table at Le Skratch, a … Continue reading

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World Under 21 Snooker Championships headed to Montreal

St. Laurent resident Patrick Guigui (left) is on a mission to raise the profile of professional snooker in Canada. With this in mind he successfully pursued the opportunity to host the International Billiards & Snooker Federation Under 21 World Championships. … Continue reading

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