Women's Professional Billiard Association

The WPBA is a professional women's billiards tour based in the United States. It was originally founded in 1976 as the Women's Professional Billiard Alliance by players Madelyn Whitlow and Palmer Byrd, as well as Larry Miller (editor of the National Billiard News).

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35th Chess Olympiad
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