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World Structure in Cue Sports

This is a sketch I found on rec.sport.billiard. It was posted by Oliver Geisser, who found it in European Billiard News, an official publication of the European Pool Billiard Federation.
        ----------------------------------
        | INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITEE |
        ----------------------------------
           |                          |
       --------       ---------      ----------------
       | WCBS | ..... | GAISF | .... | Other Sports |
       --------       ---------      ----------------
            |
            |-----|----------------------|
            |     |                      |
    Pool    |     |    Carambol          |      Snooker
  --------  |     |    -------           |      -------
  |  WPA |--       --- | UMB |            ------| WSF |
  --------             -------                  -------
     |                 | BWA                    | WPBSA
     |                 | CIBA                   | IBSF
     |
     |
     |------------------|----------------|-------------|----------|
     |                  |                |             |          |
     |                  |                |             |          |
 --------------  ----------------   ------------  ------------    *
 | European   |  |  Australien  |   | Asian    |  | Billiard |
 | Pocket     |  |  Pool        |   | Pocket   |  | Congress |
 | Billiard   |  |  Association |   | Billiard |  | of       |
 | Federation |  |              |   | Union    |  | America  |
 --------------  ----------------   ------------  ------------
   Austria         Australia         Indonesia      Canada
   Germany         New Zealand       Japan          Puerto Rico
   France                            Korea          United States
   England                           Philippines    
   Sweden                            Taiwan         In Formation:
   ....                              Singapore      Mexico
   ....                              Malaysia
   (many more)


  *) I leave South American Billiard Confederation, cause they
     are in formation


  WBCS  = World Confederation of Billiard Sports
  GAISF = General Association of International Sports Federation
  WPA   = World Pool-Billiard Association
  UMB   = Union Mondiale de Billard
  WSF   = World Snooker Federation (Consortium or "Ghost Federation")
  BWA   = Billiard World Cup
  CIBA  = Confederation Internationale de Billard Artistique
  WPBSA = World Professional Billiard & Snooker Association
  IBSF  = International Billiard & Snooker Federation
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