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21 Oct 2018

2018 World Open

THE 2018 WORLD OPEN

for the Jim Williamson Memorial Trophy

Saturday & Sunday 20th & 21st October 2018

 

The World Open took place on Saturday & Sunday 20th & 21st October 2018 at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.

Dave Causier successfully defended the title he won last year with a 695-300 win over Peter Gilchrist in the final.

Siddharth Parikh took the high break prize with a 484 in his group match with Elvet Smith.

For all results see here.

The Challenge Cup was won by Peter Atkinson who narrowly defeated Brian Harvey 179-173 in the final.

 

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19 Oct 2018

2018 World Championship Qualifier

Gaye Jones, Terry Azor and Nigel Ward have qualified for the main draw of the World Championship which can be found here.


3 Oct 2018

Disability Coaching Day

The latest WDBS Disability day at Barratts in Northampton at the weekend has included English Billiards for the first time.

World Billiards head of coaching Martin Goodwill was on hand for a coaching session which was followed by a billiards tournament.

Congratulations to John Fenwick who narrowly defeated Daniel Blunn in the final to become the first ever WDBS English Billiards Champion.

The tournament had 14 entries, with the highest break of 35 being made by Daniel Blunn in the semi-finals. This was the first time Daniel had played the game.

Many thanks to Steve Starkie for being the Tournament Director.

 

 

For more information regarding WDBS please visit their website by clicking on the logo above.


21 Aug 2018

2018 Down Under Tour

Event 1 – Illawarra Open Billiards

August 31st to September 2nd, Wollongong Australia, WBL level 3, guaranteed prize pool $3600 AUD.

Full details are available here.

Event 2 РAlan Parris Memorial Christchurch Open

September 4th to 6th, Woolston Club, Christchurch NZ, WBL level 1.

Event 3¬†–¬† New Zealand Open

September 7th to 9th, Woolston Club, Christchurch NZ, WBL level 1.


20 Aug 2018

2017/18 Calendar of Events

See below for dates for 2017-18:

 2017EventTown/CityLevelPts Status
        
#1SEP01-03IB&SA Illawarra OpenIllawarra, Australia3x1 Results
        
#2SEP06-09Cashmere Christchurch City OpenChristchurch, NZ2x0.75 Results
        
#3SEP10-13NZBSA New Zealand OpenChristchurch, NZ2x0.75 Results
        
SEP21WPBSA W/Billiards Coaching CourseYarraville, Australian/an/a Details
        
OCT20World Championship QualifierLeeds, Englandn/an/a Results
        
#4OCT21-22World Open (Jim Willimson Trophy)Leeds, England3x1 Results
        
#5OCT23-27LITEtask World Championship [S]Leeds, England5x2 Results
        
OCT26LITEtask World Women’s C’shipLeeds, Englandn/an/a¬†Results
        
#6OCT28-01LITEtask World Championship [L]Leeds, England5x2 Results
        
#7NOV10-12QBSA Queensland OpenBrisbane, Australia2x0.75 Results
        
#8DEC02-03LITEtask British OpenBradford, England3x1 Results
        
DEC09-10WPBSA W/Billiards Coaching CourseLeicester, Englandn/an/a Details
        
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#9JAN27-28Scottish OpenKirkcaldy, Scotland3x1 Results
        
#10FEB10-11BSASA South Australian OpenAdelaide, Australia3x1 Results
        
#11MAR30-02LITEtask UK OpenLeeds, England4x1.5 Results
        
#12APR06-08Club Marconi Sydney OpenSydney, Australia4x1.5 Results
        
#13APR28-29White Roofing English OpenCambridge, England3x1 Results
        
#14MAY19-20RIBSA Irish OpenCarlow, Ireland3x1 Results
        
#15MAY21-23European OpenCarlow, Ireland5x2 Results
        
#16JUN02-06Asian Grand PrixSingapore5x2 Results
        
#17JUN12-15Reventon Pacific International *Melbourne, Australia5x2 Results
        
#18AUG18-19HIBSF NSC OpenLeeds, England2x0.75 Results
        

 

 


19 Aug 2018

2018 NSC Open

THE 2018

OPEN

in association with

 

The 2018 Northern Snooker Centre Open took place on Saturday & Sunday 18th & 19th August at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.

Multiple World Champion Dave Causier secured his first tournament title since the British Open in December last year with a 749-148 win over Rob Hall in the final. Causier also took the high break prize with a break of 535 in his quarter final against Barry Russell.

For full results click here.

The Challenge Cup competition was won by David Stone who defeated Sam Walker in the final. For Challenge Cup results see here.


15 Jun 2018

2018 Pacific International

Held at the Reventon Academy, Melbourne Australia.

The event starts with a knock-out seeded snooker tournament, with a plate event, with a prize pool of $12,500 AUD. It is followed by a round-robin 150-up format billiards tournament which always attracts a large strong field – also with a prize pool of $12,500.

More details and entry forms can be found here.

You can see the snooker entry list here.

You can see the billiards entry list here.

Enquiries should be directed to jason1953@live.com


6 Jun 2018

2018 Asian Grand Prix

Asian Grand Prix Entry Form

We are pleased to announce that the Asian Grand Prix will proceed in Singapore from June 2nd to June 6th. The event will carry $7500 (Singapore) prize money and be a level 5 World Ranking Event with double ranking points. Unfortunately due to some unforeseen circumstances we are limited to the use of three tables at the Singapore Cuesports Academy. Players will get the maximum amount of playing time that is practical given entry numbers and available facilities. The format will be 100-up. Players will be required to referee matches for other players during both the round-robin and early knock-out stages, up to the quarter-finals. Referee duties will be indicated on the playing schedule.

World Billiards thanks Cuesports Singapore for overcoming some issues that presented themselves and hosting this premiere event. The entry form can be downloaded from the link at the top of the page. It is now safe for players to commit to travel arrangements. A recommendation for accommodation will be announced.

PLAYERS MEETING AND DINNER (update 18th April)

There will be a players briefing at the Academy on Friday June 1st, from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm. There will be a buffet dinner reception for players following the meeting.

ACCOMMODATION РHotel Booking dates extended

Holiday Inn Express, Singapore, Katong. 88 East Coast Road, Katong, 5 minutes walk from the venue. $145 nett per night for a twin share room including breakfast & WiFi throughout the hotel. Rooms must be booked through the Singapore Association and by 24th May (this is the holiday season in Singapore).

Strachan 6811 and Aramith are now also sponsors of the event. (Players will be required to wear sponsor logos during the event).

GROUPS, SESSIONS & RESULTS

 

 

 


23 May 2018

2018 Irish & European Open

The 2018 Irish Open and European Open took place at the Ivy Rooms in Carlow, Ireland between 19th & 23rd May.

IRISH OPEN
Dates: Sat 19th & Sun 20th May.
Prize money: £2000+
Peter Gilchrist defeats Dave Causier in Irish Open final. For results click here. See here for a tournament report courtesy of RIBSA.

EUROPEAN OPEN
Dates: Mon 21st May – Wed 23rd May.
Prize money: £4000+
Peter Gilchrist defeats Dave Causier in European Open final.  Results here.

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12 Nov 2017

2017 Queensland Open

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present the

2017 Queensland Open

Friday 10th – Sunday 12th November 2017

at

1 Irene Street, Redcliffe, QLD, Australia

 

The Queensland Open is a long standing event dating back to 1990. This year it has been adopted as a world ranking tournament for the first time. Former Oceania and Australian billiards champion Danik Lucas is undefeated in this tournament since 2001 and will be going for his 17th consecutive Queensland Open title.

For an entry pack click here.

For more details about the event click here.

To enter click here.

To see last year’s results see here.