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17 Jul 2019

2019 World Billiards Championship

World Billiards and the Australian Billiards & Snooker Council are delighted to announce that the 2019 World Billiards Championship and 2019 World Open will take place at the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, in Melbourne, Australia, between Sunday 6th and Saturday 12th October.

The World Billiards Championship will take place between 8th and 12th October.

NEWSFLASH – $24,000 AUD bonus prize for a 1000 break during the World Championship (to be shared if more than one is made).

Only register for the World Championship when invited to do so by World Billiards or if you have been selected to represent your National Governing Body. Invitations have been sent to all former World Champions, the top 40 in the Order of Merit and National Governing Bodies. Further invitations will follow, subject to the number of acceptances in round 1.

Register Here for the World Championship

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The World Open will be played over the first two days of this period, 6th to 7th October, across several venues. It will be a level 3 event, and will include a challenge cup for those who do not qualify for the knock-out stage. This event is open entry, but the organisers reserve the right to have a qualifying criteria if dictated by the number of entries.

Register here for the World Open

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Limited numbers of Early Release tickets for the World Open (October 6-7) and the World Championship (October 8-12) are now on sale. Visit HERE for tickets. All sessions for both events will be ticketed.

2019 World Women’s Billiards Championship

This event will be held on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th October. Entry is ÂŁ30. Guaranteed minimum prize pool is ÂŁ2750. Entry is Open – there is no qualification process. Entries close on 30th September.

Register here for the World Women’s Billiards Championship

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The historic and prestigious World Billiards Championship, first contested in 1870, was played in Melbourne in 1934, when Australian billiards legend Walter Lindrum defended his title against England’s Joe Davis. 85 years later, the Championship will be played in Australia for the third time.

The RACV Club is an outstanding venue for this event, with a first-class members only billiard room, extensive dining facilities and an on-site hotel. It is situated right in the heart of Melbourne within walking distance of numerous cafes, restaurants and entertainment facilities.

Visit the event web site for much more information.