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23 Sep 2019

2019 World Billiards Championship


A superb week of billiards at the RACV Club in Melbourne concluded with Peter Gilchrist winning his fourth World title, click here for the report on the WPBSA website. UPDATE:  All prizewinners MUST ensure that we have the current bank / PayPal details. (If you have already done so then just ignore this). I will be making payments in the next day or so for all three tournaments. If I don’t have your bank details then I cannot pay you.  If I have old / incorrect details then your prize will be paid into the Black Hole !  Use this form to enter details, scan it and then email to me ASAP at – jim.burke@world-billiards.com

Visit the World Billiards YouTube channel to access all the video recordings from Melbourne. All  results here

Finalists 2019

Peter and Sourav

World Billiards and the Australian Billiards & Snooker Council co-operated to manage  the 2019 World Billiards Championship and 2019 World Open which took place at the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, in Melbourne, Australia, between Sunday 6th and Saturday 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). [UPDATE: nobody achieved the grand-up]

The World Open (level 3 event) occurred 6th to 7th October across two venues. It included a challenge cup for those who did not qualify for the knock-out stage. This event was open entry. All results here EARLY TICKET RELEASE Tickets for these tournaments are on sale HERE. All sessions for all events are ticketed.

2019 World Women’s Billiards Championship

Local star Anna Lynch won her first World Women’s Billiards Championship at the RACV Club in Melbourne. All results here

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. www.billiardschampionship.com Visit the event web site for much more information.