Peter Gilchrist wins the Welsh Open, 2019(Credit: Tony Cannon – Peter Gilchrist wins the Welsh Open in 2019, Ronnie Allen (Tournament Controller) is also pictured)

Welsh Open – 16-17th October ’21

The Welsh Open is being held in Llanelli on 16-17th October 2021.

The venue is the Terry Griffiths Matchroom, which is hosting a WBL event for the first time. The club has been long established in the historic town of Llanelli and has hosted a number of important Snooker events over the years. The legendary Terry Griffiths himself regularly coaches at the venue. There are 12 tables within the main room and another two private match rooms that the club have kindly offered to us.

Current Champion:

Peter Gilchrist is the current Welsh Open champion having beaten Martin Goodwill in 2019.

Please visit our YouTube playlist for footage from the 2019 event.

Venue:

Terry Griffiths Matchroom,
Waunlanyrafon,
Llanelli,
SA15 3AA

A Google location map is included here.

There is limited on-street parking nearby.

The club serves food on-site with a variety of products available to purchase along with cold drinks and sundries.

Travel:

Train – Llanelli has a train station situated in the town about a 5 minute drive from the venue. It is on the mainline to Carmarthen so is a regular stop for many trains travelling further west.

Air – Cardiff Wales Airport is the nearest to Llanelli and is approximately 1hr 10 mins drive from the venue.

Ferry – Rosslare to Fishguard is a recommended route if travelling via sea from Ireland.

Hotels:

A selection of the closest hotels to the venue are listed below. There are also several guest houses in Llanelli.

Coastal Park Hotel
A beach side hotel, 0.4 miles from the venue.

Thomas Arms Hotel
Situated 0.6 miles from the venue.

Premier Inn Llanelli Central West
Situated 0.9 miles from the venue, one of two Premier Inn hotels in Llanelli.

Travelodge Llanelli Central
Situated 1.1 miles from the venue.

Sessile Oak Hotel
Situated 2.4 miles from the venue.

Prize Pool:

MainWinner£640
Runner-up£320
Semi-Final£160
Quarter-Final£85
Last 16£50
Last 24 (if req.)£25
High Break£40
Challenge CupWinner£80
Runner-Up£40
Semi-Final£20
High Break£20

(Prize pool subject to a minimum of 32 players).

Enter Event:

The Welsh Open is a Level 3 World Ranking event and is £50 to enter.

Enter Event

A list of players that have entered is available here.

Sponsors:

Thanks to event sponsors:

Camelot Q Sports, Good Guys Removals.