World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) will stage its first ranking event in Germany from 27-29 October 2023 and entries are now open!
To be held at S.C Breakers, Russelsheim, Germany, the all-new German Open will be open to players from all eight disability classification groups.
The venue is fully accessible and is home to eight full-size snooker tables. The tournament will be the first held in mainland Europe outside of Belgium and all players from across Europe and beyond are encouraged to take part.
As with regular UK-based tournaments, there will be an Open Day led by WPBSA Snooker Coach Steve Rutter held on Friday 27 October from approximately 10:00am until 1:30pm.
It is anticipated that there will be limited opportunities for practice prior to the start of the tournament at 2pm, with priority to be given to local disability groups invited to take part in the day.
The competitive tournaments will begin at approximately 2:00pm on Friday 27 October, with a players meeting to be held from 1:45pm.
Subject to entry numbers, WDBS reserves the right to combine groups where necessary to ensure credible competition.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited table numbers (8), we reserve the right to cap entries if necessary. Priority will be given to local players in order to support development in Germany and neighbouring countries.
We strongly advise all players not to book non-refundable flights/hotels until your entry is confirmed, which we will endeavour to do as soon as possible.
We recommend that players who intend to enter the event submit their entry as soon as possible.
Information and advice with regards to travel and hotel options can be found within the event entry pack.
We encourage players to communicate and share advice, for example within our official WDBS Players Facebook Group.
Entry for all WDBS events is made through the WPBSA SnookerScores website:
Your entry will only be formally accepted upon receipt of your online entry AND payment of your entry fee by the event entry deadline.
If you require further information and support, or an easy read form (Group 6), please contact us.