Woking Hosts WDBS Open Day

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The 2016 Woking Open began yesterday with the latest WDBS Open Day for people with all disabilities to try snooker.

Held at the Woking Snooker Centre ahead of a two-day tournament this weekend, the event saw a mix of players across different age groups, with experienced players and students from local snooker taking to the baize.


Woking MP Jonathan Lord meets members of the Hull Deaf Centre taking part in the Open Day

The day was supported by WPBSA World Snooker coaches Tim Squires, Bob Hill and Dannie Findlay, who were available to provide free coaching throughout the day. Also in attendance was MP for Woking Jonathan Lord, who met with staff and officials during the afternoon.

The Woking Open is the first WDBS tournament open to players falling under classification groups 6-8, i.e. visual impairments (Group 7), hearing impairments (Group 8) and people with learning disabilities (Group 6).

To view a full album of photographs from the Open Day please visit our Facebook page, which together with our official Twitter feed will provide updated news and results from the main competition throughout the weekend.