2008 EBSA OPEN BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP
GLASGOW - SCOTLAND
09 – 11 April 2008
RIBSA, Sport HQ,Joyce Way, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12 EIRE
Fax: + 353 16251151.
15 C 58 ,
Tel : +33 611 314 641
Fax : +33 476 591 390
Bernard McGuinnessKillylastin, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Republic of Ireland. Tel : +353 86 2480794
Phil Mumford (Winner), Dave Smith (Referee) and Dhruv Sitwala (Runner-up)
Draw & Results Knock-Out Round
Draw & Results League Matches
22 February 2008
On behalf of the EBSA Board of Directors, I have pleasure in inviting you to send players to participate in the 2008 EBSA Open Billiards Championships. This event will run alongside the European Under 19’s Snooker Championships being held in Glasgow at the same time and culminating in a prize giving ceremony at the Craigpark Masters Club following the conclusion of the tournament on Friday 11 April 2008.
The EBSA have invited the committee of the English-Billiards Open Series (EBOS) to administer the running of this tournament on their behalf.
I enclose entry forms (please copy as required) for a maximum entry of four players from each Member Country, to be returned as instructed.
Closing date for entries: 16 March 2008
A maximum of 20 international referees will be invited by SSL. Accommodation will be supplied on a bed and breakfast basis, two referees sharing a room. + 1 meal/day will be provided at the Hotel or at the Club (TBC).
Referees will be nominated by the European Billiards & Snooker Referees Association (EBSRA). Request must be sent to the EBSRA secretary, Eugene O’Connor at email: email@example.com
Scottish Snooker (SSL) has asked me to assure you, that they will do eveything to make your visit one to remember.
Yours in sport,
EBSA – Secretary
Calendar of Events
Wednesday 9th April - 12 Group Matches @ 12:00
- 12 Group Matches @ 13:45
- 12 Group Matches @ 15:30
- 12 Group Matches @ 17:15
- 12 Group Matches @ 19:00
Thursday 10th April - 12 Group Matches @ 10:00
- 12 Group Matches @ 11:45
- 12 Group Matches @ 13:30
- 12 Group Matches @ 15:15
- 12 Group Matches @ 17:00
Last 16 Matches 19:00 – 21:00
Friday 11th April Quarter Final Matches 10:30 – 12:30
Semi Final Matches 13:00 – 15:00
Final 16:00 – 18:00
Followed by Prize Giving & Closing Ceremony
Please note that this format is based on 48 entries (8 groups of 6) and is the maximum number of sessions available.
Please note, an entry fee of € 50 per player will be payable to EBOS, before the start of the Championships and that no player will be allowed to take part if payment is not made.
Craigpark Masters Snooker Club,
164 Craigpark, Dennistoun, Glasgow. G31 2HE
There will be 14 Match Tables + 4 Practice Tables.
All players, referees and officials will be accommodated in:
The Jury’s Inn Hotel
80 Jamaica St
There will be one room rate of £65 for all rooms, single, double, twin or triple, which includes breakfast. (There is a limited number of triple rooms which will be allocated on a first come first served basis). It is a stipulation of this tournament that all players will be required to use this hotel as a condition of entering the tournament, as Jury’s have provided the organisers with significant sponsorship for this event.
All bookings for the Hotel must go via Paul Dunning.
Tel 07970 191892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visas are not required by most European countries but please check.
The snooker club has a full restaurant and a meal can be had for €6 - €10.
All major credit cards are accepted in the hotel, restaurants and shops.
Local currency is GB Pounds Sterling (1 pound = 1.35 euros approx)
Weather can be changeable, please check with your TV weather programme.
Total Prize Fund - €2,100(subject to 48 entries)
Please note that the closing date for sending the entry & accommodation forms is: Sunday 16 March 2008