Snooker Blog Category: Disability

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Hazel Grove Hosts Successful Disability Snooker Event

The first World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) event of 2019 was staged at the Hazel Grove Snooker Club last weekend. The Northern Classic, sponsored by BB Scaffolding, welcomed players with a variety of physical and learning disabilities to contest six individual competitions across the weekend. There was a familiar winner in the latest Groups… Read more »

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WPBSA Announces New Partnership with DSActive

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with DSActive which will see both organisations work together to provide opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome to participate in snooker. Administered by the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA), the programme aims to provide people with as many opportunities as possible… Read more »

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Announcement regarding Group 8

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) have announced that following consultation with the players and a trial at three events, the restriction on the use of hearing aids and cochlear implants during play has been removed. Players will be able to wear their aids at the next Group 8 event which will be the Southern Classic... Read more »
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WDBS Northern Classic to be Staged at Hazel Grove

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) have announced that the first event of 2019 will be the Northern Classic which will be held for the first time at Hazel Grove Snooker Club in Stockport. Hazel Grove is a Gold Member of the 147 Club, the official club affiliation scheme of the English Partnership for Snooker... Read more »
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WDBS announce Tony Southern as Players Representative

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) has announced that Tony Southern has been appointed as its first Players Representative pic: WDBS Southern is the obvious candidate for this important role of communicating the players wishes to the board. He is a regular competitior himself at WDBS events as a Group 2 player and is also... Read more »