Snooker Blog Category: Disability

Paul Hunter Disability Classic to return to Derby

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) have announced that the Paul Hunter Disability Classic will return to CueBall, Derby for a second time. Scheduled for 18-20 May 2018 the event will include tournaments for deaf and visually impaired players, as well as a one-day competition for players with learning disabilities. Once again the event will be... Read more »

Hull Open sees new champions crowned

The 888lcd.co.uk Open at Hull was a great success with a record 49 entrants across just three classification groups. The Tradewell Snooker Club hosted the event for the second successive year and there were new winners for both the Group 7 and 8 competitions. See the full stories here: https://www.wdbs.info/new-champions-crowned-hull-open/ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

WDBS kicks off 2018 in Preston

The Elite Snooker Centre in Preston will host the first WDBS event of 2018. For the full story see: https://www.wdbs.info/preston-host-js-trading-northern-classic/ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Ronnie O’Sullivan Exhibition in aid of WDBS Funds

Nigel Coton, the 2016 Open Disability Snooker Championship Group 3 winner, has announced that once again surplus funds from an upcoming exhibition that he has organised will be donated to the WDBS! Nigel said “It is important to myself and my wife Ali to support the WDBS again.” See https://snookerhub.co.uk/snooker-exhibitions/event/ronnie-osullivan-2-nights-lincoln-drill-hall/ for more details

Wolverhampton On Cue For WDBS

The 2017 Open Disability Snooker Championship was successfully hosted last weekend in Wolverhampton by World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS). Held at the Golden Cue Snooker Club, the event saw players with a range of physical and learning disabilities battle it out to become champions in their respective categories throughout the three-day competition. There was... Read more »

WDBS Heads to Belgium

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) is today delighted to announce the 2018 Belgian Open, the first WDBS competition to be held outside of the UK. The landmark event will be staged at The Trickshot, a fully accessible venue home to 11 full-size snooker tables and located close to the centre of the historic city… Read more »

Hudgell Solicitors Support Hull Open

By Matt Huart on WDBS.info World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) is today [13/09/2017] pleased to announce that Hudgell Solicitors have renewed their support for the 888lcd.co.uk WDBS Hull Open, which returns to the UK City of Culture 2017 this November. Download the entry form for the 888lcd.co.uk Hull Open Hudgell Solicitors are a Hull-based legal services provider, operating nationally… Read more »

New Title Sponsor for Hull Open

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) is today pleased to announce 888lcd.co.uk as title sponsors of this November's Hull Open. Download the entry form (Groups 7-8) Download the entry form (Group 6) Owned by regular event sponsor Simon Berrisford of J&S Trading, 888lcd.co.uk supply mobile phone screens to a customer base of approximately 5,500 across... Read more »

Welsh Open – Updated Format

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) has today announced the final format for the main competition at the inaugural Welsh Open this weekend in Cwmbran. As at previous competitions, the tournament will begin with group stages which will be played on Saturday, ahead of Sunday’s knockout rounds. Group Numbers The WDBS Welsh Open has accepted... Read more »

Record Entries for Welsh Open

The inaugural World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) Welsh Open has seen entries from a record 40 players, more than a week prior to the original entry deadline. Since its inaugural event staged back in November 2015, the WDBS has seen consistent growth in player numbers at tournaments staged for people with a wide-range of... Read more »