Snooker Blog Category: Disability

New Title Sponsor for Hull Open

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) is today pleased to announce 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, 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 »

Phillip Murphy Q&A

By Matt Huart on the WDBS site The recent Paul Hunter Disability Classic at the Cueball Derby saw its strongest field yet for players with visual and hearing disabilities, including Pontypridd’s Phillip Murphy who was competing at a WDBS event for the first time. With our next tournament set to be held in Cwmbran, Wales... Read more »

Top Coach Backs WDBS

Leading professional snooker coach Andrew Highfield will be among those supporting the WDBS Open Disability Snooker Championship 2017 in Wolverhampton this September. Highfield, a renowned WPBSA World Snooker coach who has coached players at all levels for nearly 20 years, has pledged £250 to the overall prize fund at the event which will be held... Read more »