Snooker Blog Category: Disability

Ambassor Walker

WDBS announce 2 new Ambassadors

.@WorldSnooker1 Absoutely honoured to become an official Ambassador for Disability Snooker, especially having been part of recent Paralympics and Winter Paralympics for @Channel4 Our goal is to get snooker back in the Paralympics, it will take time but we will get there! https://t.co/0bA5aMjOKl — Rob Walker (@robwalkertv) April 25, 2018 Very proud to be associated… Read more »

World Snooker Disability Day

World Snooker Disability Day 2018

World Snooker Disability Day will once again be staged during the Betfred World Snooker Championship in Sheffield on Wednesday 25th April 2018 With activities to run throughout the day at the ‘Cue Zone’ situated at the Winter Garden, close to the Crucible Theatre, the event aims to raise awareness of disability snooker and encourage people... Read more »
Kurt Deklerck and Simon Berrisford

Belgium Hosts Landmark WDBS Event

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) successfully staged its first-ever event outside of the UK last weekend in Belgium. Held at The Trickshot in Bruges, the competition saw a mix of established WDBS players and local challengers come together for an event which represented another significant milestone for disability snooker globally. There was a home... Read more »
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888lcd.co.uk Belgian Open 2018

The first WDBS event to be staged outside of the UK is taking place this weekend. The main two-day tournament will be open to players with physical disabilities including ambulant and wheelchair users (WDBS Classification Groups 1-5). To follow the scoring see https://www.mysnookerstats.com/wdbs/
The Paul Hunter Foundation

Paul Hunter Disability Classic 2018: Entry Forms Released

The entry forms for groups 7 and 8 are available here: https://snookerhub.co.uk/wp-admin/post.php?vc_action=vc_inline&post_id=36548&post_type=post There are also important details relating to the relative disability classifications, including... Group 7 After previous consultation with players it has been decided that players must be classified by British Blind Sport (BBS) to play in Group 7 WDBS events. Group 8 In respect of Group 8 competitions,... Read more »