Tag: WDBS

China Welcomes Disability Snooker

Officials from World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) recently visited the China Administration of Sports for Persons with Disabilities (CASPD) to explore future partnership opportunities. Nigel Mawer QPM, chairman of WDBS and WPBSA Sport Development Manager Chris Hornby met with Mr Wu Secretary of the Party Committee for CASPD and[Read More…]

Paul Hunter Disability Classic Staged in Derby

Paul Hunter Disability Classic Staged in Derby

The Paul Hunter Disability Classic successfully returned to the Cueball Derby last weekend as World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) staged its latest event for players with learning and sensory disabilities. The final event of the 2017/18 season, the weekend saw a significant increase in entries from the inaugural competition[Read More…]

WDBS Belgian Open

WDBS Event Staged in Belgium

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 the WDBS Belgian Open saw a mix of established WDBS players and local challengers come together for an event which represented another significant milestone[Read More…]

Busy 2018 Calendar for WDBS

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) has confirmed its calendar of events for the first half of 2018. Last year saw five competitive snooker events staged for people falling under up to 36 different disability profiles, a total which is set to be equalled within the first six months of[Read More…]

Belgium to Stage WDBS Tournament

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) announced on Monday plans to stage 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 that is home to eleven full-size snooker tables and[Read More…]

Daniel Blunn Wins WDBS Welsh Open

Daniel Blunn claimed his third World Disability Billiards and Snooker¬†(WDBS)¬†title at the inaugural Welsh Open in Cwmbran last weekend. Held at Redz Snooker Club, the tournament was the first that was open to players from all eight disability classification groups, including players with physical, sensory, and learning disabilities. Over 48[Read More…]