WDBS Derby Open 2020
- 15 May until 17 May
- Cueball Derby, Masfield Road, Derby, DE21 4AW
Entries are now being accepted for the World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) Derby Open which will return to the Cueball Derby for a fourth time from 15-17 May 2020.
One of WDBS most long-standing events, the Derby Open will once begin with a Friday Open Day for people with a variety of impairments to come and try snooker under the guidance of WPBSA World Snooker coaches including lead coach Steve Rutter.
There will also be a buffet provided early in the afternoon and opportunities to meet the WDBS team and ask any questions about the competition.
The weekend itself will then see competitive tournaments staged for deaf and visually impaired players (WDBS Classification Groups 7-8) from Saturday morning, with a Challenge Cup to be staged on Sunday for players who do not qualify for the knockout rounds.
Friday 15 May:
A day of coaching and practice. Free coaching sessions will be run by WPBSA World Snooker coaches for everyone from 10:30am.
Saturday 16 May:
There will be a players meeting at 9:30am to confirm the rules and schedule. Players who have not competed in a WDBS event before must attend. A match schedule will be distributed prior to the event. Players must register at least 30 minutes before their first match with the tournament director.
Sunday 17th May:
Players to attend at 9:30am unless notified otherwise by the tournament director for the final day of tournament play. There will be a Challenge Cup competition held at no extra charge for players who have not qualified for the knockout rounds.
For more infromation and to enter please visit the WDBS website.