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Snooker Legends Auction Raises Money for WDBS

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) will benefit from a Snooker Legends exhibition featuring Ronnie O’Sullivan to take place in Lincoln on Friday 5th May 2017. Thanks to local player Nigel Coton, who won his category at last year’s Open Disability Snooker Championship and has helped to organise the event, it has been agreed that… Read More

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WDBS Announces 2017 Events Calendar

World Disability Billiards and Snooker has today announced its calendar for 2017, which will see at least a record five snooker events held for people with disabilities during the year. As in 2016, there will be multiple events staged for players with physical and sensory disabilities, including return visits to Hull and Manchester, as well… Read More

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Hull Stages World Disability Snooker Event

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) held its second event for players with sensory disabilities last weekend at the Tradewell Snooker Centre in Kingston upon Hull. The inaugural Hull Open welcomed players from classification Groups 7-8, including players who have either hearing or visual disabilities and saw entries more than double from the previous event… Read More

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Hull To Host World Disability Snooker Event

This weekend World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) heads to East Yorkshire for its final event of 2016, the WDBS Hull Open at the Tradewell Snooker Centre on 11-13 November. The WDBS has seen sustained growth following its first event held just under a year ago in Gloucester and its visit to the UK City… Read More

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Record Event For WDBS

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) staged its biggest event to date last weekend at the South West Snooker Centre, Gloucester. The second Open Disability Snooker Championship following last year’s inaugural event saw entries almost double in number across five disability classification groups (groups 1-5) from a year ago. As in 2015, three main competitions… Read More

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Gloucester Geared for WDBS

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) is set to stage its fourth ever event this weekend with the 2016 Open Disability Snooker Championship in Gloucester. The WDBS will return to the South West Snooker Academy, the venue which hosted the very first WDBS event last November. As in 2015, the action will begin with a… Read More

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New WDBS Events Announced

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) has announced the details of a further two events that will be staged during 2016. Launched as a subsidiary company of the WPBSA in summer 2015 to give more people with disabilities the opportunity to play cue sports, to date the WDBS has held three events for people with… Read More

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Disability Sport Event In Antrim

Disability Sport Northern Ireland is running a snooker session for people with physical disabilities or blind / partially sighted people next week. The event takes place on Wednesday September 7th from 11am to 1pm at the 147 Club, 32 Fountain Street, Antrim, BT41 4BB This event is being organised by Disability Sport Northern Ireland and… Read More

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Landmark WDBS Event Staged in Woking

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) held its third event at the Woking Snooker Centre in Surrey last weekend. The three-day competition was a landmark event for WDBS, as it was the first open to disability classification groups incorporating visual impairments, hearing impairments and learning disabilities. Following an Open Day at which players with all… Read More

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Disability Day at Sheffield Winter Garden

The WPBSA will stage the annual World Disability Day in Sheffield on Thursday 21st April 2016 during the Betfred World Snooker Championship. To be held at the Cue Zone in the Winter Garden close to the Crucible Theatre, the initiative looks to encourage people with disabilities to participate in snooker and support the ongoing work… Read More

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