Paracuesports / 2016 WDBS Manchester Classic

​19th & 20th March 2016 / Q's Sports and Entertainment Bar, Manchester, England


Event City isn't the only venue in Manchester to recently host a major snooker event...

Formed only last year, World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) held their second series of competitions this past weekend at Q's Sports and Entertainment Bar in the city.

Players are split into different categories relevant to their disability.

2016 Manchester Classic - Roll Of Honour

Group 1/2 Winner - Craig Welsh

Group 3 Final - William Thomson 3-1 Daniel Blunn

Group 4/5 Final - Andy Johnson 3-0 Steve Packer

Plate Event Final - John Teasdale beat Ricky Chilton

You can find out more information through the official WDBS website here.

The WDBS also has a Facebook page here, and Twitter here.

It is good to see a structured snooker circuit for players of all physical / mental abilities. Hopefully numbers will increase in these events, which may also inspire new players at grassroots level to take up Cuesports.

Written and published by Michael Day on the 25th March 2016

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