Out of the top 65 ranked players in the European Rankings, only one is missing. Apart from that, all European Top players have announced for the Dynamic Billard Austrian Open which will take place from July 30th until August 1st, 2015, in the Alpina Sports- and Wellness Hotel in St. Johann i.Pg., Austria.
The regular Euro-Tour players are joined here by some players who are still here from the Youth EC and some players who are already here for the seniors and ladies EC. Since the Euro-Tour is the second one of three consecutive tournament here in St. Johann, the amount of players is very high.
34.000,-€ are at stake and valuable points for the European Rankings. The European elite players are joined by quite a number of players from the Middle East. Nations such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates belong to the „normal“ contestants of the Euro-Tour these days.
„We find that the quality and the organization of the Euro-Tour is the best world-wide“, said one of the Arab players in an interview, „and the competition is probably also the toughest one you can find on the planet. If you can win a Euro-Tour event, you can win anything“, he added.
35 different nations are represented in the Dynamic Billard Austrian Open. The biggest contingency has Germany with 35 players followed by Poland with 28 players and Austria with 25 players. Out of the 234 athletes, 8 female are in the field.
The tennis hall of the Alpina Sports- and Wellness Hotel has been completely remodeled in order to meet the criteria for a perfect venue for billiards events. The walls and the floor has been covered in a darker color and a giant air condition has been installed to create the perfect conditions for a professional pool billiards event.
The action will start tomorrow at 09:00 with the matches of the first round.
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More information about participants, schedules, achievements, rankings, etc can be found on the event website www.eurotouronline.com
The event will be hosted by the European Pocket Billiard Federation EPBF and organized by International Billiard Promotion Foundation IBPF.