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Throwback – World Incapacity Snooker from 2015


TODAY IS THE ANNUAL WORLD DISABILITY SNOOKER DAY IN SHEFFIELD…

Listed below are the estimates from 2020/21 from the Home of  Commons Library, which states that…

How many individuals have a incapacity? The most recent estimates from the Division for Work and Pensions’ Household Sources Survey point out that 16.0 million folks within the UK had a incapacity within the 2021/22 monetary 12 months. This represents 24% of the entire inhabitants.

Subsequent month, the World Incapacity Snooker Affiliation will maintain one other staging of the Hull Open, which thus far has seen 62 entries with entries to the occasion ending on Could 10.

The occasion, which takes place on the 17 – nineteenth Could, sees Teams 1 – 8 compete within the occasion which has been hosted on the Tradewell Snooker Membership since 2016 on a file ten events.

In final 12 months’s Hull Open, there have been 72 entries in complete.

Right here’s a snippet from the Exercise Alliance again in 2016, when the WDBS was rising…

“Entry numbers nearly doubled from the earlier 12 months on the second Open Incapacity Snooker Championship throughout 5 incapacity classification teams (teams 1-5). As in 2015, three important competitions have been contested, along with a Problem Cup occasion for gamers not qualifying for the knockout levels.

First the primary time at a WDBS occasion, prize cash was provided to the finalists of every class, in addition to the general excessive break- because of help from Renishaw plc and the Paul Hunter Basis.

The article then added additional on: “For the primary time the WDBS additionally held a Studying Incapacity Snooker Competition with the help of Particular Olympics Gloucestershire. The occasion included a proper six-red match, which noticed Wealthy Yendle defeat David Mac to say the title. Residents from Leonard Cheshire, who had beforehand visited the World Championship in Sheffield earlier this 12 months, additionally visited in the course of the competition and loved alternatives to each watch and play snooker.

The match was supported all through by WPBSA World Snooker coaches Tim Squires, Bob Hill and Danielle Findlay.

Over 200 gamers have competed at World Incapacity Billiards and Snooker competitions thus far.

Again in January, this web site author reported on the WDBS staged at Woking with an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with the WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson.

 

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