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Pool is coming to town in St. Johann again

The Alpina Wellness & Sports Hotel in St. Johann i.Pg., Austria, will one more time be the hotspot of European Pool Billiards for the duration of this week.

Tomorrow, the Dynamic Billard Austrian open will start. 166 players from all over Europe and the Middle East are competing for a total of 36.000,-€ in prize money and coveted ranking points. The whole elite of European pool will be present, including #1 David Alcaide (ESP), # 2 Joshua Filler (GER), #3 Mark Gray (GBR), #4 Niels Feijen (NED) and #5 Ralf Souquet (GER), just to name a few. Local hopes are definitely placed on Albin Ouschan, Mario He and Maximilian Lechner (all AUT). The Dynamic Billard Austrian Open in Alpina Wellness & Sports Hotel, St. Johann i.Pg., Austria, is the third tournament of this year’s Euro-Tour series. After the Italian Open in Treviso and the Portuguese Open in Albufeira, this upcoming event will be staged in the middle of the Austrian Alps once more. The Alpina has been a venue for several Euro-Tour and European Championship events and players as well as organisers find perfect conditions here to present our sport in a top level atmosphere within a beautiful landscape. The Dynamic Billard Austrian Open will begin on Thursday morning at 09:00 CET with round 1 matches. The final match is scheduled for Saturday, May 20th, at 18:00 local time.

On Saturday morning, the European Women enter the stage here in St. Johann i.Pg. The Dynamic Billard Austria Women’s Open will commence with 35 players announced so far. Top favourites for the title are Jasmin Ouschan (AUT), Kristina Tkach (RUS) and the winner of the event in Treviso, Ina Kaplan (GER). The women will compete for 3250,-€ prize money as well as ranking points for the European Women Ranking.

Every day, one match from the event will be shown LIVE on the Facebook page of the EPBF. All Facebook users may check out the high standard of quality which is provided for all the events and see what the Kozoom members receive all the time. You can see all the matches on up to 24 tables live via www.kozoom.com who stream the whole event on the internet LIVE. The FB live matches are announced on the EPBF Facebook page around noon every day. Results and schedule can be found at www.eurotouronline.com so why not come and check out all the LIVE action of the Dynamic Billard Austrian Open starting Thursday 18th May at 09:00h

The events will be hosted by the European Governing Body for Pool, the European Pocket Billiard Federation (EPBF) and organized by International Billiard Promotion (IBP). For further information and reference please go to the federation website www.epbf.com, visit us on Facebook or check out our youtube channel for regular news clips or contact our press office press@epbf.com.