2018 IBSF World Championships – Myanmar

The spectacular opening ceremony of the 2018 IBSF World Snooker Championships was held tonight at Grand Mercure Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar. RIBSA have six players in the two IBSF Championships.

In the Men’s Snooker Championships Greg Casey Crucible SC, Ross Bulman Youghal CYMS and Noel Landers Youghal CYMS will compete. In the Masters Championship John Farrell Fairview SC, Mark Tuite St Johns SC and Anthony Bonnar Northwest SC will compete. Play starts tomorrow at 10am

Dr. Myint Htwe, Union Minister for Health and Sport of Myanmar and Dr. Mya Lay Sein, Deputy Minister for Health and Sports of Myanmar along with Vice President of IBSF Mr. Jim Leacy attended the opening ceremony.

Dr. Myint Htwe in his speech welcomed all the participants of 2018 IBSF World Snooker Championships in Myanmar and wished them a pleasant stay during the competition. He also requested all the participants to visit different parts of Yangon to experience the beautiful culture of Myanmar.


The IBSF Vice President thanked Government of Myanmar and Myanmar Billiards and Snooker Federation for hosting this event in Yangon and making a pleasant stay for everyone. He also thanked all the sponsors associated with these championships and assured all best help to MBSF for hosting such events in future as well.

RIBSA would like to all the players the best of luck in the Championships which will be held from the 19th – 27th of November.

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