IBSF World U-16’s – Russia

The IBSF Under 16 World Open Snooker Championships will be held in Russia from the 1st – 8th of October. Entries for RIBSA players will be based on last seasons Under 16 Rankings. RIBSA want to clarify their position, if any players wishes to play, RIBSA are only paying the entry fees into the event.

If anyone wants more information please email info@ribsa.ie


On behalf of the Federation of Billiards Sports of Russia (FBSR), the IBSF extends invitation to all member countries for sending players to take part in the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championships (Men and Women) 2017. The championships are schedule from 1st October till 8th October 2017 at Centre for billiard sports” PLAYPOOL in St. Petersburg.

Please use ‘submission of entry system’ on our website ibsf.info to send entries. The last date of sending entry is 15th September 2017. Please note that system will not accept incomplete entries. Also ensure that your player picture should not be less than 300 dpi.

Each country is allowed to send unlimited number of players (Men and Women) per tournament. The Entry fee of US$ 50.00 per player must be paid to the host Association on the first day of the championship.

Referee and Player meetings will be on the 1st October followed by Opening ceremony.

ABOUT St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg is a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, it was the imperial capital for 2 centuries, and it remains the country’s cultural center, with venues like the hypermodern Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the Russian Museum showcasing Russian art, from Orthodox icon paintings to abstract works by Kandinsky.


HOST ORGANIZER: Alexander Pukhlenko:
Tel. +79219610846; E-mail: pool777@gmail.com

Director of Snooker Department:
Sergey Ryabinin; e-mail: snooker12@yandex.ru

Grand Canyon, 194358, St. Petersburg, Shostakovich st. 2,
Tel.: +78127035292
E-mail: info@grandcanyon-hotel.ru
Site:     http://grandcanyon-hotel.ru

Prices for accommodation, excluding breakfast, per day:
Single room: 2950 rub. / 50 $
Double, Twin Room: 3300 rub. / 55 $
Business Standard Room: 3700 rub. / 60 $
It is possible of an extra bed in some rooms.
For the reservation, should use the code word “SNOOKER”

Breakfast: 250 RUB. / 5 $
Business lunch: 250 RUB. / 5 $
Dinner: 450 rubles. / 8 $
The ruble exchange rate (approx.): 1 $ = 60 rub.

“Center for billiard sports” PLAYPOOL “, 195276 St. Petersburg, Culture Ave. 41,
(Metro stations: “Prospect Prosveshcheniia” or “Grazhdanskii Prospect”).
A bus will be arranged between the hotel and the venue to the matches start.
The transfer time is 10-15 minutes. Taxi price is approx. 3 $.

Number of tables: 8
Make of tables: Shender
Balls: Aramith
Cloth: Strachan 6811

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: “Pulkovo”, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Meeting in airport and transfer airport-hotel-airport will be cost 20 Euros per person.

(Provided by the host association)

For Men US$ 3500
The winner is 1200
Finalist – 600
3rd place – 300х2
5-8 place – 150х4
9 -16 place – 50х8
Highest Break 100

for Women US$ 1500
Winner – 600
Finalist – 300
3rd place – 150×2
5-8 place – 50х4
The highest break is 100

Players can be tested for a doping test in accordance with the requirements of WADA.

Local currency is Russian Roubles.

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