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IBSF - ACBS World Team Cup 2018 - Invitation

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Invitation for the 1st IBSF World Team Cup – 2018 – Doha - Qatar
27 FEBRUARY - 02 MARCH 2018


Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation along with IBSF and ACBS, are pleased to announce the commencement of a new annual event WORLD TEAM CUP 2018 to provide more opportunities to our players. This team championship will be organized every year by Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation in collaboration with IBSF & ACBS.

IBSF hereby cordially extend the official invitation to your Association / Federation to participate in this event. Kindly confirm your participation within seven (7) days on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . It is also advised to kindly enter your team in the online entry system on the IBSF Website, using your IBSF Username and Password, on or before 7th February 2018. The following 24 Teams (2 Players max.) are invited on below mentioned criteria;

(Not more than two teams per country)

Selection Criteria

No.

Country

IBSF MEN TEAM
1
Pakistan - 1
2
Ireland - 1
3
Wales - 1
4
Iran
IBSF MASTER TEAM
5
Thailand-1
6
Wales-2
ACBS MEN TEAM
7
India
8
Pakistan-2
9
Hong Kong
10
Thailand - 2
EUROPE
11
Ireland - 2
12
Germany
AFRICA
13
EGYPT
OCEANIA
14
AUSTRALIA
AMERICA
15
USA
HOST COUNTRY
16
QATAR-1
17
QATAR-2
WILD CARDS
18
SOUTH AFRICA
19
CHINA
20
BRAZIL
21
MALAYSIA
22
NEW ZEALAND
23
UAE
24
ICELAND

TOURNAMENT DETAILS
Hospitality
One twin sharing room (with breakfast) will be provided free of cost to each participating team in the Official Hotel – Holiday Villa Doha, Rawdat Al Khail Street, Doha, from 26th February till 3rd March, 2018 (5 nights maximum).

Visas shall be arranged free of cost by Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation for all the participants. All the countries requiring visas are hereby advised to kindly send the passport details of the players and officials within one week.

Airport Pick-n-Drop will be provided free of cost by Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation. In this regard, all the member countries are advised to send the flight details on the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , in order to avail the Pick-n-Drop facility.

Airport
The nearest Airport is Hamad International Airport – Doha – Qatar.

Venue
All the matches shall be played at the Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation Academy, Rawdat Al Khail Street, Al Mansoora, Doha, Qatar.

Tournament Format
  • The 24 teams shall be divided into 8 groups of 3 Teams each.
  • Two Teams from each group shall qualify for the Last 16 Round.
  • Total duration of the Tournament will be 4 days.
  • Four Tables shall be used for Round Robin League matches and two tables for practice.
  • All the matches till Final, shall be played on Best of 5 Frames as follows;
  •  
    • Day-1 Round Robin League     3 Sessions (10:00 am, 01:00 pm & 4:00 pm)
    • Day-2 Round Robin League     3 Sessions (10:00 am, 01:00 pm & 4:00 pm)
    • Day-3 Last 16 Round              2 Sessions (10:00 am, 01:00 pm)
    • Day-3 Last 8 Round                1 Session (5:00 pm)
    • Day-4 Semi Finals                   1 Session (1:00 pm)
    • Day-4 Final                            1 Session (5:00 pm)

The Players & Referees meeting will be held on 26th February, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

Prize Money
Total Prize Money of US$ 60,000 as follows:
Winner US$ 15,000 (Team)
Runner Up US$ 7,000 (Team)
Semi Finalists US$ 3,500 each Team
Last 8 US$ 2,500 each Team
Last 16 US$ 1,500 each Team
Last 24 US$ 1,000 each Team
Highest Break US$ 1,000

For any further information, kindly contact on following numbers or email address;
Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation
Contact No. : +974 44356077
QBSF Technical Committee: +974 66613508
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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