Qatar World Open
27 - 28 June 2008 - Qualifying
29 June - 05 July 2008 - Main Round
:: Venue ::
Tel: (974) 435-6099 Fax: (975) 435-6077 - e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: 10~15 minutes from
:: Organizer ::
:: Main Sponsor ::
:: Sanction by ::
Pool-Billiards Association (WPA) / Asian Pocket Billiards
:: TV coverage ::
Al Jazeera Sport Channel
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Qatar World Open 9Ball Pool Championship
Al Jazeera Sports Channel 2 will broadcast live images of the main rounds of the
Qatar International Open 9-Ball Championship
The live coverage will start Thursday from 1240 hours till 1700 hours
JSC Sports 2, Frequencies:
(Subject to availability of telecast of this channel in respective countries)
Participants (Stage 2):
The number of allotments (quota) decided in agreement with the tournament organizer and WPA is as below.
AAPA :: 2 spots
APBU :: 25 spots
BCA :: 10 spots
(including 2 spots for
EPBF :: 28 spots
OPBA :: 2 spots
Arab countries :: 9 spots
Organizer wild card :: 2 spots
WPA wild card :: 2 spots
Qualifiers from Stage 1 :: 8 spots
TOTAL :: 96 players in the main tournament ( Stage 2
Participants (Stage 1): Any players from the world. Maximum 64 players in the first day and the second day.
Format in Stage 2
Qualifiers from the winnerís bracket (16 players) will be entered to the fixed spots in the last 32, and spots for 16 qualifiers from the loserís bracket will be taken by a blind draw.
Format in Stage 1 (qualifying tournament)
4 qualifiers advance to the Stage 2 group round.
4 qualifiers advance to the Stage 2 group round. However if more players withdraw from the quota of Stage 2, the above figure will increase.
More detail will be announced after May 10 and at the day of qualifying tournament.
Prize Money: USD
Sanction Fee: 5% to be deducted from the prize money as WPA sanction fee.
Local Tax: No deduction.
Entry Application for Stage 2:
Entry Application for Stage 1:
In case when the applicant reaches to large number, the scheduled dates may be added a day (June 26) or two days (June 25 and 26). All participants to the Stage 1 are requested to make sure about any updated information in our web link or ask to QBSF or each association after May 10.
Send in your applications to QBSF by e-mail: email@example.com or by FAX (+975) 435-6077
Notice: Strict observance of the application dead line.
If invitation letter is needed for visa , please submit your details
(full name, passport number and other necessary documents to QBSF at
the earliest convenience.
is a list of the countries that can obtain a visa on arrival at the
State of Qatar. The visa can be obtained on arrival at the Doha
National of the listed countries can get their visas at the Airport
If you need more information or if in doubt about any of the above please contact QBSF. If players are not sure of visa requirements it is better to let us know and we will check with the immigration authorities.
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Rooms Accommodation Rates:
Methods of reservation:
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Travel and Accommodations:
All players and team officials are responsible for their own flight and accommodation expenses and foods.
As the organizer cannot accept responsibility for any accidents or injury that might occur, participants are advised to provide their own personal insurance.
Other necessary information as below will be provided asap.
Knowledge of daily life
Tournament Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org
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