Beassy Billiard Festival Starts With Dynamic Hungary Open Euro-Tour

Hotel Eger & Park in Eger, Hungary Foto: EPBF/AMM

Hungarian “Megastar” singers opened the tournament

Wednesday, 28 September 2011: The Beassy™ Billiard festival week in Hotel Eger & Park in Eger, Hungary, has just been opened today.

The player's meeting took place in the venue and was run by IBP President David Morris. Several information for the upcoming tournament was passed on to the players present. After Morris concluded his speech, the Hungarian “Megastars” Renata Tolvai and Atilla Kökeny performed a song each to the likings of all players present. The megastars who are promoted by Hungarian TV 2 also had the honour of executing the opening break shot for the festival week.

In the first tournament, the Dynamic Euro-Tour Hungary Open, 145 players from 30 countries will compete for a prize fund of over 42.000,- €. The event will be played in 10-ball, race to 8 racks with double elimination system played until the last 32 players are left in the field. From then on, the system changes to single elimination. A break box is used on the tables and the cue ball must be placed outside the box to execute the break shot.

After the opening ceremony, a short press conference took place where among others the owner of Beassy™ Ltd, Beatrix Dobossy explained some of her goals and expectations. “Beassy™ Ltd. is promoting and sponsoring the Billiard sport in Hungary by installing a professional tournament system on a national level. We want to do something for our players. It is a great opportunity for us to organize these events together with the EPBF here in Eger and to promote the sport in our country and world-wide”, said Dobossy in the press conference. “I am extremely happy with the professional equipment and conditions we find here in Eger”, stated the President of the EPBF, Gre Leenders. “We are pleased with the setup so far and the hotel is cooperating in a fantastic way in order to help us do our job”, said Leenders.

The Euro-Tour event 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 event website, or contact our press office.