European Championships opened

Shortly after 21:30 CET, Gre Leenders, the President of the EPBF, opened the 2013 Dynamic Billard European Championships for Men, Women and Wheelchair athletes.

Around 220 players from 32 countries have arrived to Portoroz, Slovenia, to compete for the Gold Medals in the various disciplines.

Representatives from each country walked the flag in while the audience applauded for the contestants. Among the celebrities were deputy mayor Meira Hot from Portoroz, Slovenia and Directors from the Italian Federation FIBIS as well as a representative from the venue, Grand Hotel Metropol. 

Matches will start tomorrow morning at 09:00 CET. All 23 tables will be in the LIVEStream and can be viewed at 

The 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 federation website , follow us on twitter @EPBF_News or contact our press office.