Dynamic Billard Klagenfurt Open Ready for Kick-Off
Thomas Overbeck (EPBF)
Oct. 9, 2019
The fifth tour stop of the Euro-Tour series, the Dynamic Billard Klagenfurt Open is ready for kick-off. 177 participants have enlisted for the event which is played in Carinthia in beautiful southern Austria.
 
Europe’s top pool athletes are currently gathering together and preparing themselves for the upcoming Euro-Tour event. Starting Thursday, October 10th at 09:00 CET, the tournament will unfold on 24 tables with top class billiard action. Having all top ranked players in the house, the Klagenfurt Arena will once more be the host for a prestigious pool billiard tournament. After 2017 and 2018, the Euro-Tour is once more returning to the hometown of Jasmin and Albin Ouschan, the Austrian powerhouse siblings. After there days of amazing matches, the final will be played on Saturday, October 12th at 18:00 CET.
 
Currently, German reigning World 9-Ball Champion Joshua Filler is leading the rankings with 2490 points. He is followed by Albania’s Eklent Kaci who has already a small distance to cover, having 2275 point in his account. Third ranked player before the event is Mateusz Sniegocki (POL) whines currently on 2160 points. While Filler and Sniegocki do not lose many points after this event, Kaci will have to defend a second place finish from Leende in 2018. This makes his mission harder than his competitor’s tasks.
 
As always, 38.000,-€ in prize money and coveted ranking points for the announcements to other events like World Championships and Mosconi Cup are at stake in Klagenfurt this week.
 
On Saturday morning, the women will enter the stage and start their tournament, the Predator Klagenfurt Open Women’s Euro-Tour at 09:00 CET. Their final match is scheduled for Sunday, October 13th at 16:00 CET.
 
Every day, up to two matches will be streamed LIVE over the EPBF Facebook page and on the EPBF YouTube channel. Check for updates and announcements.
 
The Dynamic Billard Klagenfurt Open are played in the Sportpark Klagenfurt Arena in Klagenfurt, Austria, on up to 24 tables which are all streamed LIVE throughout the whole event. In order to be able to follow all the action LIVE, premium membership can be obtained at www.kozoom.com. Once a premium membership is held, all events for the respective period of time can be viewed LIVE. Additionally, a huge video gallery is contained in the website.
 
The event is 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 www.eurotouronline.com or visit us on Facebook for regular news clips or contact our press office press@epbf.com.