Dynamic Billard European Championships for Men, Women and Wheelchair Athletes starting tomorrow

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The major event of the EPBF, the Dynamic Billard European Championships for Men, Women and Wheelchair Athletes, will begin tomorrow at 09:00 GMT.

The host venue for the most prestigious event of the year will be the Nau Salgados Palace Resort in Albufeira, Portugal. It is a lovely golf resort on the Algarve and pool players will definitely be able to enjoy their leisure time there.

A total of 175 players from 34 European nations will participate in the Championships which mirrors the wide spread of pool billiards all over Europe.

Starting with straight pool men and women, the event will be packed with action and high class pool billiards for the duration of 11 days. 24 tables are set up and awaiting the players who are pouring in here today from all over Europe. The accreditation is on and open and player’s registration is done all day long. The team leader meeting will be held at 19:30 with the opening ceremony scheduled for 21:00 local time.

2017 Portugal EC - Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony was held last night at the Nau Salgados Palace Resort

After straight pool, 10-ball, 8-ball, 9-ball and team competition will be played. The coveted trophies and medals will be handed out all week long until March 28th when the final match of the 9-ball competition will finish the European Championships.

But not the pool action in Albufeira at all. Starting March 30th, the Dynamic Billard Portuguese Open Euro-Tour and the Dynamic Billard Portuguese Women Open will kick off. Europe’s elite male and female pool athletes will enter another 9-ball tournament for prize money and valuable ranking points. Additionally, players from Asian and Middle Eastern countries will complete the field.

Every day, one match from the events will be shown LIVE on the Facebook page of the EPBF. All Facebook users may check out the high standard of quality which is provided for all the events and see what the Kozoom members receive all the time. You can see all the matches live via www.kozoom.com who stream the whole event on 24 tables on the internet LIVE. The FB live matches are announced on the EPBF Facebook page around noon every day. Results and schedule can be found at www.eurotouronline.com so why not come and check out all the LIVE action of the Dynamic Billard European Championships for Men, Women and Wheelchair Athletes starting Saturday 18th March at 09:00h GMT.

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 www.eurotouronline.com, visit us on Facebook or check out our youtube channel for regular news clips or contact our press office press@epbf.com.

2017 Portugal European Championships Poster

歐洲年度大賽,2017歐洲撞球錦標賽 (European Pool Championships) 今天上午在葡萄牙 阿爾布費拉的 Nau Salgados Palace 度假村酒店拉開序幕。在葡萄牙撞球協會(PFB) 及其會長Ricardo Salgado的大力支持下,也讓葡萄牙繼2015年後,再次迎來歐錦賽。

而從3/18-28為期11天的歐錦賽,將有來自歐洲34個國家的175名選手取得資格參賽,這也反映出台球運動在歐洲地廣泛傳播。比賽從今天葡萄牙當地時間早上9點 (台北時間下午5點) 展開。比賽項目依序為Straight pool (14-1)、10號球、8號球、9號球及團隊賽 5個項目的爭奪。

2017 Portugal EC - Hotel view from the room


在賽事直播視頻方面,一如既往地將由 Kozoom 提供付費制的視頻直播服務。而 EPBF 每日將會提供一場比賽在其EPBF Facebook上直播,讓所有Facebook用戶及球迷們,除能觀看比賽之外,也能藉此查看到Kozoom長期以來提供給付費會員的高畫質視頻。

登入Kozoom網站 (https://www.kozoom.com/en/pool-billiard/) 先加入會員後,即可線上購買會員通行證 (Premium Pass) 成為Premium會員。Premium會員啟用後,即可觀看所有歐洲撞球協會舉辦的賽事,如歐錦賽、歐巡賽。賽事結束後,還可觀看影片庫中過往所有比賽視頻。