World Games 2017: Tournament Information

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Fours years on from Aditya Mehta’s victory at the 2013 Games in Cali, snooker returns to the World Games this week in Wroclaw, Poland.

You can read more about the history of the Games and the role of snooker and other cue sports here, but continue reading below for all of the key information about the tournament.

Who will be playing in it?

As previously announced, 16 players headed by top 16 duo Ali Carter and Kyren Wilson will be in action in the snooker event, which will be held as a mixed gender competition for the first time in its history.

Ali Carter (England) v Shaun Dalitz (Australia)
Wendy Jans (Belgium) v Declan Brennan (Northern Ireland)
Aditya Mehta (India) v Kacper Filipiak (Poland)
Xu Si (China) v Mohammad Bilal (Pakistan)
Soheil Vahedi (Iran) v Peter Francisco (South Africa)
Andrew Pagett (Wales) v Alexander Ursenbacher (Switzerland)
Ng On Yee (Hong Kong) v Michael Judge (Ireland)
Kyren Wilson (England) v Andres Petrov (Estonia)

Jason Ferguson Hanzel Gretel

Where will it be played?

All billiard sports events including snooker at the Games will take place at the Centennial Hall, Wroclaw Congress Center, Poland.

When does it start?

The action starts on Wednesday with last 16 matches to be played over two days, the quarter-finals on Friday, semi-finals and 3rd/4th place play-off on Saturday and the final on Sunday.

How can I follow the action?

The WPBSA will be on site from Monday, with exclusive updates and content to follow daily here on our website and via social media channels (scroll to the top of the page).

How can I watch?

Coverage of billiard sports events will be available via the Olympic Channel from Friday 28th July – check out the full broadcast schedule here.

We are hoping to bring you this coverage directly at this website, more information to follow.

Player Information (snooker)