Robert Elsley from Mayfield has claimed his second Newcastle Open Snooker title defeating Port Macquarie star Michael Cosh. Rob got better throughout the two day competition culminating in a 4-0 frame defeat in the final of Michael who earlier obtained the tournament’s highest break with a 98 clearance. Praise from both players and spectators was given to a well run tournament by ‘Tournament Director’ Luke Green.
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The NDBSA is pleased to announce the return of hugely successfull Newcastle Snooker Open for 2016. The event will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of October and will see local Rob Elsley attempt to defend his local ‘Open’ from other locals and state players vying to hoist this year’s title.
The ever consistant Rob Elsley has taken out the $3000 Newcastle Open beating Central Coast and Sydney challengers. Rob won the best of 7 final 4-2 against Ekachai Hormhuan from the Central Coast. Terry Jennar, also from the Central Coast, took out the high break prize with a 70. Other notable performances were from Luke Green who made the quarter-finals whilst managing tournament director duties, Brad Main who made Rob did deep in his quarter-final match and Steve Miller who also made the quarters. A special thanks to Wangi Worker’s Club and Belmont 16′ Sailing Club for the use of their venues and for the many locals who entered the tournament and turned up to watch the fantastic matches. Well done to everyone involved.
Ekachai Hormhuan & Rob Elsley
Please click for the Newcastle Open draw (Click on “Read More” first).
Belmont Newy Open Draw & Wangi Newy Open Draw
Please note the following format changes have been made as we have 29 runners:
As there is many players travelling, and a few byes. All games are now best of 7 and prize money will be paid to the top 8 only.
Official referees are provided for the finals day only.
There will be one Quarter Finals match played on Saturday at Belmont, which will be the first quarter final game available to play.
Just a reminder, the dress code for Saturday is long pants (eg, jeans, trousers or cargo) and collared shirt (short or long sleeved).
Sunday dress code is long tailored trousers, black dress shoes, long sleeved shirt buttoned at wrist & waistcoat (bow tie optional).
Prize Money Breakdown:
Runner Up $500.00
Highest Break $100.00
Total Prize Money $3,000.00