Snooker Welsh Open will join forces to dedicate love
The WorldTour and the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association announced a few days ago that in order to express support for China’s fight against the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the Snooker Welsh will give out a donation of 1,000 pounds for every single stroke generated by the Snooker Welsh Open. .
The 2020 Snooker Welsh Open was held in Cardiff,from February 10th to 16th local time. A total of 129 players participated. The Welsh Open is one of the oldest snooker events. During the last game, the players collectively contributed 81 single shots and broke 100.
The first day of the Welsh Open has started, and the slogans “Come On Wuhan” and “Wuhan Come on” were also played on the advertising board next to the table.
World Snooker Tour President Barry Hearn and World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association President Jason Ferguson said in a statement: “We care about every patient with COVID-19 in China and people affected by the epidemic. They Many of them are our close friends, like-minded colleagues and partners who are in the same boat.”
“Through holding many events in China year after year, we have fallen in love with this land of China and have established many successful and close ties. The epidemic at this stage has made it difficult for all affected people. We must do our best. Do our best to help and support the Chinese people.”
“During this difficult period, we hope to encourage every patient to remain courageous and continue to face it bravely and positively!”
On January 30, Ding Junhui and his wife donated 100,000 yuan to Hubei. Liang Wenbo also donated his £7,500 prize money from the 2020 Snooker Grand Prix.
In addition, due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the 2020 World Snooker China Open, originally scheduled to be held from March 30 to April 5, will be postponed. The date is undetermined.