You may have seen from the website that the EABA is starting up but in the interests of caution and manageability in a condensed way.
The allocation of ranking points will be based on 4 ABC’s ( not 5) with all 4 counting. Compulsory points for the England Amateur and the Jock McGregor Handicap still apply.
The dates and venues are listed below. Clive Scott is the appointed T.D.
The entry fee for full members is £15. (under 19 free)
Entry fee for non-members is set at £20.
Non-members will not be allocated ranking points.
24 October 2021 1st ABC – Cue Ball Club – Mansfield Road, Derby. DE21 4AW Tel. 01332 360924
21 November 2021 2nd ABC – Cue Ball Club – Mansfield Road, Derby. DE21 4AW Tel. 01332 360924
16 January 2022 3rd ABC – Atack Snooker Club, Regent Street, Nuneaton. CV11 4BL Tel. 024 7638 5805
20 February 2022 4th ABC – Atack Snooker Club, Regent Street, Nuneaton. CV11 4BL Tel. 024 7638 5805
8 May 2022 Jock McGregor Handicap – Venue TBC
This will be the first ranking point event for season 2022/2023
Please note the 24 October ABC will serve as the closing date for tournament entries. ie. The English Amateur and The Grand Masters. It would be helpful if this date is adhered to.
Starting times will be 11:00 hours and all players are advised to arrive by 10:30. If an emergency arises in transit a telephone call can come to the rescue, so be prepared or risk not being included in the draw.
Please keep this list for reference The above dates are fixed unless an emergency occurs in which case you will be informed. Check the website for announcements regarding any changes for whatever reason, especially adverse weather forecasts. The committee want 2021/2022 to be a transition season for the website to be used more and more for admin. purposes so get logged on by following the on screen procedure.
Useful telephone numbers:
- Tim Godolphin mob. 07714565026
- Steve Crosland 01943 863883 mob. 07578 789566
- Peter Stanyer 07749010991
- Clive Scott 01603 860298 mob 0774 999605
The ABC’s and J McGregor ranking points allocation have been simplified as follows:
Main winner 30, R/U 25, S/F’s 20, Q/ F’s 15, L16 10, all other players 5
Plate winner 15, R/U 12, S/F’s 9, Q/F’s 7 all other players 5
Wherever you play please be prepared to follow any covid requirements imposed by the venue.
Masks, sanitisation etc.
English Amateur and Grand Masters 2021/2022
Regional Round-Robins: groups of 3,4 or 5 depending on the arithmetic. Each game 1 hour.
Quarter Finals at the Whitworth: Straight KO matches 2 hours duration.
Semi-finals at the Whitworth: “ “ “ “ “
Final 2 sessions each of 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Between the regionals and the Whitworth weekend one date has been fixed although a big entry may require another date. Numbers of players will determine the format on these day(s).
Regional Round Robins of 3,4 or 5 depending on the arithmetic. Each game 1 hour.
Quarter finals at the Whitworth. Straight KO matches of 90 mins.
Semi- finals at the Whotworth “ “ “ “ 90 mins.
Final 90 mins.