OFFICIAL SITE OF
GDYNIA OPEN 2016

Gdynia Open is the only professional snooker tournament in Poland. Set to take place towards the end of February (26-28.02.2016), it is the final event of the Kreativ Dental European Tour series, and the last chance for players to qualify for the Players Tour Championship Grand Final. This year we are again expecting all the greatest snooker stars to turn up in Gdynia, including Neil Robertson, who has already won three Polish PTC events, the reigning World Champion Stuart Bingham, as well as John Higgins, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, and the local public's favourite, Shaun Murphy.

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WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL SITE OF 2016 GDYNIA OPEN!

Here you will find all the important information about the only official World Snooker tournament in Poland.





FOR THE FANS

Gdynia Open presents you with a unique occasion to see all your snooker idols from up close. This year the tournament in Gdynia will again be played in its full format, with players competing on eleven tables, all the way from the qualifiers to the final match. Only 128 players can take part in the main event, and while priority is given to professional players, they will be joined by amateurs who survive the qualifying rounds.



STRATEGIC PARTNER

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MEDIA

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Barry Hearn

WORLD SNOOKER CHAIRMAN AND LEGENDARY SPORT PROMOTER

Get your tickets now because this, this gonna be big!

Shaun Murphy

2014 GDYNIA OPEN WINNER

I can’t wait to get back to Gdynia and play.

Jason Ferguson

WORLD PROFESSIONAL BILLIARDS AND SNOOKER ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN

The event ran better than ever this year and the Eurosport coverage was excellent throughout many of the worlds territories.

Neil Robertson

2012 & 2015 GDYNIA OPEN WINNER

The crowd was absolutely fantastic! Really looking forward come back next year.

FAQ

WHERE

Gdynia Arena, ul. Kazimierza Górskiego,
81-302 Gdynia

WHEN?

Qualifiers 24-25 February 2016
Main event (TV stages) 26-28 February 2016

SCHEDULE

Wednesday 24 February – amateur rounds
Thursday 25 February – amateur rounds
Friday 26 February – upper half of the ladder, rounds up to L32
Saturday 27 February – lower half of the draw, rounds up to L32
Sunday 28 February – final stage, rounds from L16 up

NUMBER OF PLAYERS

The event is open to up to 120 professional players and an unlimited number of amateurs. The tournament in Gdynia will be played in its full format, with players competing on eleven tables, all the way from the qualifiers to the final match. Only 128 players can take part in the main event, and while priority is given to professional players, they will be joined by amateurs who survive the qualifying rounds.

CAN AMATEURS TAKE PART?

Yes, they can. You can enter the tournament regardless of your status. Online registration will be open from the middle of November until 10 December 2015, 13.00 local time, at https://www.wsplayers.com/default.aspx

WHERE CAN I BUY THE TICKETS?

The tickets are distributed exclusively by Eventim www.eventim.pl

WHO GETS THE DISCOUNT?

Schoolchildren and students under 26 years of age, retirees and pensioners, on presenting a valid document to confirm their right to the discount. Children under 6 enter the event free.


SPONSORSHIP



Snooker is a unique channel of communication for business. The flexible offer makes it possible to meet the marketing needs of even the most demanding of companies. Snooker is widely associated with prestige, precision, elegance, the principle of fair play. Its audience includes young people, businessmen, seniors and families with children. Television broadcasts of the Main Tour events are reaching more and more people every year. At present, audiences in 77 different countries can watch 7,000 hours of live coverage. It means that 600 million viewers follow the fortunes of professional players every year.
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Snooker television broadcasts facts

  • Over 330 million viewers - reach of the World Championship final coverage
  • 16.1 million viewers - fans who watched the World Championship final on Eurosport
  • 50% rise in viewing figures across Europe in comparison to 2013
  • 23% rise in viewing figures in Poland in comparison to 2013

Selected television channels broadcasting Main Tour events

  • EUROSPORT
  • BBC
  • ITV4
  • BEIJING TV (CHINA)
  • GUANGDONGTV (CHINA)
  • LIAONING TV (CHINA)
  • TRUESPORT HD (THAILAND)
  • SBS (MONGOLIA)
  • NOW TV (HONG KONG)
  • LIVEWORLDSNOOKER.TV

Examples of a brand's exposition during television broadcasts

Players

  • Logo on the player's shirt
  • Logo on the towel
  • Exclusive interview/photo shoot
  • Participation in the marketing campaign

Events

  • Exposure of the sponsor's name in the tournament's name: "brand name" 2016 Gdynia Open
  • Exposure of the sponsor's logo on the banners which surround the television table
  • 10x8 cm brand's logo on the outfits of all or selected players
  • Logo on the water tables, water bottles or players' towels. This space is particularly exposed during television broadcasts.
  • Up to 70% of the media backdrop, which constitutes the background for interviews and press conferences
  • Flexible offer of the sponsor's logo exposition in the arena, e.g.: carpets, roll-ups, banners, promotional balloons, flags, promotional stalls, distribution of promotional material.
  • Interactive promotional campaign in social media (over 50,000 active fans)
  • Sponsor's logo on all promotional materials associated with the event's campaign, both in local and national media.li>

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CONTACT

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Please send your questions to kontakt@etgdyniaopen.pl