Australian Snooker Goldfields Open
The top 16 players in the world of snooker are ready to chalk their cues and shoot for glory at Bendigo Stadium in Australia. Wild Card players consist of numbers 15 and 16 in the world rankings. This ritzy snooker event will be aired globally to over 65 countries.
Snooker: The Poker of the Billiards Table
The beloved sport of snooker appeals to so many due to the skill, tactics and strategy required to win. Like poker, there is an adrenalin surge in the head-to-head showdowns in this rollicking game. Oz poker players can attest to enjoying the feeling of upping the ante in anticipation of big-money pots.
With the worldwide popularity of snooker, Bendigo Stadium expects the Goldfields Open to put the stadium on the map. Poker and snooker both lay claim to a huge following. There are strategies to be applied in both of these skill-based games. Players of snooker and poker ascend the rungs by applying basic strategy and smarts to the their games. Snooker is all about psyching out the opponent, much like poker. The thrill of winning and dominating the game lies at the heart of both disciplines.
The Schedule of the Australian Snooker Goldfields Open
The much-anticipated quarter-finals for the competition will be played on Friday the 13th July 2012. The winners at that level will play on 14 July in the semi-finals; and the riveting final will take place on Sunday the 15th July. The best snooker players in the world are certain to provide pulse-pounding entertainment!