Asian Confederation of Billiard Sports (ACBS) is happy to announce the start of the new season for the Asian Snooker championship 2021 after a long pandemic time due to Covid-19. The championship will take place Almessila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Um Al Saneem Street, Zone 36, Street 827, Building 21, Doha Qatar from 12th September to 16th September 2021 with a Players / Referee meeting on 11th September 2021. The last date for sending entries is 12th August 2021. Each country is allowed to register only two players for the championship. It is Important to Note that relating to the COVID-19 and advisory for the travelers to Qatar, the Ministry of Public Health – Government of Qatar issued its approval for the following vaccinations for the travelers who intend to travel to Qatar: 1. Pfizer BioNTech 2. Moderna 3. AstraZeneca 4. Covi Shield (AstraZeneca) 5. Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (one dose is enough) 6. Sinopharm According to the above, all participants must be vaccinated (1st&2nd dose) by one of the above vaccines two weeks before the arrival date. Further details regarding this can obtain GCO website https://www.gco.gov.qa/en/travel/ Keeping in view the safety of players/ officials, the match venue will be prepared within the official hotel i.e. Almessila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa. All the participants must stay in the same hotel during their stay in Doha, Qatar. ACBS takes this opportunity to thank Qatar Billiards and Snooker Federation for hosting the Asian Snooker Championship 2021. TOURNAMENT INFORMATION Host Association: Qatar Billiards and Snooker Federation Host city: Doha, Qatar CONTACT Mr. Ihab Anwar, the Technical Secretary. Mobile: +974 6674 1741. E-mail: email@example.com HOTEL ACCOMMODATION Name of Championship Hotel: Almessila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Um Al Saneem Street, Zone 36, Street 827, Building 21, Doha Qatar www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dohla-al-messila-a-luxury-collection-resort-and-spa-doh HOTEL RATES Room rates including breakfast and taxes: Single room: US$ 100.00 Double: US$ 100.00 VENUE INFORMATION Within the hotel only Match Format Round-robin best of 7 frames Pre-quarter final best of 7 frames Quarter-finals best of 9 frames Semi-finals best of 9 frames Final best of 11 frames Note: The Technical Committee has the right to change the tournament format according to the number of participant’s players. TRAVEL & TRANSPORT Name of nearest international airport: Hamad International Airport – Doha – Qatar Hospitality: Transportation from the airport to the hotel will be arranged by the host federation, as such, please provide your flight details once they are confirmed PRIZE MONEY: 1st position: US$7,000.00 (challenge trophy & Certificate). 2nd position: US$3,500.00 (Certificate). 3rd position: US$2,250.00 (Certificate) each. Last Eight: US$ 250 each (Certificate) each. Highest break (over 100 pts) – US$ 1,000 cash (plus replica trophy). Maximum Break – 147-US$3,500 cash plus certificate VISAS Please check with the Qatar embassy in your country. If you need an official invitation for your visas from the host country, please contact it at (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the same. Color passport copy and details of the player/s and accompanying delegate should be sent to the host country and CC to me for visa issuance. CURRENCY Local currency is 1USD = 3.65 Qatar Riyal.