Belfast International Open 2007
Results | Photos


ENTRANTS
(FISTF Ranking on left,
seeding in brackets)

Open (19)
27 Chris Thomas (1)
90 Gianluca Galeazzi (2)
109 Dave Lauder (3)
141 Martin Hodds (4)
149 Kenny Beggs (5)
181 Algy Taylor (6)
189 Eoin Adams
198 Paul Lawrenson
236 Stuart McIlroy
238 Susan Wright
251 Max Wright
265 John Moore
366 Paul Andreas
380 Gary Moore
471 Barry Spence
605 Riccardo Schito
Alistair Morrison
Nicky Moore
Jeff Knox

Under-19 (7)
35 Andrew Morrison
Adam Scullion
David Knox
Erin Knox
John Hughes
Judith Morrison
Peter Morrison

CHRIS THOMAS BEATS GALEAZZI IN FINAL

England's Chris Thomas won the 2007 Belfast International Open with a 3-1 victory over Gianluca Galeazzi of Italy in the Final.

Northern Ireland's Andrew Morrison beat his brother, Peter, 1-0 in the Under-19 Final and Gary Moore beat Barry Spence 3-2 in the Plate Final.


VENUE
Morton Community Centre, Lorne Street, Belfast | Map
Other Maps:
Belfast | Northern Ireland | Ireland

DATE
Sat 19th May 2007
Registration 9am, Flick-off 9:30am. Finishing 6pm.

CATEGORIES
Open 10 ; Youth (U19) 5
Due to time restrictions, players may only take part in one category. There will be a Plate event for all players eliminated at the group stages.

CONTACT
Email
Eoin Adams to enter.


TRANSPORT
Belfast City Airport is only 3 miles from the venue.
Taxis available at the exit. No need to pre-book. Journey time to venue - 15 minutes.

Belfast International Airport is 17 miles from city. There is an airbus which brings you to Belfast City Centre. It costs 6 and takes about 40 min. Get off at Laganside Bus Centre and get taxi to the venue.

Taxi from Airport ... standard 4-seater taxis are waiting as passengers come off the plane. No advance booking required. Cost from Airport to City Centre is 24. Journey time 30 minutes. If you need a 7-seater taxi, however, you will need to book in advance. Telephone 07801 016148. Cost 36.

Flights: a2btravel | Easyjet | Flybe | Ryanair

Ferries: A Ferry To | Seacat | Stena Line UK | P&O Ferries

Trains & Buses: Translink


ACCOMMODATION

Recommended:
Jurys Inn - City Centre, 78 per twin room | Directions | Map
Express By Holiday Inn - near City Centre, 59 per twin room | Map
Park Avenue Hotel - near Belfast City Airport, 99 per twin room | Map
Park Plaza Hotel - Belfast International Airport, 35 single room, 60 twin room | Map

Budget:
Belfast International Youth Hostel 22-32 Donegal Road, near Queen's University.
5 minutes walk from the the Europa bus station, where the Dublin bus stops. If arriving by train from Dublin, take the connecting train to Botanic station, there is no need to buy another ticket. 10.50 per person in 4-bed dorm.

Alternative:
A range of accommodation can be found at the following links:
Discover Northern Ireland | GotoBelfast.com


Tournament History Winner/Runner-up
1993 International Open Hinkelmann/Guimaraes
1994 International Open Perdaens/Mairesse
2005 Grand Prix Ruelle/Mifsud
2006 Grand Prix Fraikin/Cremona

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