Belfast Grand Prix & International Open 2008
10th/11th May 2008


(World Ranking in Brackets)  
Mike Burns (102)
Paul Lawrenson (163)
Kenny Beggs (201)
Andrew Hillerby (203)
Eoin Adams (282)
John Moore (443)
Barry Spence (627)
Richard Pepper (712)
Gary Moore (850)
Nicky Moore (851)
Alistair Morrison (867)
Andrew Morrison (888)
Davy Clegg (---)
John Hughes (---)
Peter Morrison (---)
David Knox (---)

Kenny Beggs (75)
Richard Pepper (79)
Davy Clegg (167)
Alistair Morrison (209)
Nicky Moore (---)

Under 19
Andrew Morrison
Peter Morrison
John Hughes
David Knox

Yorkshire Phoenix (33)
Irish Premier League (117)
Belfast Barbarians 'A' (---)
Belfast Barbarians 'B' (---)

Three Table Football Events in one Weekend !!!

Saturday 10th May 2008
1. Grand Prix for Individuals
2. Grand Prix for Teams
(numbers permitting)

Sunday 11th May 2008
3. International Open for Individuals

The Park Avenue Hotel will host the events. This venue was used successfully for last season's UK & Ireland Internationals

Belfast City Airport, Belfast Port and City Centre all within 15 minutes by taxi.

Special room rates for participants - A twin room 80 per night (40 per person sharing). Quote 'Table Football Tournament' to obtain the reduced rate. Please note, the special-offer rooms are all booked up now. If you want cheap last-minute accommodation, try Belfast International Youth Hostel

Email Kenny Beggs if further details are required.

Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast
158 Holywood Road, Belfast, BT4 1PB
Tel: 028 9065 6520   Fax: 028 9047 1417
Map & Directions | Contact Form | Email

Other Maps: Belfast | Northern Ireland | Ireland

Saturday 10th May 2008
GP for Individuals
Registration 9am, Flick-off 9:30am, Finishing 6pm

Sunday 11th May 2008
GP for Teams & International Open for Individuals
Registration 9am, Flick-off 9:30am, Finishing 5pm

Open 10 ; Veterans 7 ; Youth (U19) 5 ; Teams 20
Depending on number of entrants, players may be able to enter two categories. There will be a Plate event for all players eliminated at the group stages.

To enter, email
Eoin Adams

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


Park Avenue Hotel - near Belfast City Airport, 80 per twin room (special rate) | Map
Jurys Inn - City Centre, 78 per twin room | Directions | Map
Express By Holiday Inn - near City Centre, 59 per twin room | Map
Park Plaza Hotel - Belfast International Airport, 35 single room, 60 twin room | Map

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.

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

Tournament History Winner / Runner-up
1993 International Open Erich Hinkelmann / Vasco Guimaraes
1994 International Open Frederic Perdaens / Philipe Mairesse
2005 Grand Prix David Ruelle / Joe Mifsud
2006 Grand Prix David Fraikin / Massimo Cremona
2007 International Open Chris Thomas / Gianluca Galeazzi

Barry Spence's Guide to Belfast Nightlife