On March 24, in the Donetsk club “Sniper”, the Open Republican Billiard Tournament in the discipline “Pyramid – eight other people’s cue balls” was launched. The event was attended by Chairman of the DPR People’s Council Denis Pushilin.
The speaker of the DPR parliament addressed the participants of the tournament with a welcoming speech.
“I got acquainted with this sport not so long ago. It is very pleasant that the representatives of the younger generation take part in such tournaments and take worthy places. Youth is the future of our Republic, and their successes can only please. I wish all participants a fair fight, and let the strongest win!” Denis Pushilin said.
Also director of the Sniper billiard club Ivan Chumak appealed to the athletes with a greeting. He wished the participants a beautiful and fair game, and also assured that, on his part, he would do everything possible to develop billiard sports in the DPR.
Denis Pushilin with a symbolic blow broke a balls pyramid on a billiard table, launching the tournament.
The competition was attended by 24 athletes from seven cities of the DPR and the LPR, among them masters of sports, candidates for master of sports and beginners.