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Brunswick Ballmaster Open 2020 - INFO


Brunswick Ballmaster Open is the most known bowling tournament in Europe. Tournament is played since 1971. Now in 2020 the Tournament is 50th year in a row. Since 1974 the Tournament is played in world famous Tali Bowl. Bruswick Ballmaster Open is part of the European Bowling Tour and this year the 50th Anniversary tournament will be the richiest tournament in the Tour. In many years the number of bowlers in the Brunswick Ballmaster Open has been the highest in European Bowling Tour.

Tournament dates are 3.-12.1.2020. Last qualification squad is in Saturday 11.1.2020 at 14:00. Top 72 from qualification including top 3 from squads 1 to 9, top 3 from squads 10 to 12, top 3 from squads 13 to 15 and top 3 from the Desperado squad goes to the finals. Top 24 from the qualification goes directly to the final step 2. First step of the finals for players seeded in positions 25 to 72 will start at Saturday at 19:30. See the full schedule.

The official hotels for tournament are Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa ja Hilton Helsinki Strand. Read more from Hotel page.

Read the tournament rules in European Tenpin Bowling Federation website.

Lane dressing 2020

The bowling balls used in Brunswick Ballmaster Open 2020 must meet the USBC Bowling Ball Specifications / similar specifications in Finnish Bowling Federation Bowling Ball Specifications. In shortly the rules mean that bowling balls drilled with old rules and new rules can be used.

During the tournament all bowlers must follow the EBT rules about altering the bowling ball surface. In shortly changing the bowling ball surface between the games is not allowed.


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