The ETBF Presidium have decided to introduce a slight change of the EBT Masters format, where after it will include 8 games qualification for the 8 qualified athletes of each gender. Top 4 after the 8 games will finish the EBT Masters by adding another 4 games to a total of 12 games, to decide the male and the female tour masters of the foregoing year.
The purpose of the changed format, which will be possible to conduct with a few hours less playing time than before, is to be able to conduct the EBT Masters at a day during a tour stop instead of on the Monday after a tour stop.
The organizer of the VII Brunswick Madrid Challenge in Bowling Chamartin; to where the hosting of the EBT Masters 2019 has been awarded since last year, have accepted to move the conduction of the masters into the Thursday of the tournament.
The EBT Masters 2019 will be conducted in Madrid on Thursday 4 July 2019 from 10.00 to 16.00, followed by two tournament squads on 17.00 and 21.00 the same day.
The ETBF Presidium is additionally pleased to be able to announce that Rose’n Bowl in San Marino will host the EBT Masters 2020 in conjunction with the 16th Storm San Marino Open.
The EBT Masters 2020 will be conducted in San Marino on Tuesday 7 July 2020 from 09.00 to 15.00, followed by two tournament squads on 16.00 and 20.00 the same day.
The EBT Masters 2019 and 2020 are the finals of the European Bowling Tour 2018 and the European Bowling Tour 2019 respectively.