The 32nd Irish Open Championships in association with Storm, 900 Global and 3G shoes, was conducted in Stillorgan Bowl, Ireland during 12-19 January 2020; total of 418 entries by 176 athletes were bowled during the week.
After the two groups of 12-person round robin then top 3 from each group went into the final steps and battled out for the victory as follows:
In the semifinals then we saw the following athletes battle for the win – score over 2 games total pinfall:
Nicola Pongoline vs Teemu Pukisto 472-450
Jonas Dammen vs Alessandro Santu 448-423
And in the final:
Nicola Pongolini vs Jonas Dammen (184+247) 431-400 (231+169)
This was the first win for Nicola Pongolini on the European Bowling Tour.
Highest ranked woman became Carol Catchpole, Ireland.
After Irish Open, then we did not see any changes in the leadership of the tour.