Ibrahim Al Raee has clinched the Jordan Open Snooker Championships after beating Ashraf Al Maaytah in the final at the Dream Centre in Amman.
The first tournament of the year, which welcomed 148 players, sets the sport up for a period for both snooker and billiards with international tournaments to be hosted by the Jordan Billiard and Snooker Federation.
Jordan will host the Open Billiards Championships from February 22-26 in Hot Shot and Nazzal Halls.
Prior to that, Jordan will also host the West Asian Championships from February 11-16 and the Arab Championships from February 17-22.
Meanwhile, Mashhour Abu Tayeh and Nasser Awwad will participate in the World Championships for French Billiards in Germany from January 22-26.