Mainly a quick run down of UK and Ireland players entered:
England - James Cahill, Ashley Carty, Shane Castle, Elliot Slessor
Ireland - Ryan Cronin, Josh Boileau, Andy McCloskey, Andrew Doherty
Isle of Man - Darryl Hill
Northern Ireland - Declan Brennan
Scotland - Ross Muir, Rhys Clark, Lee Mein, Dylan Craig, Joseph McClaren
Wales - Duane Jones, Jamie Clarke, Edward Topham, Sam Thomas
Poland's entries include 2011 Champion Kacper Filipiak, 2012 last sixteen player Grzegorz Biernadski and 2012 quarter finalist Mateusz Baranowski.
Israel's Maor Shalom, who reached the last 16 last time, is also entered, along with Shachar Ruberg, who reached the IBSF World Under 21 Championship last 16 in 2012.
Other notable players are Switerland's Alexander Ursenbacher and Austria's Andreas Ploner.
Only female entry is Yana Shut of Belarus.
Youngest player by far is seven (SEVEN?!?) year old Iulian Boiko from the Ukraine - wondering if I've misread that age, but his photo looks right for the age quoted ... makes France's 10 year old Nicolas Mortreux look like a seasoned pro (Mortreux did win 1 match last year).
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