Lommel (33,000 inhabitants) is nestled in rural surroundings near the border of the Netherlands and just 20 kilometres from Eindhoven. The city is surrounded by natural and recreational areas which are highly popular among tourists. A social atmosphere and entertainment can be found in the centre, near the impressive Church of Saint-Peter-in-Chains. The city has plenty of restaurants, hotels and shops to choose from. The tournament is held a few kilometres outside of the centre.