Earlier this year World Women’s Snooker (WWS) picked out some of the highlights of the season.
Of course, the end of the season has not concluded in the way that we would have liked with the unavoidable postponement of both the Festival and World Championship tournaments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it has nevertheless been an important 12 months for women’s snooker with tournament entries and media exposure continuing to increase.https://www.womenssnooker.com/womens-snooker-review-2019-20/
The review was written before this years World Championship where Reanne Evans was the only woman to play in the qualifiers. Evans was beaten 6-3 by Andy Hicks in the first round.
Ng On Yee and Nutcharut Wongharuthai were also set to take part in the qualifiers but the COVID restrictions put paid to those hopes.
As I understand it, the World Snooker Tour (WST) had invited the WWS to send the top three ranked players to the event.
We are still waiting to see if the WWS will return to tournament action this year but it would be no surprise if they don’t. The World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) have recently announced that there will be no more events in 2020.
As soon as we here we will of course let you all know.
Update: The WWS are indeed hoping to return to action this year –