Snooker Blog Category: Announcement

World Snooker Federation Championships

World Snooker Federation The World Snooker Federation (WSF) has today announced the beginning of its own official WSF Championships, which will run from 14-24 March 2018. The event will be played at the Dolmen Hotel, Malta and provide new and exciting opportunities for amateur players. The winner of the main WSF Championship will receive a... Read more »

WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) can today announce its involvement in the beginning of an official WPBSA World Seniors Tour. Whilst the World Snooker Tour has gone from strength to strength in recent years, it is vital that we consider the longevity of the careers of our players. We recognise the excellent work already... Read more »

I coulda been a contender!

Many a good amateur snooker player has taken a step down from competing due to personal reasons, such as raising a family, furthering a career, running a business or whatever else life has thrown at them. Some could well have been good enough to turn pro. When they come back to the game as many... Read more »

The 147 Club

Play your snooker at a 147 Club! The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) is excited to announce the launch of the 147 Club – the first club affiliation scheme of its kind for snooker clubs in England. Improving standards The scheme aims to promote a modern, positive and progressive perception of clubs by... Read more »

Amateurs in the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open

Four amateurs will line up against the pros in the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open which starts on Monday 20th November. Declan Brennan of Northern Ireland will play England's Billy Joe Castle, ranked 104, on Monday at 2pm Jordan Brown of Northern Ireland will play Mei Xiwen of China, ranked 67, on Monday at 7pm Jackson Page of... Read more »

Snooker Legends – UK Seniors Championship – Finals

The Snooker Legends UK Seniors Finals start on Tuesday 24 October and the winner will be crowned on Thursday. 8 of the sport's legends will be taking on the 4 amateur qualifiers for a top prize of £7500. Day 1 will see Dennis Taylor take on Les Dodd who was the first qualifier after his... Read more »

WEBSF Gold Series – Event 1 results

websf This first event, in a series of six to be played in various venues throughout the West of England, was hosted by Top Q Snooker Club, Gloucester.   Report and Results Event 1 Winner Andy Neck

The World Snooker Federation

There have been some major developments in the world of amateur snooker over the last few days. In case you missed it, this is the announcement made by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) regarding the newly formed World Snooker Federation (WSF) http://www.wpbsa.com/world-snooker-federation-wsf/ This new organisation is designed to bring together both amateur... Read more »

EASB Amateur Tour kicks off

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The first event in the six event series kicks off on Saturday 30 September at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. The tour sees events alternating between here and the Star Snooker Academy in Sheffield. Some of the country’s top amateurs will be battling it out in each event for the top prize of a… Read more »

West of England Regional Snooker Group Totally Rewarded for their Community Work

websf Snooker Group Totally Rewarded for their Community Work The West of England Billiards & Snooker Foundation (WEBSF), a not-for- profit community group, is seeking people to get involved with their activities around the region. The organisation is run by a team of volunteers who have given thousands of voluntary hours since the group first started thirteen... Read more »