Category: Articles

Barry Hawkins’ recent near misses could signal a trademark run at the Crucible

Many players would look at three semi-final appearances in six ranking events as a good return, but for Barry Hawkins, those semi-finals have been defined by heartbreak. In the German […]

SnookerLife : A ‘potted’ history

I recently heard about a new major amateur snooker event, or set of events in fact, the SnookerLife Regional Cup. Details of the events will emerge as soon as clubs […]

Significance Of Physical Activity For Health And Well-Being

Physical activity helps you maintain a healthy lifestyle, preventing various health issues in the long run. The risk of suffering from several health problems like cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and diabetes […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan Bidding for Record-Equalling Seventh World Title

Ronnie O’Sullivan goes into this year’s World Championship as the defending champion after winning his sixth crown at the Crucible in 2020. That victory put O’Sullivan level with Steve Davis and […]

Snooker Betting Tips and Features

Snooker is a sport that originated in the British army in India during the colonial empires. Like any sport that attracts the attention of fans and bookmakers, it is watched […]

Qzone, Carlisle will be open on 21 May

Formerly the Portland Club, Qzone will be opening it’s doors very soon! The announcement on Facebook reads – Following the Government announcement on 22/02/2021 we are pleased to announce a […]

Trump Tops Rankings After German Masters Win

Judd Trump has claimed top spot in the European Series rankings table after three of the six events. Trump got the better of Jack Lisowski 9-2 in the German Masters […]

Poker and Snooker: Creating the perfect space for men’s hobbies

Poker and Snooker: Creating the perfect space for men’s hobbies  Although many may think that men prefer action sports and competition, we are more inclined to entertainment like table games […]

Snooker Going East: The Rising Popularity of Snooker in Asia

Originally, Snooker started as a sport where its success was mainly in the United Kingdom. Since the 1970s, the sport has been more widely popular to where the game’s meaning […]

2020 Pro & Amateur Snooker Champions Round Up

The year 2020 is one that most people would like to forget in a hurry, but it is also a year that will go down in history and one that […]

Lindrum: The Uncrowned King

I recently received the following from Jan Lindrum. Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic we have not, as yet, been able to launch The Variety Club Horace Lindrum Challenge and The Variety Club […]

The Ministry of Snooker

  Become the player you want to be   Rapidly accelerate your game and reach your first or next milestone in 12 weeks or less with a completely structured program […]

Calling All Clubs

It won’t be long now before clubs are allowed to open. It’s looking like early July but we are still waiting for the official announcement from the government. The conditions […]

Legends Cue Tips Junior Support Program

I’m was delighted to hear that Legends Cue Tips are putting something back into the game with their Junior Support Program. Four junior players, one from each of the home […]

Snooker at home

The message is quite clear:Stay at Home; Protect the NHS; Save Lives For the lucky ones with a snooker table at home, that’s not too difficult as far as snooker […]

Could you be a Snooker Referee?

As we all look around and try to think of what to do with no sport on the TV, no snooker clubs open, no pubs… we could well find ourselves […]

WSF Open but no women

The World Snooker Federation Open has a tour card for the winner, but only one woman has entered Amongst all the hoo-ha over women and their inclusion in professional snooker, […]

Betway UK Snooker Championship 2019 Preview

The Betway UK Snooker Championship gets underway today with records looking to be broken. The Man of the Moment, Judd Trump, will be looking to take the first ‘Triple Crown’ […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan on being compared to Roger Federer and Tiger Woods

Betway caught up with Ronnie O’Sullivan ahead of the UK Championship to discuss being compared with other sporting heroes Three decades and 72 titles into his professional career, there will […]

Should Ronnie O’Sullivan be renamed “The Loose Cannon”?

Ronnie “The Rocket” O’Sullivan is in the news again, and again for all the wrong reasons. O’Sullivan was playing Jamie O’Neill in the first round of the World Snooker English […]

The 14th Guangzhou International Billiards Exhibition

GBE 2020, Asia’s Billiards Trade Fair As an excellent platform for worldwide billiards enterprises to improve brand value, and for global buyers to source the latest products, GBE 2020 plans […]

Chandlers Ford – Open Series 27

Chandlers Ford Snooker Club begin their Open Series 27 on Saturday 31 August 2019 £2,235 prize money is up for grabs for the top-12 ranked players in the 27th Open […]

What Makes a Great Snooker Player?

What is it about snooker that can keep even a casual fan watching for hours? It is truly amazing to watch a great snooker player create magic from positions that […]

The Top 5 Snooker Players in 2019

Over the last century and a half, since it’s been invented in the UK, snooker grew massively in popularity and is played all around the world. Today, it is an […]

Murphy to Step Down from WPBSA Board

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced that Shaun Murphy has taken the decision to step down from the Board of Directors and his role of […]

How Does Snooker Differ from Other Billiard Sports?

Billiard sports, or cue sports, are sports that are played on a billiard table with a cue stick and billiard balls. The three main types of billiard sports are carom […]

What It Takes To Succeed At Snooker

Playing snooker is a fun way to pass the time, especially if you’re good at it. There are certain skills and abilities you’ll need if you want to improve over […]

Ways to have fun at the pub without snooker

Snooker is one of the most fun activities that you can take part in, especially when the shots are falling. And given its legacy as one of the top pub […]

Miss rule suggestion takes the Biskit

Tim Dunkley takes another look at snooker’s controversial miss rule. Is this the answer?AS YOU know, I’m not one to bang on about the miss rule. Oh, all right, I […]

Why is snooker not as popular as football in the UK?

Snooker is played across the country but struggles to reach anyway near the participation numbers of football. It’s rare you’ll hear a group of lads collectively say ‘let’s go down […]

How have the amateurs got to Ponds Forge?

Of the 128 professional players, 16 qualify automatically for The Crucible. So, in theory there are 16 places to be offered to amateur players. 2016 IBSF Championship winner Soheil Vahedi […]

West of England Open Billiards 2017 – Report

White Wins in the West 18th March 2017 The Galaxy Centre, Torquay played host and sponsor to the West of England Open Billiards Championship 2017. The event attracted exponents of […]

EASB Masters Tour 2015/16

29 November 2015 Today is round 4 of the EASB Masters Tour at the Oldham Snooker Academy Bit late starting but the TD is keeping it going nicely. 17 players in […]

Snookerhub goes to York

A grand day out was had yesterday on my visit to York to present Snookerhub to the World Snooker Coaches’ seminar. The seminar was being held in the Novatel which […]

Live blog 27/11/15

27 November 2015 Today I am visiting York, where the UK Snooker Championship is in full swing – except that today is a rest day as far as play is […]

A Giant Step Forward For Amateur Snooker ?

The recent announcement by the English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) regrading live streaming of the English Amateur Championship final is, to me, a massive boost for amateur snooker.

All Change ? It seems like there is a wind of change blowing through snooker at the moment.

Barry Hearn has done lots to bring the game back to life, but I get the feeling that another major change is about to take place. Or at least is […]

Champions Tips for Amateurs ( 4 vids )     Some really good tips here for keen amateur players. Fantastic masterclass !