Snooker Blog Category: Disability

New Champions Crowned at Paul Hunter Disability Classic

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) held its largest snooker event to date for people with hearing and visual impairments last weekend at the Cueball in Derby. Following previous competitions in Woking and Hull, the Paul Hunter Disability Classic saw a significant increase in entries from Group 7-8 classifications, with new players from across the... Read more »

WDBS Statement: Jonathan Adams

Jonathan Adams, who has served as a founding director and ambassador for World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) since its formation in 2015, has stepped down from his role as a director. Jonathan is a successful athlete who competed for Great Britain at the 2012 Paralympics in the shot put and also has a long-standing… Read more »

WDBS Statement: Tim Squires

Tim Squires, who has served as a founding director and coach for World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) since its formation in July 2015, has left the board. Tim is the founder of TJS-Snookerbility an organisation where he coaches people with special needs in Suffolk. He is now a specialist snooker coach for people with… Read more »

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World Disability Day at the Crucible

World Disability Day returns to Sheffield this Thursday (20th April) at the ‘Cue Zone’ as part of this year’s Betfred World Snooker Championship. As during previous years, the Cue Zone is situated at the Winter Garden, close to the Crucible Theatre. World Disability Snooker Day, hosted by World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS), in conjunction... Read more »

WDBS Announce 2017 Events Calendar

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) has today announced its calendar for 2017, which will see at least a record five snooker events held for people with disabilities during the year. As in 2016, there will be multiple events staged for players with physical and sensory disabilities, including return visits to Hull and Manchester, as... Read more »