Category: Latest News

Snooker Legends Cues of Tomorrow Summer Cup

Held at The Crucible in Reading 26-30th July 2021 Open to all players of any gender or nationality providing they hold amateur status and are at the correct age on […]

ROKiT UK Championship Qualifier 1

Qualifying for the UK Seniors Snooker Championship to be held at the Bonus Arena, Hull, in August starts today. There are two separate knockout events which will be played at […]

The Northern Ireland Amateur Snooker Championship 2021

The Northern Ireland Amateur Snooker Championship Final 2021 sponsored by RTM Mortgages and hosted by Antrim Sports Club will be contested by Robbie McGuigan and Rab McCullough. A new name […]

EPSB announce a series of Pro-Am Snooker events

The big news yesterday was that the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) are to be running a series of “Open” events designed to “…boost English snooker”. This is […]

JP’s Snooker and Pool Club hosts a wonderful weekend of snooker

Pro-Am Snooker UK held 2 events at JP’s over the weekend. A snooker Pro-Am on Saturday and the Charlie Poole Junior Snooker Open on Sunday Dave Lewis said on Facebook: […]

World Women’s Snooker Tour News – June 2021

The World Women’s Snooker Tour is set to resume from this September and they are continuing to add new dates to the calendar with confirmation that the Australian Open and […]

A Review of Q School 2021

After many gruelling weeks of Q School, we finally have 14 players willing to flex their muscles to compete on the professional tour. Two players are 50 years old or […]

A Preview of Q School

Our friend Alex over at has kindly allowed us to share his preview of the most stressful event on the amateur calendar – Q School! Welcome to possibly the […]

Snooker Clubs Gearing up for Relaxations of Covid Restrictions

Monday 17 May 2021 and snooker clubs across most of the UK can reopen their doors. Let’s get back on the baize! From 17 May England moves to Level 3 […]

World Seniors Snooker: Q School 2

The second of the Seniors Q School events starts on Monday 29 March at the Crucible Sports and Social Club in Reading. There are over 90 entrants and they are […]

World Women’s Snooker Awarded Professional Tour Places

The WPBSA announced an historic agreement with World Snooker Tour which will see leading World Women’s Snooker (WWS) stars Reanne Evans and Ng On Yee, offered the chance to turn […]

The EPSB are looking to recruit a Player Director

The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) is currently inviting expressions of interest to become a Player Director of the organisation To express your interest in the position please contact […]

The Roadmap out of Lockdown for Snooker Clubs in England

The government has announced it’s plans for the ending of the current lockdown in England The roadmap gives us an idea as to what the government would like to see […]

Cues of Tomorrow – Register Your Interest

So you can now register your interest so you can get the details by email as soon as they are released for the Cues of Tomorrow Junior Series. These events […]

Cues of Tomorrow

Snooker Legends have announced a brand new series of junior events planned for the latter end of 2021. Recently, Jason Francis said on Facebook “For quite some time the thing […]

Cues of Tomorrow – Matt Andrews

An announcement on the Snooker Legends Facebook reads: We spoke about this being more than just a series of events for juniors, about how we want to mentor our champions […]

Snooker Shoot Out a triumph for the amateurs

Well done to Ryan Day for winning the 2021 BetVictor Snooker Shoot Out. Day beat Mark Selby in the final, bringing Selby’s hopes of beating the record of 11 consecutive […]

EPSB Board Restructure Announced

Following an Annual General Meeting held yesterday (Monday 18 January) the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) has today announced the details of a Board restructure to shape the […]

Barry Hearn awarded OBE

Barry Hearn, Chairman of the World Snooker Tour, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours for his services to sport. Read the story on the World Snooker […]

How are snooker clubs affected by the current COVID restrictions?

That’s about the size of it! The UK is in lockdown again so just about all we can do is wait. Update: The Prime Minister announced yesterday (27/01/21) that schools […]

Challenge Tour Play-off Draw and World Championship Line-up announced

Yesterday the World Snooker Tour (WST) announced the draw for the Challenge Tour Play-off and the full line-up of players for the Betfred World Snooker Championship. Challenge Tour Play-off The […]

News – Thursday 9 July 2020

Competitive Amateur Snooker Returns to England This Weekend The first post-lockdown tournament is the regular monthly singles handicap at Lincoln Snooker Club The event has had to be limited in […]

News – Wednesday 8 July 2020

Clubs in England are announcing their opening and how they are meeting the COVID-19 Guidelines. It’s going to feel strange at first but it’s certainly better than not being able […]

News – Tuesday 7 July 2020

It’s official – Snooker Clubs in England can open and allow snooker! Late last night the following statement came out of the WBSA: The statement includes: The WPBSA and EPSB […]

News – Monday 6 July 2020

Over the weekend some clubs opened for snooker, some just for the social side and some remain closed. One thing is certain – nothing is certain! There still seems to […]

Events are now being added to the calendar!

As lockdown restrictions continue to be eased and some clubs look forward to opening soon, some events are being advertised in anticipation. The events now on the calendar are obviously […]

WPBSA Statement regarding the IBSF

Click the link for the statement So what does this mean for amateur snooker in general? The main thing, obviously, is that there will be no more tour cards […]

The Malcolm Thorne handicap series

The Malcolm Thorne handicap series continues on Sunday at Breakers Snooker Club in Leicester with another chance to qualify for the Grand Finals in December. Each tournament features a plate […]

LiteTask Grand Final

It’s time for the Grand Final of the first of a very popular LiteTask pro-am series on Sunday 7 May. After 6 hotly contested tournaments with in the region of 120 […]

The English Amateur Championship 2017

On the EASB site the English Amateur Championship is described as The most important event in the EASB calendar and the oldest amateur snooker competition in the World. Its roll […]

EASB Premier and Regional Junior Tour Play-Off Places

Because of the high fall-out of participants (due to age ineligibility) at the end of this season, next season’s Premier Junior Tour will be reduced to 32 places. 18 players […]

The LiteTask Summer/Winter Pro-Am Series

LiteTask have announced details of their second Pro-Am series to be run over the Summer and Winter of 2017 with a Finals Day for players ranked 17-32 in December and […]

After the madness of March…

…April is no time to fool around. Once the China Open is done, we will know for sure who is doing what over the next few weeks. First up is […]

“The Old School”

Andrew Dsouza organises amateur snooker tournaments for players aged 38 and over – affectionately dubbed the “old school players”. He is the man behind the “Paul Hunter Old School Reunion Tournament” […]

The Hexagon Amateur Snooker Tournament

Sponsored by Hexagon Consulting Ltd Sunday 6th November sees the eighth staging of the annual Hexagon Amateur Snooker Tournament. I asked Kevin Starr of Hexagon if he could tell me […]

Litetask announce additional prize money for the pro-am series finals days

Litetask, an independent specialist distributor of commercial lighting and the sponsors of the Pro-Am series at Northern Snooker Centre, have announced additional prize money for the finals days. Ranking points are […]

New tournaments for the grassroots

As reported by Chris Gaynor on “The News Hub” A new website that arranges one-day snooker club tournaments is aiming to bring the love of the game back to the […]

Another hectic weekend!

This weekend is once again bursting at the seams with snooker tournaments for one and all. Saturday – St Michael’s Saturday Handicap This is a regular Saturday event at St […]

A busy weekend ahead!

The weekend of October 22nd and 23rd is a pretty hectic one! Saturday sees the continuation of both the EASB Regional Junior Tour and the EASB Masters Tour. The Regional Junior Tour […]

New Comp at Pot Black Clacton

This is the first event at the new club in Clacton. Click the image for details Join Aidan Owens for a top quality event at his new venue. Aidan already has […]

Snooker galore!

There is plenty of amateur snooker going on again this weekend with events all over the country for all ages and abilities. The EASB English Amateur Tour continues with event […]

Quick look at today

Sunday 9 October The Ladies continue with the LITEtask UK Championship in Leeds and you can follow the score from the last 16 at MySnookerStats It’s quarter finals time in […]

Amateurs at the English Open

  The Coral English Open starts Monday 10th October and there are 6 amateurs in the event: Peter Lines, Brandon Sargeant, Zak Surety, Adam Stefanow, Jamie Bodle and Wayne Townsend. Jamie […]

The Ladies and the Young Guns

  Weekend Preview 8/9 October 2016 Saturday & Sunday sees the young guns back in action in the EASB Premier Junior Tour. This weekend they travel to CueBall, Derby for […]

Litetask pro-am series details

Litetask in association with Northern Snooker Centre present:- THE LITETASK PRO-AM SERIES This will be a six tournament event with grand finals for all snooker professionals and amateurs with over […]

A big weekend!

This weekend sees the start of the big new EASB event The English Amateur Tour.The EASB site will have score coverage courtesy of here Billed as “Second in status only to […]

SnookerHub is reborn!

The new  look SnookerHub site is now available! There are lots of events still to go on the calendars, but as you can see, there are many events to choose […]

And they’re off!

This weekend sees the first fixture in the 2016/17 EASB calendar, in the form of Eventof the Premier Junior Tour. There’s not much better place to start either than the […]

Saturday night’s alright

And the rest of the weekend is just as good! If you fancy a comp on Saturday evening you can travel either East to the Whitley Bay Snooker Club for […]

Weekend preview

We are back at St Michael’s on Saturday for the regular weekly comp, Legends for the Saturday handicap and at Chandlers Ford for the Open Series. On Sunday the Northern […]

TGI weekend!

For some it will be for a rest after the Home Internationals. For others it’s back to the baize and there is a brand new competition! Saturday sees the first competition […]

No rest for the amateurs!

It might be quiet on the professional front, but not so for the amateurs. Thursday sees the regular pro-am at the Northern Snooker Centre, the weekly handicap at Bolton Snooker […]

The English Amateur Tour

Today saw the announcement from the English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) of what many will see as the premier event of the 2016/17 amateur snooker season, the English […]

Last call for the pro-am

As at 11:00am on 1 July there is 1 remaining place on this event. Contact the SWSA directly to take the place Check the weekend’s other events here – Calendar […]

A chance to play against the Snooker Legends

Amateur snooker players can earn themselves a chance to play against the Snooker Legends including both current world champions Mark Selby and Reanne Evans. The weekend of 6th and 7th […]

Women’s World Ranking Series Calendar

The World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) provisional calendar for the 2016/17 Women’s World Ranking Series is now available on the SnookerHub calendar. All the tournaments can be seen by […]

Q School 2016

All eyes turn to Meadowside Leisure Centre in Burton upon Trent on Wednesday for the start of Q School 2016. The 12 Q School qualifiers will each be given two-year […]

Old uns and young uns

Almost opposite ends of the age ranges tomorrow (30 April) with the last 16 “old uns” battling it out for the Masters title and the last 16 “young uns” fighting […]

The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards

The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (“EPSB”) has announced its Whole Sports Plan in England, bringing together professional, amateur, ladies and disability snooker, as well as successful projects including […]

MIUS Cup – Under 18s Championship

The South West Snooker Academy will be hosting the MIUS Cup from the 4th to the 7th of August. “The event offers a rare chance for amateur players from all around the […]

EASB English Ranking Series – Final Event

The 6th and final event in the EASB English Ranking Series takes place this weekend. The winner will earn the opportunity to represent England at the World and European Championships […]

Not Only… But Also

The World Championship draw is this morning. But don’t turn all your attention away from Ponds Forge just yet as the EBSA play offs are still to conclude. For two […]

EBSA Top 16 Play Offs – April 13th and 14th 2016

Overlapping with the final qualifying round of the World Championships at Ponds Forge in Sheffield, is the start of a 2 day event involving the top 16 from the European […]

EASB Masters Tour 2016 – Changes to the top 16 play off

The EASB Master Tour Last 16 will take place now over 1 day at the CueBall Derby on Saturday 30th April 2016. The event format will be as per the […]

New events

I’ve added a few new events to the calendar. There are a series of events at Golden Cue in Wolverhampton and at Breakers in Leicester. More details will be added […]

Yorkshire Pairs 2016

Yorkshire Snooker Pairs Championship 2016 Brought to you by Terry Crofts Defending Champs 2015:  Kevin Firth & Wayne Cooper (Bradford)  Another high quality field is expected for this years event to be held at […]

The English Amateur Championship 2016

The most important event in the EASB calendar and this year is the 100th anniversary of the oldest amateur snooker competition in the world. It’s roll of honour reads like […]

SWSA – 2016 Pink Ribbon Pro Am

During the last 6 years of the Pink Ribbon being staged, Paul Mount & the Academy have raised over £62,000 towards breast cancer charities. The amateur qualifying days will be […]

English Ranking Series Event 5

This weekend (12th & 13th March) sees the 5th event of 6 in the English Ranking Series at the Star Snooker Academy, Sheffield Second in status only to the English […]

Jak Jones wins European Championship

Welshman Jak Jones wins the EBSA European Championship A late night, all Wales affair saw Jak Jones beat fellow Welshman Jamie Rhys Clarke to lift the trophy, 3300 euros and […]

WDBS Announces 2016 Calendar

The WDBS has announced its 2016 calendar with new events to be held in Manchester, Woking and Gloucester this year. The announcement follows the successful staging of the 2015 Open […]

What a weekend for amateur snooker tournaments!

The weekend of 20th and 21st of February is a really big weekend for amateur snooker tournaments I know the Welsh Open is played to a conclusion, but just look […]