Snooker Blog Category: News & Views

How do these new tiers affect you and your snooker?

With the introduction of the three tier system, there’s still confusion over what you can and can’t do. Local COVID alert levels set out information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area. Local COVID alert levels are sometimes called ‘tiers’ or known as… Read more »

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Adelaide World Snooker Federation Events Postponed

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) and Australian Billiards and Snooker Council (ABSC) have jointly announced that the WSF Open and WSF Junior Open tournaments due to be held in January 2021 have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The mixed-gender competitions holding World Snooker Tour qualification won this year by Ashley Hugill and Gao Yang respectively… Read more »

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Does a Snooker Club have to shut at 10pm after all?

Following receipt of an email by Jason Pegram, of JP’s Snooker and Pool Club in Harlow, from his MP Robert Halfon, maybe not. The rule about licenced premises shutting at 10pm had been accepted as applying to snooker clubs. But read this: Hi Jason I hope you are well. I have received a response from… Read more »

Snooker Clubs and the rules from Thursday 24/09/2020

This is not official advice, but it is the way that I see it. As the advice from the Government is pretty general, it is somewhat difficult to apply it directly to snooker. Clubs to close early Clubs will be obliged to close at 10pm in line with the rest of the ‘hospitality industry’ and… Read more »