Snooker Blog Category: News & Views

Sean Maddocks – Officially the World Record Holder

Sean Maddocks is now officially the youngest player ever to score a competitive 147 break. In July 2017 during the LITEtask pro-am series at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, Maddocks beat Ronnie O'Sullivan's long standing record by 8 days. Sean's coach, Neil Johnson, said on Facebook that he's "... so pleased for this hardworking... Read more »

Assetereum to Sponsor the 2018 World Seniors Snooker Championship

A welcome from the king of the crucible @SHendry775 for our title sponsor in scunthorpe next month @TheBathsHall @NorthLincsCNews @ScunTelegraph #daretodream pic.twitter.com/FL2Lq1PNfi — Jason Francis (@Snookerlegends) February 20, 2018

Simon Lichtenberg

Simon Lichtenberg Awarded Tour Card

Picture from the WPBSA site Shortly after Harvey Chandler had emerged victorious in the EBSA Men's Snooker Championships, it was announced that Simon Lichtenberg had been awarded a tour card for his win in the Under 21s. Thank goodness for common sense Lichtenberg had initially thought to have missed out due to the National Federation for... Read more »
European Billiards & Snooker Association

EBSA European Snooker Championships 2018

European Billiards & Snooker Association Today sees the start of the knockout stage of the EBSA Men's Championship 137 players started off in 27 groups of 5. The top 3 from each group progressing into the knockout stage. The top 47 seeds were placed into the first round proper, last 64, while 34 play in the... Read more »
World Snooker

Snooker Q School – A new curriculum for 2018!

Details have been announced for entry to World Snooker's Q School 2018 - with some notable changes The entry fee has been increased from £600 to £1000. Cynics will say this is because of the expected increase in entries in order to get on the Challenge Tour. Q School will now be held at Meadowside,... Read more »