Snooker Blog Category: News & Views

Jackson Page

Jackson Page earns Welsh Open place

Picture: Twitter Welsh teenage snooker sensation, Jackson Page, has been given a place on World Snooker's Welsh Open which starts today. World Snooker Page had been thought to have been missing out on this event after losing a wildcard spot to Darren Morgan in the final of the Robert Harrhy Memorial tournament in Cwmbran in January.... Read more »
Rule Book

Seven things wrong with snooker’s miss rule

A DISTURBING and rather sad trend is changing the way snooker is played at an amateur level. And it’s all down to our old friend, the miss rule. First of all, I have no problem with the miss rule – regardless of what the title of this article says. 1. Three strikes and you’re out... Read more »

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 »