Snooker Blog Category: News & Views

Snooker’s Greatest Maverick: Alex Higgins or Ronnie O’Sullivan?

Like all sports, Snooker has attracted its fair share of characters down the years, but few have been as remarkable as Alex Higgins. 'The Hurricane' was a two-time world champion known for his shenanigans away from the table almost as much as his endeavours on it. Very few players in the WPBSA down the years... Read more »
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World Snooker Federation Championships

World Snooker Federation The World Snooker Federation (WSF) has today announced the beginning of its own official WSF Championships, which will run from 14-24 March 2018. The event will be played at the Dolmen Hotel, Malta and provide new and exciting opportunities for amateur players. The winner of the main WSF Championship will receive a... Read more »

WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) can today announce its involvement in the beginning of an official WPBSA World Seniors Tour. Whilst the World Snooker Tour has gone from strength to strength in recent years, it is vital that we consider the longevity of the careers of our players. We recognise the excellent work already... Read more »

I coulda been a contender!

Many a good amateur snooker player has taken a step down from competing due to personal reasons, such as raising a family, furthering a career, running a business or whatever else life has thrown at them. Some could well have been good enough to turn pro. When they come back to the game as many... Read more »
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The 147 Club

Play your snooker at a 147 Club! The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) is excited to announce the launch of the 147 Club – the first club affiliation scheme of its kind for snooker clubs in England. Improving standards The scheme aims to promote a modern, positive and progressive perception of clubs by... Read more »