Snooker Blog Category: News & Views

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 — 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 »
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