Snooker Blog Category: News & Views

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 »

Amateurs in the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open

Four amateurs will line up against the pros in the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open which starts on Monday 20th November. Declan Brennan of Northern Ireland will play England's Billy Joe Castle, ranked 104, on Monday at 2pm Jordan Brown of Northern Ireland will play Mei Xiwen of China, ranked 67, on Monday at 7pm Jackson Page of... Read more »

The World Snooker Federation

There have been some major developments in the world of amateur snooker over the last few days. In case you missed it, this is the announcement made by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) regarding the newly formed World Snooker Federation (WSF) http://www.wpbsa.com/world-snooker-federation-wsf/ This new organisation is designed to bring together both amateur... Read more »