Snooker Blog Category: News & Views

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The English Amateur Championship 2019

The two National Qualifying Rounds of the oldest amateur snooker competition in the world take place this weekend. The Northern Event is at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds and the Southern Event is at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. The 16 players at each event have qualified from the regional events and… Read more »

Jackson Page EBSA Under 21 Winner 2019

Jackson Page earns his tour card

Welshman Jackson Page won the EBSA 2019 Under 21 Championship and with it a two-year professional tour card. 17-year-old Page was the pre-tournament favourite of many and only lost 2 frames throughout the event. He is the first player from Wales to win the European Under 21 Championship. After winning the Under 18 title for… Read more »

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UK youngster to get main tour card

The EBSA Under 21 Championships concludes today and the semi-final line up is an all UK affair. Three of them are 17 and one just 16. Dylan Emery (17) of Wales will face Ross Bulman (17) of Ireland with the other semi-final being between Jackson Page (17) of Wales and Aaron Hill (16) of Ireland…. Read more »

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Hazel Grove Hosts Successful Disability Snooker Event

The first World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) event of 2019 was staged at the Hazel Grove Snooker Club last weekend. The Northern Classic, sponsored by BB Scaffolding, welcomed players with a variety of physical and learning disabilities to contest six individual competitions across the weekend. There was a familiar winner in the latest Groups… Read more »

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The 2019 WSF Championships have been CANCELLED

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) has announced today that the 2019 Championships, earlier moved from Dubai to Beijing, have now been cancelled. Travel difficulties at short notice have been cited as the main reasons for the cancellation. The 2019 World Women’s Snooker Championship will take place “some time in the next few months” as part… Read more »