Snooker News

WDBS Calendar 2018

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) has today confirmed its calendar of events for the first half of 2018. Last year saw five competitive snooker events staged for people falling under up to 36 different disability profiles, a total which is set to be equalled within the first six months of 2018 alone. With interest... Read more »

The National Snooker Expo

The National Snooker Expo is a new project aimed to bring both cue-sport players and the billiard industry together under one roof Date:  26-27 May 2018 Place: England Venue: Hazel Grove Snooker Club, Stockport, England. Duration: 2 days Website:  http://nationalsnookerexpo.com An agreement with National Snooker Expo Limited and Hazel Grove Snooker Club Stockport, UK was reached... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Paul Hunter Disability Classic to return to Derby

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) have announced that the Paul Hunter Disability Classic will return to CueBall, Derby for a second time. Scheduled for 18-20 May 2018 the event will include tournaments for deaf and visually impaired players, as well as a one-day competition for players with learning disabilities. Once again the event will be... Read more »

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 »

Hull Open sees new champions crowned

The 888lcd.co.uk Open at Hull was a great success with a record 49 entrants across just three classification groups. The Tradewell Snooker Club hosted the event for the second successive year and there were new winners for both the Group 7 and 8 competitions. See the full stories here: https://www.wdbs.info/new-champions-crowned-hull-open/ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});