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Main Tour Qualification 2018/19

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and World Snooker have today published the breakdown of players to compete on the 2018/19 World Snooker Tour. Victory for China’s Luo Honghao at last week’s World Snooker Federation Championships in Malta saw him become the latest player earn his place on the professional circuit ... More

Luo Honghao Wins WSF Championship

The first-ever mixed gender WSF Championship staged by the World Snooker Federation has been won by Chinese teenager Luo Honghao following a 6-0 demolition of Adam Stefanów today in Malta. Both players progressed to today’s showpiece match following deciding-frame victories yesterday, but the final proved to be a one-sided affair. Luo followed an ... More

Snooker Clubs Given Chance To Host Challenge Tour Events

Snooker clubs throughout England will be given the opportunity to host tournaments on the sport’s new Challenge Tour next season. World Snooker recently announced that the Challenge Tour would run from the 2018/19 season as a secondary circuit to the World Snooker Tour. There will be ten events across the UK and Europe, featuring the leading 64 ... More

World Seniors Update: Masters Trophy to be named after John Spencer

World Seniors Snooker has today announced that the World Seniors Masters trophy is to be named after the great John Spencer, the first-ever winner of the professional Masters tournament. The event will be staged at the iconic Crucible Theatre, Sheffield on 12th April 2018 and see eight players battle it out to win the John Spencer Trophy. Jason ... More

Partnership with China Celebrated

As an 18-year-old Ding Junhui completed a break of 103 to defeat Stephen Hendry 9-5 and win his first ranking title at the China Open back in 2005, few could have imagined the size of the imprint that his victory would have upon the sport globally. Even now, nearly 13 years on, the legacy of his achievement remains clear following the announcement of a ... More

World Snooker Federation Championships

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 first prize of €10,000 and earn a ... More

EASB Joins World Snooker Federation

England will continue to play a key role in the development of amateur snooker as the English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) has become the latest National Federation to become a full member of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). Responsible for the governance of amateur snooker and billiards in England, in 2016 the EASB celebrated the 100th ... 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 ... More

WPBSA AGM News

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association held its Annual General Meeting in Scotland on Wednesday. Nigel Mawer QPM stood for re-election to the board as a director. Shaun Murphy also stood for election to the board for the first time. Ahead of the AGM, Alan McManus offered his resignation from the board, which was accepted. The results ... More

Scottish Snooker Joins World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today pleased to welcome Scottish Snooker as the latest National Federation to become a full member of the WSF. The move is another significant step in a year which back in April saw Scottish Snooker, led by its Chairman Paul Marinello reach an agreement with the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association ... More