47 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

Challenge Tour Nominations Announced

The WPBSA and World Snooker have today announced further information in respect of the nominated players who will participate in the new Challenge Tour. To operate as a secondary circuit to the World Snooker Tour, Challenge Tour will comprise 10 events to be staged across the UK and mainland Europe during the 2018/19 season. Players The top 64 players ... More

Poland’s Stefanów to Join Main Tour

World Snooker Federation Championship runner-up Adam Stefanów will take his place on the World Snooker Tour for the first time at the start of the 2018/19 season. After Lyu Haotian climbed into the top 64 of the world rankings at the end of last season following the first year of his two-year tour card, an extra place has now become available on the ... More

Snooker Club Finder Launched by English Partnership

A new official online map of English snooker clubs is launching this week to make it easier for new players to find their nearest venue. The new website will display over 700 locations to play snooker and billiards across the country. It will particularly feature 35 recommended clubs that are putting in place new standards of safeguarding, welfare and ... More

WPBSA World Seniors Tour

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today delighted to announce the official formation of the WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour. Following the statement last December that the WPBSA would engage to develop an official tour of events for players over 40, we can now confirm that a new subsidiary company known as World ... More

WPBSA Hosts 2018 Coaching Seminar

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) hosted its latest annual coaching seminar last Friday at the Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. The evening was headlined by former world champion Ken Doherty, who spoke about his career in the sport and answered questions from the floor. There was also an update presentation by ... More

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