54 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

The Race to Shanghai

An ever-present fixture on the World Snooker Tour since Dominic Dale first lifted the trophy back in 2007, the Shanghai Masters will once again return this year from 10-16 September. But this year it will be with a twist, following the announcement by World Snooker last November that the 2018 edition will see the tournament become the richest invitatio... More

Disability Snooker Welcomed in China

Officials from World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) recently visited the China Administration of Sports for Persons with Disabilities (CASPD) to explore future partnership opportunities. Nigel Mawer QPM, chairman of WDBS and WPBSA Sport Development Manager Chris Hornby met with Mr Wu Secretary of the Party Committee for CASPD and his team at the ... More

World Snooker Federation Welcomes Pan American Development

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is pleased to announce the Pan American Snooker and Billiards Association (PABSA), a new continental federation which has become a full member of the WSF. PABSA brings together key stakeholders like the USA, Canada, Brazil and more creating a new platform to develop new opportunities through the WSF’s mission to ... More

New Ambassadors for World Seniors Snooker

World Seniors Snooker (WSS) is today proud to announce that Dennis Taylor, Cliff Thorburn and John Virgo will all represent the World Seniors Snooker Tour as global ambassadors and help to develop opportunities worldwide. Jason Francis, WSS chairman said: “John, Dennis and Cliff are icons of the sport, known worldwide and respected by everyone. All ... More

Africa Joins World Snooker Federation

We are today pleased to announce that the African Billiards and Snooker Confederation (ABSC) has become the latest regional body to become a full member of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). The agreement follows positive discussions between both organisations in recent months during which it has become clear that the interests of the WSF and ABSC are ... More

Oceania Joins World Snooker Federation

We are today delighted to welcome the Oceania Billiards and Snooker Federation (OBSF) as the latest full member of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). The WSF continues to welcome the support of national and regional bodies that share its commitment to both good governance and the expansion of amateur snooker across the globe. With its rich history in ... More

World Seniors Snooker and EBSA Announce New Partnership

The WPBSA World Seniors Tour is delighted to announce a new partnership with the European Billiards and Snooker Association (EBSA). With this year's European Championships currently ongoing in Romania we can confirm that the EBSA has been awarded a place in the WPBSA European Seniors Championship for the 2018 European Masters champion. This initial ... More

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