9 Results for tag: Jason Francis

Wyldecrest Parks to Partner World Seniors Snooker

The World Seniors Snooker Tour is today proud to announce that Wyldecrest Parks will become a tour partner for the 2018/19 season. Wyldecrest Parks, headed up by its CEO Alfie Best, has a history of supporting snooker and in 2010 was the title sponsor for the World Seniors Championship, won by Jimmy White. As Europe’s largest residential park and ... 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

Hendry to Compete on World Seniors Snooker Tour

Stephen Hendry will return to competitive action during the 2018/19 season following the announcement that he will participate in this season's World Seniors Snooker Tour (WSST). The seven-time world champion and 36-time ranking event winner has confirmed that he will play in no fewer than four tournaments, starting with the upcoming UK Seniors Champio... More

World Seniors Snooker and EASB Announcement

The WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour is delighted to today announce a new partnership with the English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) which will see both companies work closely together to support each other’s initiatives in England. The EASB has been granted places in all English based World Seniors Snooker Tour qualifiers with a remit to ... More

O’Kane to Compete on World Seniors Tour

New Zealand’s Dene O’Kane has announced he will be dusting off his cue and entering the World Seniors Tour qualifiers in Hong Kong this September. The former world number 18 and two-time World Championship quarter-finalist will be returning to the country where he reached his only professional ranking final at the 1989 Hong Kong Open, narrowly losing ... 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

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

Seniors News: Assetereum to Sponsor World Seniors Championship

The World Seniors Tour has announced Assetereum Crypto Currency as the main sponsor for 2018 World Seniors Championship, to be held at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe from 20-24 March 2018. Assetereum is a Yorkshire based company which has had huge success in the utilities and online shopping sector. Former professional world snooker champion Joe Johnson is ... 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