12 Results for tag: Steve Davis

Davis Wins Seniors Irish Masters

Snooker legend Steve Davis added yet another title to his CV yesterday evening as he defeated Jonathan Bagley 4-0 to win the 2018 Seniors Irish Masters event at the iconic Goffs venue in Ireland. Competing in what is set to be his final competitive tournament, the six-time world champion impressed throughout the competition at a venue at which he ... More

1st4sport Snooker Coaching Course Success

Delegates from Finland, China, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Australia, Canada and the UK recently attended the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester to undertake the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching in order to be recognised as a WPBSA World Snooker Coach. The course is delivered by the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards, an ... More

Invitational Tour Cards

Following a significant number of questions that I have received following the decision to award invitational tour cards (ITCs) to Ken Doherty and Jimmy White this season, today I am going to try to set out a few of the basics as to their operation and their effect upon the world ranking list. History Discretionary ITCs have in fact existed since the ... More

WPBSA Launches New Coaching Course With 1st4sport Qualifications

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA), through its umbrella organisation the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) has announced exciting new changes to its accredited snooker coaching programme. The world governing body for snooker and billiards, through its umbrella organization the English Partnership for ... More

McManus Joins WPBSA Board

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced that former Masters champion Alan McManus has been co-opted to the board as a player director. He succeeds six-time world snooker champion Steve Davis OBE, who has decided to step down from his position with immediate effect. Scotland’s McManus turned professional ... More

Steve Davis and Corrie Star to launch Paul Hunter Foundation in Manchester

Six-times World Snooker Champion and Paul Hunter Foundation patron Steve Davis and Coronation Street Star Qasim Akhtar (who since 2014 has played Zeedan in the soap), are launching free snooker in Manchester beginning on Wednesday 11th January 2017 from 4:30pm-7:00pm. The event will launch activities at the Steven Charles Snooker Centre on Cheetham ... More

WPBSA Statement: Alan Chamberlain

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced that Alan Chamberlain has decided to step down from his role as a director of the board at the end of this year at the AGM in December to spend more time with his wife and family, on medical advice. Chamberlain enjoyed a glowing 28-year career in the sport as one of ... More

Coaches on Cue for Success

Earlier this month delegates travelled from Denmark, Poland, Hong Kong, France and across the UK to complete the WPBSA World Snooker Level 2 coaching course at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. The course was led by Steve Davis OBE, Chris Lovell, Andrew Highfield and Chris Motley. The course provided delegates with information and tuition on: ... More

New 2016 Coaching Dates Annouced

The WPBSA has announced further dates for its accredited snooker coaching programmes for 2016. Level One Certificate in Snooker – Community WPBSA World Snooker Coach The level one course will be held on Sunday 9th October 2016 at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. This level is aimed at equipping candidates with the skills to organise a ... More

Bill Davis Passes Away

Bill Davis, father of six-time World Champion Steve, has died at the age of 89. Bill played a huge part in his son’s career, as a corner man and coach, as Steve dominated snooker throughout the 1980s. Steve conquered the Crucible six times between 1981 and 1989, spent seven years as world number one, and as recently as 2010 reached the ... More