15 Results for tag: WLBS

WLBS Announces Provisional 2017/18 Calendar

The provisional calendar for the 2017/18 World Women’s Snooker Tour has today been announced by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS). Following a landmark previous season which saw ranking events held in Germany and Singapore for the first time, the WLBS has confirmed that the World Women’s Championship will return to Asia for a second consecu... More

Increased Prize Fund for Eden World Women’s Snooker Championship

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) has today announced that the 2017 Eden World Women's Snooker Championship will carry a total prize fund of £15,000. The event will be staged at the Billiard Lagoon in Toa Payoh, Singapore, where the champion will take home a top prize of £5,000, more than four times the sum won by Reanne Evans in ... More

Community Coaches Qualify

The WPBSA successfully held its latest coaching day last week at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Those completing the Level 1 course successfully qualified as Community WPBSA World Snooker Coaches and were provided with an introduction on how to coach the basics of the game, plus how to organise a snooker event within their area. Parti... More

Entries Open For LITEtask UK Ladies Championship

Entries are now open for the 2016 LITEtask UK Ladies Championship which will take place from 8-9 October 2016 at the Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds. The event will be the second tournament of the 2016/17 WLBS Women’s World Ranking Series following last month's Paul Hunter Ladies Classic. In 2015 it was world number two Ng On Yee who defeated seven-time ... More

New Ranking System for WLBS

A new world ranking system has today been announced for the WLBS Women’s World Ranking Series. The new list will take immediate effect from the start of the 2016/17 season. Click here to view the revised WLBS rankings at the start of the 2016/17 season As under the previous system, the WLBS ranking list will continue to operate on a two-year ... More

Our Survey Says…

The WPBSA has today published the results of its Snooker Insight Survey carried out earlier in the year. The survey was devised with the aim of learning more about participation in snooker including why people play snooker and what benefits exist for players at all levels. Equally, the WPBSA is keen to better understand what barriers exist to those who ... More

Entries Open for Paul Hunter Ladies Classic

Entries are now open for the 2016 Paul Hunter Ladies Classic which will take place from 25-28 August 2016. The tournament will be the first event of the 2016/17 WLBS Women’s World Ranking Series and the first ranking event to be held outside of the UK this decade. The group stage and quarter-finals will be held at the Ballroom Nurnberg, before the ... More

Ladies Day Returns to Sheffield

The fourth annual Ladies Day will take place in Sheffield at the Winter Garden on Tuesday 26th April 2016 during the Betfred World Snooker Championship. First introduced by World Snooker’s governing body the WPBSA in 2013, the initiative aims to encourage women to participate in snooker, as players, fans or officials. Run by WPBSA World ... More

Evans Regains Ladies Crown

Reanne Evans won the WLBS Eden Resources World Championship for the 11th time by beating Ng On Yee 6-4 in the final in Leeds. Evans won the tournament ten consecutive times from 2005 to 2014, until her run ended last year when she lost to Hong Kong’s On Yee in the semi-finals. The 30-year-old from Dudley has now regained the crown. Defend... More

2016 WLBS World Championship Preview

The 2016 Eden Resources World Ladies Championship in Association with Northern Snooker Centre will be held between 31st March and 5th April in Leeds. Staged by the sport’s newly restructured governing body, World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS), the event is arguably the most eagerly anticipated edition of the sport’s biggest tournament ... More