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Vacancy: Marketing And Event Assistant

Marketing & Event Assistant The World Snooker event team are recruiting for an individual to assist with the marketing, deployment and management of our major UK snooker tournaments. Strong communication and administration skills required for this role as well as honesty, versatility, discretion and politeness. Candidate needs to be 100% computer literate with an eye… Read More

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Pakistan Joins India For Free Facebook Streaming

Snooker fans throughout Pakistan will be able to watch many of the biggest events FREE on Facebook Live this season. This follows last week’s announcement of free Facebook Live streaming in India. For the first time, extensive live coverage of a wide range of events on the World Snooker Tour will also be available in… Read More

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Free Facebook Streaming For Fans In India

Snooker fans in India will be able to watch many of the big events FREE on Facebook Live this season. For the first time, extensive live coverage of a wide range of events on the World Snooker Tour will be available in India. The Facebook Live coverage starts with the 19.com English Open (October 14-20)… Read More

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2019-20 Updated Tour Documents

This season’s overall prize money has been increased to £14,641,000 thanks to the addition of the new BetVictor European Series. Click here for the overall 2019-20 World Snooker Tour prize money Click the links below for more key information for the 2019-20 season, including prize money schedules, seeding cut off points and tour qualification criteria…. Read More

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BetVictor European Series Takes World Snooker Tour’s Overall Prize Money To Record Level

London/Gibraltar, 26 September 2019 BetVictor, a leading global gambling company, is sponsoring four world ranking events on snooker’s global tour this season, creating the brand-new BetVictor European Series. The new series sees the World Snooker Tour’s overall prize money increase to a record level of approximately £15 million. The four tournaments are: • 2020 BetVictor… Read More

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Official Programme Subscriptions Now Available

Snooker fans can now get the official World Snooker programmes from the upcoming 2019/20 season delivered directly to their door with ProgrammeMaster’s subscription service. Throughout the year, 11 programmes will drop through your letterbox, including the World Snooker Championship, the Masters and the UK Championship, as well as all four Home Nations events, the three… Read More

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Alexandra Palace Announces £150,000 Donation From Matchroom Foundation

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) is delighted to announce that The Matchroom Sport Charitable Foundation has pledged £150,000 to fund its new Young People’s Park Programme. The activity will be delivered by the charity’s Creative Learning team for the next three years. The funding will help develop Alexandra Park as a place of… Read More

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Average Shot Time Data Helps Snooker Eliminate Slow Play

The number of snooker players on the sport’s global tour with an average shot time of more than 30 seconds has fallen from 12 to four over the past two seasons. Data was made available on snooker’s live scoring website during the 2017/18 season, showing the average shot time of all 128 players on the… Read More

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Morocco’s Amine Handed Tour Card

Amiri Amine of Morocco has been awarded a place on the World Snooker Tour after winning a gold medal in the African Games. Amine won the men’s event at the African Games in Casablanca last weekend, beating Abdulraham Haridi of Egypt 4-3 in the final. Haridi led 2-0 and 3-2, but Amine took frame six… Read More

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Grassroots Grow At Beijing Garden Exhibition

Budding young Chinese players had the chance to improve their snooker skills at an outdoor exhibition in Beijing this weekend. Tables and official coaches form part of the Sport Is Great project, which is part of the Great Britain campaign organised by the British Embassy in Beijing. World Snooker and the WPBSA are working with… Read More

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