O'Sullivan Storms To 29th Ranking Title

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Kunlunshan: Snooker’s Official Water Partner

World Snooker is delighted to be working with Kunlunshan, our official water partner for several of the sport’s biggest tournaments. Kunlunshan (Kunlun Mountain Water) is snooker’s official water partner at the UK Championship, the Masters, the Welsh Open and the World Championship for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons. Branded water, glasses and ice buckets are… Read More

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Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

Snooker fans throughout Europe can watch the sport anywhere and on any device through the Eurosport Player, the leading live and on-demand digital sport platform. Eurosport Player is available to download and watch in 52 markets and in 20 languages, offering fans an all-access pass to immerse themselves in the greatest events on the global… Read More

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An Evening With Barry And Steve…

Our official charity Jessie May invite you to a very special evening with six time World Champion Steve Davis and World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn, introduced by England rugby’s Mark Regan. The event will take place at Ashton Gate Stadium – Lansdown Club Restaurant on 19th October 2017, with the drinks reception from 6.30pm. Join… Read More

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Subscribe To Official Programmes This Season

You can make sure of your copy of the official programme for all 11 World Snooker tournaments in the UK this season with a subscription from just £65. Click here for the Programme Master website to see details of the subscription. The official programmes will bring you player profiles, features, draw & format, and much… Read More

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Tournament Withdrawals

Effective immediately, World Snooker is implementing a new system for withdrawals from the first round of any World Snooker ranking event. This system will provide the opportunity for replacement players to be used in events where players withdraw with sufficient notice before the first round of an event. In doing so, this will hopefully reduce… Read More

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Snooker’s Global Footprint Keeps Growing

“The future’s so bright, I should be wearing sunglasses,” said Ronnie O’Sullivan at the Evergrande China Championship last week. The Rocket was referring to the growth of snooker in China, where many millions of fans continue to support their heroes. But it’s not just China where snooker’s popularity continues to develop. TV audience figures are… Read More

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China Ranking Event

Discussions are ongoing regarding a potential ranking event to be held 13 to 18 November 2017. More details including qualifying dates will be announced shortly.

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Snooker Ranked Fourth In Integrity Index

An independent study into the perceived level of integrity of the top 12 professional sports in the UK ranked snooker in fourth place. The research was carried out by political and public relations consultancy Portland. Click here to see the full report The calculation of integrity was based on the perceived likelihood of the professional… Read More

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Invitational Tour Card Holders: Seeding

World Snooker has decided that players holding an Invitational Tour Card will be seeded according to their world ranking at future events. In the past, Invitational Tour Card holders were treated as ‘top-up’ players in terms of their seeding, which meant they were seeded below all players with regular tour cards. From now, their seeding… Read More

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World Snooker Partners With Rigour Media For Digital Expansion In China

World Snooker has licensed digital rights in China to Rigour Media, in a new ten-year deal. The agreement gives Rigour exclusive control of digital audio-visual rights in China, for all World Snooker events until 2027. Fans throughout China will be able to watch World Snooker tournaments using Rigour Media’s platform Superstar Online as well as… Read More

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