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Tour Nationalities

There will be 20 different countries represented by the 129 players on the World Snooker Tour in 2018/19. Here’s the breakdown…. England: 55 Mark Selby Ronnie O’Sullivan Judd Trump Barry Hawkins Shaun Murphy Kyren Wilson Ali Carter Stuart Bingham Ryan Day Joe Perry Mark King Martin Gould Jack Lisowski David Gilbert Ricky Walden Anthony Hamilton… Read More

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Kicking Out Kicks

Since the conception of the professional tour, elite level snooker has been “striving for perfection” in an ongoing mission to enhance playing conditions, and significant strides were taken during the 2017/18 season. A radical reduction in bad contacts and irregular bounces meant the headlines were solely focused on the achievements of the players throughout a… Read More

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147 Milestone In Sight

Could the 147th maximum break in snooker history be made next season? The statistics suggest that landmark could well be reached during the 2018/19 campaign. So far there have been 139 official maximums, so just eight more are needed. Over the past eight seasons, an average of 8.625 maximums have been made in each. 2010/11:… Read More

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Tour Players 2018/19

Here is the final list of players who will compete on the World Snooker Tour during the 2018/19 season. The Top 64 (64) These players finished inside the top 64 of the official world ranking list at the end of last season and so will retain their places on the circuit, with a one-year card. End of… Read More

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Career Opportunity: Media Officer, China

We are seeking to add a Media Officer, based in China, to our team. This full-time role will be based in Beijing and will include working at snooker tournaments throughout China and beyond. Key roles and responsibilities • Managing World’s Snooker’s media operation in China. Reporting to the Head of Media in the UK, the… Read More

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Fit For The Table

Snooker players may not need the same level of physical fitness as footballers or marathon runners, but as the global circuit grows, so does the importance of keeping healthy. The World Snooker Tour now incorporates nearly 30 tournaments around the globe. Players are busier than ever, often competing in events for seven or eight weeks… Read More

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Official Programmes For 2017/18 Events Still Available

Our official souvenir programmes for many of last season’s tournaments are still available – for as little as £1! This sale only runs until the end of May 2018 so order fast. The Welsh Open and World Championship programmes are sold out, but others for events including the Masters and UK Championship are still on… Read More

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2018/19 Provisional Calendar

Here’s the provisional calendar for the whole of the 2018/19 season on the World Snooker Tour. Click here for the calendar

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Prize Money Leap For Tour Players

The continued increase in prize money on the World Snooker Tour is underlined by the fact that 34 players earned over £100,000 in 2017/18, compared to just 22 the previous season. Total prize money earned by tour players during the 2017/18 season was £13.31 million, an increase of 31% on the previous season’s £10.14 million…. Read More

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O’Sullivan And Williams Dominate Awards

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Crucible king Mark Williams each won two categories at the annual World Snooker Awards ceremony in London tonight. O’Sullivan took the main Player of the Year award having enjoyed one of the best seasons of his career, capturing five ranking titles in a single campaign for the first time. The 42-year-old won… Read More

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