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Challenge Tour Calendar

The calendar of events for the 2019-20 Challenge Tour season is now available, with the first three venues confirmed. As previously announced the 2019-20 Challenge Tour will comprise ten events, followed by a play-off. The dates are: Event 1: August 31-September 1. Germany – Nuremberg (Ballroom Nürnberg) Event 2: September 21-22. England – Newbury (The Crucible… Read More

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Host A Challenge Tour Event!

Snooker clubs throughout England can now apply for the opportunity to host tournaments on the sport’s new Challenge Tour next season. Any club wishing to apply to host should email clubs@epsb.co.uk Applicants will receive an ‘Invitation to Tender’ pack, which should be completed and returned by 12:00pm noon on 30 April 2019. As reported last month,… Read More

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Challenge Tour – Revision

Our announcement earlier this week about the structure for the 2019/20 Challenge Tour has prompted discussion among professional and amateur players. Taking this feedback on board and with due consideration, we have decided to amend the criteria for winning the two available World Snooker Tour Cards. The player who finishes top of the Challenge Tour… Read More

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2019/20 Challenge Tour

World Snooker’s Challenge Tour will feature ten events during the 2019/20 season, with a new ‘play-off’ system to determine which two players are promoted to the professional circuit. The Challenge Tour ran for the first time in 2018/19 as a secondary circuit below the World Snooker Tour. There were ten events, with six in the… Read More

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By George! Pragnell Wins Challenge Tour Ten

George Pragnell won the tenth and final Challenge Tour event of the season, beating Callum Lloyd 3-2 in the final at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Pragnell, age 23 from Norwich, had previously earned just £1,025 on the Challenge Tour this season, but scooped the £2,000 top prize at the last event. He… Read More

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Challenge Tour Event Ten Results

The tenth and final event of the 2018/19 Challenge Tour series takes place on Wednesday and Thursday at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. CLICK HERE to follow results on Twitter. Click here for the draw Click here for the format Brandon Sargeant has already secured one of the two World Snooker Tour cards… Read More

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Sargeant Earns Tour Stripes

Brandon Sargeant is guaranteed a two-year card for the World Snooker Tour as he tops the Challenge Tour rankings with just one event to go. The Challenge Tour is a new series this season with ten events, and the top two players in the final rankings to earn a World Snooker Tour card for 2019-20… Read More

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Duffy On Cloud Nine

Adam Duffy won the ninth event in the 2018-19 Challenge Tour series, beating Matthew Glasby 3-1 in the final at the Star Academy in his home city of Sheffield. Duffy, who dropped off the pro tour at the end of last season, won six matches to take the £2,000 top prize. But with just one… Read More

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Challenge Tour Event Nine Results

The ninth event in the Challenge Tour series will run on January 26-27 at the Star Academy in Sheffield. You will be able to follow results on our Twitter feed here Click here for the draw Click here for the format The top two players on the Challenge Tour rankings after ten events will be… Read More

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Bedford Best In Budapest

Simon Bedford won his first Challenge Tour title by beating David Lilley 3-1 in the final of event eight in Budapest. The first World Snooker event ever staged in Hungary took place at the Snooker Terminal academy in the country’s capital. Former world number 64 Bedford, who played at the Crucible back in 1998, took the… Read More

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