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WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has announced its involvement in the beginning of an official WPBSA World Seniors Tour. While the World Snooker Tour has gone from strength to strength in recent years, it is vital that we consider the longevity of the careers of our players. We recognise the excellent work already… Read More

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WPBSA AGM

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association held its Annual General Meeting in Scotland on Wednesday. Nigel Mawer QPM stood for re-election to the board as a director. Shaun Murphy also stood for election to the board for the first time. Ahead of the AGM, Alan McManus offered his resignation from the board, which was… Read More

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Play Your Snooker At A 147 Club!

The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) is today excited to announce the launch of the 147 Club – the first club affiliation scheme of its kind for snooker clubs in England. Improving standards The scheme aims to promote a modern, positive and progressive perception of clubs by improving standards, boosting the junior game… Read More

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Scottish Snooker Joins World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today pleased to welcome Scottish Snooker as the latest National Federation to become a full member of the WSF. The move is another significant step in a year which back in April saw Scottish Snooker, led by its Chairman Paul Marinello reach an agreement with the World Professional Billiards… Read More

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Thailand and Singapore Join World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) has today announced that the National Federations of both Thailand and Singapore have become the latest bodies to become full members of the WSF. Following last week’s news that the UAEBSA has aligned with the WSF, the Billiard Sports Association of Thailand (BSAT) and Cuesports Singapore (CS) have confirmed their… Read More

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Shanghai Masters to Become Snooker’s Richest Invitational

The Shanghai Masters will become the richest invitation event in snooker history next year. The tournament has been a ranking event since 2007 but from 2018 it will become a 24-man invitation event with a total prize fund of £725,000. A new five-year agreement between World Snooker, promoter Juss Sports and the Chinese Billiards and… Read More

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WSF News – UAE Joins the World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce that the UAE Billiards & Snooker Association (UAEBSA) has become the latest national federation to become a full member of the WSF. A delegation of President Jason Ferguson and Vice President Nigel Mawer QPM from the WSF recently visited Dubai to meet with representatives from… Read More

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WPBSA Statement – Trophies

Following recent comments made via social media the WPBSA seeks to clarify its policy in respect of both original and replica tournament trophies. Historically, it was not practice to provide replica trophies to every tournament winner, with players instead receiving a commemorative plaque or medal to keep. However, last year, the WPBSA undertook a full… Read More

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WPBSA Statement – Stuart Bingham

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) conducted an investigation into the allegation that Stuart Bingham was betting on snooker in contravention of the WPBSA Members Rules. The investigation was supported by the Gambling Commission Sports Betting Intelligence Unit. On 15th March 2017 the WPBSA decided that he had a case to answer and the… Read More

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Mike Peachey Appointed to WSF Board

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Peachey to its board of directors as Treasurer. Peachey has vast experience in the administration of cue sports with his previous roles having seen him serve on the board of the World Confederation of Billiard Sports (WCBS) from 2005-2010, during which… Read More

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