17/18 Season Review

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Training For Snooker’s Marathon

To become a World Champion, you have to practise like one “It’s a bit like being in Tron,” Steve Davis says. “You are completely at one with the game.” The six-time world champion is describing the closing moments of a final. A soon-to-be champion playing the snooker of his life as hours of hard work… Read More

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Page Progresses In Burton

Welsh teenager Jackson Page remains in the hunt for a tour card after a 4-0 whitewash win against Anthony Jeffers at Q School Event Two in Burton. The 16-year-old, who is mentored by World Champion Mark Williams, has showcased his potential over the last two seasons. Page reached the last 32 of the 2017 Welsh… 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. The 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 Media… Read More

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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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Craigie Clinches Tour Card As Pros Bounce Back

Sam Craigie defeated Thailand’s Dechawat Poomjaeng 4-0 to return to the World Snooker Tour on a day which saw four of last season’s relegated professionals bounce straight back onto the circuit at Q School Event One in Burton. Craigie, 24, has earned a fresh two-year tour card with his win today and will begin his… Read More

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Craigie Charges To Maintain Q School Hopes

Sam Craigie fought back from 3-2 down to defeat Andy Hicks 4-3 in a high quality encounter at Q School event one in Burton. Craigie dropped off the tour last season at the very last moment, with Lyu Haotian’s qualification for the World Championship relegating him from the professional circuit. He faced a stern test… Read More

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Cheltenham To Stage Snooker’s World Grand Prix

Cheltenham will host a major snooker tournament for the first time in February 2019 when the World Grand Prix comes to the town. The world ranking event will run from February 4th to 10th in The Centaur, part of the famous Cheltenham Racecourse. Fans in the Gloucestershire area will have the perfect chance to see… Read More

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Review Of The Season

The 2017/18 World Snooker Tour provided a battleground for 30 pieces of silverware in tournaments played across 13 countries, with 131 players travelling the globe in pursuit of glory. From Berlin to Bangkok, here is the story of the 2017/18 season. Riga Masters June 23rd – June 25th Champion: Ryan Day Welshman Day finally claimed… Read More

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Poland’s Stefanów to Join Main Tour

World Snooker Federation Championship runner-up Adam Stefanów will take his place on the World Snooker Tour for the first time at the start of the 2018/19 season. After Lyu Haotian climbed into the top 64 of the world rankings at the end of last season following the first year of his two-year tour card, an… Read More

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Ibrahim Awarded World Snooker Tour Card

Newly-crowned African Snooker Champion Mohamed Ibrahim will be awarded a two-year main tour card from the start of the 2018/19 season. The 28-year-old Egyptian player emerged victorious from a 66 player field competing in Cairo last week, defeating countryman Mostafa Dorgham 6-1 in the final to secure the title. Ibrahim will join the professional circuit… Read More

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