1076 Results for author: Matt Huart

Griffiths Reflects on Decade of Success in Hong Kong

In recent years, the World Women’s Snooker Tour has become one of the most cosmopolitan series of events in our sport with players from across the globe regularly competing in our tournaments. One region in particular that has played a significant role in the internationalisation of the tour has been Hong Kong, with several players based at ... More

WPBSA And WST Provide Best Possible Support For Overseas Players

The World Snooker Tour and the sport’s governing body the WPBSA have made all conceivable efforts to help players from overseas to travel to the UK to compete in the Betfred World Championship. The qualifying rounds of the Betfred World Championship will run from July 21 to 28 in Sheffield and will have a fantastic field of 128 players from many ... More

WPBSA / EPSB Statement: 30th June

Further to our previous statements in respect of the re-opening of snooker clubs in the UK we can today provide a further update following guidance received from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Following the announcements made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the UK government on 23 June with regards to the relaxation of ... More

WSF Open – Watch Daily!

There might be a break in the professional snooker calendar until next month's World Championship, but you can still watch snooker every day as from tonight we begin our re-run of the 2020 World Snooker Federation Open held back in January, via our official YouTube channel. For the first time, matches streamed during the tournament will be available to ... More

WDBS & Me: Chris Hornby

This summer marks five years since the formation of World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) and today we continue our look back on the journey so far by hearing from Chris Hornby, one of the people to have been involved from the very beginning. Having joined the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) at the start of 2015 as ... More

Magnificent Maguire Ends Title Drought

Stephen Maguire claimed his first ranking title in seven years, beating Mark Allen 10-6 in the final of the Coral Tour Championship in Milton Keynes. View the updated provisional seeding list View the updated provisional end of season rankings View the final Crucible Seedings Race It’s the sixth ranking title of Maguire’s career, with ... More

Jessica Woods Q&A

The staging of the 2018 Australian Women’s Open marked not only the first World Women’s Snooker Tour ranking event to be held in the country, but also saw the return of home player Jessica Woods to the circuit after a two-year absence. Champion in Australia and Oceania on multiple occasions, the 26-year-old is a formidable competitor who is already ... More

WPBSA / EPSB Statement: Re-Opening of UK Snooker Clubs

Further to our previous statement of 23 June, together with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker, we have since continued to seek further clarification from both the Department for Media Culture and Sport and the Sports Minister’s office in respect of the proposed re-opening of snooker clubs in the UK. Having carefully studied the wording of ... More

WPBSA Statement

We have noted the announcements by Prime Minister Boris Johnson detailing the planned relaxation of current ‘lockdown’ restrictions within the United Kingdom over the coming weeks. Together with the independent All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker we have been engaged in regular dialogue with the government, including the submission of proposals ... More

Five-Star Joy for Judin in Latvia

Promising youngster Rodion Judin was in a league of his own as he claimed the Latvian National Snooker Championship for a fifth time last weekend. Held at the Hotel A1 in the capital city of Riga, over 40 players took part in the event organised by the Latvian Billiards Federation, a member of the World Snooker Federation. Judin - winner of this title ... More