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WPBSA / EPSB Statement on the Re-Opening of UK Snooker Clubs

Following our previous statements with regards to the re-opening of UK snooker clubs we can now provide a further update following developments today (Monday 6th July). In recent weeks, working with the independent All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Snooker we have sought urgent clarity from the UK government through its Department for Digital, ... 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: 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 Update on Re-Opening of Snooker Clubs in England

The potential date for the re-opening of snooker clubs in England was discussed in London last Thursday (4 June) at a meeting organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker between WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson and UK Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage Nigel Huddleston MP. The meeting took place during a week which saw the return of ... More

Ferguson’s Blog – 10 Years at the Helm

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the election of Jason Ferguson as Chairman of the WPBSA, a position that he has held ever since. In the first edition of our new periodic feature ‘The Chairman’s Blog’ Jason reflects upon some of the changes snooker has witnessed over the past decade, the growth of the sport and why despite the current global ... More

WPBSA Proposals Submitted to Parliament for Re-Opening of UK Snooker Facilities

The Chairman of the UK Parliament’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), Lincoln MP Karl McCartney, has today submitted to the Sports Minister proposals for the re-opening of snooker clubs. The proposals incorporate guidance for club owners and staff to be able to operate as sporting facilities by providing a safe and controlled environment for ... More

WPBSA Support Packages Announced for Main Tour Players

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today stepped in to provide player support for its members affected by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent effect that this has had on the World Snooker Tour. To include both immediate financial, travel and practical help, all current main tour players have today been ... More

New Appointments to World Seniors Board

ROKiT Phones World Seniors Snooker has announced that three new directors have been appointed to its board. Current Chairman Jason Francis and director Jason Ferguson will be joined by John Parrott, David Murray and Rohit Sagoo, who will all support the next development phase of the ROKiT Phones World Seniors Snooker Tour. Former world champion John ... More

WST And WPBSA Support China With Donation

WST and WPBSA have come together to raise money to support those affected by the coronavirus in China, with a donation of £1,000 for every century break made at this week’s ManBetX Welsh Open. WST (World Snooker Tour) along with the sport’s governing body the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association will send a minimum donation of ... More

WSF Junior Open / WSF Open 2020 – Draws Released

The group stage draws have today been released for the WSF Junior Open and WSF Open tournaments to be played in Malta from 4-17 January 2020. View the WSF Junior Open draw View the WSF Open draw Organised by the World Snooker Federation (WSF), together with the Malta Billiards and Snooker Federation (MBSA), the prestigious tournaments have ... More