WPBSA International Round-Up | Summer 2020

Just like other...

Classy Kandi Defends Danish Championship

Daniel Kandi...

Russia Joins World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker...
WPBSA International Round-Up | Summer 2020

WPBSA International Round-Up | Summer 2020

Just like other sports, snooker’s international amateur scene came to a sudden halt earlier this year due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. However, as lockdowns and restrictions eventually eased, national competitions were deemed safe to resume in several countries....

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Classy Kandi Defends Danish Championship

Classy Kandi Defends Danish Championship

Daniel Kandi produced a string of impressive breaks on his way to securing an eighth Danish National Snooker Championship at the Copenhagen Pool and Snooker House last weekend.  The 36-year-old from Sæby went into the event as the defending champion and top seed. Due...

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Russia Joins World Snooker Federation

Russia Joins World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today pleased to announce Russia as the latest country to become a WSF member. Russia has seen the popularity of snooker increase significantly in recent years with both male and female players making an impact on the...

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New Cue Zone To Boost Isle of Man Snooker

New Cue Zone To Boost Isle of Man Snooker

Snooker enthusiasts on the Isle of Man are eagerly awaiting the opening of a new top-class facility where they will be able to play to their heart’s content. Located in Ballasalla in the south of the island, The Cue Zone IOM will span an area of 7,500 square feet...

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Five-Star Joy for Judin in Latvia

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...

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Kolpačenko Claims Lithuanian Snooker Championship

Kolpačenko Claims Lithuanian Snooker Championship

Teenager Nikita Kolpačenko won his maiden Lithuanian National Snooker Championship last weekend in Vilnius. Originally due to take place in May, the event was rescheduled because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. With safety measures in place, the tournament was staged across...

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Japan – A Snooker Journey

Japan – A Snooker Journey

Japan is no stranger to hosting and embracing major sporting events - the FIFA World Cup, the Rugby World Cup and the next Summer Olympic Games. Could snooker also become big in Japan? The island nation already has a proud cuesports heritage with former world...

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New Agreement to Promote Global Cue Sports Governance

New Agreement to Promote Global Cue Sports Governance

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and the Professional Billiards Association (PBA) are today delighted to jointly announce a new Memorandum of Understanding which will see both organisations cooperate in the global governance of cue...

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Snooker on the Up in Ukraine

Snooker on the Up in Ukraine

Earlier this year, Ukraine’s Iulian Boiko narrowly missed out on becoming snooker’s youngest ever professional player when he lost in the final of the 2020 World Snooker Federation Open. The 14-year-old – who would have been the first from his country to reach the...

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Snooker Success in North Macedonia

Snooker Success in North Macedonia

Located in Southeast Europe and with a population of just over two million people, North Macedonia is the latest nation to join the expanding global snooker family. This landlocked country successfully completed its first national snooker championships earlier this...

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