Japan – A Snooker Journey

Japan is no...

New Agreement to Promote Global Cue Sports Governance

The World...

Snooker on the Up in Ukraine

Earlier this year,...
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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Pagett Wins European Amateur Championship

Pagett Wins European Amateur Championship

Andrew Pagett is set to snooker’s top tier after he defeated Heikki Niva in the final of the 2020 EBSA European Amateur Snooker Championship.  A former Crucible Theatre qualifier who last featured as a professional in 2015, Pagett becomes the fourth different Welshman...

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Champion Hill Records Unique European Double

Champion Hill Records Unique European Double

Aaron Hill completed an unprecedented continental double after defeating Hayden Staniland 5-2 in the final to win the 2020 EBSA European Under-21 Snooker Championship in Portugal. Just days after retaining the European under-18 title at the Salgados Palace Hotel in...

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Hill Retains European Under-18 Title

Hill Retains European Under-18 Title

The Republic of Ireland’s Aaron Hill defended the EBSA European Under-18 Snooker Championship after he defeated Sean Maddocks 4-1 in the final in Portugal last night.  Featuring 70 players from 24 different countries, Hill was the last cueist remaining following four...

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Kowalski Claims Polish Championship

Kowalski Claims Polish Championship

Teenager Antoni Kowalski defeated Mateusz Baranowski 6-4 to win his maiden Polish National Snooker Championship last weekend with an impressive display in front of the live television cameras.  Following qualification which was held earlier in the season, the last 36...

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Barrett Wins Maiden Oceania Snooker Championship 

Barrett Wins Maiden Oceania Snooker Championship 

Australia’s Cale Barrett will be offered a coveted two-year World Snooker Tour card following his triumph in the 2020 Oceania Snooker Championship at the Mounties Club in Sydney.  Organised by the Oceania Billiards and Snooker Federation, a total of 60 players...

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