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Shaanxi Province To Host CBSA Cup

The city of Xi’an in China’s Shaanxi Province will host the One Belt and One Road CBSA Cup 2020 National Snooker Team Championship next month. The event will run from November 21 to 25, organised by the CBSA, Shaanxi Provincial Sports Bureau, Xi’an Municipal People’s Government, Shaanxi Tourism Group Co. Ltd and Xi’an Sports Bureau…. Read More

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Kakovskii And Nechaeva Retain Russian Titles

Ivan Kakovskii and Anastasia Nechaeva retained national titles in Russia earlier this month at the Star Klassik venue in Tyumen. Promising prospect Kakovskii continues to dominate the domestic scene as he won his sixth Russian Snooker Championship in the past seven years. He didn’t drop a single frame throughout. The 21-year-old from St. Petersburg made… Read More

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Coronavirus – EPSB Guidance Update

Following announcements by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in respect of new national restrictions to address rising cases of coronavirus in England, the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards has updated its current guidance documents for its affiliated snooker facilities in England. EPSB Covid-19 Guidance documents Please note that this is guidance only and clubs must also… Read More

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New Recruit From Snooker’s Mersey Paradise

Sean Maddocks could barely have better practice partners to help prepare him for the challenge of playing on the World Snooker Tour for the first time next season. In his home city of Liverpool, one of snooker’s traditional hotbeds, 18-year-old Maddocks plays regularly with the likes of Rod Lawler, Ricky Walden, Andrew Higginson, Robbie Williams,… Read More

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Ones To Watch – Gao Yang

Concluding our series on the best young amateurs from around the world… Many young Chinese players have been touted as the next Ding Junhui, and Gao Yang is sure to be another if he continues his current rate of progress when he joins the World Snooker Tour for the first time next season. In winning… Read More

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Ones To Watch – Wu Yize

Continuing our series on the best young amateurs from around the world… China’s 16-year-old prospect Wu Yize has already been showing his potential on the World Snooker Tour this season, despite having not yet secured his professional status. Wu was given a wildcard entry to the 2019 International Championship in Daqing. He was faced with… Read More

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Ones To Watch – Bulcsú Révész

Continuing our series on the best young amateurs from around the world… Hungary’s 13-year-old Bulcsú Révész is one of continental Europe’s most dazzling talents and he has already started amassing silverware by becoming his country’s youngest ever national champion. Révész claimed the title at the Hungarian Championship back in December at just 12 years of… Read More

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Ones To Watch – Ploychompoo Laokiatphong

Continuing our series on the best young amateurs from around the world… “The best female player I have seen at her age,” is how Mike Dunn describes 18-year-old Ploychompoo Laokiatphong. This video of her knocking a break of 76, at the age of just 15, is evidence of the Thai teenager’s natural talent. Dunn is… Read More

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Ones To Watch – Florian Nuessle

Continuing our series on the best young amateurs from around the world… Anyone following Florian Nuessle’s Facebook page in recent days would have seen him trying to make a 147 on a live stream – and in fact the 18-year-old Austrian achieved the maximum on Wednesday this week. His intention is to recreate the pressure… Read More

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Ones To Watch – Ben Mertens

Continuing our series on the best young amateurs from around the world… When Ben Mertens went into a toy store with his father at the age of eight, he can’t have imagined it would be a moment which would shape the rest of his childhood. He spotted a mini pool table, took it home, and… Read More

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