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‘Standards Will Definitely Improve’ – Grace Hails New Initiative

David Grace believes the WST and WPBSA initiative, providing players on the tour with a guaranteed income during the 2022/23 season, will not only be a significant help to rookie players but will also improve the standard of the tour. Following the announcement of the scheme last Wednesday, Grace took to social media to pledge… Read More

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Tour Players Guaranteed Prize Money Under New WST And WPBSA Initiative

Players on the World Snooker Tour will be guaranteed to earn a minimum of £20,000 during the 2022/23 season, under a new system which offers them security in a difficult economic climate. The initiative will be introduced with immediate effect, with players to be offered payments of up to £10,000 in September, and a further… Read More

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Snooker Scene: End Of An Era

Clive Everton MBE, founder and editor of Snooker Scene magazine since 1971, has stepped down after more than 50 years at the helm. Clive hopes to find a buyer to take the magazine forward, otherwise September’s issue will be the last. An amalgamation of previous publications called Billiards and Snooker and World Snooker, the first… Read More

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Hundreds Of Fans Try Snooker At CIFTIS

Nearly 1,000 fans visited the snooker stall at the 2022 China International Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing over the weekend. Children tried the sport for the first time on a small table and received WST gifts. Fans also had the chance to see the World Championship and China Open trophies and learn more about… Read More

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Muir Wins Season’s First Q Tour Event

Ross Muir defeated George Pragnell 5-2 in the final at the North East Snooker Centre to win the opening Q Tour event of the 2022/23 campaign.  View the final draw and results from Q Tour 1 The first of six Q Tour events set to take place this season, over 100 of the world’s top… Read More

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Footballer Toney Makes A Bee-Line For Snooker

Brentford striker Ivan Toney scored a hat-trick on Saturday in the Premier League, and could be celebrating today by playing his favourite sport away from football. The forward’s brilliant trio of goals in the Bees’ 5-2 win over Leeds led to calls for him to be given an England debut. But if he’s not at… Read More

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Prince Of Persia Seeks Fulfilment Beyond Snooker’s Ebb And Flow

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value,” said Albert Einstein. While expectation might weight heavy on Hossein Vafaei as one of snooker’s best young prospects, he is more determined to be a good role model to his countless new supporters in his native Iran. For snooker players, finding a balance… Read More

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Selby Hopes Neck Injury Is Easing

Four-time World Champion Mark Selby revealed on Twitter that he is suffering from a bulging disc at the top of his spine, but hopes the injury is improving. Selby tweeted: “The MRI scan came back Thursday evening, showing protruding disc C5 C6. Exactly same area as before. Seems to be easing a little compared to… Read More

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Igor Figueiredo

Igor Figueiredo’s WPBSA membership has lapsed therefore he is no longer a professional player on the World Snooker Tour and has been removed from the world rankings. Igor moved back to his native Brazil in 2021 and has been unable to compete in the tour since then. We wish him all the best for the… Read More

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All-Time Most Ranking Titles

Kyren Wilson has joined a group of just 20 players to have won five or more ranking titles, thanks to his victory at the BetVictor European Masters. Wilson joins Stephen Lee and Ray Reardon on five crowns, having added to the ranking titles he won at the 2015 Shanghai Masters, 2018 Paul Hunter Classic, 2019… Read More

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