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New Partnership Announced with Malta Gaming Authority

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) have today jointly announced the creation of a new data sharing agreement as part of our wider anti-corruption strategy. The partnership will see the MGA work with the WPBSA and share information in cases of irregular and suspicious betting activity around… Read More

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Parliamentary Group Praises WPBSA

Parliamentary Snooker Group Chairman Praises WPBSA Response to COVID-19 The Co-Chairman of the UK Parliament’s All-Party Group for Snooker, Lincoln MP Karl McCartney has spoken about the impressive response by WPBSA to the restrictions required in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker comprises MPs and Peers from any political party… Read More

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WPBSA and PBA Sign Landmark Memorandum of Understanding

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 sports. The agreement will see both organisations assist each other in the general promotion of cuesports. This is… Read More

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Snooker Players Given Sporting Chance

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has partnered with Sporting Chance, one of the world’s most innovative centres for the treatment of emotional and mental health problems among professional and former professional sportsmen and women. The partnership will offer responsive, confidential support to help World Snooker Tour (WST) players deal with the challenges… Read More

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Hugill Wins WSF Open To Secure Main Tour Return

Ashley Hugill defeated Iulian Boiko 5-3 to win the World Snooker Federation Open title in Malta. The victory sees the 25-year-old succeed Luo Honghao as champion and will also see him earn a two-year tour ticket to the World Snooker Tour from the start of the 2020/21 season. Hugill was previously on the professional circuit… Read More

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Top Amateurs To Contest Knockout Rounds In Malta

The WSF Open is now down to the knockout stages following the conclusion of the group stages in Malta. View the knockout draw View the latest match schedule The prestigious event which has seen over 150 of the world’s best amateur snooker players compete across 38 groups during the past four days is now down… Read More

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First Young Leader Graduates Invited To The Masters

The Saturday afternoon session of this year’s Dafabet Masters will not just be notable for the high calibre of player taking part.  It will also be a celebration for a group of young people who have supported snooker and billiards projects across the country over the past year. Since the launch of the English Partnership… Read More

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WPBSA Annual General Meeting 2019

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) Annual General Meeting was held today on Friday 20th December during the German Masters qualifiers in Barnsley. The AGM was well-attended by the membership and saw the presentation of the Accounts and Directors Report which were unanimously accepted by the meeting. Five people stood for election to the… Read More

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WPBSA Rules Committee Statement

Statement by the WPBSA Rules Committee on the incident during the Mark Allen – Andy Hicks match at the 19.com Scottish Open on December 10, 2019. Multiple Rules were involved in the incident; Section 3 Rule 10 (Fouls) states that “If a foul is committed, the referee shall immediately call FOUL.” Under paragraph (c) it… Read More

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World Snooker Federation Events 2020: Entries Open

Following the recent announcement that the World Snooker Federation (WSF) will return to Malta for two new competitions from 4-17 January 2020, entries for both tournaments are now open. Organised together with the Malta Billiards & Snooker Association (MBSA), the event will comprise two tournaments, the WSF Junior Open (4-9 January) and the WSF Open (10-17… Read More

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