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11 Nov 2018

2018 Queensland Open

The Queensland Open took place between November 9th and 11th at Redcliffe.

See all results here.


26 Oct 2018

2018 World Billiards Championship


New World Champion

Sourav Kothari has won his first World Billiards Championship with a 1134-944 victory over Peter Gilchrist in the final. Kothari follows in the footsteps of his father Manoj who won the World Amateur in 1990.

For a breakdown of World Championship prize money see here.

For all results click here.

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25 Oct 2018

2018 World Women’s Championship


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The 2018¬†World Women’s Billiards Championship took place on Thursday 25th October at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.

Defending champion Emma Bonney won her 13th World title and sixth in succession with a 329-209 win over Rebecca Kenna in the final. This was Kenna’s first foray in to billiards after a number of years on the Women’s snooker circuit.

 

Emma Bonney and Rebecca Kenna with final referee Chris Coumbe

 

 

 

This was the 21st staging of this championship; previous winners can be viewed here.


21 Oct 2018

2018 World Open

THE 2018 WORLD OPEN

for the Jim Williamson Memorial Trophy

Saturday & Sunday 20th & 21st October 2018

 

The World Open took place on Saturday & Sunday 20th & 21st October 2018 at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.

Dave Causier successfully defended the title he won last year with a 695-300 win over Peter Gilchrist in the final.

Siddharth Parikh took the high break prize with a 484 in his group match with Elvet Smith.

For all results see here.

The Challenge Cup was won by Peter Atkinson who narrowly defeated Brian Harvey 179-173 in the final.

 

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19 Oct 2018

2018 World Championship Qualifier

Gaye Jones, Terry Azor and Nigel Ward have qualified for the main draw of the World Championship which can be found here.


3 Oct 2018

Disability Coaching Day

The latest WDBS Disability day at Barratts in Northampton at the weekend has included English Billiards for the first time.

World Billiards head of coaching Martin Goodwill was on hand for a coaching session which was followed by a billiards tournament.

Congratulations to John Fenwick who narrowly defeated Daniel Blunn in the final to become the first ever WDBS English Billiards Champion.

The tournament had 14 entries, with the highest break of 35 being made by Daniel Blunn in the semi-finals. This was the first time Daniel had played the game.

Many thanks to Steve Starkie for being the Tournament Director.

 

 

For more information regarding WDBS please visit their website by clicking on the logo above.


21 Aug 2018

2018 Down Under Tour

Event 1 – Illawarra Open Billiards

August 31st to September 2nd, Wollongong Australia, WBL level 3, guaranteed prize pool $3600 AUD.

Full details are available here.

Event 2 РAlan Parris Memorial Christchurch Open

September 4th to 6th, Woolston Club, Christchurch NZ, WBL level 1.

Event 3¬†–¬† New Zealand Open

September 7th to 9th, Woolston Club, Christchurch NZ, WBL level 1.


20 Aug 2018

2017/18 Calendar of Events

See below for dates for 2017-18:

 2017EventTown/CityLevelPts Status
        
#1SEP01-03IB&SA Illawarra OpenIllawarra, Australia3x1 Results
        
#2SEP06-09Cashmere Christchurch City OpenChristchurch, NZ2x0.75 Results
        
#3SEP10-13NZBSA New Zealand OpenChristchurch, NZ2x0.75 Results
        
SEP21WPBSA W/Billiards Coaching CourseYarraville, Australian/an/a Details
        
OCT20World Championship QualifierLeeds, Englandn/an/a Results
        
#4OCT21-22World Open (Jim Willimson Trophy)Leeds, England3x1 Results
        
#5OCT23-27LITEtask World Championship [S]Leeds, England5x2 Results
        
OCT26LITEtask World Women’s C’shipLeeds, Englandn/an/a¬†Results
        
#6OCT28-01LITEtask World Championship [L]Leeds, England5x2 Results
        
#7NOV10-12QBSA Queensland OpenBrisbane, Australia2x0.75 Results
        
#8DEC02-03LITEtask British OpenBradford, England3x1 Results
        
DEC09-10WPBSA W/Billiards Coaching CourseLeicester, Englandn/an/a Details
        
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#9JAN27-28Scottish OpenKirkcaldy, Scotland3x1 Results
        
#10FEB10-11BSASA South Australian OpenAdelaide, Australia3x1 Results
        
#11MAR30-02LITEtask UK OpenLeeds, England4x1.5 Results
        
#12APR06-08Club Marconi Sydney OpenSydney, Australia4x1.5 Results
        
#13APR28-29White Roofing English OpenCambridge, England3x1 Results
        
#14MAY19-20RIBSA Irish OpenCarlow, Ireland3x1 Results
        
#15MAY21-23European OpenCarlow, Ireland5x2 Results
        
#16JUN02-06Asian Grand PrixSingapore5x2 Results
        
#17JUN12-15Reventon Pacific International *Melbourne, Australia5x2 Results
        
#18AUG18-19HIBSF NSC OpenLeeds, England2x0.75 Results
        

 

 


19 Aug 2018

2018 NSC Open

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The 2018 Northern Snooker Centre Open took place on Saturday & Sunday 18th & 19th August at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.

Multiple World Champion Dave Causier secured his first tournament title since the British Open in December last year with a 749-148 win over Rob Hall in the final. Causier also took the high break prize with a break of 535 in his quarter final against Barry Russell.

For full results click here.

The Challenge Cup competition was won by David Stone who defeated Sam Walker in the final. For Challenge Cup results see here.


15 Jun 2018

2018 Pacific International

Held at the Reventon Academy, Melbourne Australia.

The event starts with a knock-out seeded snooker tournament, with a plate event, with a prize pool of $12,500 AUD. It is followed by a round-robin 150-up format billiards tournament which always attracts a large strong field – also with a prize pool of $12,500.

More details and entry forms can be found here.

You can see the snooker entry list here.

You can see the billiards entry list here.

Enquiries should be directed to jason1953@live.com