David Causier is presented with the Jim Williamson trophy from Ian Williamson in 2019(Credit: Tony Cannon – David Causier is presented with the Jim Williamson trophy from Ian Williamson in 2019)

Jim Williamson Open – 14-15th August ’21

Our much anticipated opening event is the Jim Williamson Open being held at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds from 14-15th August.

Arrangements for this event may be subject to change in adherence to COVID-19 guidelines. Please be aware of this when making travel and accommodation bookings, particularly if these are non-refundable.

Current Champion:

David Causier is the current Jim Williamson Open champion having beaten Rob Hall in 2019. Please visit our YouTube playlist for footage from the 2019 event.


Northern Snooker Centre,
92 Kirkstall Road,

A Google location map is included here.

Car parking is available at the side of the club.

The club serves food on-site with a variety of products and meals available to purchase along with cold drinks and sundries.


Train – Leeds has a train station situated in the town about a 10 minute drive from the venue.

Air – Leeds Bradford Airport is the nearest airport and is approximately a 20 mins drive from the venue.


The venue is easily accessible to the city centre where there are many accommodation options. The closest hotels are walking distance to the club and some recommendations are listed below.

Holiday Inn Express – Leeds City Centre
Situated right next door to the venue, there is a 10% discount available on the usual rate (parking payable separately), click the link above to make a booking using the NSC rate. Other ways to book: by email here or by calling 0371 902 1616 (Option 5), in both cases quoting Northern Snooker Centre. Rooms can also be booked on the IHG app using corporate ID Number 954301776.

Premier Inn Leeds City Centre – Wellington Street
The closest of several Premier Inn hotels in Leeds, a 5-10 minute walk to the venue. Situated next to TGI Fridays.

ibis Leeds Centre Marlborough Street Hotel
Situated about a 3 minute walk from the venue.

Prize Pool:

Last 16£50
Last 24 (if req.)£25
High Break£40
Challenge CupWinner£80
High Break£20

(Prize pool subject to a minimum of 32 players).

Enter Event:

The Jim Williamson Open is a Level 3 World Ranking event and is £50 to enter.

Enter Event

A list of players that have entered is available here.