The 147 Club – Building a Strong Club Network to Restart Our Sport

Snooker and billiards at club level across the UK has never seen a more abrupt halt as when lockdown was introduced in mid-March. Many clubs across the country had been reporting once of the busiest seasons for some years, coinciding with the growth of the...

World Championship Opportunity for EPSB Cueists

Several English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards players have been rewarded with golden ticket wildcards into the upcoming Betfred World Snooker Championship qualifiers in Sheffield.  Taking place between the 21st to 28th June at the English Institute of Sport,...

EPSB Club Re-opening Guidance

Following the previous WPBSA / EPSB statement earlier this week concerning the re-opening of our snooker clubs, we can today publicly make available our initial guidance that has been shared with our affiliated 147 Clubs. EPSB Re-opening Guidance As the governing body...

WPBSA / EPSB Statement: 30th June

Further to our previous statements in respect of the re-opening of snooker clubs in the UK we can today provide a further update following guidance received from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Following the announcements made by Prime...

WPBSA / EPSB Statement: Re-Opening of UK Snooker Clubs

Further to our previous statement of 23 June, together with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Snooker, we have since continued to seek further clarification from both the Department for Media Culture and Sport and the Sports Minister’s office in respect of the...

Cue & A with English Under-21 Champion Mark Lloyd

Mark Lloyd has been a bright star on the national junior snooker circuit in recent years. The Gosport cueist is the current English under-21 champion and earlier this season after a very consistent campaign finished top of the EPSB Under-21 Premier Development Tour...

Announcement | 2019/2020 EPSB Season Update

Following an online strategy meeting earlier this week, the EPSB would like to announce its intentions for the remainder of the 2019/2020 season that is currently suspended due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the country still under lockdown, there are a lot of...

Cowdroy Completes 24-Hour Snooker Challenge for the NHS

Just like all other major sports, snooker has been brought to a sudden halt by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, but we’ve still been treated to some green baize action courtesy of youngster Bradley Cowdroy, who completed a special self-imposed challenge to raise funds...

Cueball Derby – A COVID-19 Case Study

As businesses around the country have had to close during the Coronavirus outbreak, there’s a huge amount to think about in order to safeguard their futures.  Snooker clubs are no different. Clubs will be at different stages in understanding and acting upon the...

Update | 2019/2020 EPSB Season

Following our announcement last week when we suspended our remaining events for the 2019/2020 season due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we want to reassure EPSB members that we will continue to monitor the situation on a weekly basis.  Several of our...

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