Following the final three events of the regular season last Sunday, Hamim Hussain is confirmed as the 2022/23 EPSB Open Series number one ranked player and wins a free Q School entry for this June.
Helped by five event victories throughout the campaign – at four different venues – Hussain comfortably finished top of the table, 79 points ahead of second-placed Ryan Davies, last year’s ranking winner.
This season’s EPSB Open Series has been another success with several new venues hosting events and over 420 players taking part.
Tradewell Playoff Qualifiers
The next 16 ranked players in the rankings – who are eligible – will be invited to a playoff event at the Tradewell Snooker Club in Hull on Saturday 22nd April, with the winner also getting a free Q School entry this June. This event has kindly been sponsored by Tradewell, who have been massive supporters of the Series since its inception in 2021.
The players who have qualified are:
2) Ryan Davies 165 (already has a free Q School entry through English U21 win)
3) Daniel Womersley 147
4) Riley Parsons 106
5) Lee Shanker 102
6) Mitchell Travis 101
7) Stephen Delaney 97
8) Gary Milne 85
9) Josh Thomond 84
10) Lennard Cripps 83
11) Ashley Carty 83 (Q Tour Playoff winner, already on main tour next season)
12) Matthew Roberts 82
13) Halim Hussain 80
14) Jake Robinson 80
15) John Fearick 80
16) Jack Bradford 76
17) Martyn Taylor 70
18) Vladislav Gradinari 69
19) Chae Ross 65
Should any of the above players decline their invitation, the next player in line will be invited.
All players will be emailed in the coming days with full details on the event and how to confirm entry.
The EPSB would like to say a huge thank you to EPSB Open Series sponsors Leisure Power Purchasing, playoff event sponsors Tradewell Snooker Club in Hull, and to all the players, host venues and tournament directors that participated and contributed to the success of this season’s Series!