The 2022 English Women’s Snooker Championship is open to all female players
Event entries close the Mondays before the event starts at midday (1200)
The championship will initially feature round robin groups (open draw / no seeding – minimum of four players in a group) followed by qualification into a knockout phase (which will be seeded)
The 2022 championship will be completed during the weekend of the 19th & 20th March
There will be a ‘Challenge Event’ for those that do not qualify for the knockout rounds
Further details such as the length of matches will be decided by the EPSB closer to the event and may depend on the number of entries
Format for 2022 Championship
The players are randomly drawn into two round robin groups. The draw is done on the morning of the event. All round robin matches are the best-of-three frames.
The top two players from each group will qualify for the semi-final knockouts. The winner of Group A will play runner-up of Group B and the winner of Group B will play the runner-up of Group A.
The round robins will be played and completed on Saturday.
On Sunday, the knockout rounds and the Challenge Event will be played and completed.
The semi-finals of the main event will be the best-of-five frames, the final will be the best-of-seven frames.
There will be a Challenge Event for the players that did not qualify for the knockout rounds.
Those that finish third in the groups will be ‘seeded’ into the semi-finals of the Challenge Event, whilst the prelims will feature Group A fourth-placed player v Group B fifth-placed player and the Group B fourth-placed player v Group A fifth-placed player.
All matches in the Challenge Event are the best-of-three frames.
The English Women’s Snooker Championship dress code consists of long-sleeved shirt or blouse, waistcoat, trousers or skirt and shoes for throughout the tournament. Please note, bow-ties/ties are optional.
Entry Fees and Prize Money
Semi-Finalists: £75 (each)
Challenge Winner: £50
Challenger Runner-Up: £25
The 2022 competition was won for the first time by Keighley’s Rebecca Kenna, who defeated Jamie Hunter 4-3 at Frames Sports Bar, Coulsdon.