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WCBS Statement Denounces WSF Affiliation

The rolling saga between the numerous and often confusing number of governing bodies, international federations, and anything else with an acronym within cue sports took another twist on Thursday. The World Confederation of Billiards Sports – an umbrella organisation that represents the cue sports of snooker, pool, and carom –[Read More…]

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WPBSA and IBSF Clash in Fiery Exchange

The relationship between the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association and the International Billiards and Snooker Federation has been strained again following the release of more statements effectively attacking one another. With the inaugural championships of the World Snooker Federation, a sub-body of the WPBSA, set to commence next week[Read More…]

WSF Championships

WSF Championships Receives 140 Entries

The inaugural World Snooker Federation Championships this month will see more than 140 players battle it out at the Dolmen Hotel in Malta. The first ever WSF Championships gets under next Wednesday, March 14, and runs for ten days with three different tournaments set to take place – rivalling the long-held[Read More…]

WPBSA Strongly Refutes IBSF Allegations

A major row between two global snooker bodies has escalated further with World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association chairman Jason Ferguson furiously responding to claims made by the International Billiards and Snooker Federation against the WPBSA last week. In a letter sent to the IBSF and all of its members,[Read More…]

Jason Ferguson Leaves WCBS

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association announced on Wednesday that its chairman Jason Ferguson has resigned his position as president of the World Confederation of Billiards Sports. In a statement released on its website, the WPBSA said that Ferguson had “severed all links to the organisation.” The statement continued:[Read More…]

IBSF Responds to WPBSA

Earlier this week the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association released a statement distancing itself from the International Billiards and Snooker Federation. The WPBSA took the extreme measure following what it stated was “an inappropriate and unconstitutional attempt by some members of the International Billiards and Snooker Association (IBSF) to[Read More…]

WPBSA Distances Itself from IBSF

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association released a stunning statement on Monday that could have a significant impact into the global amateur set-up and potentially how aspiring players reach the Main Tour. The WPBSA has taken an unprecedented step of severing all ties with its sister amateur body, the[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Shaun Murphy
6. Kyren Wilson
7. John Higgins
8. Ding Junhui
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Mark Williams
12. Mark Allen
13. Barry Hawkins
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Stuart Bingham
16. Anthony McGill

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