Hungary To Stage Snooker Challenge Tour Event

The Hungarian capital of Budapest will stage a tournament on snooker’s new Challenge Tour later this season. The event will run on November 24 and 25 at the Snooker Terminal academy in Budapest, which has eight tables made by World Snooker’s official supplier Star. It will be the eighth Challenge Tour event of the season….

ManBetX Renew Welsh Snooker Open Sponsorship

World Snooker is delighted to announce that ManBetX has renewed its title sponsorship of the Welsh Open world ranking event. The ManBetX Welsh Open will run from 11 to 17 February in 2019, at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. ManBetX sponsored the event for the first time in 2018, when John Higgins won the title…

Ladbrokes To Sponsor Trio Of Snooker’s Key Events

Ladbrokes has renewed its sponsorship of snooker’s World Grand Prix and Players Championship, and added the new Tour Championship to the series. Those three events will make up the Ladbrokes Series of world ranking events in 2019. The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix will run from February 4-10 in Cheltenham, followed by the Ladbrokes Players Championship…

D88.com To Sponsor Snooker’s European Masters

World Snooker is delighted to announce that the European Masters world ranking event will be sponsored by D88.com for the first time this season. The D88.com European Masters will run from October 1st to 7th in Lommel, Belgium. The tournament was staged in Lommel for the first time last season and Judd Trump lifted the…

Crawley To Host Snooker’s English Open

Crawley will welcome the best snooker players in the world later this year when the English Open comes to the town. Taking place at K2 Crawley from October 15th to 21st, it will be the first world ranking event ever staged in the West Sussex town. The English Open is the first of the 2018/19…

Cheltenham To Stage Snooker’s World Grand Prix

Cheltenham will host a major snooker tournament for the first time in February 2019 when the World Grand Prix comes to the town. The world ranking event will run from February 4th to 10th in The Centaur, part of the famous Cheltenham Racecourse. Fans in the Gloucestershire area will have the perfect chance to see…

Snooker Tour Championship Added To ITV’s Series Of Snooker Events

The new Tour Championship will be added to World Snooker’s calendar for the first time in 2019, televised by ITV4. The event will run from March 19 to 24, with the leading eight players from the one year ranking list, after the seeding cut off point, competing for total prize money of £375,000 and a…

World Snooker Championship To Be Broadcast on Facebook Live

Snooker’s biggest tournament will be broadcast on Facebook Live throughout North and South America as well as and the Indian Sub-Continent for the second consecutive year. The Betfred World Championship runs from April 21 to May 7 and the entire tournament will be broadcast live on Facebook in nearly 40 countries throughout North and South…

Betfred World Snooker Championship 2018 Qualifiers Draw Unveiled

The draw for the qualifying rounds of the 2018 Betfred World Championship has been made. The qualifying event runs from April 11 to 18 at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. Only the top 16 seeds have earned a an automatic place in the final stages at the Crucible, which start on April 21….

ROMANIAN SNOOKER MASTERS SET FOR MARCH

Bucharest will stage the new Romanian Snooker Masters, a 16-player invitation event, in March 2018. The new tournament will run from March 14 to 18 with total prize money of 200,000 Euros. Sanctioned by World Snooker, the tournament will be organised by McCann Bucharest and McCann/Thiess Events. Bucharest staged the European Masters last season, with…

Snooker’s China Open hits £1 Million Prize Money

The China Open in April will become the only snooker event other than the World Championship to hit the £1 million prize money mark, thanks to a new four-year agreement between World Snooker and joint promoters Star Xing Pai and Beijing Fuhua Culture Tourism Development Ltd. Co. The world ranking event will run from April…