World Snooker Partners With Rigour Media For Digital Expansion In China

World Snooker has licensed digital rights in China to Rigour Media, in a new ten-year deal… The agreement gives Rigour exclusive control of digital audio-visual rights in China, for all World Snooker events until 2027. Fans throughout China will be able to watch World Snooker tournaments using Rigour Media’s platform Superstar Online as well as…

Belgium To Host Snooker’s European Masters

Belgium will stage a World Snooker ranking event for the first time in 23 years in October when the 2017 European Masters comes to Lommel. The tournament will run from October 2 to 8 in the city of Lommel in the Belgian province of Limburg. Belgium hosted the European Open from 1992 to 1994, in…

Barnsley To Host Snooker’s English Open

Barnsley will stage a World Snooker ranking tournament for the first time in October when the English Open comes to the town. The event will run from October 16 to 22 at the Barnsley Metrodome with 128 of the world’s best players in action, and tickets are on sale now. The tournament was new to…

Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

The 2017/18 season is underway and snooker fans throughout Europe can watch the sport anywhere and on any device through the Eurosport Player, the leading live and on-demand digital sport platform. Eurosport Player is available to download and watch in 52 markets and in 20 languages, offering fans an all-access pass to immerse themselves in…

Pocket Money…Cash Boost For World Snooker Tour

Mark Selby earned almost £1 million last season while the number of players earning at least £30,000 grew by 20 percent, as the sport continues to thrive. Total prize money has grown from £3.5 million just seven years ago to last season’s £10 million, with another boost to £12 million in 2017/18. And players across…

Betfred To Donate To Jessie May

World Championship title sponsor Betfred will donate £200 to Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home for every century break made during the 17 days of this year’s tournament. And if the century tally reaches 80, the donation will be rounded up to massive £40,000, to match the 40 years that the tournament has been staged…

Legend Davis – Don’t Miss Snooker Celebration

Six time World Snooker Champion Steve Davis is urging fans in the Sheffield area not to miss next month’s special show at the Crucible. The 40th Anniversary Celebration of Sheffield’s World Snooker Championship will take place at the Crucible on Friday April 14th, starting at 6pm. Former World Champions and all of the players competing…

Criteria Set For Betfred World Snooker Championship Invitations

Betfred World Snooker Championship, Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, Reanne Evans, Jackson Page, Snooker’s world governing body the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced the selection criteria for the amateur players who will be invited to compete at this year’s Betfred World Championship qualifiers. Tickets for the qualifying rounds at Ponds…

40th Anniversary Celebration of Sheffield’s World Snooker Championship

This year marks the 40th anniversary of snooker’s World Championship first being staged at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. And to mark that occasion, World Snooker and Sheffield City Council are staging a special celebration event inside the famous Crucible arena on the eve of this year’s tournament, on Friday April 14th. Tickets are now…