News Archive

06 February 2019


Bradford’s Simon Bedford is on course for a cash bonus at the end of the season, providing no one tops his target break of 140. The former professional, who reached the Last 16 of the World Professional Championship in 1998, knocked in the superb break during a 4-3 last

29 January 2019

Draw for English Amateur Tour 4 now available

The draw and start times for the English Amateur Tour Event 4 are now available on the MySnookerStats site here: This is actually the fifth event in the 6 event series due to event 5 having to be moved The current r

06 January 2019

Referees required for the World Billiards Ltd Scottish Open

We require referees for the World Billiards Ltd Scottish Open in Kirkcaldy on 26/27 January 2019. We are able to remunerate referees with £30 per day, total. Further details can be found here:

15 November 2018

Referees are required for the forthcoming EBSA championships in Israel

Please see details below for the forthcoming EBSA championships in Israel. If you would like to be considered for nomination to represent England as a referee please email details of your current referee class together with details of recent EASB appointments to r.spencer@ea

04 November 2018

Billiards Referees Required

World Billiards are looking for officials for their events in England and the UK if possible. Their calendar of events can be seen here Each event needs a Tournament Director and up to 8 referees Remuneration is by way of £50 per day for a TD and £30 per day for re

30 October 2018

Closing dates coming up this weekend

Under 14s Championship Qualifiers - Closing Date - Saturday 3 Nov - Event takes place Saturday 10 Nov Under 16s Championship Qualifiers - Closing Date - Sunday 4 Nov - Event takes place Sunday 11 Nov Masters Tour Event 3 - Closing Date - Saturday 3 Nov - Event takes place Sa

25 October 2018

Changes to Event Dates

Due to the recent announcement of the WSF Championships being held in Dubai from 28th March to 7th April 2019, some events have had to be re-scheduled. The events that have changed and the new confirmed dates are as follows: English Amateur Championship - Last 16 - National

18 October 2018

Closing date for Masters Tour 2 looming

The closing date for the 2nd event in the Masters Tour sponsored by thesnookermarket is this Saturday - 20th October The event takes place on 27th October at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. Always a popular venue so get you entry in asap!

16 October 2018

Draw for EAT5 now on MySnookerStats

The draw for the English Amateur Tour Event 5 is now available on MySnookerStats here: If you are not going to the event you can follow the scoring on that link If you are going, please don't forget that the Star Snooker Academy

15 October 2018

EAT5 at the 'new' Star Snooker Academy

If you are going to the English Amateur Tour event at the Star Snooker Academy this coming weekend, please don't forget that it has moved. It is now situated within Steelers Sports Bar in Sheffield. Click here for directions:

06 October 2018

IBSF Referee Opportunity

See below invitation from the IBSF. If you wish to be considered for nomination from the EASB please e-mail . Include full details of your EASB appointments and any other contributions to NGB events during the last 2 seasons. E-mails must be received no later

01 October 2018

Westley Cooper in Russia!

The IBSF Under 16s Championship gets underway today in St Petersburg, Russia. Follow the progress of Westley Cooper, who is the only representative from England, here:

19 September 2018

Referees selected for UK Seniors

As announced on Twitter this morning, "Two referees have been selected by @WorldSeniors to officiate at the UK Seniors Snooker Championship in Hull next month as part of an ongoing commitment to support @TheEASB." Coventry's Ian Wagstaff and Carl Whitby from Sheffield are both

13 September 2018

Calling all Junior Snooker players

Are you aged under 20 and looking to play competitive snooker? Have you considered entering the EASB Regional Junior Tour? This is a series of regional events for young players looking to develop onto the Premier Junior Tour - a stepping stone to International events and potent

28 August 2018

Draw times for EAT1

The first event in the English Amateur Tour 2018/9 is to take place over the weekend of 1st and 2nd September at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. The draw complete with first match registration times is now available on mySnookerStats at https://www.mysnookerstats.

23 August 2018

EAT1 Now full!

The other day we announced - Places are fast running out for the first English Amateur Tour event of the new season at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. Entries are limited to 64 and the closing date for entries is Saturday 25 August It's nice, but not surprising, to

17 August 2018

2018 IBSF World Championships

Referees are required for the IBSF World Championships to be held in Yangon, Myanmar Please see for details

17 August 2018

Changes to formats of the Masters Tour and the Masters Championships

As you will see from the details of the format of the Masters Tour and the Masters Championships, there have been some changes for the forthcoming season. The Masters Tour will be six events, all of which which will count towards the final rankings, and will take place over 2

12 August 2018

The Home Internationals

The Home International is in full swing at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds Follow the action from the website at There is also live streaming from the HIBSF YouTube channel at

03 August 2018

How would you like to own a piece of Snooker History

The English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) are raising funds to go towards junior players who are selected to compete for England in International Events, and as part of this, they are selling off some of the former trophies that the Association have played for. The

01 August 2018

2018/19 Tournament Calendar

The EASB Calendar has been determined based on known International body dates as of 1st August 2018 (WPBSA, WSF, WSS, EBSA, IBSF). To support International Representation, if there are any changes in dates from these bodies, the EASB reserve the right to reschedule any of their

21 July 2018

World Seniors Snooker

The World Seniors Snooker Tour gets underway today with the first qualifying event for the European Open. The event is taking place at the Northwest Snooker Club in Letterkenny and you can follow live streaming on the World Seniors Facebook page.

11 July 2018

2018/19 Tournament Calendar

Now that membership is open again you will all be keen to know the details of the tournaments for the coming season! We still have a few bits to do but we aim to put the new calendar out on the 1 August

06 July 2018

2018/19 Membership

Membership for the 2018/19 season opens at 10:00am Sunday 8 July

29 June 2018

Referees for Home Internationals

Referees are required for the 2018 Home International Festival which will be held from Friday 10th August to Friday 17 August 2018 at the Northern Snooker Club in Leeds. This is a prestigous tournament fearuring talented players from all the home nations and provides good refere

29 June 2018

EBSA European Championships 2018

The European Billiards and Snooker Association (EBSA) recently held the European Championships in Romania covering 7 events: 6 Reds; Shootout; Men’s, Ladies and Masters Teams; Ladies and Masters Individuals We sent 6 players: Ryan Mears; Wayne Brown; Stuart Watson; Callum

27 June 2018

IBSF - 2018 World U16 Championships

The 2018 World U16 Championships will take place this year in Saint-Petersburg, Russia between the 30th September – 6th October. If you are an EASB member and wish to attend please email by the 1st September.

25 June 2018

EBSA and World Seniors announce new deal

As the events in Romania continue, the WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour have announced a deal with EBSA wherby the Masters Champion will be awarded a place in the Seniors European Championship Full details here:

24 June 2018

Referee Membership 2018-19

Referee Memberships for the season 2018/19 will be open from 1st July 2018. To renew your membership simply log in to your Referee Zone at As a reminder your login is the e-mail address you have received the email on. If you have forgotten your passw

18 June 2018

EBSA 6 Reds 2018

The European 6 Reds Snooker Championships + Teams (Ladies, Masters & Men) + Single Ladies & Masters kicks off today with the 6 Reds Tournament The four players from England are Ryan Mears, Wayne Brown, Callum Beresford and Stuart Watson Follow their progress through the

11 June 2018

Finals Weekend 2018

No Ordinary Joe Joe O’Connor followed in the footsteps of Billy Joe Castle and this year became the 2018 English Amateur Snooker Champion, weeks after securing a pro ticket for next season. His win on Sunday 10th June saw him lift snooker’s oldest amateur trophy, fi

07 June 2018

Rolling Maximum Break Prize

Following on from Ashley Carty's maximum 147 break made in an English Amateur Tour event last season, the EASB are very pleased to be able to announce that from the 2018/19 season, a Rolling Maximum Break Prize will be introduced. The starting pot will be £147, and for eve

04 June 2018

Sargeant wins first Challenge Tour event

Brandon Sargeant, the current Premier Junior Tour Champion, has won the first event in the new World Snooker Challenge Tour. Brandon beat former pro Luke Simmonds in the final, signing off with a 139 total clearance, and takes home a cheque for £2000. This is the first in

31 May 2018

World Seniors Snooker and EASB

The WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour is delighted to today announce a new partnership with the English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) which will see both companies work closely together to support each other’s initiatives in England. The EASB has been grante

23 May 2018

Please confirm your registration by 30th June 2018

We are taking this opportunity to update our database to ensure that the contacts we have are valid and accurate. If you wish to remain registered on the EASB Member Zone, please log in to your account at and on the landing page update your details if n

22 May 2018

2018 Finals Weekend

The 2018 Finals Weekend will be at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester on Saturday/Sunday 9th-10th June The schedule of events is as follows - SATURDAY – 11:00am English Amateur Northern Section (Session 1, Frames 1-7) Farakh Ajaib vs Joe O'Connor Englis

21 May 2018

Notice of 2018 AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held on Sunday 10th June 2108 at 11:30am at The South West Snooker Academy. Please see the attached notice and Appendices available via the following links Notice of AGM Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C

14 May 2018

Can you run an EASB Event?

Can you run an EASB Event? We'd like you to join us. The EASB are looking to recruit more Officials for the Events they run. We are looking for people to be EASB Tournament Directors (TD’s). The TD is the EASB representative who takes control of the Event and ensures that

08 May 2018

Membership for this season is now closed

Please note that Membership for this season is now closed. Anyone wishing to join for the 2018/19 season should wait until the 1 July Thank you for your continued support

03 May 2018

6 Reds Championship - Last 16

Sunday 6 May sees the 6 Reds Championship at the Last 16 stage at the North East Derbyshire Snooker Centre It will be played down to the final which will be played over 15 frames at the Finals Weekend in June. The 16 names going into the draw are - 1

30 April 2018

Weekend Winners!

Congratulations to - Louis Heathcote and Callum Costello who will play each other in the final of the Under 21s Championship and - Ryan Davies and Riley Parsons who will contest the Under 18s Championship final These matches will take place during Finals Weekend at the S

29 April 2018

Under 18s - National Last 16

Sunday 29 April 2018 is the National Last 16 of the Under 18s Championship at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds 16 players have qualified from the three regions to this stage, which will be played over the best of seven frames knockout, with best of nine frames semi-fina

27 April 2018

Under 21s National Last 16

Saturday 28 April 2018 is the National Last 16 of the Under 21s Championship at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds 16 players have qualified from the three regions to this stage, which will be played over the best of seven frames knockout, with best of nine frames semi-fi

19 April 2018

Joe O'Connor wins pro tour card

Joe O'Connor has won himself a two year professional tour card courtesy of the EBSA play offs. He's the second EASB player to make it to the pro ranks this year after Harvey Chandler's success at the European Championships. O'Connor faced Brandon Sargeant in the quarter finals o

05 April 2018

EASB STATEMENT - Promotion & Relegation for 2018/19 Premier Junior Tour

We are pleased to confirm that the qualification for the 2018/19 Premier Junior Tour has now been finalised. Please click the following link to see the full details: Statement

02 April 2018

O'Connor does it again!

Joe O'Connor wins the final English Amateur Tour event of the season. For the scores and, in particular, the high break list, see Full report to follow

20 March 2018

EAT6 and the Q School Place

Part of the prize for winning an English Amateur Tour (EAT) event is a place at World Snooker's Q School. Although EAT6 takes place after the deadline for entering Q School, EASB can confirm that the winner of EAT6 will still earn a place at Q School. If you have already entere

18 March 2018

Referees required for EBSA Championships

Please see for details

18 March 2018

The WSF Championships

The Round Robin group stages of the WSF Championship (the "Mixed Gender" event) are underway Due to the fantastic results in the Seniors and Women's events, Stuart Watson, Maria Catalano, Reanne Evans and Rebecca Kenny have received a place in the event where a main tour ti

16 March 2018

The Regional Junior Tour

The weekend of 17 and 18 March sees event 5 of the Regional Junior Tour. SnookerHub takes a quick look at the Tour here

08 March 2018

New dates for the Over 55s

The Over 55s Championship Qualifiers, postponed from last weekend, will now take place on 21st April in the North and 22nd April in the South The closing dates have also been rescheduled to 7 days before the events. See the calendar for full details

02 March 2018

Fixtures fall foul of the weather

Due to prevailing weather conditions at the venues and reported ongoing issues on many major roads we have taken the decision to cancel all of this weekends Events. The EASB would never take this decision lightly but we believe this is the best decision given the uncertainty

01 March 2018

New date for Masters Tour 5

The new date for the VIA Creative Masters Tour event 5 will be 12/13 May The venue has not changed

27 February 2018

English Amateur Championship Prize Fund

EASB STATEMENT - English Amateur Championship Prize Fund It has come to our attention that a mistake in the calculation of the prize fund for the English Amateur Championships was made on our website when the information for the Regional Qualifying Stages were advertised. The p

26 February 2018

Important - Date Changes

Due to the introduction of the World Snooker Federation Championships in Malta, to be held from 14th to 24th March, the following events have been postponed. 17 March - Masters Tour - Event 5 at Corner Pocket Snooker Club, Wath-Upon-Dearne24/25 March - English Amateur Tour - Eve

03 February 2018

EASB Statement - Joshua Thomond

On 31st January 2018, Joshua Thomond attended a hearing before the EASB Disciplinary Committee in relation to comments made on Social Media. The details of the hearing and the outcome can be seen here

03 February 2018

EASB Statement - Date Changes for Events

Date changes for Under 18 and Under 21 Regional Qualifiers Considerable time and effort by many people go into the scheduling of the EASB calendar of events during the close season, and the decision to move event dates is one that is never taken very lightly. However, we feel th

16 January 2018

English Amateur Championships

The regional qualifying events for the English Amateur Championship will be taking place over the weekend of 27 and 28 of January. Closing dates are this coming weekend so please get your entry in as soon as possible as late entries will not be accepted. This is the flagship EA

16 January 2018

Referees for the WSF Championships

Please see for details of how to apply

15 January 2018

Weekend Preview 20/01/2018

There are three events this weekend VIA Creative Masters Tour The Masters Tour, sponsored by VIA Creative, starts the second half with a trip to Pot Black Clacton. Wayne Brown currently heads the rankings but Aidan Owens will be looking to close the gap with the event being

05 January 2018

Under 14 and Under 16 Championships

Please note that the Closing Date for the Midlands region Under-14 and Under-16 Qualifying Events has been brought forward to Tuesday 9th January 2018. If you intend to enter then please do so asap so that we can ascertain entry numbers. To find out how to enter, please go to:

05 January 2018

EASB joins the World Snooker Federation

England will continue to play a key role in the development of amateur snooker as the English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) has become the latest National Federation to become a full member of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). Responsible for the governance of am

23 December 2017

Hamim Hussain takes PJT4

Hamim Hussain became the third winner in the Premier Junior Tour with a win at the Midlands Snooker Academy Read the full report here

06 December 2017

O’Connor Makes It Three on EAT

Joe O’Connor racked up yet another win on the EASB English Amateur Tour over the weekend to make it three. Read the report here:

05 December 2017

A letter from the World Snooker Federation

Please see the attached letter from Jason Ferguson, the President of the World Snooker Federation, which has been sent to all National Federations. Read the letter here

02 December 2017

EPSB Launch the "147 Club"

Play your snooker at a 147 Club! The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) is excited to announce the launch of the 147 Club – the first club affiliation scheme of its kind for snooker clubs in England. The EASB is a member of the partnership along with t

30 November 2017

Lloyd claims PJT3

Mark Lloyd interrupted the winning streak of Brandon Sargeant who took the first two events in this season's Premier Junior Tour For details see

19 November 2017

Junior Billiards Event 2

In the second event of the Junior Billiards Tour, held today at Chandlers Ford, Aran Hetherington of Hartlepool ran out the winner beating home player Steven Hughes in the final. Full results to follow as soon as possible.

30 October 2017

Double Glory on English Amateur Tour for Joe O'Connor...

JOE O'CONNOR made it a double victory last weekend at the Star Snooker Academy in Sheffield, on the English Amateur Tour. For more details see the report at

21 October 2017

English Amateur Tour Event 2

Event 2 is at the Star Snooker Academy in Sheffield next weekend and entries close at midnight tonight Full details:

17 October 2017

Sargeant makes it 2 out of 2 in the Premier Junior Tour

Brandon Sargeant claimed the top prize in the second Premier Junior Tour For more details see the report at

17 October 2017

WSF Appoint Mike Peachey as Treasurer

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Peachey to its board of directors as Treasurer. Peachey has vast experience in the administration of cue sports with his previous roles having seen him serve on the board of the World Confe

12 October 2017

An announcement from the Board

Following discussions with the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and the subsequent announcement from the European Billiards and Snooker Association (EBSA), the English Association of Snooker and Billiards (EASB) are delighted to inform you that we have

11 October 2017

EASB stars set for Barnsley

EASB nominees David Lilley and Joe O'Connor will take their place in the qualifying rounds of the World Snooker English Open at Barnsley on Monday. Lilley and O'Connor finished in the top 2 places in last season's English Amateur Tour and were rewarded with their invitations to

16 September 2017

The season starts here

The weekend of 16/17 September sees the start of the EASB season with the VIA Creative Masters Tour and the Premier Junior Tour. These two events are at the opposite ends of the age range of today's amateur snooker with the cream of the nation's under 21s competing in the Premie

06 September 2017

Date change for Masters Tour Event 2

The date for the second event in the VIA Creative Masters Tour has had to be changed from 14 October to 11 November. The event will still take place at the Castle Snooker Club in Brighton

03 September 2017

Referees Required for IBSF World Championships 2017

Would you like to referee at the IBSF World Chamiponships in Qatar in November? See for full details Register your interest before 20 September

23 August 2017

Reminder to Referees

Reminder: Referee membership must be renewed by 31st August 2017 for the forthcoming season. The cost is £20 which now includes international membership. To renew, go to the referees page and follow the instructions. Memberships will not be accepted after 31st Augus

16 August 2017

Via Creative Masters Tour

The first event in the newly named Via Creative Masters Tour takes place on 16 September 2017 at The Midlands Snooker Academy in Walsall. The closing date for entries is 9 September. See the "Competitions" link above for more details

27 July 2017

The New Calendar

The new EASB calendar is now out with a more streamlined look and feel about it. There are events covering all age ranges with 4 'Tours' and 8 'Championships' including of course the flagship event, The English Amateur Championship. As well as being prestigious tournaments i

26 July 2017

Player Memberships and Event Entries Now Open

Please Note – Player Membership and Event entries are now open via the Member Zone. Your login is the e-mail address you registered with. If you have forgotten your password click on the ‘forgot password’ link on the Login page. A password reset e-mail will be

26 July 2017

Referees for EASB Events

The full calendar for 2017/18 can be viewed here Applications to officiate as tournament directors and referees will be accepted from 7th August 2017. Please email with the date, tournament and venue you wish to be considered for.

19 July 2017

IBSF World Under 18 and Under 21 Tournament Report

Beijing, China 7th - 16th July 2017 We had six players for the event at the CBSA World Snooker Academy, in the Dong Cheng District, Beijing China. We had Mark Lloyd, Riley Parsons, and Jed Mann competing in the U18s; and we had Peter Devlin, Josh Thomond, Mathew Glasby,

12 July 2017

Referee Membership now open for renewals

Referee Membership renewals are now available to purchase for the 2017/2018 season. You can renew your membership only though the Referee Zone as described below: Go to Login with your user name (the e-mail that you registered with) and your passwor

02 July 2017

IBSF World Under 21 and Under 18 Championships 2017

The Chinese Billiards and Snooker Association (CBSA) will be hosting the 2017 IBSF World Under-18 and Under-21 (Men & Women) Snooker Championships at Beijing from 7th till 16th July 2017 The Under-18 event runs from 8th till 11th July and the Under-21 event from 12th till

22 June 2017

Finals Weekend

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017 South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester The Order of Play for the finals weekend is here Follow the scoring with There will be live streaming coverage of the Under 21 and the English Amateur finals at

19 June 2017

EASB Memberships

Membership and Competition entry for the 2016/17 season is now closed. Memberships for both Players and Referees will be available for the 2017/18 season via the Member Zone commencing in July 2017. Details of when it is open will be posted here. No further information can be

12 June 2017

Report from Albania

Team Events Men's We couldn't make up one team of two players which is majorly disappointing. The only player to accept was Steven Hallworth. Dan Womerlsey wanted to attend but couldn't accept his place until after Q school which was after the deadline. Masters We

05 June 2017

EASB National County Championship

The South Yorkshire County Team, who all play in the Sheffield League, won the English Association of Snooker and Billiards’ National County Championship. They beat Leicestershire A 36- 28 in the final at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. The format is a team of eight w

04 June 2017

Finals Weekend - Referees Required

The weekend of the 24th/25th June is the culmination of this season with the EASB finals at the South West Snooker Academy in Glocester. There are a number of finals that require referees and markers including the English Amateur final. If you are available and wish to be con

28 May 2017


Four English players will be making the trip to Albania to play in the European Snooker Championships – starting on Wednesday 31 May. The players are; Aidan Owens, Wayne Brown, Matthew Ford and Stuart Watson There are four competitions they will be playing in; the 6

18 May 2017


The 2017 World U21 and U18 Snooker championships will take place between the 7th-16th July in Beijing, China. England have been asked to nominate 3 players into each event and they will be nominated as per the EASB International Selection Criteria. You can find the

06 May 2017

Q School 2017

During the 2016/17 season, the EASB ran a 6 event series known as The English Amateur Tour Described as - Second in status only to the English Amateur Championship this Competition is designed to attract the best amateurs in the country playing in the best conditions.Players

30 April 2017

The English Amateur Championship - North

The two finalists from the North are David Lilley and Ashley Carty They will join Billy Castle and Andrew Norman from the South in the Finals weekend Check all the scores by clicking on the logo below

24 April 2017

Notification of Premier Junior Tour and Junior Play-Off Places

Notification of Premier Junior Tour and Junior Play-Off Places Because of the high fall-out of participants (due to age ineligibility) at the end of this season, next seasons Premier Junior Tour will be reduced to 32 places. 18 players will remain on the tour. They will b

19 April 2017

Urgent call for referees

Last call for referrees for the EBSA Championships Please see the link below for full details Closing date is 28th April

18 April 2017

Regarding promotion from the Regional to the Premier Junior Tour

No information regarding Junior Play-Offs or promotion to Premier Junior Tour can be given until after the last Premier Junior Tour. Qualifiers will be contacted directly once the numbers are known for certain. This may take up to a week after the Premier Junior Tour Event 6.

09 April 2017

The English Amateur Championship - South

The last 16 of the English Amateur Championship - South, was played over the weekend. Billy Castle and Andrew Norman will take their place at finals weekend and the winner will face the Northern champion. The Northern section last 16 takes place over the weekend of 29/30 at the

08 April 2017

New range of polo shirts

Introductory Offer - New range of top quality EASB Polo Shirts in a wide variety of colours and sizes to suit, only £15 each until the end of April. Go to the Shop at

21 March 2017

The English Amateur Tour

The English Amateur Tour reached its conclusion at weekend and former professional Steven Hallworth became the 6th to claim his prize of free entry to Q School. The winners of the previous events were: 1 - Former professional Peter Lines who has been in many of the main tour ev

18 March 2017

Final event of the English Amateur Tour 2017

Saturday 18 March 2017 This weekend sees the conclusion of the English Amateur Tour at the Sheffield Snooker Academy The two highest ranked eligible players at the end of the season will be nominated to participate in World Snooker’s English Open Championship. The cu

17 March 2017

The European Snooker Championships

The full draw is here and live scoring is here Oliver Brown bows out at the quarter final stage losing 5-4 to Andrew Pagett The quarter finals are underway Oliver Brown's match is here and video is here Oliver Brown is through to the quarter finals to play Andrew Page

15 March 2017

Amateurs at the World Championships

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 th

01 February 2017

Six Red Nose Day

Show your support for Red Nose Day 2017 on Friday 24th March by taking part in the new WPBSA 6 Red Nose Day Challenge in your local snooker club!Each club will run its own 6 Red Challenge with players Donating £1 per attempt.Rules can be found here on the poster and on the

25 January 2017

EASB nominates 100th English Amateur Champion for World Seniors event

Jamie Bodle, the 100th English Amateur Champion, has been nominated by the EASB to take part in the new World Seniors Championships organised by Snooker Legends. This exciting new event is open to any player not currently on tour and aged over 40 on Jan 1st 2017. Each of the win

16 January 2017

Coming soon! - The English Amateur Championship

The closing date for entries to the 2017 English Amateur Championship is Friday 20th January at midnight. This is the most important event in the EASB calendar and the oldest amateur snooker competition in the World. It's roll of honour reads like a who’s who of snooker

15 January 2017

Latest Results

16 Jan 2017 Congratulations to the 2 Players who have Qualified to the final of the EASB Masters Championship In the North, in Manchester,Jonathan Bagley beat Shaun Wilkes in the final.Peter Lines had the Highest Break of 117 In the South, Aiden Owens beat Ashley Beal in the

27 December 2016

English Amateur Tour Event 4

The English Amateur Tour Event 4 is at the Star Snooker Acamey in Sheffield on 7 January 2107 Lewis Gillen is hot on the heels of Peter Lines, Joe O'Connor and David Lilley and will be looking to build on his recent sucess in Event 3 Looking at the leader board though the

16 December 2016

Support Jessie May

Jessie May are the official charity partner for World Snooker. The charity are holding a great raffle at the moment, and it's a wonderful opportunity for anyone taking part to win a brilliant prize, and to help a great charity! For just £1 a ticket, they are offeri

10 December 2016

English Amateur Tour Event 3

The English Amateur Tour reaches the halfway stage with Event 3 at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester Peter Lines and Luke Simmonds were the winners of events 1 and 2 earning themselves £1000 each and tickets to Q-School Another high class field will be battling

07 December 2016

IBSF World Billiards Championships 2016

Long Up and 150 Up Formats Long Up Main Page 150 Up Main Page

19 November 2016

IBSF World Snooker Championships 2016

The IBSF World Snooker Championships starts today (19 November) with 6 players representing England.Brandon Sargeant, Oliver Brown and Wayne Townsend play in the men's tournament and Aiden Owens, Simon Dent and Graham Beardmore play in the Masters. The tournaments start with a

08 November 2016

The English Ladies Championship

The English Ladies Championship will be held on 3rd December at the Stourbridge Institute. This event is for English ladies only who must be registered with the EASB to be able to take part. Please read this for details of how to

07 November 2016

Billiards Referees Required for India

Do you fancy a trip to India? IBSF Billiards Championships Click on the link above for details - but be quick! Closing date is 15 November

11 October 2016

Follow the English Amateur Tour Event 2 Here

This is a major new event this season and the top amateurs will be on show More details of the event can be seen here You can follow the event courtesy of Click on the image below to follow the scoring

27 September 2016

Changes to closing dates for competitions

Due to workload preparing competition information, all closing dates have been moved forward two days to the Frday the week before each event takes place.

05 September 2016

Event Notification

Please note that starting this season the EASB will no longer send e-mail notifications of upcoming Event information. Event information such as dates, venues, and dress code is created at the start of the season and as the Event draws near the information will be upd

22 August 2016

World Under 21s

18 year old Xu Si from China won the event and will now be offered a 2 year pro card Update 24/08/16 Richard Haney is the last man standing for England and is now in the quarter finals. Follow the progress of the English guys as the groups finish and

19 August 2016

Closing Dates

The new season is approaching fast and closing dates for Events will very soon be upon us. If you have not yet renewed your membership then remember that confirmation can take up to 24 hours and you will NOT be able to enter an Event until confirmed. Please ensure that you

11 August 2016

Competitions 2016/17

Membership and Event entry for the 2016/17 season are now open. See the table below for all our Events and the charge per Membership type. Click on the Competition name to see full details. Dates and Venues are on the Calendar. For a short description of each competition, click

30 July 2016

The Home Internationals

The 2016 Home Internationals will be held from Friday 5th August - Friday 12th August at Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds. The competition will consist of 5 categories which includes 'Mens, Masters, U21s, U16s, Ladies and Billiards.' The event schedules can be foun

28 July 2016

Referee Membership Renewal

2016/17 EASB referee memberships are now available to purchase online. This is now the only method of renewing your referee membership. Memberships must be renewed by 31st August 2016. Membership costs have been reviewed and are: Referee (all classes) - £20, Referee plus

27 July 2016

Billiards Referees Needed

Referees needed for World Billiards Championships Referees are required to work at the 2016 LITEtask World Billiards championship. It will take place at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, England between 14th & 26th October. As in previous years, there will

20 July 2016

IBSF World 6 Reds and Team Championships

28/07/16 Update Masters Team EventThe England Team of Simon and Paul lost 4-3 to India in the Quarter Finals after beating Egypt this morning 27/07/16 Update 6 Reds EventSimon Dent found himself on the wrong side of another decider, losing 4-3 in the Last 32 and Paul N

19 July 2016

Last call for entries for the Paul Hunter Ladies Classic

Time is running out to enter the 2016 WLBS Paul Hunter Classic, with the deadline for entries set to pass this Thursday 21 August. Please see for more information and entry details

13 July 2016

EASB Route to the Main Tour

The EASB would like to announce its route to the Main Tour for next season. The English Amateur Tour is a 6 event ranking series played exclusively at the quality venues of the Star Academy, Sheffield and the South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester. These high profile events,

11 July 2016

EASB finals Weekend 2017

2017 Finals Weekend to be held at the South West Snooker Academy ‘Following the successful staging of the 100th Anniversary of the English Amateur Championship the EASB are delighted to announce that the 2016/17 Finals Weekend will be held at the South West Snooker Academy

10 July 2016

Junior Play Offs

Results - The following players qualified to play on the 2016-17 Premier Junior Tour Mario BasileRyan DaviesJed MannTaylor FishJoe ReynoldsManasawin PhetmalaikulSean Maddocks Today at The Midlands Snooker Academy in Walsall, 16 players will battle it out for invitati

30 June 2016

The final Masters Table

The finals of the Masters Tour was held on 30 April at Cueball, Derby. The final 15 to play in the event were based on the overall rankings after combining the North, Midlands and South tours. As well as topping the overall rankings table, Darryn Walker ran out the winner beati

26 June 2016

Member Zone temporarily unavailable

The EASB Member Zone is now being prepared for the new season and will be unavailable until we commence taking new memberships. We expect this to start around mid-July. At that time we will publish details of Memberships and Competitions for the new season. EASB Memberships are

21 June 2016

EASB AGM votes to move forward on NGB transfer

At the 2016 AGM, the meeting voted Yes to the motion that the Board of the EASB are given authority to agree to transfer the Sport England National Governing Body (NGB) recognition to the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB). The EASB Board will now work to ensure

21 June 2016

Referees required for European Under 18’s and Under 21’s Championships in Belgium

On Behalf of the EASB, IBSF and the Belgian Billiards & Snooker Association I am delighted to inform you that the 2016 IBSF U18 & U21 Snooker Championships will take place from the 16th to the 25th of August 2016 at the Centre Park in MOL (Belgium). A total of 15 interna

19 June 2016

EASB Finals Day Results

SATURDAY 18TH JUNE 2016 Cueball Snooker and Pool ClubMansfield RoadDerbyDE21 4AW ENGLISH UNDER 21 CHAMPIONSHIPSponsored by Northern Snooker CentrePeter Devlin beat Richard Haney 8-6 (89(52)-18, 33-75, 66-1, 12-78, 62-75, 63-10, 61-37, 47-51, 62-6, 60-28, 8-88, 107(107)-0,

11 June 2016

EASB Finals Day

Saturday 18th June 2016 Cueball Snooker and Pool Club Mansfield Road Derby DE21 4AW Google Map Cueball Derby will be hosting the 2016 EASB Finals Day of 8 events featuring some of the top players in the country and covering all age ranges. From under 14s to the over 40s

10 June 2016

EASB Finals Day

Live Scoring Follow this link for live scoring Frame updates provided for finals and selected finals will have live scoring

24 May 2016

EASB Annual General Meeting - Agenda

The Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held on Saturday 18th June, 2016, (12.00 noon) at The CueBall, Mansfield Road, Derbyshire, DE21 4AW. Click on the link below to see the Agenda which includes a ballot paper and form of proxy for those unable to attend.

17 May 2016

EASB Festival of Snooker

In conjunction with the Northern Snooker Centre Saturday 28th May 2016 to Monday 30th May 2016 inclusive With competitions for Juniors, Masters, Ladies, Billiards and the Malcolm Thorne English Open, this is definitely a weekend for everyone! Follow the link bel

11 May 2016

Referees required for Egypt

EBSA have been requested by the IBSF to select 12 referees to take part in the IBSF Team and 6 Reds Championships that are taking place in Egypt in July. Pending the EASB assessment process this is open to all referees who have a current EBSA subscription. Once assessments a

30 April 2016

Saturday's results

In brief - Darryn Walker beat Jamie Bodle to become Masters champion. Jamie had a total clearance of 137 in the group stages which I believe is the highest break of the competition. Peter Devlin will play Richard Hanley in the final of the Under 21s in June

27 April 2016

The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards

The English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards has announced its Whole Sports Plan in England, bringing together professional, amateur, ladies and disability snooker, as well as successful projects including the Cue Zone into Schools programme. WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson s

21 April 2016

100th Amateur Champion on the BBC

In case you missed it on Wednesday you can click here to watch the BBC feature about the 100th English Amateur Championship On a mobile? Watch it on the EASB Facebook page

17 April 2016

Oliver Brown wins the English Ranking Series

Oliver Brown has won the English Ranking Series and will represent England in the World and European Championships. Full details to follow

13 April 2016

EASB National Billiards 2016/17

The EASB National Billiards Championship will take place on the weekend of the 22/23 April 2017, venue to be announced in July this year. As is usual, the Final of the event will take place during the EASB Finals Weekend which is expected to be in June 2017.

12 April 2016

English Ranking Series draws to a close

The weekend 16/17 April sees the 6th and final round of the English Ranking Series. Second in status only to the English Amateur Championship this Competition is designed to attract the best amateurs in the country playing in the best conditions. Players who aspire to achieving

10 April 2016

Jamie Bodle wins the 100th English Amateur Championship

Jamie Bodle wins the 100th English Amateur Chamionship after a gruelling 19 frames of top class snooker. It wasn't until the last frame that Jamie went in front - Wayne Townsend racing into a 4-0 lead and mostly looking like he would hold on to it. But after dissapointment in t

09 April 2016

100 Winners of the English Amateur Championship

Watch the 2016 final here EASB 100th Anniversary English Amateur Championship Year Winner Country Runner-Up Country Result 1916 Charles Jaques H. Sefton 202–140½ (2–1) 1917 Charles Jaques Harry Lukens United States 3

08 April 2016

English Amateur Championship – The Final

The most important event in the EASB calendar and this year is the 100th anniversary of the oldest amateur snooker competition in the World.It's roll of honour reads like a who's who of snooker nobility. The Winner of this event will receive an EASB scholarship; this will includ

06 April 2016

How to Enter Competitions

If you are new to the EASB and want to enter our Competitions click on the Member Zone Login and then click on Register and follow the on-screen instructions.

05 April 2016

Heathcote takes PJT4 in Manchester

Louis Heathcote defeated Ashley Carty 4-3 (his third 4-3 victory out of the four matches in the knockout phase) to take the fourth Premier Junior Tour at Q's Sports Bar in Manchester. On his way to the Final, in a high-quality day of snooker with 46 breaks of over 50 recorded, L

05 April 2016

EASB National County Championship Update

Results to date...