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18 May 2017

QUALIFICATION TO THE WORLD U21 AND U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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 http://www.easb.co.uk/ebsa-championships 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 www.easb.co.uk

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

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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 http://www.easb.co.uk/how-to-enter-competitions 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 mySnookerStats.com 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 www.wlbsl.com 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 http://www.mysnookerstats.com/tournament/trn447/ 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...