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Australia to Host First World Women’s Ranking Event

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) and the Australian Billiards and Snooker Council (ABSC) are today delighted to jointly announce that a World Women’s Snooker Tour event will be staged in Australia for the first time ever later this year. The Australian Women’s Snooker Open will take place from 25-28 October at the Mt Pritchard […]

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Leeds to Host Women’s Snooker Open Day

World Women’s Snooker is coming to Yorkshire this autumn with the staging of a special event in Leeds city centre. Following positive discussions between World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) and Leeds Kirkgate Markets, both parties are today pleased to jointly announce a new open day which will take place from 10:00am on Friday 14th […]

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Belgium to Host First European Women’s Masters

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) is today delighted to announce the first staging of the European Women’s Masters. To be held at the De Maxx club in Neerpelt, Belgium, the tournament will take place over three days from 5-7 October 2018 and feature the world’s best women players, each vying for ranking points and […]

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Chloe White Q&A

In our latest Q&A today we catch up with Havant teenager Chloe White, following a successful first full season on the World Women’s Snooker Tour which saw her complete the successful defence of her Eden Masters Under-21 title in Gloucester and rise to a career-high ranking of no.26. Hi Chloe, you have just completed your […]

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On Yee and Evans Receive Challenge Tour Nominations

The WPBSA and World Snooker Federation have today announced that both Ng On Yee and Reanne Evans have been nominated to join the new Challenge Tour for the 2018/19 season. Following their appearances at Q School this month, the two top-ranked players on the World Women’s Snooker Tour will now have the opportunity to compete […]

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WLBS Rankings Review 2018

The 2017/18 season was another to remember for Ng On Yee as the Hong Kong player rose to the summit of the WLBS world ranking list for the first time, but who were the other movers and shakers during the season-long campaign? Like the professional World Snooker Tour, the WLBS world rankings operate on a […]

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WLBS 2018/19 Events News

We are today pleased to be able to announce the first details in respect of next season’s WLBS events calendar with three events now confirmed for 2018/19. Comprising several world ranking events held across the globe, the World Women’s Snooker Tour will continue to provide opportunities for women to play snooker competitively and provide a […]

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Huart Co-opted to WLBS Board

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) is today pleased to announce that Matt Huart has been co-opted to its Board of Directors. Matt has regularly supported WLBS as part of his role as WPBSA Media Officer since 2015 and will now join the existing board of Mandy Fisher, Nigel Mawer QPM and Diana Schuler responsible […]

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Ladies Day Returns to Sheffield

Ladies Day will once again be held during this year’s Betfred World Snooker Championship on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at the Sheffield Winter Garden across from the iconic Crucible Theatre. Returning for a sixth successive year, the day aims to encourage women to participate in snooker at all levels, including the World Women’s Snooker Tour which […]

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Title Triple for Evans at Snooker Festival

Reanne Evans was the big winner at the 2018 Festival of Women’s Snooker as she left undefeated to capture three of the five titles on offer at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, England. View the updated WLBS world women’s rankings View the updated WLBS U-21 rankings As the curtain fell on the 2017/18 World […]

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Women’s Festival of Snooker: Tournament Information

The 2018 Women’s Festival of Snooker is now underway at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, with five world titles to be decided over the next four days. Event schedule Friday 13 April – World Women’s Under-21 Championship / World Women’s Seniors Championship Saturday 14 April – World Women’s 10-Red Championship Sunday 15 April – […]

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Doro Rapp Q&A

With less than one week to go until the start of the 2018 Festival of Women’s Snooker we caught up with Germany’s Dorothée Rapp to learn more about how she became interested in snooker and about her off-table passion for music… Hi Doro, you will be returning to England to play at the Festival of […]

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On Yee Crowned ‘Best of the Best’ for Second Time

Newly crowned three-time world champion Ng On Yee has been named ‘Best of the Best’ for the second time at the Samsung Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards earlier this week. Having previously won the prestigious award in 2015 following her maiden world title success, the 27-year-old again received the honour at the Convention and Exhibition […]

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World Title Hat-Trick For Ng On Yee

Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee has defeated Maria Catalano 5-0 to complete the successful defence of her WLBS World Women’s Snooker Championship title and claim her third world crown overall on Saturday. View the final tournament information View the updated World Championship Roll of Honour On Yee completed a dominant week in Malta with a […]

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World Championship: Tournament Information

The 2018 World Women’s Snooker Championship is now underway and information can be found here: Tournament overview Knockout draw Group stage draw Playing schedule Live scoring Results Live streaming Photos

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World Women’s Snooker Championship: Draw Available

The group stage draw for the 2018 World Women’s Snooker Championship is now available. VIEW THE DRAW Further information including playing format and schedule will be released as soon as possible. The event will run from 14-17 March 2018 and forms part of the first ever World Snooker Federation Championships in Malta.

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Women’s World Snooker Championship – A Potted History

The 37th World Women’s Snooker Championship gets underway this Wednesday at the Dolmen Hotel in Malta and represents the start of a new era for women’s snooker as the tournament will be held as part of the WSF Championships for the first time. But as the likes of modern day greats such as 11-time champion […]

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Festival Format Announced

The format has been announced for the 2018 Women’s Festival of Snooker which returns to the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, England this April. Enter the Festival HERE The final event of this season’s World Women’s Snooker Tour will run from 13-16 April 2018 and feature five tournaments including the return of the 6 and […]

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On Yee Featured on BBC World News Channel

New world women’s number one Ng On Yee was exclusively featured by the BBC World News Channel this evening to look back at her achievements and ahead to this year’s World Women’s Snooker Championship in Malta. Watch below or click HERE to do so at our YouTube channel.

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Nutcharut Wongharuthai Q&A

There was a familiar winner earlier this month at the WLBS British Open as 11-time world champion Reanne Evans claimed her latest title on the World Women’s Snooker Tour, but an unfamiliar runner-up as Thailand’s Nutcharut ‘Mink’ Wongharuthai reached her first WLBS final in Stourbridge. The 18-year-old, who plays at and is supported by the […]

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Time Running Out to Enter World Women’s Championship

Time is running out to enter next month’s WLBS World Women’s Snooker Championship, to be staged at the Dolmen Hotel, Malta from 14-17 March. Eligible players The top 30 players on the current WLBS ranking list are eligible to be nominated by their National Federation (NF) to compete. Each NF is able to nominate up to […]

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WLBS Rankings Update – British Open Update

The official WLBS world women’s rankings have been updated following victory for Reanne Evans at the British Open last weekend in Stourbridge, England. View the updated WLBS world rankings View the updated Under-21 rankings The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during 2015/16 to be removed during the course […]

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Evans Wins British Open

Reanne Evans claimed her second title of the 2017/18 season with a 4-0 victory against Nutcharut Wongharuthai at the British Open on Sunday evening. The 11-time world champion was in fine form throughout the day having earlier seen off Laura Evans and then world number four Rebecca Kenna with breaks of 103 and 102 in […]

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Ng On Yee to Become World Number One

Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee will become world number one for the first time when the WLBS world rankings are revised next week. Following her 3-0 victory against Emma Parker at the last 16 stage of the WLBS British Open this evening, the reigning world champion has already ensured that she will earn sufficient ranking […]

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British Open: Tournament Preview

Saturday sees the return of the World Women’s Snooker Tour with staging of the 2018 British Open in Stourbridge and with the draw for the tournament now out, we take a look at a few of the key themes to follow throughout the event. View the main tournament draw View the under-21 draw View the […]

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Maria Catalano Q&A

This weekend sees the return of the World Women’s Snooker Tour with the WLBS British Open, to be played for the first time at the Stourbridge Institute, England. One player more than familiar with the venue is world number three Maria Catalano, who will be looking to build upon a consistent first half of the […]

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British Open 2018: Draw and Format

The draw and format for this weekend’s WLBS British Open 2018 is now available: View the main tournament draw View the under-21 draw View the match schedule The tournament will be the fourth ranking event of the 2017/18 World Women’s Snooker Tour and will be played at the Stourbridge Institute in the West Midlands, England. […]

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New Website Launched

Welcome to www.womenssnooker.com – the new home of the World Women’s Snooker Tour. The new website will provide the latest news and resources for all who are interested in women’s snooker, including the following: Learn more about World Ladies Billiards and Snooker and the team behind the events Learn how you can compete on the […]

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Michelle Brown: Ranking Frozen

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) can today announce that the WLBS world ranking of Michelle Brown will be frozen at number 24 until the end of the 2018 calendar year. The long-standing Sheffield based player was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer in November 2016 and has been unable to compete on the World […]

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Malta to Host World Women’s Snooker Championship

The WLBS World Women’s Snooker Championship 2018 will run from 14-17 March at the Dolmen Hotel, Malta. For the first time, the event will be contested as part of the WSF Championships, staged by snooker’s new International Federation the World Snooker Federation. The winner of the WLBS World Women’s Snooker Championship this year will receive  […]

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British Open 2018

The World Women’s Snooker Tour returns in 2018 with the WLBS British Open, to be played at the Stourbridge Institute from 17-18 February The event will be the fourth event of the 2017/18 season following success for Reanne Evans at the Paul Hunter Women’s Classic last August and back-to-back titles for Ng On Yee at […]

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Record Year for Ng On Yee

Mark Selby grabbed the headlines on the professional circuit last year as he completed a successful defence of his World Championship title to finish the 2016/17 season with a record-equalling five-ranking titles. But the ‘Jester from Leicester’ was not the only player to enjoy a five-star campaign as Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee matched his […]

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Rankings – On Yee Closes the Gap

The official WLBS world women’s rankings have been updated for the final time in 2017 following Ng On Yee’s maiden success at the Eden Women’s Masters last weekend. View the updated WLBS world rankings The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during 2015/16 to be removed during the course […]

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WLBS Statement: Sharon Kaur

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) has today announced that director Sharon Kaur has left the board. Sharon joined the board in 2014 and most recently served as WLBS Vice President and Sport Development director following the restructure of the body in December 2015 which saw the WLBS become a subsidiary company of the World […]

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On Yee Masters SWSA

Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee made it a title double in October as she won the Eden Women’s Masters for the first time last weekend in Gloucester. View more photos from the tournament at the WLBS Facebook page Having captured the UK Women’s Championship for the third time at the start of the month, On […]

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Reanne Targets Tour Return

Earlier this year Reanne Evans became the first woman to win a match at the World Championship in Sheffield and snooker’s biggest female star admits that she would love to experience the ‘buzz’ of the professional circuit again on a regular basis. Dudley’s Evans describes her 10-8 win against Finland’s Robin Hull as the best […]

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Rankings Update: October 2017

The official WLBS world women’s rankings have been updated for the second time this season following victory for Ng On Yee at the LITEtask UK Women’s Championship last weekend. View the updated WLBS world rankings The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during 2015/16 to be removed during the […]

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On Yee Regains UK Crown

Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee has defeated Reanne Evans 4-1 to win the LITEtask UK Championship for a third time this evening in Leeds. View more photos from the tournament at the WLBS Facebook page The reigning world women’s champion made a fast start to take the opening frame with a run of 44, before […]

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Opacic Plans Flying Start at UK Women’s Championship

This weekend sees the return of the World Women’s Snooker Tour returns with the LITEtask UK Women’s Championship 2017, the second ranking event of the new season. View the draw for the LITEtask UK Women’s Championship Among the field will be current WLBS world number eight Suzie Opacic, who is looking forward to returning to […]

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Updated WLBS Rankings: August 2017

The official WLBS world women’s ranking list has now been updated following Reanne Evans’ victory at the Paul Hunter Women’s Classic last weekend. View the updated WLBS world rankings The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during the 2015/16 season to be removed during the course of this season. […]

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Evans Claims Women’s Classic in Germany

Reanne Evans has won the 2017 WLBS Paul Hunter Women’s Classic in Germany, defeating Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee 4-1 in the final. The pair met in what was a repeat of last year’s final at the Stadthalle, having both survived close semi-finals on Saturday evening. 11-time world champion Evans was bidding to claim her […]

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Eurosport to Broadcast Women’s Classic Final

The final of the WLBS Paul Hunter Women’s Classic will be broadcast live via the Eurosport Player for the first time this Sunday. Won last year by reigning world women’s champion Ng On Yee, the event marks the start of the 2017/18 World Women’s Snooker Tour and sees the best women players in the sport […]

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LITEtask UK Women’s Championship: Enter Now

Entries are now being accepted for the WLBS LITEtask UK Women’s Championship which will return to Leeds from 30 September – 1 October 2017. Won last season by Reanne Evans, who defeated Tatjana Vasiljeva to claim the title for a record eighth time, the tournament will again be held at the Northern Snooker Centre, home […]

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Group Stage Draw Released for Paul Hunter Women’s Classic

The draw for the group stages of the 2017 WLBS Paul Hunter Women’s Classic is now available. Click here to view the draw (PDF) The tournament returns to Furth, Germany for a second year from 24-27 August with top stars including Reanne Evans, Ng On Yee and Maria Catalano aiming to lift the silverware at […]

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Next Generation Geared For German Trip

As the Paul Hunter Women’s Classic returns to the city of Fürth, Germany later this month, a number of the Tour’s younger players are preparing for their first taste of snooker action outside of the UK. The tournament will be the first event of the 2017/18 World Women’s Snooker Tour and as in 2016, will […]

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New Venue for Women’s Masters

This season’s Eden Women’s Masters will be staged at Gloucester’s South West Snooker Academy for the first time this October. The venue, which boasts ten high quality tables and has previously hosted events including World Snooker and World Disability Billiards and Snooker competitions, will play host to the third event of the 2017/18 World Women’s […]

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Paul Hunter Women’s Classic: Enter Now

Entry is now open for the WLBS Paul Hunter Women’s Classic as the World Women’s Snooker Tour returns to Germany for the start of the 2017/18 season. Download the entry pack Enter here Won by Ng On Yee last season, the early rounds of the tournament will again be held at the nearby Ballroom Nürnberg, […]

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Provisional 2017/2018 Calendar Announced

The provisional calendar for the 2017/18 World Women’s Snooker Tour has today been announced by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS). Following a landmark previous season which saw ranking events held in Germany and Singapore for the first time, the WLBS has confirmed that the World Women’s Championship will return to Asia for a second […]

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Ladies Day Returns to Betfred World Championship

Ladies Day returns to the Betfred World Snooker Championship on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at the Sheffield Winter Garden close to the Crucible Theatre. This year marks the fifth staging of the day as World Snooker, in partnership with the WPBSA and World Ladies Billiards and Snooker, aims to encourage women to participate in snooker, […]

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Updated WLBS Rankings: April 2017

The official WLBS world women’s ranking list has now been updated following the concluding event of the season, the LITEtask Festival of Women’s Snooker in Leeds, England. The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during the 2014/15 season having been removed during the course of this season. With no […]

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On Yee Reigns at Festival of Snooker

Two-time world women’s snooker champion Ng On Yee added two further titles to her collection at the LITEtask Festival of Snooker in Leeds. The event, which was hosted by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) over five days at the Northern Snooker Centre saw six titles decided, including two carrying ranking points won by the […]

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LITEtask Festival of Women’s Snooker 2017

The full entry pack for the 2017 LITEtask Festival of Women’s Snooker is now available: To be held at the Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds on 7-11 April 2017, the event will encompass six World Championship competitions played over different formats, including both singles and doubles competitions. There will be a total prize fund of at […]

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Draw Available: Eden World Women’s Snooker Championship 2017

The draw for the group stage of the 2017 Eden Women’s World Championship to be held at the Lagoon Billiard Room in Toa Payoh, Singapore on 13-19 March 2017 has now been made. Of the 32 entrants, the top eight players in accordance with the updated ranking list following February’s Connie Gough Trophy have been […]

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Seeds Set for Singapore

The final seeding list for the 2017 Eden World Women’s Snooker Championship has now been set following the recent Connie Gough Trophy. This year’s World Women’s Championship will be held at the Lagoon Billiard Room, in Toa Payoh, Singapore on 13-19 March 2017, the first time that the event will be staged outside of the […]

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Updated WLBS Rankings: February 2017

The latest WLBS world rankings have now been updated for a fourth time this season following victory for Maria Catalano at the 2017 Connie Gough Trophy in Dunstable last weekend. The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during the 2014/15 season to be removed as this season progresses. Following […]

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Catalano Claims Sixth Connie Gough Crown

Maria Catalano won the 2017 Connie Gough Trophy on Saturday, defeating Rebecca Granger 4-2 in the final. Dudley’s Catalano came through the early rounds with victories against Shannon Metcalf, Aimee Benn and Laura Evans to reach the final for a record-equalling eighth time. Granger meanwhile defeated Sharon Kaur, followed by Suzie Opacic and world number […]

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Updated WLBS Rankings: January 2017

The latest WLBS world rankings have now been updated for a third time this season following victory for Reanne Evans at the first event of 2017, the Eden Women’s Masters in Derby. The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during the 2014/15 season to be removed as this season […]

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Evans Claims Fourth Masters Crown

World women’s number one Reanne Evans captured her fourth Eden Masters title yesterday with a dominant 4-0 victory against So Man Yan in the final. The 11-time world women’s champion made smooth progress through the draw with victories against Aimee Benn, Vicky Shirley and Laura Evans in the knockout stages without the loss of a […]

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Increased Prize Fund for Eden World Women’s Snooker Championship

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) has today announced that the 2017 Eden World Women’s Snooker Championship will carry a total prize fund of £15,000. The event will be staged at the Billiard Lagoon in Toa Payoh, Singapore, where the champion will take home a top prize of £5,000, more than four times the sum […]

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Evans Above

It has been another record-breaking year on the World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) circuit for Dudley’s Reanne Evans, who claimed four of the five ranking events held in 2016 to remain the undisputed world number one in women’s snooker. The highlight came at the Eden Resources World Championship in April, where she won a […]

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Updated WLBS Rankings: October 2016

The updated WLBS world rankings have now been published following victory for Reanne Evans at the recent LITEtask UK Ladies Championship at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during the 2014/15 season to be removed as this season progresses. Following the LITEtask […]

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Evans Wins Eighth UK Crown

World number one Reanne Evans claimed the LITEtask UK Ladies Championship for a record eighth time yesterday, defeating Latvia’s Tatjana Vasiljeva 5-1 in the final. The pair met for the second time in 2016 at the Northern Snooker Centre, following their World Championship semi-final at the venue back in April. Evans had already had to […]

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Paula Judge Q&A

Ireland’s Paula Judge, sister of former top 32 professional Michael Judge is preparing to make her WLBS debut at this weekend’s LITEtask UK Ladies Championship at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. We caught up with the 32-year-old earlier this week to discuss her preparation for the event and her family background in cue sports. […]

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Updated WLBS Rankings: August 2016

The WLBS world rankings have been updated for the first time during the 2016/17 season following Ng On Yee’s victory at the Paul Hunter Ladies Classic last weekend. By securing her third career WLBS ranking title in Germany, the 25-year-old has closed the gap to beaten finalist Reanne Evans, although the world number one still […]

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On Yee Claims Ladies Classic

Ng On Yee won the first ever Paul Hunter Ladies Classic last weekend with a 4-1 victory against world number one Reanne Evans at the Stadthalle, Germany. The pair met in the final of a WLBS event for the third time in 2016, Evans having come out at the Classic and World Championship events at […]

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Home Hopes

With just two days to go before the start of the 2016 Paul Hunter Ladies Classic in Germany, today we profile some of the eight players who will be competing in a WLBS event on home soil for the first time in their careers… Diana Stateczny Bochum-based Diana Stateczny is perhaps the best known and […]

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New Ranking System for WLBS

A new world ranking system has today been announced for the WLBS Women’s World Ranking Series. The new list will take immediate effect from the start of the 2016/17 season. Click here to view the revised WLBS rankings at the start of the 2016/17 season As under the previous system, theWLBS ranking list will continue […]

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Granger Excited By Germany Trip

There was a strong line-up at the semi-final stage of this year’s WLBS World Championship, with the top seeded Reanne Evans and Ng On Yee among the four. Few however were familiar with Keighley’s Rebecca ‘Bex’ Granger, who was competing in only her second WLBS ranking tournament, following her debut at the Eden Classic just […]

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Entries Open for Paul Hunter Ladies Classic

Entries are now open for the 2016 Paul Hunter Ladies Classic which will take place from 25-28 August 2016. The tournament will be the first event of the 2016/17 WLBS Women’s World Ranking Series and the first ranking event to be held outside of the UK this decade. The group stage and quarter-finals will be […]

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Vasiljeva Takes Positives From Fu Encounter

Latvia’s Tatjana Vasiljeva lost 4-1 to Marco Fu today in the opening round of the 2016 Kasperksy Riga Masters. The 32-year-old received a wildcard to the first event of the 2016/17 professional calendar and was handed a tricky draw against this year’s Crucible semi-finalist Marco Fu. The WLBS world number five impressed onlookers however, taking […]

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WLBS Announces 2016/17 Calendar

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) has today announced its provisional calendar for the 2016/17 Women’s World Ranking Series. For the first time since 1995 the Eden Ladies World Championship will be held outside of the UK, at the Lagoon Billiard Room in Toa Payoh, Singapore. The season will begin with the Paul Hunter Ladies […]

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Vasiljeva to Play in Riga Masters

WLBS world number five Tatjana Vasijeva has received a wildcard to the 2016 Kasperksy Riga Masters. Winner of the European Ladies Championship in 2012, 32-year-old Vasiljeva is Latvia’s most successful ladies player and recently reached the semi-finals of the WLBS World Championship in Leeds. She has been drawn to play world number 12 Marco Fu […]

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Ladies Day 2016 – First and latest World Champion united

This Tuesday saw Ladies Day successfully staged for the fourth successive year at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield. Led by WPBSA World Snooker coaches Andrew Highfield and Dannie Findlay, there were opportunities for members of the public to try snooker at the Cue Zone in the Winter Garden. The day was supported by players […]

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Ladies Day Returns to Sheffield

The fourth annual Ladies Day will take place in Sheffield at the Winter Garden on the 26th April 2016 during the Betfred World Snooker Championship. First introduced by World Snooker’s governing body the WPBSA in 2013, the initiative aims to encourage women to participate in snooker, as players, fans or officials. Run by WPBSA World […]

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Evans Regains Ladies Crown

Reanne Evans won the WLBS Eden Resources World Championship for the 11th time by beating Ng On Yee 6-4 in the final in Leeds. Evans won the tournament ten consecutive times from 2005 to 2014, until her run ended last year when she lost to Hong Kong’s On Yee in the semi-finals. The 30-year-old from […]

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Here come the girls

The 2016 Eden Resources World Ladies Championship in Association with Northern Snooker Centre will be held between 31st March and 5th April in Leeds. Staged by the sport’s newly restructured governing body, World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS), the event is arguably the most eagerly anticipated edition of the sport’s biggest tournament in recent years. […]

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On Yee Named ‘Best of the Best’

Reigning WLBS world ladies champion Ng On Yee was named ‘Best of the Best’ at the prestigious Hong Kong Sports Star Awards on Monday evening. On Yee, who became world champion for the first time in her career last April, emerged victorious at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, from an […]

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Good Evans

When it comes to ladies snooker, most would associate the sport with its star player, ten time world champion and current world number one Reanne Evans. There is however another Evans on the baize, 30-year old Laura Evans from Neath, West Glamorgan, who made her return to the World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) tour […]

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On Yee To Play In Betfred World Championship

Reigning world ladies snooker champion Ng On Yee has qualified to take up a place in the qualifying rounds of this year’s Betfred World Snooker Championship. On-Yee, 25, from Hong Kong, became the first non-British winner of the World Ladies Snooker Championship last year and is now set to play in the sport’s biggest event […]

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Restructure For World Ladies Snooker

The World Ladies Billiards and Snooker Association (WLBSA) has become World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) after becoming a subsidiary company of the WPBSA. As part of a rebrand the WLBS is looking to restructure ladies snooker to ensure events and governance falls in line with WPBSA processes. The WLBS is looking to develop its […]

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