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Evans is Queen of the Crucible

World number one Reanne Evans has won the inaugural Women’s Tour Championship title at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. View full results from the event The event saw the world’s top four ranked players Evans, Ng On Yee, Rebecca Kenna and Nutcharut Wongharuthai take to the baize as women’s snooker returned to the home of […]

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Women’s Tour Championship 2019

The draw and format for the Women’s Tour Championship to be held tomorrow (Saturday) at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield is now available. View the draw View the order of play The inaugurual event, which will be televised live in the UK and Ireland by Freesports TV, will women’s snooker contested at the sport’s spiritual […]

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Women’s Snooker to Return to Australia

The Australian Women’s Snooker Open will return to Sydney from 17-20 October 2019 following its successful first staging last season. Organised by the Australian Billiards and Snooker Council (ABSC) and World Women’s Snooker (WWS), the event will again be staged at the Mt Pritchard District and Community Club, known as ‘Mounties’ in the western suburbs […]

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UK Women’s Championship – Entry Open

We are now accepting entries for the 2019 UK Women’s Snooker Championship, to be held at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, England from 14-15 September. Enter the event online HERE View the full entry pack Won last year by Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee, the event will include a main tournament, as well as […]

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World Women’s Snooker Announces 2019/20 Calendar

We are today pleased to announce our provisional calendar of events for the 2019/20 World Women’s Snooker Tour. View our 2019/20 calendar of events As during last season, world ranking tournaments will be held in England, Australia, Belgium and Thailand, with the showpiece World Women’s Snooker Championship set to return to the Hi-End Snooker Club […]

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World Women’s Snooker Championship Added to ManBetX Champion of Champions Qualifying List

The World Women’s Snooker Championship has been added to the qualification list for the 2019 ManBetX Champion of Champions Snooker, which will take place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from November 4-10. See The Full Qualifying List Here The 2019 Qualifying List comprises 27 spots, which are split into seven sections. Tournaments within each of […]

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UK Women’s Snooker Championship to Return to Leeds

The UK Women’s Snooker Championship will return to the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds from 14-15 September 2019. The competition will be the first ranking event of the 2019/2020 World Women’s Snooker Tour following the invitational Women’s Tour Championship to be staged in August. In recent years the event has been dominated by Hong Kong’s […]

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Home Leisure Direct to Partner World Women’s Snooker Tour

World Women’s Snooker (WWS) is today pleased to announce that Home Leisure Direct will become a tour partner from the start of the 2019/20 season. The agreement will see the Home Leisure Direct logo appear on our Tour Partners section and featured on our social media feeds during the course of next season. Established in […]

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World Women’s Snooker Rankings Review 2018/19

Following her record 12th world title success last week at the Hi-End Snooker Club in Bangkok, England’s Reanne Evans consolidated her grip on top spot in the world ranking list following her incredible six-title season. View the updated WWS ranking list following the 2019 World Women’s Snooker Championship But what have been the other significant […]

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Evans Wins Record 12th World Championship Title

England’s Reanne Evans has won the World Women’s Snooker Championship for a record-extending 12th time following a 6-3 victory against Thailand’s Nutcharut Wongharuthai in Bangkok this evening. The world number one has had to watch Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee lift the trophy during each of the past two years since her last success in […]

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Semis Set as Wongharuthai Stuns On Yee

The semi-final line-up at the 2019 World Women’s Snooker Championship has now been confirmed following a dramatic day at the Hi-End Snooker Club in Bangkok, Thailand which saw the defending champion Ng On Yee defeated at the quarter-final stages. View results from the World Women’s Snooker Championship View the knockout draw The day began with […]

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Last 16 Set in Thailand

Just 16 players remain in contention to capture the 2019 World Women’s Snooker Championship following two days of play at the Hi-End Snooker Club in Thailand. View the knockout draw View the final group standings View all results From the original 53 players, 24 advanced to the final rounds with two progressing from each of […]

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World Women’s Snooker Championship Launched in Thailand

This year’s editions of the World Women’s Snooker Championship and the Women’s Snooker World Cup were officially launched this evening at a special welcome ceremony at the Hi-End Snooker Club in Bangkok, Thailand. Hosted by our friends at Hi-End Snooker and the Billiard Sports Association of Thailand (BSAT), the ceremony was well-attended by players and […]

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Women’s Snooker Set for Thailand

World Women’s Snooker is set to witness its biggest week for a generation with the staging of two prestigious international competitions in Bangkok, Thailand. To be held at the spectacular Hi-End Snooker Club with the support of the Billiard Sports Association of Thailand and the World Snooker Federation, the event will be headlined by this […]

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Women’s World Cup / Women’s World Championship – Tournament Information

This year’s Women’s Snooker World Cup and World Women’s Snooker Championship will run from 17-23 June 2019 at the Hi-End Snooker Club in Bangkok, Thailand and we are looking forward to welcoming all players to the event. Tournament information The latest information about both tournaments will be accessible through snookerscores.net. Links will be added below […]

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Women’s Snooker Stars Set to Compete at Crucible Theatre

World Women’s Snooker (WWS) will return to Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre this August for the all-new Women’s Tour Championship event. To be staged as part of this year’s ROKiT World Seniors Snooker Championship, the invitational tournament will take place across one session from 10:00am on Saturday 17th August. The event will feature the world’s top four […]

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Entries Open for World Championship / World Cup

World Women’s Snooker (WWS) is now accepting nominations from national federations for players to compete in the 2019 World Women’s Snooker Championship and the inaugural Women’s Snooker World Cup. World Women’s Snooker Championship – Event Entry Pack Women’s Snooker World Cup – Event Entry Pack Download the Player Nomination Form Download the latest WWS Standard […]

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Sheffield to Stage Women’s Snooker Day

Women’s snooker will be showcased during the upcoming Betfred World Snooker Championship on Wednesday 1st May 2019 with activities taking place at the Sheffield Winter Garden across from the iconic Crucible Theatre. Previously held as Ladies Day, the newly rebranded Women’s Snooker Day aims to encourage women to participate in snooker at all levels, including […]

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Evans Dominates World Festival to Secure Number One Return

It was another successful weekend for Dudley’s Reanne Evans who completed the successful defence of three titles at the 2019 Festival of Women’s Snooker to ensure that she would return to the top of the World Women’s Snooker ranking list. Held at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, England, the Festival saw a record field […]

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On Yee to Defend Top Ranking in Leeds

The world women’s number one ranking could change hands for the first time in over a year depending on results at the upcoming Festival of Women’s Snooker at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. View the current world women’s rankings Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee has sat at the top of the list for almost […]

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Festival of Women’s Snooker: Tournament Information

Tournament information for the Festival of Women’s Snooker starting this Friday at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds is now available: Friday World Women’s Under-21 Championship: Group stage draw and match schedule World Women’s Seniors Championship: Group stage draw and match schedule Saturday World Women’s 10-Red Championship: Knockout draw and match schedule Sunday World Women’s […]

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WWS Statement: Rebecca Kenna

Following the media reports concerning our world women’s number 3 Rebecca Kenna, World Women’s Snooker (WWS) can confirm its position as follows: WWS is committed to promoting more opportunities for women and girls to play our fantastic sport and to be able to compete together with men on a level playing field at all levels. […]

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Mink Makes Historic Max

Thai talent Nutcharut Wongharuthai has today compiled a 147 maximum break for the first time in her career at the Hi-End Snooker Club in Thailand. The world number eight (also known as ‘Mink’) completed the magical break during a practice match, a perfect split on the bunch of reds from the third black paving the […]

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Thailand to Host 2019 World Women’s Championship

World Women’s Snooker (WWS) and the World Snooker Federation (WSF) are today delighted to announce that two prestigious women’s snooker tournaments will be contested across seven days at the Hi-End Snooker Club in Bangkok, Thailand this June. The 38th staging of the iconic World Women’s Snooker Championship, won last year for a third time by […]

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Emma Parker – Shoot Out Is Massive Opportunity

Leading women’s snooker player Emma Parker believes the chance to play in this week’s BetVictor Shoot Out in Watford is a “massive opportunity.” Parker, Women’s World Under-21 Champion in 2017, is one of two female players in the field  alongside Reanne Evans. It will be the first time that women have competed in televised matches in […]

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Festival of Women’s Snooker 2019: Enter Now

Entries are now being accepted for this season’s Festival of Women’s Snooker as the World Women’s Snooker Tour heads back to Leeds. Enter the event online now Download the full entry pack The event will take place across four days from 12-15 April 2019 at the Northern Snooker Centre and as was the case last […]

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World Women’s Rankings – Belgian Women’s Open 2019 Update

The official world women’s rankings have been updated for the first time in 2019 as Reanne Evans claimed her third title of the season at the Belgian Women’s Open last weekend. View the updated world women’s ranking list View the updated world women’s Under-21 ranking list The WWS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year […]

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Belgian Double for Evans

England’s Reanne Evans defeated world number one Ng On Yee 4-1 to win the Belgian Women’s Open for the first time last weekend. View all results from the weekend at MySnookerStats View the updated world rankings View the updated world under-21 rankings The new event was held for the first time at The Trickshot club […]

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Belgian Women’s Open 2019: Draw and Format Released

The draw and format for this weekend’s Belgian Women’s Open is now available: View the main tournament group stage draw (MSS) View the under-21 draw (MSS) View the seniors draw (MSS) View the match schedule for the weekend The event is the fifth event of the 2018/19 World Women’s Snooker Tour season as we return […]

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Women to Compete at Snooker Shoot Out

It has today been announced that both Reanne Evans and Emma Parker will compete at the Shoot Out which will be staged at the Watford Colosseum from 21-24 February. The pair, who both compete regularly on the World Women’s Snooker Tour, have been selected for the professional event among eight wildcard players for the first […]

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Rebecca on the Rise

Since 2005 there have been just two winners of the World Women’s Snooker Championship as leading stars Reanne Evans of England and Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee have firmly established themselves as the dominant forces in the sport. There are now however signs that perhaps this long-standing duopoly on the World Women’s Snooker Tour could […]

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Belgian Women’s Open 2019: Enter Now

Entries are now being accepted for the Belgian Women’s Open as the World Women’s Snooker Tour heads back to Belgium next February. Enter the event online now Download the full entry pack Download shuttle information The three-day event will take place from 1-3 February 2019 and will be played at The Trickshot club, situated in […]

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Women’s Snooker Supports Paris 2024 Olympic Bid

Billiard sports launched its bid to become part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Sports programme last Friday at a special ceremony at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Hosted by the Billiards 2024 Committee and supported by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and World Snooker, the event represents a significant milestone billiard sports’ […]

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Bruges to Host Belgian Women’s Open

World Women’s Snooker (WWS) is today delighted to announce that the Belgian Women’s Open will be staged in the historic city of Bruges for the first time from 1-3 February 2019. The new event will be held at The Trickshot, a modern family-friendly club featuring 11 tables, and which is accessible from both the UK […]

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Junior Stars Boost Women’s Snooker

As the 2018/19 World Women’s Snooker Tour reaches its midway point, today we highlight the achievements of a number of our talented Under-21 players who have set significant career milestones already this season. Whether it be career-best performances or new career high rankings, it has already been a memorable season for several junior players who […]

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World Women’s Snooker

We are today pleased to announce that World Ladies Billiards and Snooker will now be known as World Women’s Snooker (WWS) as the organisation continues to develop its strategy. This new name is instantly recognisable and completes a gradual transition which has seen the introduction of the World Women’s Snooker Tour and a full rebrand […]

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World Women’s Rankings – Eden Women’s Masters 2018 Update

The official world women’s rankings have been updated for the final time in 2018 as the season reached its midway point following victory for Reanne Evans at the Eden Women’s Masters last weekend. View the updated world women’s ranking list View the updated world women’s Under-21 ranking list The WLBS world rankings operate on a […]

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Five-Star Evans Wins Eden Masters Title

Reanne Evans defeated Rebecca Kenna 4-0 to win the Eden Women’s Masters for a fifth time in Gloucester last weekend. View all results from the weekend at MySnookerStats View the updated world rankings View the updated world under-21 rankings Watch selected matches from the tournament via YouTube First staged in 2013, the Eden Women’s Masters […]

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Eden Women’s Masters 2018: Draw and Format Released

The draw and format for this weekend’s Eden Women’s Masters is now available: View the main tournament group stage draw View the under-21 draw View the seniors draw View the match schedule for the weekend View all draws via MySnookerStats The event is the fourth event of the 2018/19 World Women’s Snooker Tour season and […]

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World Women’s Rankings – Australian Women’s Open 2018 Update

The official world women’s rankings have been updated for the third time this season following the latest success for Ng On Yee at the first-ever Australian Women’s Open last weekend. View the updated WLBS world rankings The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, with points earned during 2016/17 to be removed during […]

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On Yee On Top Down Under

Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee has captured her second ranking event title of the 2018/19 World Women’s Snooker Tour (WWST) season following a 4-2 success against compatriot Katrina Wan to win the Australian Women’s Open earlier today. View all results from the weekend at MySnookerStats The four-day tournament was held for the first time at […]

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Australian Women’s Open 2018: Draw Released

The draw for the round robin group stage of next week’s upcoming Australian Women’s Open 2018 is now available: View the group stage draw (ABSC.com.au) To be held in Sydney on 25-28 October for the first time as part of the World Women’s Snooker Tour (WWST), the prestigious new event has attracted an impressive 24-player […]

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Eden Women’s Masters 2018: Enter Now

Entries are now being accepted for the Eden Women’s Masters organised by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS). Enter the event online now The event will be played on the weekend of 24-25 November 2018 at Gloucester’s South West Snooker Academy. Last year’s tournament was won by world number one Ng On Yee following a […]

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World Women’s Rankings – European Women’s Masters 2018 Update

The official world women’s rankings have been updated for the second time this season following victory for Reanne Evans at the European Women’s Masters in Belgium last weekend. 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 2016/17 to […]

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New Dates Announced for Festival of Women’s Snooker

The Festival of World Women’s Snooker 2019 will be held at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds on 12-15 April 2019. Following the recent announcement that this season’s event would be rescheduled due to the proximity to the 2019 World Women’s Championship in the U.A.E. we can now confirm that this season’s four-day event will […]

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Evans Above at European Women’s Masters

England’s Reanne Evans lifted her first silverware of the 2018/19 World Women’s Snooker Tour season with a 4-1 victory against Nutcharut Wongharuthai last weekend. View all results from the weekend at MySnookerStats View the updated world rankings View the updated world u-21 rankings The 11-time world champion and current world number two came into the […]

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European Women’s Masters 2018: Tournament Information

The European Women’s Masters 2018 tournament runs from 5-7 October at the De Maxx Club in Neerpelt, Belgium. Follow all of the action from the second ranking event of the 2018/19 World Women’s Snooker Tour season via the following links: View the latest scores and standings during the weekend via MySnookerStats View the main tournament […]

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Festival of Women’s Snooker to be Rescheduled

Following today’s announcement that this season’s World Women’s Snooker Championship will take place in Dubai from 28-31 March 2019 we can now also confirm that the dates of next year’s Festival of Women’s Snooker event will now change. Previously announced to run from 29 March – 2 April 2019, the five-day event which sees up […]

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World Women’s Rankings – UK Women’s Championship 2018 Update

The official world women’s rankings have been updated for the first time this season following the latest title triumph for Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee at the LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship last weekend. View the updated WLBS world rankings View the updated Under-21 rankings The WLBS world rankings operate on a rolling two-year basis, […]

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On Yee Defends UK Crown

Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee defeated Rebecca Kenna 4-1 to retain her LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship title at the Northern Snooker Centre on Sunday evening. View all results from the weekend at MySnookerStats View the updated world rankings View the updated world u-21 rankings The world number one was competing in her fourth UK […]

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LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship: Tournament Information

The 2018 LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship runs this weekend on 15-16 September at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. Follow all of the action from the first ranking event of the new season via the following links: View the latest scores and standings during the weekend via MySnookerStats View the main tournament group stage […]

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LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship: Tournament Preview

The World Women’s Snooker Tour will return this weekend with the LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship in Leeds and with the draws for the tournament now out, today we take a look at a few of the key themes to follow throughout the event. Download the main tournament draw Download the under-21 draw Download the […]

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LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship 2018: Draw and Format Released

The draw and format for this weekend’s LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship is now available: Download the main tournament group stage draw Download the under-21 draw Download the seniors draw Download the match schedule for the weekend The event returns to the Northern Snooker Centre as the curtain raiser for the new World Women’s Snooker […]

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Catalano to ‘Brave the Shave’ at UK Women’s Snooker Championship

If you are planning on coming to the Northern Snooker Centre for the LITEtask UK Women’s Snooker Championship next month, you might notice one of our leading players looking a little differently than normal. World no.3 Maria Catalano will be ‘braving the shave’ on the eve of the tournament in support of Macmillan Cancer Support, […]

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European Women’s Masters 2018: Enter Now

Entries are now being accepted for the inaugural European Women’s Masters organised by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS). Enter the event online now The event will be played over three days on 5-7 October 2018 at the De Maxx Club in Neerpelt, Belgium. The club is owned by 12-time European champion Wendy Jans and […]

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Free Entry for New and Returning Players

We are today pleased to announce a new policy which is to apply at selected World Women’s Snooker Tour events from the start of the 2018/19 season aimed at encouraging new and returning players to pick up a cue. Learn more about how to enter one of our events Beginning with the LITEtask UK Women’s […]

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Australian Women’s Open: Enter Now

Entries are now open for the first ever Australian Women’s Open to be run as part of the World Women’s Snooker Tour. The world ranking event will take place at the Mt Pritchard District and Community Club, known as “Mounties” in Sydney, Australia from 25-28 October 2018 and the entry form for the tournament is […]

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LITEtask to Sponsor UK Women’s Championship

We are today delighted to announce that LITEtask will once again sponsor the WLBS UK Women’s Snooker Championship this year. Specialists in the design and distribution of commercial lighting, the Leeds-based company has developed a strong association with the event since it first took over title sponsorship in 2015. The event, which will again be […]

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UK Women’s Championship 2018: Enter Now

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 UK Women’s Snooker Championship. The first event of the new 2018/19 World Women’s Snooker Tour season will be held on the weekend of 15-16 September at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds, England. Defending champion Ng On Yee and record eight-time UK queen Reanne Evans are set […]

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Aimee Benn Q&A

Today we speak to perhaps the most consistent player on the World Women’s Snooker Tour during the 2017/18 season. No, not 11-time world champion Reanne Evans or current snooker queen Ng On Yee, but 16-year-old Aimee Benn from Leeds who impressively was able to reach the last 16 at each of her tournaments during over […]

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WLBS Launches New Award for Under-21 Players

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) is today pleased to announce the creation of a prestigious new award for junior players for the 2018/19 season. We have been greatly encouraged by the significant increase in the number of new young players that have been competing on the World Women’s Snooker Tour. In recognition of the […]

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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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Nutcharut and Reanne Evans

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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Reanne Evans playing snooker

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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Group of players stood next to snooker table with balls shaped to say 'Brownie'

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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On Yee with Jason Ferguson, Mandy Fisher and Chris Chuah

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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Sharon Kaur playing snooker

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 with Masters Trophy

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 Evans plays rest shot

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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On Yee playing snooker

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 with UK Trophy

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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Suzie Opacic at PHWC

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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