World Women’s Snooker (WWS), in conjunction with the Australian Billiards and Snooker Council (ABSC) is today excited to announce the first staging of the Asia-Pacific Women’s Snooker Championships in 2023.
To run from 31 January – 3 February next year, the event will be held at the Mt Pritchard District and Community Club, known as ‘Mounties’ in the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia. The venue has previously hosted the Australian Women’s Open in 2018 and 2019, with this year’s event set to run from 1-4 October 2022.
Organised by the ABSC, the four-day event will include both a main WWS Tour ranking tournament and an Under-21 competition for junior players.
The Asia-Pacific region has established itself as a huge growth area for women’s snooker, with Australia second only to England with the number of currently ranked players on the WWS Tour. Both WWS and the ABSC are therefore delighted to be able to add a second prestigious Australian ranking event to the global calendar and provide further competition in the region.
The event will be staged alongside the 2023 World Snooker Federation Championships, which are set to run at the same venue.
Mandy Fisher, WWS President said: “We are delighted to be able to add the Asia-Pacific Women’s Snooker Championship to our calendar as the tour continues to expand around the world.
“I would like to thank Frank Dewens and his team at the ABSC for their continued support of women’s snooker and for helping to provide opportunities for players in the region to be able to participate in world class events and be a part of the WWS Tour.”
Further information, including entry information will be released in due course.