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Announcements

100up Rule Changes

Rules
Details of some changes to the rules of English Billiards for the short-up format ...
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2016 World Championship Entry Criteria

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Qualification & Entry Criteria | Top 32 List | Non-OOM Entries ...
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Anti-Spam Protection

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Many of you will have noticed that the website has been particularly aggressive in detecting potential spammers, so much so that many innocents have been refused access. I have now removed ...
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World Championship Accommodation

HIE Leeds
LITEtask World Championship accommodation deadline extended ...
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World Billiards Smartphone App

WBL TeamApp
New Smartphone App for World Billiards ...
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International Call For Referees

WBL
Referees required for World Championships ...
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2016 World Championship Prize Money

Money
Prize Money breakdown announced | £10k for 1st 1000 break ...
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Event Entries

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Clarification on entering events, closing dates and refunds. Cheque/cash entry fees update ...
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English Open [Prize Money]

Please see below for the prize money breakdown in the forthcoming English Open:   LEVEL 3 | x1 | £2000+ PRIZE MONEY . . . . . .       x          = WINNER £640.00     1 £640.00 RUNNER UP £320.00   ...
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LITEtask UK Open [Prize Money]

Please see below for the prize money breakdown in the forthcoming LITEtask UK Open. LEVEL 4 | PREMIER x1.5 | £3000+ PRIZE MONEY . . . . . .       x          = WINNER £960.00     ...
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LITEtask Scottish Open [Prize Money]

Here is the prize money breakdown in the LITEtask Scottish Open. LEVEL 3 |  x1 | £2000+ PRIZE MONEY . .   x          = WINNER (Dave Causier) £640.00 1 £640.00 RUNNER UP (Phil Mumford) £320.00 1 £320.00 SEMIS (Peter Gilchrist, Steve Brookshaw) £160.00 2 £320.00 QUARTERS (Rob Hall, Chris Taylor, ...
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WBL Development Fund: Rochy Woods

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WBL Development Grant used to qualify WPBSA’s youngest ever coach Rochelle Woods ...
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Jim Leacy

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To end speculation, WBL would like to confirm that Jim Leacy remains an integral member of the WBL board of directors. The IBSF have stated to WBL in writing that they ...
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Geet Sethi steps down

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Former World Billiards Champion Geet Sethi has taken the decision to step down from his role as Director of World Billiards Ltd. Geet had requested to stand down many months ...
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Letter from the Chairman

WBL
Dear Billiards Players, NGB’s, Regional Bodies and Officials, It is with sadness and disappointment that I have to write to you regarding the current situation between World Billiards Ltd (WBL) and ...
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Statement from the Chairman

Statement from the Chairman
I am very disappointed that there is a clash of dates between our four New Zealand tournaments and the proposed IBSF World Championships, being held in Australia. There has been ...
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IBSF

IBSF
The IBSF have declined the offer to take up a seat with full voting rights on the WBL board and have confirmed they will not support a joint World Billiards ...
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Hugh Elden

Hugh Elden
Hugh Elden passed away on 4-June-2015 in St Columba’s Hospice Edinburgh after a long battle with Cancer ...
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2015 Scottish Championship

Scottish Championship 2015
2015 Scottish National Championship ...
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WBL Event Hosting Opportunities

Olympic Regions
Details for bidders for WBL tournaments from 2015 and beyond ...
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DVDs available !

Happy Winner
  Roy Bacon has accumulated a set of matches he recorded (in HD). These are available for sale at only £10 for a two-hour recording and £12- £15 for anything longer. These matches ...
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WBL Statement 16/10/14

WBL Statement 16/10/14
Please see here for a statement from the IBSF regarding a recent appeal hearing. World Billiards Ltd will be upholding the action taken by IBSF in this case ...
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2014 World Championship Qualification Criteria

World Team
The qualification criteria for the 2014 World Championship will be as follows; A Defending Champion(s) [David Causier / Peter Gilchrist] B Oceania Champion [Matthew Bolton] C Asian Champion [Sourav Kothari] D Ladies World Champion [Emma Bonney] E All previous ...
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WBL Statement 18/09/14

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Please see here for a Press Release from the IBSF regarding a recent disciplinary hearing. World Billiards Ltd will be upholding the action taken by IBSF in this case, and also ...
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Social Secretary

WBL
As many of you will already be aware, Roy Bacon has recently been organising social nights at many of our events, usually on the Saturday evening at a local restaurant ...
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World Billiards Statement: Looking to the Future

World Billiards Statement: Looking to the Future
FUTURE EVENTS We are still in negotiations for a new event in New Zealand, details for which will be announced very shortly, and you will all now be aware of the ...
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Group Tables

Group Tables
We have clarified and updated the Group Tables.  The columns and calculations have been modified to makes things clearer. For examples, use the two World Championship Group Tables because these ...
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WTC – Match Format

WTC - Match Format
2014 World Team Championships   NOTE:  the rules regarding the reserve player will change. This is to ensure that all 4 players in a team get a decent 'hit' and that no ...
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Draw and seeding systems

Draw and seeding systems
This PDF contains the full specification for :- Seeded and random draw systems at K/O stage Group stage ranking Click here to open the PDF document ...
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WPBSA Statement – Mike Russell

WPBSA Statement - Mike Russell
As a result of incidents at the 2013 World Billiards Championships in Leeds on 18th October 2013, Mike Russell was reported to the WPBSA for alleged breaches of the members’ ...
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Mike Russell

Mike Russell
As a result of incidents at the 2013 World Billiards Championships in Leeds on 18th October 2013, Mike Russell was reported to the WPBSA for alleged breaches of the members’ ...
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World Championship to stay in Leeds

World Championship to stay in Leeds
World Billiards and the IBSF are pleased to announce a 3 year deal with the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds meaning the World Billiards Championship will remain at the club ...
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WPBSA Statement

WPBSA Statement
As a result of an incident at the World Billiards Championships in Leeds on 18th October 2013, Mike Russell was reported to the WPBSA for an alleged breach of members ...
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Ranking Points

Ranking Points
As we announced a few months ago, the Ranking Points system has been modified. Basically, this is just a facelift since the main change is that all old points values ...
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World Billiards appoint official Travel Agent partner

World Billiards appoint official Travel Agent partner
World Billiards Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of an official travel company, TD Travel which should provide significant benefits to players travelling to and from World Billiards events. This ...
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Statement

Statement
Following our recent board meeting in Sheffield, World Billiards Ltd can now confirm the following: We are progressing with plans to have different tiers of events next season. These will vary ...
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Statement

Statement
Following some discussions at the recent Austrian Open event in Vienna, World Billiards Ltd is now in a position to clarify the following: The Indian event provisionally calendared for April 28th ...
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World Billiards Ltd Board Meeting, 16/01/12, Alexandra Palace

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The first official World Billiards Ltd Board of Directors meeting took place yesterday at Alexandra Palace in London. A more detailed report will follow, but here is a brief summary ...
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Stepping Down…

Stepping Down...
In January 2012 we received an email from Gary Norman in which he informed us that he is stepping down from EBOS/WBL with immediate effect. Gary Norman no longer has any ...
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Recent Problems

Recent Problems
[updated Fri 6th Jan] The board are worried about unrest caused by late payment for prize money and also refereeing fees. This post attempts to explain the situation. First of all however, ...
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Letter from WPBSA

Letter from WPBSA
This letter was received from Jason Ferguson, WPBSA Chairman. It briefly details the company formation problems and consequent banking delays. This post is available only to registered users who have logged ...
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