Introduction about WPBSA organization

In sports, every subject must have management organizations, for example in football, there are FIFA, FA, UEFA, AFF… so is billiards. Today, Bảo Bình billiards will send you information about WPBSA.

From 2012 to 2014, there was a separate division of time and scores, with the tournament being held together with the International Billiard and Snooker Federation. In those years, there was no separate IBSF World Billiard Championship.

World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association - Wikipedia

The rules adopted by the Billiard Association in 1899 are basically the rules still in use today. The tournament has been played on an annual schedule since 1980, when it was managed by the World Professional Billiard and Billiards Association (WPBSA). The event was called the World Professional Billiards Championship until 2010 and there were other names in the past, for example, the Billiards World Championship. In addition, the Women’s Billiards Championship has been played since 1931 (discontinued) and has been organized by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker since 1998.

WPBSA is the abbreviation of World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association meaning the World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association, was founded in 1986 and is based in Bristol, United Kingdom as a professional billiard management agency. This is the organization that sets billiards laws, organizes tournaments, tours and participates in promotional activities for the sport.



Besides organizing WPBSA, the world also held IBSF (International Billiards and Snooker Federation) operates as one trade association promoting the image subject billiards snooker and billiards subjects generally adoption organization of WPBSA is Half The World Snooker Association (WSA) is responsible for the management and administration of the rankings similar to the ATP rankings in tennis. We can mention some tournaments of this organization such as Shanghai Master, World Open, UK Championship, China Open, Wales expanded… WPBSA also organized guest tournaments such as Master The head office is located in Bristol England. Currently, Jason Ferguson is acting president. In addition to WPBSA, there is another organization dedicated to the players, the WLBSA – World Billiards Snooker Association with their own rankings and scoring system.

The tournament is currently held

In October, in addition to the World Billiards Championship, world billiard players are heading to the 2014 World Snooker International Championship which takes place from October 26 to November 2 in the western Chinese city of Chengdu with a prize up to £ 125,000.