Even more astonishingly, he was to win the Mercantile Credit Classic the following month, which at the time made Mountjoy only the fourth player to win two ranking tournaments in a row.  The 2016 final between Selby and O'Sullivan saw five century breaks in the final six frames of the match as Selby won 10–7. Cook was nonetheless considered the favourite, and the 20-year-old had improved much from his win over Roberts Jr. the previous year. In addition, the World Ladies Billiards Championship has been played since 1931 (with interruptions) and organized by World Ladies Billiards and Snooker since 1998. WST will inform ticketholders as soon as plans have been finalised. I consent to my personal data being processed so that World Snooker and its affiliates may use it to deliver news and ticket information, as well as to improve the quality and relevance of services to me through online surveys. Peall held the all-in title unchallenged, whereas Mitchell dominated spot-barred. The event remains a popular fixture on the WBL calendar. After two spot strokes, the red would be replaced on the centre spot, to limit the repetition of "all-in" play. In 1988, Doug Mountjoy became the oldest winner of the UK Championship aged 46 years old when he was widely viewed as just making up the numbers against the rising Stephen Hendry, producing a stunning display to win 16–12. Ding Junhui is the reigning champion. There was much controversy over the table and the pockets to be used, and Kentfield declined to play, so Roberts styled himself as champion, a title he held unchallenged until 1870, when he lost to William Cook. This article is about the professional competition. CueScore helps people organize and run billiard tournaments, keep track of events near you, view livescores and checkout your competition. (Chn)¬JA÷Msd61AD3¬WU÷ding-junhui¬AS÷1¬AZ÷1¬GRA÷0¬AG÷6¬~AA÷xC4NB4AN¬AD÷1575637200¬ADE÷1575637200¬AB÷3¬CR÷3¬AC÷3¬CX÷Higgins J.
Since then, it has carried more ranking points than any tournament other than the World Championship until being overtaken by the International Championship and China Open, both of which offer a higher number of ranking points based on the amount of money in pounds sterling on offer for winning the event. 2010/2011 21/22-May-2011 English Open (Pot Black Sports Bar, Bury St.Edmunds, England) 16/17-Apr-2011 Welsh Open (Pontins, Prestatyn, Wales) 18/19-Mar-2011 Jersey Open (First Tower Billiards & Snooker, St Helier, Jersey) 19/20-Apr-2011 British Open (Cue Gardens, Bradford, England) 29/30-Jan-2011 Scottish Open (the Creamery, Falkirk, Scotland) 6/7-Nov-2010 East Midlands Open (the Snooks, Raunds, England) 2009/2010 25/25-Oct-2010 World Open (Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds, England) 14/15-May-2010 Jersey Open (First Tower Billiards & Snooker Club, St.Helier, Jersey) 24/25-Apr-2010 Welsh Open (World Snooker Centre, Prestatyn, North Wales) 30/31-Mar-2010 Maltese Open (The Dolmen Resort Hotel, St.Paul’s Bay, Malta) 23/24-Jan-2009 Scottish Open (The Creamery Sports Bar, Falkirk, Scotland) 5/6-Dec-2009 British Open (Cue Gardens, Bradford, England) 24/25-Oct-2009 English Open (The Q Club, Boston, England) 26/27-Sep-2009 Austrian Open (Billardcafe, Vienna, Austria) 2008/2009 9/10-Jun-2009 European Open (Sportcentrum De Pollepel, Duffel, Belgium) 15/16-May-2009 Jersey Open (First Tower Billiards & Snooker Club, St.Helier, Jersey) 10/11-Apr-2009 Irish Open (Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow, Republic of Ireland) 28/29-Jan-2009 Welsh Open (World Snooker Centre, Prestatyn, North Wales) 24/25-Jan-2009 Polish Open (Fuga Mundi Snooker & Billiard Club, Plac Grunwaldski 12-14, Wroclaw, Poland ) 6/7-Nov-2008 Austrian Open (Billardcafe, Vienna, Austria) 25/26-Oct-2008 English Open (The Q Club, Boston, England) 27/28-Sep-2008 Scottish Open (Craigpark Masters Snooker Club, Glasgow, Scotland) …, About Us The management team of EBOS comprises :- Gary Norman (Secretary) Phil Mumford (Treasurer) Roxton Chapman (Chair) Steve Lock Rob Hall Jim Burke (Web) …more to come….
After the 1919 Championship, the Billiard Association and the Billiard Control Club amalgamated and, as the Billiards Association and Control Club (later renamed as the Billiards Association and Control Council) organised an annual championship tournament.