Lausanne, December 19, 2018 PRESS RELEASE / WCBS Statement 19th December 2018 According to the decision taken unanimously at the Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) held on 16th August 2018, if the IBSF and WPBSA did not have a formal Agreement in place by the 16th December 2018, both parties would have their WCBS membership automatically […]
Left to right; Florian Kohler, Jérémy Bury, Shaun Murphy, Jasmin Ouschan At one of the world’s greatest iconic buildings, the Eiffel Tower, billiards sports launched its bid to get on the program of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The Conference was organised by the Billiards 2024 Committee on behalf of the World Confederation of Billiards […]
Today, on the 16th of August 2018 an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGA) of the WCBS was held in Frankfurt, Germany. It was unanimously agreed at the EGA that the membership status of the WCBS will be made up of the WPA (Pool), UMB (Carom) and that the Snooker membership will now made up of the […]
The WCBS hosted a meeting on June 21st in Lausanne, attended by members of the WCBS Board, WPBSA Chairman & Secretary, IBSF President and Vice President and by GAISF as an Observer. The outcome from the meeting was positive and progress was made resolving some misunderstandings between the two snooker groups, IBSF and WPBSA. Much […]
There’s good news for the world’s best practitioners of billiards sports and the tens of millions of fans around the globe who follow pool, snooker and carom. The World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS) can now announce that pool, snooker, and carom will be included in the 2021 World Games to be hosted in the […]
Mak Marketing Junior Tour – Great junior pool tournament took place in Lodz in Poland ( 7.04.2018). We had 90 boys and 44 girls –Total 134 participants . Mak Marketing organizes 4 Junior Tours a year. Before main Event we had qualification tournaments, 570 juniors fought for promotion.
ASCHAUER Thomas: 2 years ban of any sport competition. Starting by 20.02.2018 and ending 19.02.2020 (24:00 (Art. 2.1 WCBS Anti Doping Rules 2015) suspended by ANADO. GUTTENBERGER Daniel: 2 years ban of any sport competition. Starting by 03.12.2017 and ending 02.12.2019 (24:00) (Art. 2.1 WCBS Anti Doping Rules 2015). suspended by ANADO
28.01.2018 Marcin Krzeminski , chairman of WCBS Anti-Doping Committee met pool instructors and talked about the fight against doping. The course was organized by the Polish Billiard Association. 14 people participated in it.
Kyren Wilson has won the gold medal at the snooker competition at The World Games 2017 with a 3-1 defeat of Ali Carter in Sunday’s final. Both players were competing in the Games for the first time, a multisports event staged by the International World Games Association every four years during the year following the […]
The draw for the snooker discipline at the tenth staging of the World Games has today been announced. Organised and governed by the International World Games Association (IWGA), under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the 2017 World Games are set to be held in Wroclaw, Poland from 20-30 July 2017. Snooker will […]