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WCBS Statement 16th August 2018

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 […]


Statement WCBS-IBSF-WPBSA June 27, 2018

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 […]


Bringing billiards to the Olympic Games 2024

This is the official campaign to bring billiards as an additional sport to the Olympic Games Paris 2024. The World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS) is running a campaign to prove the worthiness of billiard sport to the International Olympic Committee. On the 21st of March, 2018, The WCBS officially presented to the IOC the […]


Billiard Sports to be included in The 2021 World Games

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

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.


Disciplinary Anti-Doping decisions

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


WCBS – Official Statement March 15, 2018

From the outset, we would like to underline that the World Confederation of Billiards sports (WCBS) promotes and develops Billiards sports based on democratic principles and social values of universal fraternity and solidarity. The WCBS retains and respects the complete autonomy and independence of each member. However, we noticed that for several months there are […]


Anti-doping course in Poland

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.


WCBS Official Statement January 19, 2018

A meeting was held yesterday in Lausanne between the WCBS Executive and representatives of the snooker members, WPBSA and IBSF. WCBS confirmed that the snooker members remain as WPBSA and IBSF. The WCBS does not recognize the newly formed World Snooker Federation (WSF) as an official entity within the WCBS structure. WCBS informed both parties […]


Frédéric Caudron World Champion 3 Cushion 2017 – Santa Cruz (BO)

28.09.2017 – Santa Crus (Bolivia) – Two Belgian world stars in three cushion were the final players for gold at the World championship in Bolivia. The historic final was won by Frédéric Caudron, who beat Eddy Merckx in a sovereign match, 40-16 in 9 innings (4.444 against 1.777 average). The 70th championship in the long […]