WPBSA Official Rules Of Snooker Updated

All players should be aware that the WPBSA [World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association] have this month updated the Official Rules of Snooker, please click here (opens in a new window) to view the latest Snooker Rule Book dated 15 July 2021 direct from the WPBSA website.

To view the original post on the WPBSA website, please click here

To view an explanation of the Rule Changes, please click here.

A brief summary of the rule changes is provided below:

UPDATES TO THE RULES OF SNOOKER – 15 July 2021

Page 13, Section 2 Rule 14.
The definition of “Forced off the Table” has changed.

Page 20, Section 3 Rule 4(a) – replace “infringement” with “foul”.
Was: When Black is the only object ball remaining on the table, the first pot or
infringement ends the frame excepting only if the following conditions
both apply:
Now: When Black is the only object ball remaining on the table, the first pot or
foul ends the frame excepting only if the following conditions both apply:

Page 25, Section 3 Rule 10(c) – add “or a penalty”
Was: If a foul is neither awarded by the referee, nor successfully claimed by the
non-striker before the next stroke is made, it is condoned.
Now: If a foul or a penalty is neither awarded by the referee, nor successfully
claimed by the non-striker before the next stroke is made, it is condoned.

Page 32, Section 3 Rule 16.
The Rule “Ball Intentionally Moved” has changed.

2014/15 League Season – Finals / Trophy Presentation Evening – Saturday 30 May 2015

Finals / Trophy Presentation Evening – Saturday 30 May 2015 at Saffron Snooker Club

Handicap Singles Final, 6.30pm start [best-of-5]
Mark Halls 3-1 Kevin Starr

Scratch Singles Final, 6.30pm start [best-of-7]
Jason Pegram w/o Mickey Cushion

A buffet will be available for those attending Finals/Trophy Presentation Evening from around 8pm, and the trophy presentations will take place following the conclusion of the Scratch Singles Final (for those just coming to collect a trophy, this will not be before 8.30pm).

Please note that any trophies that are not collected on the night will be recycled to use in future seasons, so if you cannot make it please ask someone to collect your trophy on your behalf.

NOTICE : Annual General Meeting – Tuesday 7 July 2015

The Committee of the DMC Leisure Saffron Walden & District Snooker League hereby give notice that the Annual General Meeting will be held at the Saffron Walden Bowls Club on Tuesday 7 July 2015 at 7.30pm.  All registered league members are invited to attend, and all teams that intend to compete next season should send along at least one representative.  It is a compulsory requirement that a representative of any NEW teams and clubs attend so their application to join the league can be approved by the membership.

Should any member wish to submit an item for the Agenda or propose either an amendment to an existing league rule or propose a new league rule, these must be received by the League Secretary Peter Saville no later than 28 days prior to the AGM which is Tuesday 9 June 2015.

Please send any items/proposals via email to swdsl@live.co.uk or via the Online Form on the league website, and we will confirm receipt.

Should you wish to discuss any matters prior to them being submitted then please do not hesitate to contact Peter Saville.