Reserve Your Place For The Memorial Cup Tournament – Sunday 19 November 2017

Following the success of previous seasons, the Memorial Cup will once again be played in the format of round robin singles with each player playing 1 frame against each other in their group.  All matches including the knock out stages will be played off of league handicaps and time limited to 30 minutes per frame.  The entry fee will be £10.00 which includes your table light all day, with the winner and runner up of each group will go through to the semi finals stage.  Both the semi finals and the final will be best-of-three frames.  Entry will be limited to 20 players on a first come, first paid in advance basis.

Date: Sunday 19 November 2017
Registration from: 10.00am
Start time: 10.30am
Venue: Saffron Snooker Club

The winner of the tournament will receive a pair of tickets to both the afternoon and evening sessions at the Master Snooker Tournament on Tuesday 16 January 2018.  For those not reaching the winning post, an auction will also be held for a pair of tickets, the proceeds of which will be donated to a league chosen charity.

Due to the tournament being limited to 20 entrants, entries must be made in advance of the day.  You can secure your place by paying the entry fee via Paypal.  Please use your name as the payment reference.  If you wish to pay for other players as well as yourself, please email swdsl@live.co.uk to let us know who you have paid for.  You can also pay cash prior to the day to either the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram or League Chairman/Treasurer Peter Saville.  Please remember all entries are only secured once payment has been received.  A list of entrants will be added to the website as entries are received.  If we do not have 20 entrants by 12pm on Saturday 18 November 2017 then the tournament will be cancelled and all entry monies will be returned.

Don’t miss out, click here to reserve your place and pay via PayPal or debit/credit card now.

Confirmed Paid Entries;
1.  Simon Giblin
2.  Adam Ingram
3.  Leon Mosejko
4.  Bob Fox
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Last 64 Rounds: Handicap Singles and Handicap Doubles

The drawsheets for the Last 64 Round of the Handicap Singles and the Handicap Doubles are now on the league website.  Please note that all matches are to be arranged by 14 October 2017 and played by 28 October 2017.  

Player contact numbers are listed on the Registered Players Contact List.

Please could the winner of each match report the result to the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram within 24 hours to enable the tournament drawsheets to be updated for the next round.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our two tournament sponsors, Mullucks Wells and The Fleur De Lys at Widdington.

Should you encounter any issues in trying to contact your opponent then please contact the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.

2017/18 League Season – Tournament Entry Form

Captains – Entries are now open for all tournaments for the new season, the Tournament Entry Form can be found below.  Please submit one form per league team.

Tournament Entry Fees – Handicap Singles / Scratch Singles / Scratch Plus Singles : £2.00 per player / Handicap Doubles : £4.00 per pair.  These fees will be added to your team’s league fees invoice.

Please include a contact number for all players being entered and also ensure that your players have read the Tournament Rules and can make all the dates set in the Season Calendar for the various semi-finals and finals.

Deadline for receipt of entries is Sunday 24 September 2017.

Tournament Rules – Click Here To View 

Season Calendar – Click Here To Check You are Available To Play In All Semi-Finals and Finals

Tournament Entry Form – Click Here To Enter Your Players!

2016/17 League Season – Tournament Semi Finals / Finals

To all those players that have made it through to the latter stages of a league tournament…congratulations!

The dates for all Semi Finals and Finals were published at the start of the season on the Season Calendar and were also detailed on each tournament drawsheet.  Please ensure that you are available to play on the designated date below otherwise you will unfortunately have to withdraw from the tournament.  Results will be added to this page as matches are played.

Please remember that a dress code applies to all Finals which is trousers, smart polo shirt or shirt (single colour), and shoes, NO jeans, trainers, t-shirts, tracksuits. Failure to adhere to the dress code will result in the match being conceded.

The start time for all Semi-Finals and Finals is 7.30pm unless detailed otherwise.
As per League Rule 28 – For semi finals and finals, where a referee has been appointed and a start time for the match set, if a team, pair or player are not at the match table ready to start at the set time then a frame shall be conceded from the offending player.  If after 15 minutes, play is still not underway, a further frame shall be conceded.  The match shall be conceded 30 minutes after the start time set, regardless of the number of frames outstanding.  The enforcement of this rule is at the discretion of the referee and the non-offending player(s)/Team Captain.

The John Webb Plate
SF1 – Wednesday 3 May 2017 at Takeley SSC
Adam Ingram 3-2 Peter Saville
Referee/Scorer: Stephen Burford/Trevor Parsons

SF2 – Wednesday 3 May 2017 at JP’s Snooker & Pool Club
Jonathan Wells 1-3 David Spackman
Referee/Scorer: Phil Chapman/Simon Chapman

Final – Wednesday 24 May 2017 at Newport Social Club, 7.30pm start
Adam Ingram 0-3 David Spackman
Referee/Scorer: Stewart Hart/Steve Stalley

Handicap Doubles
SF1 – Tuesday 2 May 2017 at Whittlesford SC
Saville/Turner w/o Clenshaw/Clenshaw
Referee/Scorer: Phil Chapman/Simon Chapman

SF2 – Tuesday 2 May 2017 at Saffron Snooker Club
Spackman/Capdeville 2-0 Braybrooke/Fanthorpe
Referee/Scorer: –

Final – Wednesday 24 May 2017 at Takeley SSC, 7.45pm start
Saville/Turner 3-2 Spackman/Capdeville
Referee/Scorer: Stephen Burford/Trevor Parsons

Handicap Singles
SF1 – Tuesday 16 May 2017 at The Dunmow Club
Mark Patmore 3-1 Tom Sawyer
Referee/Scorer: Stuart Turner

SF2 – Tuesday 16 May 2017 at Whittlesford SC
Alex Clenshaw 2-3 Mark Starr
Referee/Scorer: Phil Chapman/Simon Chapman

Final – Saturday 27 May 2017 at Widdington Village Hall, 3pm start
Mark Patmore 0-3 Mark Starr
Referee/Scorer: Bob Lovell

Scratch Plus Singles
SF1 – Monday 22 May 2017 at JP’s Snooker & Pool Club
Peter Saville 1-3 Kevin Starr
Referee/Scorer: Stewart Hart/Steve Stalley

SF2 – Monday 22 May 2017 at Birchanger SSC
David Tedman 3-2 Mark Patmore
Referee/Scorer: Bob Lovell

Final – Saturday 27 May 2017 at Saffron Snooker Club , 6pm start
Kevin Starr 1-3 Dave Tedman
Referee/Scorer: tba

Scratch Singles
SF1 – Monday 22 May 2017 at The Dunmow Club
Jonathan Wells 3-1 Simon Giblin
Referee/Scorer: Stuart Turner

SF2 – Monday 22 May 2017 at Takeley SSC
Adam Ingram 3-2 Ross Leavers
Referee/Scorer: Stephen Burford/Trevor Parsons

Final – Saturday 27 May 2017 at Saffron Snooker Club, 6pm start
Jonathan Wells 3-4 Adam Ingram/
Referee/Scorer: Bob Lovell

League Cup
SF1 – Monday 15 May 2017 at JP’s Snooker & Pool Club
SSC Pockets 1-3 Birchanger SSC
Referee/Scorer: Bob Lovell

SF2 – Monday 15 May 2017 at Takeley SSC
JP’s Bandits 3-1 SSC Flukes
Referee/Scorer: Stephen Burford/Trevor Parsons

Final – Tuesday 23 May 2017 at Whittlesford SC, 7.30pm start
Birchanger SSC w/o JP’s Bandits [JP’s conceded the match due to not having sufficient players]
Referee/Scorer: Bob Lovell

REMINDER: League Cup – Quarter Finals Round [to be played w/c 17 April 2017]

The League Cup Drawsheet for the Quarter Finals Round is online and all matches are to be played during w/c 17 April 2017.  All matches are to be played on the home team’s usual home league night and must be played during the scheduled league cup week or the team cancelling will forfeit the match.

To view the drawsheet click here.

League Tournaments – Can’t Make The Semi-Final Or Final? Then Withdraw Now!

As per previous seasons. the Tournament Secretary respectfully requests that all players that are still in the Quarter Finals of either the Handicap Singles, Handicap Doubles, John Webb Plate, Scratch Plus Singles and Scratch Singles to check the Season Calendar to ensure that they are available to play on the dates listed for the semi-finals or final for that tournament.  Tournament dates are set in stone and will not be changed if you cannot make it – whatever your reason may be.

If you are not available then please do not play your Quarter Final match – inform the Tournament Secretary and you will be withdrawn from the tournament.

It is not fair on your opponent to play a Quarter Final match and win knowing that you cannot make either the semi-final or final.  Any players doing so will be banned from entering next season.

‘Ace Alex’ Wins The 2017 President’s Cup And Ingram Retains The Plate!

The Annual President’s Cup, sponsored by Refurb & Development Ltd was held on Sunday 12 March 2017 at Saffron Snooker Club, Saffron Walden, Essex.  The handicap singles best-of-3-frames event was supported with a strong field of 33 league players in attendance, all hoping to be the next name engraved on the prestigious President’s Cup.

Quarter Finals:
Richard Breen -17 1-2 Mark Halls +13
Phil Chapman +6 2-1 Kevin Calver +37
Alex Clenshaw -2 2-1 Rob Spackman -25
Steve Stalley +14 1-2 Bill Clenshaw +6

Semi Finals:
Alex Clenshaw 2-0 Bill Clenshaw
Phil Chapman 1-2 Mark Halls

With 15 year old Alex being on razor sharp form having entered a junior tournament the day before knocking in a 76 break, the final was rather one sided and he won comfortably 2-0.  Mark however showed great consistency during the tournament having been runner up in the tournament last year.  Alex received the £50 Winners Prize together with a pair of Afternoon / Evening session tickets to the 2018 Masters Snooker Tournament next January.  Mark received the consolation of the £25 Runners Up prize.  Both of the losing semi finalists, Bill Clenshaw and Phil Chapman each received £10.

Final:
Alex Clenshaw 2-0 Mark Halls

2017 President’s Cup Winner Alex Clenshaw presented with the main trophy by sponsor Refurb & Developments Ltd’s Nick Selvey and SWDSL President Dan Lewis.

2017 President’s Cup Runner Up Mark Halls

Plate Tournament
Those players who got knocked out in their first playing round got a free entry in the Plate Tournament with one frame being played in each round including the final.  16 players entered and it was Adam Ingram and Andrew Green who got through to the final.  Adam won the final 2-1 to retain the title he won last year.

Adam Ingram’s break of 62 in the plate final secured him the £10 Tournament High Break prize.  See below for all the recorded breaks over 25.

Plate Tournament Semi-Finals:
Aaron Gibson -10 0-1 Adam Ingram -61
John Manley -14 0-1 Andrew Green -7

Plate Final:
Adam Ingram 2-1 Andrew Green

For those that didn’t manage success on the snooker tables, a chance to go home with a raffle prize still offered some consolation which this year included a £20 Prezzo gift card, £20 Pizza Express gift card, £10 Costa Coffee gift card, a case of Stella Artois, a case of Magners cider, a mixed case of Real English Ales, bottles of red and white wine, and various boxes of chocolates/biscuits.

Some photos of the event are on the SWDSL Facebook Page, and all trophies will be presented at the Annual Presentation/Finals Evening at Saffron Snooker Club.

The Committee of the DMC Leisure Saffron Walden and District Snooker League would like to thank Refurb & Development Ltd for their sponsorship of our flagship tournament, Saffron Snooker Club for providing the venue, Mark Cooper for preparing the tables, and Dan Lewis for refereeing the two finals.  Thanks also to our Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram and Assistant Tournament Secretary Stuart Turner for ensuring that the tournament ran smoothly on the day.

Recorded breaks over 25 :
Adam Ingram 62, 54, 46, 38
Richard Breen 53
Alex Clenshaw 41, 39, 39
Peter Saville 28

Refurb & Development Ltd
Contact: Nick Selvey 07802 796567 / email: refurbanddevelopment@googlemail.com

2017 President’s Cup Tournament – Sunday 12 March 2017

The 2017 President’s Cup, sponsored by Refurb & Development Ltd will be held on Sunday 12 March 2017 at Saffron Snooker Club.  Registration is from 10.00am with the draw taking place at 10.30am sharp.  The entry fee as previous seasons is £10 (Juniors aged 14-18 years old are £5) which includes your table light all day, and also includes a free entry into the Plate Tournament for the First Match losers.  All rounds of the main tournament are best of three frames, with the Plate being one frame throughout including the final.  All matches are played off of second half league handicaps.

In accordance with League Rule 27, in order for a player to be eligible to enter and play in the President’s Cup Tournament, they must have played in a minimum of either 3 league or cup matches in the first half of the season.
Prize money and trophies will be on offer and a raffle will also be held on the day.  If any members or clubs would like to donate a prize for the raffle then please feel free to bring along or hand to any member of the Committee prior to the day, all will be very much appreciated.

Please text Adam Ingram on 07901-723360 prior to the day to reserve your place, please pay on the day.

The Prize Fund will be split as follows;
Winner £50 + a pair of Afternoon / Evening session tickets to the 2018 Masters Snooker Tournament
Runner Up £25
Losing Semi-Finalists £10
High Break £10
Plate Winner £20
Plate Runner Up £10

A poster is available to print here or from the league website.  It would be appreciated if all clubs and team captains could encourage as many of their players to enter and help make this year another successful tournament.

Refurb & Development Ltd
Contact: Nick Selvey 07802 796567 / email: refurbanddevelopment@googlemail.com

Quarter Finals Round – All Tournaments

The drawsheets for the Quarter Finals Round of the Handicap Singles, Handicap Doubles, Scratch Singles, Scratch Plus Singles and John Webb Plate are now updated on the league website.  Please note that all matches are to be arranged by 14 March 2017 and played by 28 March 2017.

Please could the winner of each match report the result to the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram within 24 hours to enable the tournament drawsheet to be updated for the next round.

Should you encounter any issues in trying to contact your opponent then please contact the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.

Vic Harris Snooker League Retain 2017 Saffron Walden Challenge

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The 2017 Saffron Walden Challenge Snooker Tournament sponsored by Bushwood Accountants took place at the Cambridge Snooker & Pool Centre, Cambridge on Sunday 26 February 2017.

Defending champions Vic Harris Snooker League took on teams from the surrounding snooker leagues of Saffron Walden, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Chelmsford, Ipswich, South Beds and Norwich in this annual round robin tournament where teams of 3 players play 2 frames back-to-back against their opposite number from each team.

After 9 rounds of hard match play snooker, the Vic Harris Snooker League successfully retained the title they won last year with 33 points, with Saffron Walden A Snooker finishing as runners up with 30 points.

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge Winners – Vic Harris Snooker League

 

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge Runners Up (and out of focus) – Saffron Walden A

Adam Ingram, Tournament Secretary would like to thank Cambridge Snooker & Pool Centre for providing the venue for the event, Darren Edmonston of Bushwood Accountants for his continued sponsorship the tournament, and Pat Manley and Steve Stalley who did a superb job of keeping account of all the frames won and lost and ensuring the scoreboard was kept up to date.

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge Player of the Tournament – Russell Huxter (15 out of 16 frames)

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge High Break Winner – J Parkin 105 (Vic Harris)

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge – Team Scores

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge – High Breaks Leaderboard

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge – Player Scores

2017 Saffron Walden Challenge Tournament – Sunday 26 February 2017

The 2017 Saffron Walden Challenge Snooker Tournament, once again kindly sponsored by Bushwood Accountants will take place at the Cambridge Snooker & Pool Centre, Coldhams Road, Cambridge, CB1 3EW, on Sunday 26 February 2017.  The Club will be open from 10.00am to enable a prompt start at 10.30am.  Spectators are more than welcome to come along and support their respective leagues, the club has a comfortable bar with hot and cold food available during the day.

The snooker leagues confirmed as participating are Cambridge, Chelmsford, Milton Keynes, South Beds, Ipswich, Norwich and defending champions Vic Harris.

The DMC Leisure Saffron Walden & District Snooker League are once again entering both an A team and a B team.  The players representing the Saffron Walden A team are Jason Pegram, Adam Ingram and Russell Huxter.  The B team is Jonathan Wells, Rob Spackman and Sam Duce.  Good luck to both our teams!

The Prize Fund for this tournament is as follows;
Winning Team £90
Runners Up £45
Highest Break £20
Player Of The Tournament £20

For any queries concerning this tournament, please contact the Tournament Secretary, Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.

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Website: http://www.bushwoodaccountants.com/

Email: contact@bushwoodaccountants.com

Phone: +44 (0) 1279 635511

 

Last 16 Round – Scratch Plus Singles

The drawsheet for the Last 16 Round of the Scratch Plus Singles is now uploaded to the league website.  Please note that all matches are to be arranged by 14 February 2017 and played by 28 February 2017.

Please could the winner of each match report the result to the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram within 24 hours to enable the tournament drawsheet to be updated for the next round.

Should you encounter any issues in trying to contact your opponent then please contact the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.

Last 16 Round – Scratch Singles

The drawsheet for the Last 16 Round of the Scratch Singles is now uploaded to the league website.  Please note that all matches are to be arranged by 14 February 2017 and played by 28 February 2017.

Please could the winner of each match report the result to the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram within 24 hours to enable the tournament drawsheet to be updated for the next round.

Should you encounter any issues in trying to contact your opponent then please contact the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.

Last 16 Round – The John Webb Plate

The drawsheet for the Last 16 Round of the John Webb Plate [Handicap Singles Plate tournament] is now uploaded to the league website.  Please note that all matches are to be arranged by 14 February 2017 and played by 28 February 2017.

Please could the winner of each match report the result to the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram within 24 hours to enable the tournament drawsheet to be updated for the next round.

Should you encounter any issues in trying to contact your opponent then please contact the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.

Last 16 Round – Handicap Singles and Handicap Doubles

The drawsheets for the Last 16 Round of the Handicap Singles and Handicap Doubles are now updated on the league website.  Please note that all matches are to be arranged by 14 February 2017 and played by 28 February 2017.

Please could the winner of each match report the result to the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram within 24 hours to enable the tournament drawsheet to be updated for the next round.

Should you encounter any issues in trying to contact your opponent then please contact the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.