Subsequent month marks a particular milestone for World Girls’s Snooker (WWS) as we put together to have a good time our 40th anniversary and those that have helped to form the ladies’s sport.
It was on the 31 July 1981 that following a interval of uncertainty close to the way forward for the ladies’s circuit, the landmark choice to type the World Women Billiards & Snooker Affiliation by a committee of seven that included Mandy Fisher, a finalist in that 12 months’s world championship.
Now, virtually 40 years later, we’re proud to have a good time a historical past which has seen over 320 occasions staged throughout that point, together with greater than 630 particular person tournaments for ladies and ladies throughout the globe.
With Fisher nonetheless on the helm as our president as we speak and with the help of the WPBSA since 2015, the WWS Tour has grown considerably lately, with tournaments staged internationally and gamers from 29 international locations at present on the world rating checklist.
It’s due to this progress that the tour has been recognised by the skilled sport, with the announcement that the circuit is to change into an official qualifying pathway to the World Snooker Tour for the primary time.
However we additionally respect that it’s due to the help and dedication of the entire gamers, officers and others who’ve contributed to the Tour through the previous 40 years that this landmark has been reached.
Over the approaching weeks subsequently, we’re excited to have the ability to have a good time our historical past with you all and to recognise the nice champions who’ve helped to place girls’s snooker on the map throughout that point.
We shall be working a collection of options on this web site celebrating the historical past of our tour, together with our greats previous and current, in addition to extra information on future tournaments because the circuit prepares to renew this autumn.
We additionally look ahead to bringing to you new information and statistics, formally compiled following a course of that has seen us produce an in depth file of our event historical past for the primary time.
Comply with us on social media and at www.womenssnooker.com for all the newest information from the WWS Tour.
Article by WWS.