It was on the 31 July 1981 that following a interval of uncertainty on the subject of the way forward for the ladies’s circuit, the landmark choice to type the World Girls Billiards & Snooker Affiliation by a committee of seven that included Mandy Fisher, a finalist in that yr’s world championship.
Now, nearly 40 years later, WWS is 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 women throughout the globe.
With Fisher nonetheless on the helm as president at present and with the assist of the WPBSA since 2015, the WWS Tour has grown considerably in recent times, with tournaments staged internationally and gamers from 29 international locations at the moment on the world rating record.
It’s due to this progress that the tour has been recognised by the skilled recreation, with the announcement that the circuit is to develop into an official qualifying pathway to the World Snooker Tour for the primary time.
However WWS additionally respect that it’s because of the assist and dedication of the entire gamers, officers and others who’ve contributed to the Tour in the course of the previous 40 years that this landmark has been reached.
Over the approaching weeks due to this fact, WWS is happy to have the ability to have a good time its historical past and to recognise the good champions who’ve helped to place ladies’s snooker on the map throughout that point.
WWS might be working a collection of options on their web site celebrating the historical past of the tour, greats previous and current, in addition to extra information on future tournaments because the circuit prepares to renew this autumn.
WWS additionally appears to be like ahead to bringing to you new data and statistics, formally compiled to provide an intensive report of event historical past for the primary time.
Comply with WWS on social media and at www.womenssnooker.com for all the newest information from the Tour.