Byfleet & District
Billiards & Snooker League

   
 
 

The Byfleet & District Billiards & Snooker League was founded in 1946 and has developed into a highly competitive league for players of all standards. We currently run 4 divisions of 8 teams for Snooker and 3 divisions of 8 teams for Billiards with over 300 players registered throughout.

The Snooker season runs from September through to February, with a number of knockout competitions running throughout. Billiards starts immediately after the Snooker has finished and runs until June.

We hope you can find what you're looking for in our website, whether you're a new player looking for a local league in which to play, a current player checking out the league tables, or just generally interested in Snooker. You are more than welcome to browse our site and if you have any comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thought of the season:
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

Latest News

thumbLAST FEW WEEKS OF THE SEASON!!!
May 22, 2019
With just two weeks to go in the league season and at the quarter final stages of the Billiards competitions we ask that all results are sent in as quickly as you can in order that final preparations for the Presentation Evening can take place. Deadlines for the competitions are strict so please arrange your games. Good luck everyone. There is still much to play for.
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thumbBILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS NIGHT CHANGE OF DATE
May 10, 2019
The Billiards Championship semi finals and final date has been changed to Tuesday June 4th at West Byfleet Social Club. This is due to the Europa Football Final between Chelsea and Arsenal taking place on the original set date.
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thumbDO YOU WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR GAME? IF YES, READ ON
April 2, 2019
Every player struggles with aspects of their game at times and some of us experience a crisis in confidence. The answer is to seek help. The Byfleet League is lucky to have two World Snooker Certified Coaches in our area that will answer your questions and guide you to be a better player and to give you a tailormade programme. SEFTON PAYNE has played in the league prior to concentrating on his coaching career. He was a big part of the Feltham Cons team that won the Premier Division title in 2016 and has recorded the very rare achievement of making back to back maximum breaks in a match. Renowned for a Rolls Royce cue action SEFTON has played pool and snooker at the highest level and will help you with both the technical and mental side of playing snooker. He can be contacted on 07887 844200 or by email to 'Seftonsnookercoaching@outlook.com'. BRIAN COX is a member of the Woking Snooker Centre and another fine player. His credentials and testimonials can be seen on his website - 'Briancoxsnooker.co.uk'. Brian can be contacted on 07738 261592 or by email to: 'Briancox147@gmail.com'. Both SEFTON and BRIAN are highly recommended and thoroughly nice guys.KJ
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thumbBILLIARDS COMPETITIONS DETAILS - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
March 1, 2019
The draw for both billiards competitions have now been made and are on the website. The closing dates differ due to an extra round to be played in the billiards handicap. These closing dates must be adhered to so please arrange your matches quickly. The finals will be played on the dates shown and the venues will be published shortly. CONTACT RULES - THE FIRST NAMED PLAYERS HAVE 14 DAYS FROM THE START OF THE ROUND TO CONTACT THE SECOND NAMED AND ARRANGE THE MATCH. IF NO CONTACT HAS BEEN RECEIVED AFTER THE 14 DAYS THE SECOND NAMED IS TO THEN BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING CONTACT AND CAN PLAY THE MATCH AT THEIR HOME CLUB. IF NO CONTACT IS MADE BY THE CLOSING DATE FROM EITHER PLAYER, BOTH WILL BE ELIMINATED. BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP - The matches are first to 200 up to and including the semi finals with the final over 90 minutes play. BILLIARDS HANDICAP - The trophy will be named and engraved in memory of George Harris. The handicaps are based on 200 points, on an owe and receive basis. For example, if a player Owes then he has to score 200 plus the amount he owes before the other player reaches his designated amount. If a player Receives then he has to score 200 less the amount he receives. If in the case of the tie between Ryan Mears and John Chiverton in Round Two, the handicap is Ryan Owes 60 and John receives 80 therefore Ryan has to score 260 points before John scores 120 to win the match. HANDICAPS - With quite a few 'new to billiards' entries this season the handicapper has had to assess some handicaps on very little criteria. If you have a query on a handicap then please contact me by text on 07767796102 and briefly give your reason why a match handicap should be reviewed. The aim is to make the matches as fair as possible and with your help we will do our utmost to succeed. All results by email to: andrewrockingham@hotmail.com or by text to me on 07767796102. Good luck. KJ
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