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Posted On: 9 November 2019 10:36 am
Updated On: 10 November 2019 01:05 pm

Qatar to host 2020 World Snooker Championships

Leena Chung
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International Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF) named the State of Qatar as the host of the 2020 World Snooker Championships for the Men, Women and Masters.

IBSF President Mubarak Al Khayarin announced the decision during the IBSF General Assembly held in Antalya, Turkey, on the sidelines of the 2019 World Snooker Championships for the Men, Women and Masters.

IBSF General Assembly witnessed the discussion of many topics. The Federation decided to participate in the global confederation after the adoption of the law of the international federation in the General Assembly.

About World Snooker:

The World Snooker Championship is the leading snooker tournament both in terms of prestige and prize money. The first championship was held in 1927 and was won by Joe Davis. Davis won the first 15 championships before retiring from the event, undefeated, after his 1946 success.

Source: QNA & Wikipedia