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Blue-filled: nations that have hosted a professional snooker tournament.
Red-filled: nations that have hosted a pro–am tournament but are yet to host a fully professional tournament.

This is a list of professional and alternative format snooker tournaments. Professional snooker tournaments can take the form of ranking tournaments—which are open to players on the main tour and award ranking points based on a player's performance—and non-ranking tournaments. A non-ranking tournament may take the form of an invitational event where player participation is conditional on criteria set by the organiser or sponsor or by personal invite. Most tournaments take the form of a 'singles' event, but there are several team formats that have appeared on the calendar over the years.

In recent seasons alternative forms of snooker have proliferated on the calendar. Any event that uses the official rules of snooker but is not completely consistent with them is defined as an "alternative form of snooker", such as six-red snooker (which is played with six reds as opposed to the standard fifteen as required by the official rules), and alterations to scoring and fouling. Some tournaments have occupied the middle ground between strict adherence to the official rules and adopting an alternative format by implementing tournament rules that fully complement the official rules of the game, such as adding a shot clock or call shot; in such instances, a tournament rule operates in a way that the official rules of the game are still fully observed.

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Current tournaments

Ranking

This is a list of ranking professional snooker tournaments.

Tournament Event Format Location
World Snooker Championship 1927–1940 (BACC)
1946–1952 (BACC)
1952–1957 (World Professional Match-play Championship)
1964–1968 (BACC) (challenge basis)
1969–present (WPBSA)
Non-ranking
1927–1973
England
1927–1928 (Camkin's Hall, Birmingham)
1929, 1931 (Lounge Hall, Nottingham)
1930, 1932, 1935–1940 (Thurston's Hall, London)
1933 (Joe Davis Saloon, Chesterfield)
1934 (Lounge Hall, Nottingham/Kettering)
1946 (Royal Horticultural Hall, London)
1947–1949, 1953 (Leicester Square Hall, London)
1950–1951, 1952, 1955–1956 (Tower Circus, Blackpool)
1952, 1954 (Houldsworth Hall, Manchester)
1964–1965 (Burroughes Hall, London)
1966 (St George's Hall, Liverpool)
1968 (Co-operative Hall, Bolton)
1968/69–1971/72 (various)
1972/73 (City Exhibition Hall)
Jersey
1957 (Saint Helier)
South Africa
1965 (various)
Australia
1970 (1971 event, various)
Ranking
1974–present
England
1973/74 (Belle Vue, Manchester)
1975/76 (Town Hall, Middlesbrough / Wythenshawe Forum, Manchester)

1976/77–present (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield)
Australia
1975 (various)
UK Championship 1977/78–present Invitational
1977/78–1983/84
England
1977/78 (Tower Circus, Blackpool)
1978/79–1997/98 (Guild Hall, Preston)
1998/99–2000/01 (International Centre, Bournemouth)
2001/02–2006/07 (Barbican Centre, York)
2007/08–2010/11 (International Centre, Telford)
2011/12–2019/20 (Barbican Centre, York)
2020/21 (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
Ranking
1984/85–present
Scottish Open International Open
1981/82–1984/85
Non-ranking
1981/82
England
1981/82–1982/83 (Assembly Rooms, Derby)
1983/84–1984/85 (Eldon Square Rec Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
1985/86 (Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent)
Ranking
1982/83–1984/85
Matchroom Trophy
1985/86
Ranking
International Open
1986/87–1989/90
1992/93–1996/97
Ranking England
1986/87–1989/90 (Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent)
1992/93 (Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth)
1993/94–1994/95 (International Centre, Bournemouth)
1995/96 (Link Centre, Swindon)
Scotland
1996/97 (AECC, Aberdeen)
Scottish Open
1997/98–2002/03
Ranking Scotland
1997/98–2001/02 (AECC, Aberdeen)
2002/03 (Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh)
2003/04 (SECC, Glasgow)
Players Championship
2003/04
Scottish Open
2012/13, 2016/17–present
Minor-ranking
2012/13
Scotland (Regional Sports Facility, Ravenscraig)
Ranking
2016/17–present
Scotland
2016/17–2019/20 (Commonwealth Arena, Glasgow)
England
2020/21 (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
European Masters European Open
1988/89–1996/97
Ranking France
1988/89 (Casino de Deauville, Deauville)
1989/90 (Palais des Sports, Lyon)
The Netherlands
1990/91 (Imax Centre, Rotterdam)
Belgium
1991/92 (Tongeren Snooker Centre, Tongeren)
1992/93–1993/94 (Arenahal, Antwerp)
1994/95 (Schijnpoort Arena, Antwerp)
Malta
1995/96–1996/97 (Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta)
Irish Open
1998/99
Ranking Republic of Ireland (National Basketball Arena, Dublin)
European Open
2001/02–2003/04
Ranking Malta
2001/02 (Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta)
2003/04 (Hilton Conference Centre, Portomaso)
England
2002/03 (Palace Hotel, Torquay)
Malta Cup
2004/05–2007/08
Ranking
2004/05–2006/07
Malta (Hilton Conference Centre, Portomaso)
Invitational
2007/08
European Masters
2016/17–present
Ranking
Romania
2016/17 (Globus Circus, Bucharest)
Belgium
2017/18–2018/19 (De Soeverein, Lommel)
Austria
2019/20 (Messe Dornbirn, Dornbirn)
England
2020/21 (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
Shoot Out 1990/91, 2010/11–present Invitational (professional rules)
1990/91
England (Trentham Gardens)
Invitational (alternative rules)
2010/11–2015/16
England
2010/11–2014/15 (Blackpool Tower)
2015/16 (The Hexagon)
Ranking (alternative rules)
2016/17–present
England (Watford Colosseum)
Welsh Open 1991/92–present Ranking Wales
1991/92–1997/98 (Newport Centre, Newport)
1998/99–2002/03 (International Arena, Cardiff)
2003/04 (Welsh Institute of Sport, Cardiff)
2004/05–2013/14 (Newport Centre, Newport)
2014/15–present (Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff)
German Masters German Open
1995/96–1997/98
Ranking Germany
1995/96 (Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt)
1996/97 (Roberts Barracks, Osnabrück)
1997/98–1998/99 (Atlantis Rheinhotel, Bingen am Rhein)
2010/11–present (Tempodrom, Berlin)
German Masters
1998/99
2010/11–present
Invitational
1998/99
Ranking
2010/11–present
Championship League 2007/08–present Invitational
2007/08–2019/20
England
2007/08–2015/16 (Crondon Park Golf Club, Stock)
2016/17–2018/19 (Ricoh Arena, Coventry)
2018/19 (Barnsley Metrodome, Barnsley)
2019/20 (Morningside Arena, Leicester)
2019/20–present (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
Ranking
2020/21–present
Players Championship Players Tour Championship Grand Finals
2010/11–2012/13
Ranking Republic of Ireland
2010/11 (The Helix, Dublin)
2011/12–2012/13 (Bailey Allen Hall, Galway)
Players Championship Grand Final
2013/14–2015/16
Ranking England
2013/14 (Guild Hall, Preston)
2015/16 (EventCity, Manchester)
Thailand
2014/15 (Montien Riverside Hotel, Bangkok)
Players Championship
2016/17–present
Ranking Wales
2016/17–2017/18 (Venue Cymru, Llandudno)
England
2018/19 (Guild Hall, Preston)
2019/20 (Theatre and Convention Centre, Southport)
World Grand Prix 2014/15–present Invitational
2014/15
Wales
2014/15–2015/16 (Venue Cymru, Llandudno)
Ranking
2015/16–present
England
2016/17–2017/18 (Guild Hall, Preston)
2018/19–2019/20 (Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham)
2020/21 (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
Gibraltar Open 2015/16–present Minor-ranking
2015/16
Gibraltar
2015/16–2018/19 (Tercentenary Sports Hall)
2019/20 (Europa Point Sports Complex)
Ranking
2016/17–present
English Open 2016/17–present Ranking England
2016/17 (EventCity, Manchester)
2017/18 (Barnsley Metrodome, Barnsley)
2018/19–2019/20 (K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley)
2020/21 (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
Northern Ireland Open 2016/17–present Ranking Northern Ireland
2016/17 (Titanic Belfast, Belfast)
2017/18–2019/20 (Waterfront Hall, Belfast)
England
2020/21 (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
Tour Championship 2018/19–present Ranking Wales
2018/19 (Venue Cymru, Llandudno)
England
2019/20 (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)

Non-ranking

The professional snooker tournaments listed below are non-ranking and invitational events.

Tournament Event Format Location
Masters 1975–present Invitational England
1974/75 (West Centre Hotel, London)
1975/76–1977/78 (New London Theatre, London)

1978/79–2005/06 (Wembley Conference Centre, London)
2006/07–2010/11 (Wembley Arena, London)
2011/12–present (Alexandra Palace, London)
Champion of Champions 1978/79, 1980/81
2013/14–present
Invitational England
1978/79 (Wembley Conference Centre, London)
1980/81 (New London Theatre, London)
2013/14–2019/20 (Ricoh Arena, Coventry)
2020/21–present (Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes)
World Cup World Challenge Cup
1979/80–1980/81
Invitational England
1979/80 (Haden Hill Leisure Centre, Birmingham)
1980/81 (New London Theatre, London)
1981/82–1983/84 (The Hexagon, Reading)
World Team Classic
1981/82–1983/84
World Cup
1984/85–1989/90
1996/97
2011/12
2015/16–present
Invitational England
1984/85–1989/90 (International Centre, Bournemouth)
Thailand
1996/97 (Armari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok
2011/12 (Bangkok Convention Centre, Bangkok)
China
2015/16–present (Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium, Wuxi)
World Seniors Championship 1991/92, 2010/11 Non-ranking (professional rules) England
1991/92 (Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent)
2010/11 (Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford)
2011/12 (East of England Showground, Peterborough)
2012/13–2013/14 (Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth)
2014/15 (Blackpool Tower, Blackpool)
2015/16 (Guild Hall, Preston)
2016/17–2017/18 (Baths Hall, Scunthorpe)
2019/20–present (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield)
2011/12 Non-ranking (alternative rules)
2012/13–present Non-ranking (professional rules)
UK Seniors Championship 2017/18–present Non-ranking England
2017/18 (Harlequin Theatre, Redhill)
2018/19–present (Bonus Arena, Hull)

Pro-am

Tournament Event Format Location
World Games 2001/02–present Pro–am Japan
2001 (Selion Plaza, Akita)
Germany
2005 (Saalbau Bottrop, Duisburg)
Taiwan
2009 (Chung Cheng Martial Arts Stadium, Kaohsiung)
Colombia
2013 (Unidad Deportiva Alberto Galindo, Cali)
Poland
2017 (Wroclaw Congress Center, Wrocław)
Southeast Asian Games 2005/06–present Pro–am Philippines
2005 (Makati Coliseum, Makati)
2019 (Manila Hotel, Manila)
Thailand
2007 (Sima Thani Hotel Grand Ballroom, Nakhon Ratchasima)
Laos
2009 (Don Chan Palace, Vientiane)
Indonesia
2011 (Jakabaring Billiard Arena, Palembang)
Myanmar
2013 (Wunna Theikdi Billiard & Snooker Indoor Stadium, Naypyidaw)
Singapore
2015 (OCBC Arena Hall 4, Kallang)
Malaysia
2017 (Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur)
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Asian Indoor Games
2007/08–2009/10
Pro–am Macau
2007 (Macau East Asian Games Dome, Macau)
Vietnam
2009 (Phan Đình Phùng Gymnasium, Ho Chi Minh City)
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
2013/14–present
Pro–am South Korea
2013 (Songdo Convensia, Incheon)
Turkmenistan
2017 (Ashgabat Billiard Sports Arena, Ashgabat)

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Withdrawn tournaments

Ranking

This is a list of ranking professional snooker tournaments that no longer form part of the snooker calendar.

Tournament Event Format Location
Canadian Masters Canadian Open
1974/75–1980/81
Invitational Canada
1974/75–1980/81 (Canadian National Exhibition Stadium, Toronto)
1985/86–1987/88 (CBC Television Studios, Toronto)
1988/89 (Minkler Auditorium, Toronto)
Canadian Masters
1985/86–1988/89
Invitational
1985/86–1987/88
Ranking
1988/89
Irish Masters Benson & Hedges Ireland Tournament
1975–1977
Invitational Republic of Ireland
1974/75–1975/76 (National Boxing Stadium, Dublin)
1976/77 (Leopardstown Racecourse, Leopardstown)
1977/78–1999/00 (Goffs, Kill)
2000/01–2004/05 (Citywest Hotel, Dublin)
2006/07 (Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny)
Irish Masters
1977/78–2004/05
2006/07
Invitational
1977/78–2001/02
2006/07
Ranking
2002/03–2004/05
Classic 1979/80–1991/92 Invitational
1979/80–1982/83
England
1979/80 (New Century Hall, Manchester)
1980/81 (Blighty's, Bolton)
1981/82 (Civic Centre, Oldham)
1982/83–1985/86 (Spectrum Arena, Warrington)
1986/87–1989/90 (Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool)
1990/91–1991/92 (International Centre, Bournemouth)
Ranking
1983/84–1991/92
Australian Goldfields Open Australian Masters
1979/801987/88
Invitational Australia
1979/80–1983/84 (Channel 10 Television Studios, Sydney)
1984/85–1987/88 (Parmatta Club, Sydney)
Hong Kong Open
1989/90
Ranking Hong Kong (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai)
Australian Open
1994/95–1995/96
Non-ranking Australia
1994/95–1995/96 (Bentleigh Club, Melbourne)
2011/12–2015/16 (Bendigo Stadium, Bendigo)
Australian Masters
1995/96
Invitational
Australian Goldfields Open
2011/12–2015/16
Ranking
British Open British Gold Cup
1979/80
Invitational England
1979/80–1992/93 (Assembly Rooms, Derby)
1993/94–2000/01 (Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth)
2001/02 (Telewest Arena, Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
2002/03 (International Centre, Telford)
2003/04–2004/05 (Brighton Centre, Brighton)
Yamaha Organs Trophy
1980/81
International Masters
1981/82–1983/84
British Open
1984/85–2004/05
Ranking
Northern Ireland Trophy Northern Ireland Classic
1981/82
Invitational Northern Ireland
1981/82 (Ulster Hall, Belfast)
2005/06–2008/09 (Waterfront Hall, Belfast)
Northern Ireland Trophy
2005/06–2008/09
Invitational
2005/06
Ranking
2006/07–2008/09
World Open Professional Players Tournament
1982/83–1983/84
Ranking England
1982/83 (La Reserve International Snooker Club, Birmingham)
1983/84 (Redwood Lodge, Bristol)
1984/85–1993/94 (The Hexagon, Reading)
1994/95 (Assembly Rooms, Derby)
1995/96 (Crowtree Centre, Sunderland)
1996/97–1997/98 (International Centre, Bournemouth)
1998/99–1999/00 (Guild Hall, Preston)
2000/01 (International Centre, Telford)
2001/02–2003/04 (Guild Hall, Preston)
Grand Prix
1984/85–2000/01
LG Cup
2001/02–2003/04
Grand Prix
2004/05–2009/10
Ranking England
2004/05–2005/06 (Guild Hall, Preston)
Scotland
2006/07–2007/08 (AECC, Aberdeen)
2008/09 (SECC, Glasgow)
2009/10 (Kelvin Hall, Glasgow)
World Open
2010/11–2013/14, 2016/17–2019/20
Ranking Scotland
2010/11 (SECC, Glasgow)
China
2011/12 (Haikou Stadium, Haikou)
2012/13–2013/14 (International Exhibition Center, Haikou)
2016/17–2018/19 (No.1 Middle School, Yushan)
2019/20 (Yushan Sport Centre, Yushan)
Thailand Masters Thailand Masters
1983/84–1986/87
1991/92 (World Series event)
Invitational Thailand
1983/84 (Thai Nippon Stadium, Bangkok)
1984/85–1985/86 (Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok)
1986/87 (Chiang Mai Plaza Hotel, Bangkok)
1991/92 (Bangkok)
Asian Open
1989/90–1992/93
Ranking Thailand
1989/90 (Channel 12 Studios, Bangkok)
1991/92–1992/93 (Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok)
China
1990/91 (GDTV, Guangzhou)
Thailand Open
1993/94–1996/97
Ranking Thailand
1993/94–1994/95 (Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok)
1995/96 (Montien Riverside Hotel, Bangkok)
1996/97 (Century Park Hotel, Bangkok)
Thailand Masters
1997/98–2002/03
2006/07
Ranking
1997/98–2001/02
Thailand
1997/98 (Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok)
1998/99 (Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok)
1999/00 (Riverside Montien Hotel, Bangkok)
2000/01–2001/02 (Merchant Court Hotel, Bangkok)
2002/03 (National Stadium, Bangkok)
2006/07 (Grand Hotel, Hua Hin)
Invitational
2002/03
2006/07
Dubai Classic Dubai Masters
1988/89
Invitational United Arab Emirates
1988/89–1994/95 (Al Nasr Stadium, Dubai)
Dubai Classic
1989/90–1994/95
Ranking
Thailand Classic
1995/96
Ranking Thailand
1995/96 (Novotel, Bangkok)
1996/97 (Riverside Montien Hotel, Bangkok)
Asian Classic
1996/97
Masters Qualifying Event Benson & Hedges Satellite Championship
1990/91–1991/92
Non-ranking Scotland (Masters Club, Glasgow)
Benson & Hedges Championship
1992/93–2002/03
Minor-ranking
1992/93
Scotland (Masters Club, Glasgow)
Non-ranking
1993/94–2002/03
Scotland
1993/94 (Masters Club, Glasgow)
1994/95–1996/97 (JP Snooker Centre, Edinburgh)
England
1997/98–2000/01 (Willie Thorne Snooker Club, Malvern)
2001/02–2002/03 (Towers Snooker Club, Mansfield)
Masters Qualifying Event
2003/04
2005/06–2009/10
Non-ranking Wales
2003/04, 2005/06 & 2009/10 (Pontin's, Prestatyn)
England
2006/07–2008/09 (English Institue of Sport, Sheffield)
Strachan Open Strachan Open
1991/92
Ranking England
1991/92 (Thornbury Leisure Centre, Bristol)
1992/93–1993/94 (Jimmy White Snooker Lodge, Aldershot)
1992/93 (Radion Plaxa Club, Sheffield)
1993/94 (Wille Thorne Snooker Lodge, Leicester)
Strachan Challenge
1992/93–1993/94
Minor-ranking series
1992/93
Non-ranking
1993/94
Malta Grand Prix 1994/95–2000/01 Invitational
1994/95–1998/99
2000/01
Malta
1994/95 (Jerma Palace Hotel, Marsaskala)
1995/96–1997/98 (Jerma Palace Hotel, Marsaskala)
1998/99 (New Dolmen Hotel, Buġibba)
1999/00–2000/01 (Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta)
Ranking
1999/00
China Open China International
1997/98–1998/99
Invitational
1997/98
China
1997/98 (Beijing)
1998/99 (JC Mandarin Hotel, Shanghai)
1999/00 (Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing)
2000/01 (Mission Hills Resort, Shenzhen)
2001/02 (International Gymnastic Centre, Shanghai)
2004/05 (Haidian Stadium, Beijing)
2005/06–2016/17 (Beijing University Students' Gymnasium)
2017/18–2018/19 (Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium, Beijing)
Ranking
1998/99
China Open
1999/00–2001/02
2004/05–2018/19
Ranking
Paul Hunter Classic Grand Prix Fürth
2004/05
Pro–am Germany (Stadthalle, Fürth)
Fürth German Open
2005/06–2006/07
Paul Hunter Classic
2007/08–2019/20
Pro–am
2007/08–2009/10
Minor-ranking
2010/11–2015/16
Ranking
2016/17–2018/19
Non-ranking
2019/20
Shanghai Masters 2007/08–2019/20 Ranking
2007/08–2017/18
China
2007/08–2017/18 (Shanghai Grand Stage, Shanghai)
2018/19–2019/20 (Regal International East Asia Hotel, Shanghai)
Non-ranking
2018/19–2019/20
Bahrain Championship 2008/09 Ranking Bahrain (International Exhibition & Convention Centre, Manama)
Wuxi Classic Jiangsu Classic
2008/09–2009/10
Invitational China
2008/09 (Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium, Nanjing)
2008/09–2010/11 (Wuxi Sports Center, Wuxi)
2011/12–2014/15 (Wuxi City Sports Park Stadium, Wuxi)
Wuxi Classic
2010/11–2014/15
Invitational
2010/11–2011/12
Ranking
2012/13–2014/15
International Championship 2012/13–2019/20 Ranking China
2012/13 (Sichuan International Tennis Center, Chengdu)
2013/14 (Chengdu Eastern Music Park, Chengdu)
2014/15 (Sichuan International Tennis Center, Chengdu)
2015/16–2019/20 (Baihu Media Broadcasting Centre, Daqing)
Indian Open 2013/14–2014/15, 2016/17–2018/19 Ranking India
2013/14 (Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi)
2014/15 (Grand Hyatt, Mumbai)
2016/17 (HICC Novotel Hotel, Hyderabad)
2017/18 (Hotel Novotel Varun Beach, Vishakhapatnam)
2018/19 (Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, Kochi)
Riga Masters Riga Open
2014/15–2015/16
Minor-ranking Latvia (Arena Riga, Riga)
Riga Masters
2016/17–2019/20
Ranking
China Championship 2016/17–2019/20 Non-ranking
2016/17
China
2016/17 (Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou)
2017/18 (Guangzhou Sport University, Guangzhou)
2018/19–2019/20 (Guangzhou Tianhe Sports Centre, Guangzhou)
Ranking
2017/18–2019/20

Minor-ranking

This is a list of minor-ranking professional snooker tournaments that no longer form part of the snooker calendar.

Tournament Event Format Location
Players Tour Championship 2010/11–2015/16 Minor-ranking series England
2010/11–2012/13 (World Snooker Academy, Sheffield)
2010/11–2013/14 (South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester)
2011/12 (English Institute of Sport, Sheffield)
2013/14 (The Dome Leisure Centre, Doncaster)
Germany
2010/11–2015/16 (Stadthalle, Fürth)
2010/11 (Walter Kobel Sporthalle, Rüsselsheim)
2010/11 (Sparkassen Arena, Hamm)
2011/12–2012/13 (Event Forum, Fürstenfeldbruck)
2013/14–2015/16 (RWE-Sporthalle, Mülheim)
Belgium
2010/11 (Boudewijn Seapark, Bruges)
2011/12–2013/14 (Lotto Arena, Antwerp)
Czech Republic
2010/11 (Aréna Sparta Podvinný Mlýn, Prague)
Poland
2011/12 (Arena Ursynów, Warsaw)
2012/13–2015/16 (Gdynia Sports Arena, Gdynia
Republic of Ireland
2011/12 (Killarney Convention Centre, Killarney)
China
2012/13–2013/14 (Zhangjiagang Sports Centre, Zhangjiagang)
2012/13–2014/15 (Yixing Sports Centre, Yixing)
2012/13–2013/14 (Henan Province Sports Stadium, Zhengzhou)
2013/14 (Dongguan Dongcheng Sports Garden, Dongguan)
2014/15–2015/16 (Haining Sports Centre, Haining)
2014/15 (Xuzhou Sports Centre, Xuzhou)
Bulgaria
2012/13 (Princess Hotel, Sofia)
2013/14–2015/16 (Universiada Hall, Sofia)
Scotland
2012/13 (Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility, Ravenscraig)
The Netherlands
2013/14 (Topsport Centrum, Rotterdam)
Latvia
2014/15–2015/16 (Arena Riga, Riga)
Portugal
2014/15 (Casal Vistoso Sports Centre, Lisbon)
Brugge Open 2010/11 PTC Belgium (Boudewijn Seapark, Bruges)
Russelsheim Cup 2010/11 PTC Germany (Walter Kobel Sporthalle, Rüsselsheim)
MIUS Cup 2010/11 PTC England (South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester)
Ruhr Championship 2010/11 PTC Germany (Sparkassen Arena, Hamm)
Prague Classic 2010/11 PTC Czech Republic (Aréna Sparta Podvinný Mlýn, Prague)
Warsaw Classic 2011/12 PTC Poland (Arena Ursynów, Warsaw)
Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup Kay Suzanne Memorial Trophy
2011/12–2012/13
PTC England (South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester)
Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup
2013/14
Alex Higgins International Trophy 2011/12 PTC Republic of Ireland (Killarney Convention Centre, Killarney)
Antwerp Open 2011/12–2013/14 PTC Belgium (Lotto Arena, Antwerp)
FFB Open FFB Snooker Open
2011/12
PTC England (World Snooker Academy, Sheffield)
Germany (Event Forum, Fürstenfeldbruck)
FFB Open
2012/13
Bulgarian Open 2012/13–2015/16 PTC Bulgaria
2012/13 (Princess Hotel, Sofia)
2013/14–2015/16 (Universiada Hall, Sofia)
Gdynia Open 2012/13–2015/16 PTC England
2012/13 (World Snooker Academy, Sheffield)
Poland
2012/13–2015/16 (Gdynia Sports Arena, Gdynia)
Yixing Open 2013/14–2014/15 PTC China (Yixing Sports Centre, Yixing)
Rotterdam Open 2013/14 PTC The Netherlands (Topsport Centrum, Rotterdam)
Bluebell Wood Open 2013/14 PTC England (The Dome Leisure Centre, Doncaster)
Zhangjiagang Open 2013/14 PTC China (Zhangjiagang Sports Center, Zhangjiagang)
Zhengzhou Open 2013/14 PTC China (Guanhua Grand Hotel, Zhengzhou)
Dongguan Open 2013/14 PTC China (Dongguan Dongcheng Sports Garden, Dongguan)
Ruhr Open 2013/14–2015/16 PTC Germany (RWE-Sporthalle, Mülheim)
Xuzhou Open 2014/15 PTC China (Xuzhou Olympic Center, Xuzhou)

Non-ranking

The professional snooker tournaments listed below were non-ranking and invitational events.

Tournament Event Format Location
Welsh Professional Championship 1922, 1977 (challenge basis)
1980/81–1990/91
Invitational Wales
1922 (Burroughes & Watts Hall, Cardiff)
1977 (Club Double Diamond, Caerphilly)
1980/81–1983/84 (Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre, Ebbw Vale)
1984/85–1985/86 (Abertillery Leisure Centre, Abertillery)
1986/87–1990/91 (Newport Centre, Newport)
Daily Mail Gold Cup 1936–1940 Invitational England (Thurston's Hall, London)
Irish Professional Championship 1947–1981 (challenge basis)
1981/82–1982/83
1984/85–1988/89
1991/92–1992/93
2005/06–2007/08
Invitational Northern Ireland
1947–1971 (various)
1971/72–1979/80, 1984/85 (Ulster Hall, Belfast)
1980/81–1981/82 (Riverside Theatre, Coleraine)
1982/83, 1985/86 (Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast)
1986/87–1988/89 (Antrim Forum, Antrim)
Republic of Ireland
1991/92–1992/93 (Jury's Hotel, Cork)
2005/06–2006/07 (Spawell Sport & Leisure Complex, Templeogue)
2007/08 (Red Cow Exhibition Centre, Dublin)
South African Professional Championship 1948–1977, 1980–1984 (challenge basis)
1978/79–1979/80
1986/87–1988/89
Invitational South Africa
1948–1984 (various)
1986/87–1988/89 (Summit Club, Johannesburg)
Sunday Empire News Tournament 1948 Invitational England (Leicester Square Hall, London)
Scottish Professional Championship 1949/50–1953/54
1979/80–1988/89
2010/11
Invitational Scotland
1949/50–1951/52 (Nile Rooms, Edinburgh)
1952/53–1953/54 (Union Club, Glasgow)
1979/80–1980/81 (Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum)
1981/82–1982/83 (Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline)
1983/84 (Glasgow University Student's Union, Glasgow
1984/85–1985/86 (Marco's Leisure Centre, Edinburgh)
1986/87 (Steve Davis Club, Glasgow)
1987/88–1988/89 (Marco's Leisure Centre, Edinburgh)
2010/11 (Lucky Break Snooker Club, Clydebank)
Sporting Record Masters' Snooker Tournament 1950 Invitational England (Leicester Square Hall, London)
News of the World Tournament 1950–1959 Invitational England
1949/50–1954/55 (Leicester Square Hall, London)
1955/56–1957/58 (various)
1958–1959 (Burroughes Hall, London)
World Professional Match-play Championship 1952–1957 (alternative World Championship) Non-ranking United Kingdom (various)
1976/77 (WPBSA event) Non-ranking Australia (Nunawading Basketball Centre, Melbourne)
Australian Professional Championship 1963–1975 (challenge basis)
1975/76–1977/78
1984/85–1988/89
Invitational Australia
1963–1975 (various)
1975/76 (Wagga RSL Club, Wagga Wagga)
1976/77 (Dandanong Football Club, Melbourne)
1977/78 (Golden Bowl Sports Centre, Melbourne)
1978/79 (Grafton)
1984/85 (RSL Club, Dubbo)
1985/86 (Orange RSL, Sydney)
1986/87 (Wooloongong, Sydney)
1987/88 (Lakemba Club, Sydney)
1988/89 (Roots Hill Retired Soldiers Club, Sydney)
Willie Smith Trophy 1968 Invitational England (Queen's Hall, Leeds)
Pot Black 1968/69–1985/86
1991/92–1993/94
2005/06–2007/08
Invitational England
1968/69–1971/72 (BBC Studios, Birmingham)
1972/73–1985/86 (Pebble Mill Studios, Birmingham)
1991/92 (Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent)
1992/93 (Norbreck Hydro, Blackpool)
1993/94 (Pebble Mill Studios, Birmingham)
2005/06–2006/07 (Royal Automobile Club, London)
2007/08 (Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield)
Stratford Professional 1970/71–1972/73 Invitational England
1970/71 (Stratford-upon-Avon)
1971/72 (Wilmcote Working Men's Club, Wilmcote)
1972/73 (Wootton Wawen Social Club, Wootton Wawen)
Park Drive 2000 1970/71–1972/73 Invitational England (various)
Men of the Midlands 1972/73–1973/74 Invitational England (various)
Norwich Union Open 1973/74–1974/75 Invitational England (Piccadilly Hotel, London)
Pontins Professional 1973/74–1999/00 Invitational Wales (Pontins, Prestatyn)
World Masters 1974/75 Invitational Australia (Victorian Club, South Yarra)
Watney Open 1974/75 Invitational England (Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds)
Canadian Club Masters 1975/76 Invitational England (Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds)
Dry Blackthorn Cup 1977/78 Invitational England (Wembley Conference Centre, London)
Golden Masters 1977/78–1978/79 Invitational Northern Ireland (Queen's Hall, Newtownards)
Holsten Lager International 1978/79 Invitational England (Fulcrum Centre, Slough)
Forward Chemicals Tournament 1978/79 Invitational England Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester)
Bombay International 1978/79–1979/80 Invitational India (Bombay Gymkhana, Bombay)
Tolly Cobbold Classic 1978/79–1983/84 Invitational England (Corn Exchange, Ipswich)
Limosin International 1979/80 Invitational South Africa (Good Hope Centre, Cape Town)
Kronenbrau 1308 Classic 1979/80 Invitational South Africa (Johannesburg)
Padmore Super Crystalate International 1979/80 Invitational England (Great Baths, West Bromwich)
Pontins Camber Sands 1979/80 Invitational England (Camber Sands Holiday Village, Rye)
Canadian Professional Championship 1980/81
1983/84–1988/89
Invitational Canada (Various, Toronto)
English Professional Championship 1980/81
1984/85–1988/89
Invitational England
1980/81 (Haden Hill Leisure Centre, Birmingham)
1984/85–1987/88 (Corn Exchange, Ipswich)
1988/89 (Redwood Lodge, Bristol)
Scottish Masters 1981/82–1987/88
1989/90–2002/03
Invitational Scotland
1981/82 (Kelvin Hall, Glasgow)
1982/83 (Holiday Inn, Glasgow)
1983/84 (Skean Dhu Hotel, Glasgow)
1984/85–1987/88 (Hospitality Inn, Glasgow)
1989/90 (SECC, Glasgow)
1990/91–2000/01 (Civic Centre, Motherwell)
2001/02–2002/03 (Thistle Hotel, Glasgow)
Highland Masters 1981/82 Invitational Scotland (Eden Court Theatre, Inverness)
Bass and Golden Leisure Classic 1981/82 Non-ranking England (Golden Leisure Snooker Centre, Liverpool)
World Doubles Championship 1982/83–1987/88 Non-ranking England
1982/83 (Crystal Palace National Recreation Centre)
1983/84–1987/88 (Derngate, Northampton)
Pontins Brean Sands 1982/83 Invitational England (Sands Holiday Village, Burnham-on-Sea)
Hong Kong Masters Hong Kong Masters
1983/84–1987/88
2017/18
Invitational Hong Kong
1983/84–1987/88 (Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wan Chai)
1990/91–1991/92 (Hong Kong Hilton, Central
2017/18 (Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wan Chai)
Hong Kong Challenge
1990/91–1991/92
Premier League Snooker Professional Snooker League
1983/84
Invitational United Kingdom (various)
Matchroom League
1986/87–1991/92
European League
1992/93–1996/97
Premier League Snooker
1997/98–2012/13
Invitational
1997/98–2012/13
2011/12 (alternative rules)
International League
1989/90 (international edition)
Invitational Europe (various)
New Zealand Masters 1984/85–1989/90 Non-ranking New Zealand
1984/85 (Kingsgate Convention Centre, Auckland)
1988/89–1989/90 (New Zealand Parliament, Wellington)
Costa Del Sol Classic 1984/85 Non-ranking Spain (Golden Leisure Snooker Centre, Fuengirola)
Singapore Masters 1984/85–1985/86 Invitational Singapore
Malaysian Masters 1984/85
1986/87
1995/96
Invitational Malaysia
1984/85 (Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur)
1986/87 (Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur)
Fosters Professional Carlsberg Challenge
1984/85–1986/87
Invitational Republic of Ireland (RTÉ Studios, Dublin)
Carling Challenge
1987/88
Fosters Professional
1988/89
Kit Kat Break for World Champions 1985/86 Non-ranking England (East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham)
Belgian Classic 1985/86 Invitational Belgium (Ostend Casino, Ostend)
China Masters 1985/86–1986/87
1995/96
Invitational China
1985/86 (White Swan Hotel, Guangzhou)
1986/87 (Shanghai)
Matchroom Professional Championship 1986/87–1988/89 Invitational England (Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-sea)
Kent Cup Kent Cup
1986/87–1987/88
1989/90–1990/91
Invitational China
1986/87–1987/88 (Beijing Indoor Stadium, Beijing)
1989/90–1990/91 (Yuetan Gymnasium, Beijing)
1992/93 (Hiadian Stadium, Beijing)
Kent Classic
1992/93
World Series of Snooker World Series
1987/88 (Matchroom event)
1990/91–1992/93 (Matchroom event)
Invitational International (various)
World Series of Snooker
2008/09–2009/10 (FSTC Sports Management event)
Pro–am Europe (various)
Tokyo Masters 1987/88 Invitational Japan (Tokyo)
Norwich Union Grand Prix 1988/89–1990/91 Invitational Europe
1988/89 (various)
Monaco
1988/89–1990/91 (Monte Carlo)
London Masters 1988/89–1990/91 Invitational England (Café Royal, London)
World Matchplay 1988/89–1992/93 (Matchroom event) Invitational England
1988/89–1990/91 (Brentwood Centre, Brentwood)
1991/92–1992/93 (The Dome Leisure Centre, Doncaster)
Hong Kong Gold Cup 1989/90 Invitational Hong Kong (Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wan Chai)
Belgian Masters 1990/91–1992/93
1995/96
Invitational Belgium
Centenary Challenge 1990/91 Invitational United Kingdom
(Civic Centre, Aylesbury)
(AECC, Aberdeen)
(Cafe Royal, London)
European Grand Masters 1990/91 Invitational Monaco (Monte Carlo)
World Masters 1990/91 Non-ranking
Men/Ladies/Junior
England (National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham)
European Masters League 1990/91 Invitational Europe (various)
European Challenge 1991/92–1993/94 Invitational Belgium
1991/92–1992/93 (European Sports & Business Centre, Waregem)
France
1993/94 (Epernay)
Indian Challenge 1991/92 Invitational India (Taj Palace Intercontinental Hotel, Delhi)
Belgian Challenge 1991/92 Invitational Belgium (Matchroom Schijnpoort, Antwerp)
King's Cup 1991/92–1994/95 Invitational Thailand (Bangkok)
Indian Masters 1992/93 Invitational India (Delhi)
Nescafe Extra Challenge 1992/93 Invitational Thailand (Bangkok)
Merseyside Professional Championship 1993/94–2004/05 Non-ranking England
1993/94–1998/99 (Liverpool Billiards & Snooker Club, Liverpool)
1999/00–2004/05 (George Scott Snooker Club, Liverpool)
Top Rank Classic 1994/95 Invitational Thailand (Hat Yai)
Champions Cup Charity Challenge
1994/95–1998/99
Invitational England
1994/95–1996/97 (International Convention Centre, Birmingham
1997/98–1998/99 (Assembly Rooms, Derby)
1999/00 (Fairfield Halls, Croydon)
2000/01–2001/02 (Brighton Centre, Brighton)
Champions Cup
1999/00–2001/02
Red & White Challenge 1995/96 Invitational Pakistan (Islamabad)
Guangzhou Masters 1995/96 Invitational China (Guangzhou)
Finnish Masters 1995/96 Invitational Finland
Pakistan Masters 1995/96 Invitational Pakistan
Malta Masters 1995/96 Invitational Malta (Jerma Palace Hotel, Marsaskala)
Poland Masters 1995/96 Invitational Poland
Superstar International 1997/98 Invitational China (Guangdong Hotel, Guangzhou)
Super Challenge 1998/99 Invitational China (Guangzhou)
Champions Super League 1998/99 Invitational China (Shenyang, Xi'an, Beijing)
Nations Cup 1998/99–2000/01 Invitational England
1998/99 (Telewest Arena, Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
1999/00–2000/01 (The Hexagon, Reading)
Millennium Cup 1999/00 Invitational Hong Kong (Regent Hotel, Kowloon)
World Seniors Masters 1999/00 Invitational England (Royal Automobile Club, London)
Irish Open 2002/03 Invitational Northern Ireland (Millenium Forum, Derry)
Euro-Asia Masters Challenge 2003/04, 2007/08 Invitational Hong Kong
2003/04, 2007/08 (HKCEC, Wan Chai)
Thailand
2003/04 (Merchant Court Hotel, Bangkok)
World Champions v Asia Stars Challenge 2004/05 Invitational Thailand (BEC-Tero Hotel, Bangkok)
Warsaw Snooker Tour 2007/08 Invitational Poland (Torwar Hall, Warsaw)
Irish Classic 2007/08–2011/12 Invitational Republic of Ireland
2007/08 (Raphael's Snooker Club, Dublin)
2008/09–2010/11 (Celbridge Snooker Club, Kildare)
Huangshan Cup 2007/08 Invitational China (Anhui Sports Bureau, Hefei)
Legends of Snooker 2009/10 Invitational Scotland (Rothes Hall, Glenrothes)
Beijing International Challenge 2009/10–2010/11 Invitational China (Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing)
Pro Challenge Series 2009/10 Non-Ranking England
(Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds)
(Pontins, Prestatyn)
(Willie Thorne Snooker Centre, Leicester)
George Scott Snooker Club, Liverpool)
Hainan Classic 2010/11 Invitational China (Boao Conference Center, Boao)
Brazil Masters 2011/12 Invitational Brazil (Costão do Santinho Resort, Florianópolis)
General Cup General Cup International
2004/05
2009/10
2011/12
Invitational Hong Kong (General Snooker Club, Kwun Tong)
General Cup
2012/13–2015/16
CVB Challenge 2017/18 Invitational China (Nanshan Culture & Sports Centre, Shenzhen)
Seniors Irish Masters 2017/18–2018/19 Invitational Republic of Ireland (Goffs, Kill)
Romanian Masters 2017/18 Invitational Romania (Metropolitan Circus, Bucharest)
Seniors Masters 2017/18–2018/19 Invitational England (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield)

Pro-am

Tournament Event Format Location
Pontins Open Spring Open
1973/74–2010/11
Pro–am Wales (Pontin's, Prestatyn)
Autumn Open
1981/82–2009/10
World Series
2006/07–2009/10
Dutch Open 1987/88–1989/90
1992/93
2004/05–2012/13
Pro–am The Netherlands
1987/88 (Ahoy Stadium, Rotterdam)
1988/89 (Veronica TV Building, Hilversum)
1989/90 (Lijnbaan Snooker Centre, Rotterdam)
1992/93 (Het Turfschip, Breda)
2004/05–2012/13 (Snookercentrum De Dieze, Den Bosch)
Austrian Open 1992/93–1997/98
1999/00–2001/02
2005/06–2008/09
2010/11, 2012/13
Pro–am Austria (BRP-Hall, Wels)
Asian Games 1998/99–2010/11 Pro–am Thailand
1998 (Land Sports Complex, Bangkok)
South Korea
2002 (Dongju College Gymnasium, Busan
Qatar
2006 (Al-Sadd Multi-Purpose Hall, Doha)
China
2010 (Asian Games Town Gymnasium, Guangzhou)
Swiss Open 2003/04–2007/08 Pro–am Switzerland (Billard Center Im Funken, Zofingen)
Belgian Open 2008/09, 2017/18 Pro–am Belgium
2008/09 (Sportcentrum De Pollepel, Duffel)
2017/18 (Snooker Club Arena, Ghent)
3 Kings Open 2009/10–2019/20 Pro–am Austria (Patrick's Canadian Tavern, Rankweil)
Finnish Snooker Challenge 2009/10 Pro–am Finland (Sports Club Turku, Turku)
Pink Ribbon 2010/11–2019/20 Pro–am England (The Capital Venue, Gloucester)
Vienna Snooker Open 2010/11, 2012/13–2019/20 Pro–am Austria (15 Reds Köö Wien Snooker Club, Vienna)
Singapore Open 2016/17 Pro–am Singapore (Lagoon Billiard, Toa Payoh)
Italian Open 2016/17 Pro–am Italy (Sala Torre, Bolzano)
Golden Q Cup 2018/19 Pro–am Romania (Golden Q Snooker Club, Baia Mare)

Secondary professional tour

Tournament Event Format Location
Challenge Tour WPBSA Minor Tour
1994/95
Non-ranking Global (various)
UK Tour
1997/98–1999/00
Challenge Tour
2000/01–2004/05
2018/19–2019/20
Non-ranking
2000/01–2004/05
Amateur
2018/19–2019/20
International Open Series Open Tour
2001/02–2003/04
Non-ranking
2001/02
United Kingdom (various)
Pro–am
2002/03
Amateur
2003/04
International Open Series
2005/06–2009/10
Amateur Wales (Pontin's, Prestatyn)

Alternative forms of snooker

Tournament Event Format Location
News of the World Snooker Plus Tournament 1959 Invitational England (Burroughes Hall, London)
Tenball 1994/95 Invitational England (Methodist Church Hall, London)
Six-red World Championship Six-red Snooker International
2008/09
Invitational Thailand
2008/09–2014/15 (Montien Riverside Hotel, Bangkok)
2015/16 (Fashion Island Shopping Mall, Bangkok
2016/17–2019/20 (Bangkok Convention Center, Bangkok)
Six-red World Grand Prix
2009/10
Six-red World Championship
2010/11
2012/13–2019/20
888sport Six-red World Championship 2009/10 Invitational Republic of Ireland (Killarney, Republic of Ireland)
Power Snooker 2010/112011/12 Invitational England
2010/2011 (The O2, London)
2011/2012 (Trafford Centre, Manchester)
Macau Masters 2018/19 Invitational Macau (JW Marriott Hotel)
Seniors 6-Red World Championship 2018/19 Non-Ranking Northern Ireland Waterfront Hall, Belfast

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