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Strachan Launches Innovative New Anti-Kick™ Snooker Cloth

Strachan, the Stroud based snooker and pool cloth specialist, has been testing a genuine innovation in snooker cloth designed to significantly reduce the number of kicks or poor contacts in the game. World Snooker, in conjunction with the professional sports governing body the WPBSA, has been using the new cloth on all of this [...]

China consumers demand higher quality

Following the inaugural China Billiard World Championship in Yushan County, India Open in Mumbai, China Open in Beijing and yet another successful World Championship at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, all played on Strachan cloth, the WSP Textiles sales team is hugely encouraged to see the game and interest of snooker and pool [...]

147 Sports Bars Premier Pool Series

The 147 Sports Bars Premier Pool Series of events is rapidly becoming one of the most respected tournaments in English Pool. The series of events took place in 2014 at the 147 Sports Bar, Leeds in which is widely regarded as the highest quality cue sports venue in the UK. The total prize fund [...]

Interest in snooker and pool thrives in China

To all billiard enthusiasts in China, March must have been a month of pure enjoyment. Apart from being able to get their hands on the latest branded billiard equipment from all over the world at the 8th Guangzhou International Billiards Exhibition (GBE2014), they were also able to experience top quality snooker matches. From coverage [...]

Rileys Sports Bars Upgrade to Professional Conditions

Rileys, the UK’s largest chain of sports bars are currently in the process of upgrading all their pool and snooker tables to use highest quality cloth and balls to give their customers that professional experience.The Cuesports themed sports bars now select Strachan cloth and Aramith balls in all of their venues. The man responsible for [...]

Snooker popularity continues to soar in China

The popularity of snooker continues to scale new heights with four major billiard events taking place almost in succession in major cities across China. Starting with the 2013 Haikou World Open in Hainan in February, closely followed by the 2013 China Open and the opening of a new CBSA Snooker Academy in Beijing in [...]

IBSF Board delivers a new cloth contract with Strachan

Strachan has once again been selected by the International Billiard and Snooker Federation as their official cloth supplier. The new contract means that Strachan 6811 Tournament cloth will continue to be used at the IBSF World Championships for years to come. Strachan cloth is manufactured by WSP Textiles Ltd in Stroud, UK. Its flagship [...]

September Snooker Sensation in Shanghai

Shanghai, China saw a surge of snooker activity in September which proved to be nothing other than sensational. The city hosted its 5thShanghai Masters Snooker Championship and the 5thChina Billiards Expo 2012 while the 2ndevent of the Asian Player Tour Championship was held in the outskirt satellite city of YiXing within a space of [...]