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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Strachan Wins World Snooker Cloth Contract

Strachan has been retained by World Snooker Ltd in a new long-term contract as its cloth supplier for the World Championship and all ranking tournaments worldwide. Strachan is manufactured by WSP Textiles Ltd, which [...]

Snooker in China Reaches a New Level

Snooker has continued to develop in China over the past year with ranking events springing up all over the tournament calendar. The 2012-13 professional season already has 5 China based events listed on the [...]

Investment is announced by Strachan’s new owners

British snooker and pool cloth manufacturer Strachan has announced its first significant investment in new equipment since its acquisition. New owners Vespa Capital will this year spend over £250,000 at the company’s two Gloucestershire [...]

Strachan backs new pool organisation

Strachan, Britain’s leading pool cloth manufacturer, is backing the new International Professional Pool Players Association (IPA) eight-ball tour in 2012. The company has joined Hilton Worldwide and Heywood supreme pool tables as backers of [...]