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The Crucible Snooker Club Championship 2016

The Snooker Club Championship 2016
Sunday 1st May 2016 – Draw to be made at 10:30am.
The competition is seeded as per the Crucible Rankings and will be a straight knock out tournament. All matches are best of 5 frames with a best of 7 final.
Entry – £10 (top 16 Seeds) £2 (Non Seeded Players)
Tables free throughout the event.
Prize Money Subject to entries.
Plus…..The Winner and Runner up will receive entry to the 2016 Pink Ribbon Event at the South West Snooker Academy, along with 1 months free snooker at the Crucible club in the run up to the tournament.

The Crucible Darts Open Series 2016

The Crucible Darts Open Series 2016

5 Darts Events throughout 2016 culminating in a big money Tournament.


  • Entry to each event is £10 per person
  • The Crucible Contributes £300 to each event prize fund and £500 to the final Event.
  • All entry money added to the prize fund on each tournament.
  • Every player who enters a tournament accumulates ranking points. The final event is then seeded as per the rankings.
  • Players must enter 3 out of the 5 tournaments to be eligible for the final event.



The Crucible Darts Open Series 2016 – Prize money


Event Number Prize Money Entry Money (£10) Prize Fund Winner Runner Up Semi Final x2 Quarter Final x4
(Crucible) (based on 32 Players)
1 £300.00 £320.00 £620.00 £300.00 £140.00 £50.00 £20.00
2 £300.00 £320.00 £620.00 £300.00 £140.00 £50.00 £20.00
3 £300.00 £320.00 £620.00 £300.00 £140.00 £50.00 £20.00
4 £300.00 £320.00 £620.00 £300.00 £140.00 £50.00 £20.00
5 £300.00 £320.00 £620.00 £300.00 £140.00 £50.00 £20.00
Big Money Final Event £500.00 £320.00 £820.00 £500.00 £200.00 £120.00 £0.00





Event 1 -  Sunday 28th February 2016

Event 2 -  Sunday 8th May 2016

Event 3 -  Saturday 9th July 2016

Event 4 -  Saturday 27th August 2016

Event 5 -  Saturday 22nd October 2016

BIG MONEY FINAL EVENT -  Sunday 18th December 2016


The Snooker Grand Prix 2016

The Snooker Grand Prix 2016


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Sunday 28th February 2016

Draw at 11:00 am

£5 Entry (with free table lights)

(Prize money subject to entries)


Players are entered into Groups and will play round robin matches. Each match is 2 frames and in the event of a 1-1 draw, a re-spotted black will determine the winner.

The qualifiers from the group phase will then move into the knock out phase. All knock out matches are best of 3 frames with the final the best of 5 frames.

The Snooker Pot Black Cup 2016

Reading & District Snooker League

The Pot Black Cup 2016

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Sunday 7th February 2016

Venue: The Crucible Sports & Social Club

Draw for Pot Black commences at 6pm.

“Speed Snooker” & “10 Red Challenge” Competitions will commence at 3pm


Entry available to Crucible Club Members and all Registered Players from the Reading Snooker League


Entry Fee – £5 (all matches 1 Frame)


All money raised during the event will go towards

 The Reading & District Snooker League

 “Presentation Evening 2016”




The Winner of the Pot Black Cup will receive a Frame of snooker against a Snooker Legend at this year’s Reading Snooker League Presentation Evening.


An Evening With Ronnie O Sullivan

An Evening with 5 times World Snooker Champion Ronnie O Sullivan

Returning by popular demand to the Crucible on Saturday 9th January 2016…..the 5 Times World Snooker Champion Ronnie O Sullivan. The Rocket will be appearing in a unique exhibition of snooker

This event is a must for any snooker fan and this event is limited to only 120 people. Its a unique opportunity to get up close with the greatest player the game has ever seen.

The evening will feature Ronnie playing 9 frames of snooker as well the Legendary John Virgo providing some laughs along the way.

Due to the limited nature of the event we will be selling tables for the evening. Each table seats 8 people and will come with complimentary Food, Wine and Beer. Table breakdowns are as follows:

VIP Tables
• 8 x VIP Tables sold @ £800 each
• VIP’s receive the following:
• 16 bottles of Beer in Ice Buckets
• 4 bottles of wine per table
• Superior Cold Buffet served to the table
• 1 member of each VIP Table will be allocated a frame against Ronnie O Sullivan
• Tables closest to the Snooker Table

Standard Tables
• 8 x Standard Tables sold @ £500 each
• Standard tables receive the following:
• 8 bottles of Beer in Ice Buckets
• 2 bottles of wine per table
• Standard Cold buffet served to the table.

At this point in time, only Tables will be sold for the event, so if you wish you attend you need to arrange a party of 8 people and the table can be purchased accordingly.

The Event is strictly limited to 120 people so please purchase your tables as soon as you can to avoid missing out. No tickets can be purchased on the door and tables are already selling out fast.

Tables can be purchases by emailing or ringing the Crucible Club on 01635 226920.

This will be a truly fantastic and unique event as Ronnie does not normally take part in Club exhibitions. Bookings are now open should anyone wish to purchase a table.



Exhibition with 1997 World Champion Ken Doherty

kenSaturday 6th June 2015 – commencing at 18:30pm

The 1997 World Champion Ken Doherty will be appearing at the Crucible Club for an exhibition of Snooker for the Reading & District Snooker League presentation Evening.

The darling of Dublin will be playing Reading league competition winners.  There will also be a buffet, a raffle and a chance to meet Ken for photographs and autographs.

Tickets are now on sale at the Crucible Club for only £10.

Simply pop into the club to collect a ticket.





The Snooker Legends Open – Sunday 10th May 2015

snooker Legends

The Snooker Legends Open – Sunday 10th May 2015 (Draw at 10:30am)

To be hosted at The Crucible Sports & Social Club, Furlong House, Hambridge Road, Newbury, Berkshire. RG14 5UT (Tel No. 01635 226920)


Entry Fee

The entry fee is £25 per player, payable in advance or on the day.

Tickets for the Mark Selby Exhibition on Saturday 9th May are also on sale for £15 each, so a payment of £40 obtains and entry to the Open Tournament and entry to the Mark Selby Event.


Straight Knock out Tournament, randomly drawn with no seedings. Last 32 & 16 rounds are the best of 5 frames. The remainder of the tournament is best of 7 frames each round.

Handicaps apply as follows: Professional Player (-21) Amateur Player (-7) Club Amateur Player (0)

Prize Money

Subject to 32 Entries the prize money is as follows:

  Main Competition  
  Winner £500  
  Runner Up £200  
  Losing Semi finalist £50  
  Losing Quarter Final £25  
  Highest Break £50  

If we get more than 32 players then prize fund will increase accordingly. All monies are added to the prize fund.

Darts Tournament

Singles Competition – Saturday 14th March

£10 entry (includes free entry to plate competition).

£200 guaranteed to the winner plus additional entry fees to be added to the prize fund

Registration closes 12:45 pm to toe the oche at 13: oo pm

Best of 3 sets each round, Semi Final and Final to be best of 5 sets.

Also plate competition, Ladies and Youth Competitions subject to 8 entries in each.

For more information please contact Angela Hogan on 07917 022730

IPA World Championship Qualifier

Sunday 8 December


Registration 10 am with a 10:30 am start.

Do you have what it takes to compete against some of the worlds best pool players? Why not enter our qualifying event and find out.

The winner and runner up will represent The Crucible at the IPA World Championship event at Lakeside 21-26 January 2014.

The winner of the qualifier with be entered into both the Singles and the doubles competitions with the runner up partnering them in the doubles.



All rounds to be a best of 9 frames
Semi-Finals and Final to be a best of 11 frames

£110 from entry fees will be deducted to cover the entry fees into the IPA World Championship at Lakeside in January with all remaining monies to be given out as prize money.

For more details click here

Help for Heroes – Band Night with Uptown Traffic

Update: It is with great regret that this event has been cancelled by the organisers due to low ticket sales. This is an event organised by others and the cancellation is beyond our control. If you were planning on attending but had not bought a ticket – it may be worth contacting Stuart Stevens on 07884 260226 as it may be possible to save the event – remember it is for the Help for Heroes Charity, a very worthy cause.

Saturday 14th December, 7:30 pm

Local band Uptown Traffic will be performing live here at the Crucible in aid of  Help for Heroes.

Tickets are just £12.50 each and all proceeds go to this worthwhile cause.

Entry is by ticket only which can be obtained either from the bar or by contacting Stuart Stevens on 07884 260226

For more information on Uptown Traffic click here.

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