National Snooker Championship Awarded To Top 147 Snooker Club

The Top 147 Snooker Club in Brooklyn, New York, for the first time will host the United States National Snooker Championship, after the Board of the United States Snooker Association (USSA) accepted their bid to stage the 2014 Championship which will be played from May 23-26.
The Championship has been staged on two previous occasions in Brooklyn but that was at the nearby Prince Snooker Club, and the Board of the USSA decided that it would be appropriate to now accept the bid from Top 147 Snooker Club to host this year's Championship.
The Top 147 Snooker Club, which is located at 720 64th Street in Brooklyn, has been a long-term supporter of snooker in the United States, and is in its fifth successive season as a host on the USSA Tour – in December 2013 the club hosted Event 1 of this season's USSA Tour (schedule of Tour stops available at, and is scheduled to host Event 5 in April which should prove to be an excellent warm-up event for the following month's National Championship.
The Top 147 Snooker Club has six BLP regulation standard snooker tables which are manufactured by the Taishan Biaoli Billiard Sports Equipment Company based in Taishan City in the Guangdong province of China, all which are covered with Strachan 6811 snooker cloth.
Alan Morris, the Executive Director of the USSA, said: "As ever, the USSA Board is very pleased to have the opportunity to stage this prestigious Championship at a new venue, and we would like to thank the proprietors of Top 147 Snooker Club for their continued support toward snooker in the United States."
The United States Snooker Association (USSA) has published the Championship Entry document for players wishing to participate in this year's United States National Snooker Championship, which will be hosted for the first time at Top 147 Snooker Club in Brooklyn, New York, from May 23-26. Interested participants may now download the Championship Entry Document by clicking the following link:
All of the important and necessary entry rules and details are contained in the document which entrants are advised to carefully read, but interested participants should feel free to contact the USSA if they have any further questions.
The Championship will be played using an initial Group phase with the qualifying placed players from each Group advancing into the single elimination Knockout phase. The Group matches are expected to commence no earlier than 11am on May 23.
The Players' Meeting and Championship draw will be conducted from 8pm on the evening prior to the commencement of the Championship.
As it is the National Snooker Championship, in accordance with the rules of the International Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF), a player must be a citizen of the United States in order to be eligible to enter and compete.
Entries may only be made via the Entry Form on the website, which can be found at the address contained in the Entry Document. The closing date for entries is by the end of Sunday, May 18, 2014.
The USSA looks forward to welcoming all of the players and spectators to what promises to be yet another fantastic Championship.