Welcome to the IPA

Welcome to ipapool.com, the home of the International Professional Pool Association (IPA).

The IPA is recognised as the official Professional body for blackball pool by the World Pool Association.

The IPA is the driving force behind the recent resurgence of the sport and is solely responsible for bringing the sport into the 21st century, having rebranded the sport, giving it its own identity and bringing live events to television and the BBC Sport website.

The IPA runs an annual five event series that tours the UK, a World Series that showcases the IPA to the rest of the world plus annually, the Champions Cup, the Premier League, the Masters and the biggest event on the pool calendar – the Professional World Championships.

If you want to test yourself against the very best, then there is only one place to be, and you are in the right place!

Latest News

Latest News from the IPA

IPA and SportyStuffTV Announce new TV Channel partnership

IPA and SportyStuffTV Announce new TV Channel partnership The IPA is delighted to announce its new, sport-changing partnership with TV channel SportyStuffTV to broadcast live pool matches. SportyStuffTV is to expand its sports coverage with the IPA, the official recognised body for professional pool. The IPA is the sport’s leading organisation which over recent years…

PPV Event details featuring Jimmy White

IPA Pro Series Details The IPA brings you an exciting series of unique events featuring the elite Professional players from the IPA, alongside some of the big names from the world of snooker. These Pay Per View events will also feature the ‘voice of pool’ Jim Wych as the Lead Commentator, as well as a…

2021 IPA Tour – Revised details announced

IPA Tour 2021 The IPA is delighted to announce details of the 2021 Tour – the premier events on the pool calendar. Due to the pandemic, we have had to shorten the season, but it will still be a superb series of events without a doubt. The Tour will start in Coventry, and features stops…

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Player Blogs

Pool’s my game…..but should i have tried long jumping….?

Well it all started for me when I was about 7/8 years old. My dad and his brothers owned an arcade, which had 6 pool tables. O be honest I can’t really remember playing much there but my dad says I was on the table longer then the cloth! My dad was a pretty good…

Making a ball from the break, and other first world problems…

No-one tells a sob story like a pool player who just broke ‘dry’ in the deciding frame and lost . Real tear jerker. Like Titanic but less wet. And no boats. Or ice. It’s no secret that over the past 5 years or so I’ve gradually played pool less and less away from the big…

2018 and all that jazz…

What a year this was for myself my family and everyone around me, as most people know i have been playing pool from a very young age and achieved quite a lot in my 20+ years of playing, including multiple world titles across all age levels but what came in 2018 was simply nothing like…

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