Snooker Loopy? The Best Snooker Apps for 2013

With the 2013 China Open well and truly over (after a well-earned victory by Robertson) and the Crucible still to look forward to, there’s plenty of exciting snooker news to feast on.

But what if that doesn’t satisfy your need for the green baize? Luckily you’ve got a whole world of snooker related content sitting right there in your pocket. We’re talking of course about snooker apps for your mobile phone. From game simulations to technique tips, there are plenty of apps to keep you entertained until the next match.

Stephen Hendry Masterclass Snooker Routines

Ever wanted to be trained by a snooker legend? Stephen Hendry’s Masterclass Snooker Routines app brings the knowledge of a pro to your pocket. It will walk you through a wide range of routines that are accessible by players of all levels. From the very basics to more advanced techniques, this app packs something for everyone. Each routine is personally introduced and narrated by Hendry himself, meaning you’ll get a rare insight into the mind
of a legend.

Available on: iPhone for £2.99


Hendry’s not the only snooker pro to have released his own application, as the legendary Jimmy White joins the fray with his official coaching app, iWhirlwind. Learn from the self-proclaimed “most popular snooker player in the world” as he walks you through the skills and techniques he uses himself every time he approaches the table. With exclusive interviews, facts and tips, as well as regularly updated content, this is the definitive app for
fans of the game and of Jimmy White.

With only a pound between these first two apps, the only difficulty is deciding who you like best, Jimmy or Stephen.

Available on: iPhone for £1.99

Snooker World

Feel like you’re missing out because you don’t have an iPhone? Don’t worry as we’ve got just the thing for Android users. International Snooker Pro HD is a sequel to the massively popular Android app International Snooker HD. The new version brings with it a whole new slew of features, such as enhanced visuals and a wide range of game modes. Play like a pro and collect the game’s most prestigious trophies with the app’s realistic Career Mode, or go a few quick-fire rounds with the Quick Play Pool mode.

Available on: Android for £4.99

MySnookerStats Snooker Scoring

Looking for a way to see how good a player you really are? Why not try out the Snooker Scoring app from This handy app will help you track your progress from beginner to professional. View your points match by match and the app will map your improvement with its fantastic graph features. You can even record your scores then go online to compare them against your friends and compete against others all around the world. If you love playing snooker and are looking for a sure fire way to track your game, you needn’t look any further.

Available on: Android and iPhone (Free)

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