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Biggest BAPTO in History!

Biggest BAPTO Ever! Celebrating its 40th anniversary, 2016 was BAPTO’s busiest tournament in history, attracting 127 pub teams and over 700 players. Officially the UK’s longest running annual pool tournament, BAPTO continues to grow in popularity,...

BAPTO 2016 Champions

  BAPTO 2016 Champions Big congratulations to all the winners and runners up of BAPTO 2016! Some team names have changed slightly from previous years, as all teams are now required to incorporate the name of the...

Join our popular Facebook community group!

We have a popular community group dedicated to BAPTO players and their spectators. Meet new people, have some banter, find player action pictures and videos from previous years plus much more. You might even find pictures of yourself! We post...

1972 – UK Pool Was Born

Find out how pool started in the UK with this fascinating interview from Bob Blakeborough, the retired chairman of BAPTO.