The World Under 21 Championship, due to be held in Kish Island, Iran in August, must surely be under threat following the recent unrest in the country.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office are advising British people not to travel to Iran.
The withdrawal of English, Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish and Republic of Ireland teams would decimate the field.
Various EU countries are threatening to recall their embassy staff, which would surely rule out a whole heap of other players.
The International Billiards and Snooker Federation, whose website is updated only sporadically, should make a statement about the event.
Remember, it did not take place last year and a decision now needs to be made whether to move it, albeit at very short notice.