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Hearn Makes Tour Changes

Barry Hearn made a number of announcements today regarding tournament formats and the tour structure. As has been the case for a number of seasons, the World Championship offers snooker’s supremo the opportunity to unleash a flurry of changes amid … Continue reading

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Walden Winds Down Wilson’s Challenge

Ricky Walden narrowly avoided becoming another early seeded casualty after coming through a tough battle with debutant Kyren Wilson 10-7. The Chester cueist, semi-finalist at the Crucible in 2013, appeared to be cruising to a relatively comfortable victory when he … Continue reading

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Doherty and McManus Set for Old Guard Battle

John Higgins became the fourth seed to be eliminated in the opening round of the World Championship after being dumped 10-7 by fellow Scotsman Alan McManus this morning. Resuming 6-3 ahead after the first session, McManus showed few signs on … Continue reading

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Thursday is Ladies Day

Ladies Day will take place at the Dafabet World Championship this Thursday, April 24th, at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. World Snooker and WPBSA introduced the initiative last year with the intention to get more women involved in snooker, as … Continue reading

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Decidedly Dramatic Opening in Sheffield

The first three days of the World Championship have come and gone amid a host of dramatic contests at the Crucible. The standard of play hasn’t always been at the highest but the start of the 2014 edition in Sheffield … Continue reading