Author: David Caulfield

Arcaden Shopping Open

The twelfth and final Players Tour Championship event of the season concludes tomorrow in Munich as the remaining 16 players battle it out for the last Grand Final positions that are up for grabs. The tournament also enjoys a sub-plot with a triumph for Ricky Walden enough to see him[Read More…]

World of Snooker in 2012

First and foremost, Happy New Year to one and all. And what a year we have in prospect for snooker in 2012. 2011 was one of the sport’s greatest years – particularly in terms of the last couple of decades – with a further influx in new tournaments and an emergence[Read More…]

2012 PTC Grand Finals in Galway

Updates: The full draw for Galway can be viewed by clicking here.  A preview of the 2012 PTC Grand Finals can be viewed by clicking here. It appears set that the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals will return to Ireland for 2012. Despite the relatively successful staging of last season’s[Read More…]

Ford Takes Gould at PTC 11

Tom Ford won the last two frames to edge Martin Gould 4-3 and win the eleventh Players Tour Championship event of the season in Sheffield. It is the Englishman’s second professional title after claiming a PTC title during the last campaign in 2010 but today’s victory marks the 28 year-old’s[Read More…]

Cope-ious Amount of 147s

The 147 bonanza continued today with yet another 147 in the eleventh Players Tour Championship event of the season. Yesterday, Ding Junhui recorded his fourth career maximum – second in three days – en route to reaching the last 16 while Stoke’s Jamie Cope repeated the feat this evening with[Read More…]

Double 147

As the opening round of the PDC World Darts Championship gets under way at the Alexandra Palace tonight – the stage for next  month’s Masters – snooker enjoyed a rare double of its own as two maximum 147 breaks were compiled on the same day for the first time in[Read More…]

PTC Climax Commences

The Players Tour Championship series effectively wraps up this week as both of the final two events prepare to be contested. I say effectively because there is an unusual abnormality to the way sequence in which the tournaments will be played. In an odd look, the first half of PTC 12[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Muldoon Claims Third Ranker

As Judd Trump and Mark Allen battled it out for the UK Championship title, the third ranking event of the Irish Senior amateur tour also took place last weekend. Following victories for Rodney Goggins and Brendan O’Donoghue in the opening two ranking tournaments, fellow former professional Vincent Muldoon got his[Read More…]

UK Triumph for Naughty Trump

Judd Trump emerged victorious in a spectacular final to beat Mark Allen 10-8 and claim his first UK Championship trophy in York. In a final of unparalleled standards, The Englishman resisted a spirited fightback from Allen to win his second ranking event of 2011 and end the year as the[Read More…]

Trump Through to UK Final

Judd Trump is in his first UK Championship final after beating former world champion Neil Robertson 9-7 in the first semi-final in York. In a fascinating and compelling encounter, the 22 year-old emerged on top after a gruelling battle between two of the sport’s most exciting players. Resuming after the[Read More…]