Author: David Caulfield

Ding Wins Three in a Row

Ding Junhui has won the International Championship to become the first player in two decades to capture three consecutive ranking event titles. In a thoroughly dramatic and topsy-turvy final with Hong Kong’s Marco Fu, Ding came from 9-8 down to prevail in a decider 10-9 and add to the Shanghai[Read More…]

Asia’s Best Contest International Final

Arguably the best two Asian players of all time go head-to-head for the International Championship title in Chengdu on Sunday. Unquestionably, China’s Ding Junhui is the greatest cueman to come out of the continent, highlighted by his abundance of success at such an early age already. And the only other[Read More…]

Ding’s Dominance Continues

Ding Junhui remains on course for a rare hat-trick of ranking event titles after he came through a tough test with Peter Ebdon to reach the semi-finals of the International Championship. The Chinese sensation had already become the clear favourite to collect the trophy in Chengdu after the defeats of[Read More…]

Judd’s Trumped

Defending champion Judd Trump was sent crashing out of the International Championship in the opening round in Chengdu. The 24 year-old compiled two centuries but was powerless as he went down 6-5 to veteran Alan McManus. The defeat means that Trump continues an undesirable run whereby he has failed to[Read More…]

Liang Wenbo Wins Maiden Title

Liang Wenbo captured his maiden individual professional title yesterday after beating compatriot Lu Haotian in the final of Asian Tour Event Three. Liang was able to emerge from the first two close frames unscathed before dominating the contest to complete a resounding 4-0 whitewash triumph. It marks the 26 year-old’s[Read More…]

International Championship Preview

The International Championship returns on Sunday for a second outing in Chengdu with one of snooker’s most lucrative prize funds up for grabs. Last year’s inaugural event was a great success, thanks in large part to the longer format that we are now so unaccustomed to. Like the UK Championship,[Read More…]

Sterling Ding Seeking Silverware

On Friday, Ding Junhui became the first man in ten years to win back-to-back ranking event titles in a single season. Ding added the inaugural Indian Open to the Shanghai Masters title he captured in China last month. It had been a long time since this feat has been achieved,[Read More…]

Internet Problems Continue

This is just a short post to inform everyone that for the last two months I have been having sustained internet problems. This has led to a marked decrease in the content that I have been able to provide, which I can assure you has been both frustrating and infuriating.[Read More…]

Davis Wins World Seniors

Steve Davis finally got his hands on the World Senior Championship trophy after coming from behind to beat defending champion Nigel Bond in Portsmouth. The ‘Nugget’ had finished runner-up to Jimmy White and Darren Morgan respectively in 2010 and 2011 but managed to make it third time lucky in his[Read More…]