Ronnie O’Sullivan Statement

This statement was released this afternoon on the Grove Snooker website. Ronnie O’Sullivan has decided to make good on his desire to take some time off from competitive snooker. He said today: “I have decided not to enter any tournaments for the time being including this year’s Premier League and[Read More…]

Here We Go Again

Four weeks ago, Ronnie O’Sullivan lifted the World Championship trophy for the fourth time in his career. In years gone past, we would have had to have waited three or four months, sometimes more, for the beginning of the new season. Yet, less than a month following the ‘Rocket’s’ triumph[Read More…]

Joe Jogia Suspended

Joe Jogia has been suspended from competing on the Main Tour until further notice following unusual betting patterns found prior to his match with Matthew Selt at the Sky Shootout last January. This scandal arose and somewhat went away again in the final months of the season but, following an[Read More…]

Who’s Who Q-School?

Following the conclusion of the 2012 World Championship, it took only a handful of days for the 2012/13 season to get under way. Amazing really, and long gone are the days where players and fans had to wait four or five months until the first event of a new campaign.[Read More…]

Muldoon Wraps up Season with Irish Championship

Vincent Muldoon claimed his third Irish Senior National Championship on Sunday after a comprehensive 10-5 triumph over Martin McCrudden in Letterkenny. In doing so, the Galway potter equals the record of most Irish Championships, joining his final opponent McCrudden and Davy Morris on a hat-trick of victories. The first four[Read More…]

Irish Get Ready for Q-School

Probably the most lucrative tournament in the calendar begins on Sunday as Q-School returns for a second season. Lucrative, you ask? Well, for the twelve hopefuls that emerge from the trenches in this battle of the amateurs, they will have the opportunity to compete for over £7million worth of prize[Read More…]

2012 SHQ Awards

To mark the end of the first full season covered on SnookerHQ, I decided to follow the lead of many of the other blogs who have had End-of-Season Awards Ceremonies (ceremonies?) in the past. To add to the fun, I have enlisted two of the website’s regular and loyal contributors[Read More…]

Ronnie O’Sullivan, 2012 World Champion

Ronnie O’Sullivan tonight became the world champion for the fourth time in his illustrious career following an 18-11 triumph over Ali Carter. It’s the second time that the English pair have met with snooker’s holy grail at stake and, while Carter enjoyed claiming three more frames than in 2008, the[Read More…]

The End is Nigh

Today, the final two sessions of the 2012 World Championship will be played and, with it, comes the conclusion of a jam-packed and memorable season. Ronnie O’Sullivan grafted a three-frame overnight cushion over Ali Carter following yesterday’s intriguing battle to lead 10-7. Neither player were at their imperial best but[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Grand Prix – won by Ronnie O’Sullivan.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. John Higgins
7. Shaun Murphy
8. Mark Williams
9. Zhao Xintong
10. Barry Hawkins
11. Stephen Maguire
12. Stuart Bingham
13. Mark Allen
14. Anthony McGill
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Luca Brecel

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