New Quiz: World Under-21 Champions

The 2015 IBSF World Under-21 Championship is in progress this week in Romania. Five Irishmen are competing in the strong field, with the initial round-robin phase almost reaching its conclusion. You can keep up to date with all the results by clicking here. Two Irishmen have emerged victorious since the[Read More…]

New Quiz: Ranking Event Champions

There has been a rankings list in snooker for more than four decades now. Aside from the World Championship, though, a season consisting of a string of ranking events didn’t actually become commonplace until the mid-1980s. These days, there are roughly around ten full ranking events throughout the campaign, usually[Read More…]

50 Ranking Event Winners

Today, Barry Hawkins became the 50th ranking event winner in snooker history. It may seem like a lot but, as was pointed out to me earlier on, when you consider there were 13 champions before Stephen Hendry notched his first, it becomes understandable how we have now accumulated half a[Read More…]


World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Welsh Open – won by Jordan Brown.

1. Judd Trump
2. Ronnie O’Sullivan
3. Neil Robertson
4. Mark Selby
5. Kyren Wilson
6. John Higgins
7. Shaun Murphy
8. Stephen Maguire
9. Ding Junhui
10. Mark Allen
11. Jack Lisowski
12. Yan Bingtao
13. Mark Williams
14. Stuart Bingham
15. David Gilbert
16. Anthony McGill

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