How closely were you following the action in Sheffield this year?
It’s the singe table set-up in Sheffield and the destiny of the 2020 title will be determined in a matter of days.
Judd Trump continues his reign on Thursday when he takes on Yan Bingtao in the second round. There have been a total of 21 different defending champions in the World Snooker Championship since the inaugural staging at the Crucible Theatre. Ray Reardon was the returning champ in 1977, having prevailed[Read More…]
After a couple of months of no snooker, the action on the green baize will return to our screens in less than a week.
The “Nugget” has seen a lot of his records surpassed, but even years after his retirement there’s one that he still proudly holds onto.
The Scot has been clinging onto the all-time record for ranking successes on the Main Tour recently.
The “Rocket” is joint first when it comes to ranking tournament triumphs, although he hasn’t won one in more than a year.
It’s been almost two months since the last ranking event champion for the interrupted 2019/20 campaign was crowned.
There have been 43 title deciders in the Crucible era, with the tournament having been staged each year in Sheffield since 1977.