Stephen Maguire and Michael White were among the casualties as the Riga Masters qualifiers continued on Tuesday at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.
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The China Open qualifiers concluded on Wednesday with the last match to be completed providing the biggest upset in Cannock.
The new snooker season gets going on Monday with the qualifying round for the Riga Masters taking place at the Preston Guild Hall. With twenty ranking events and a host of other invitational tournaments scheduled between now and the start of next May, it’s sure to be another hectic calendar[Read More…]
Newly-crowned African champion Mohamed Ibrahim and WSF Championship runner-up Adam Stefanow will be awarded two-year main tour cards from the start of the 2018/19 season. After Lyu Haotian climbed into the top 64 in the world rankings at the end of last season despite only completing one year of his[Read More…]
Former world champion Ken Doherty moved into the penultimate round of the World Championship qualifiers with a hard-fought 10-8 victory over Josh Boileau on Friday. The Irishman, king of the Crucible 21 years ago, looked in complete control when he led his countryman 8-4 but Boileau made a valiant effort[Read More…]
Luo Honghao has won the inaugural World Snooker Federation Championship after a 6-0 thrashing of Adam Stefanów on Saturday in Malta. The Chinese youngster produced an assured performance to collect the trophy and, in doing so, crucially gain a two-year card to compete on the professional main tour. Both players[Read More…]
The final of the inaugural WSF Championship will take place on Saturday between Adam Stefanow and Luo Honghao at the Dolmen Hotel in Malta. The Poland player and Chinese competitor both emerged from tight semi-final encounters on Friday in deciding frame thrillers to set up the showdown in which a[Read More…]
Michael Judge and TJ Dowling both fell at the last 16 stage of the WSF Championship on Thursday – ending Irish interest in the inaugural staging of the international amateur competition in Malta. Judge, as he had also done in the semi-finals of last week’s WSF Seniors Championship, lost out[Read More…]
The inaugural WSF Championship has reached the last 32 stage in Malta with a straight knockout format to be adopted from now until the champion is determined on Saturday. With the formalities of the mundane round-robin phase complete, attention can now properly turn to the big contenders as they chase[Read More…]