Jimmy White won’t be making a return to the Crucible this year after a 6-2 defeat to Andrew Pagett in the World Championship qualifiers.
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It’s been a turbulent few weeks in snooker, sport, and society as a whole, but in the midst of it all there has actually been a champion to be celebrated in the last couple of days.
Lukas Kleckers will be competing as a professional again next season after sealing an automatic Main Tour ticket via the 2019/20 Challenge Tour.
It’s been a quiet enough week on the baize with no big snooker event taking place but there’s still plenty to review from the last week in the sport.
Soheil Vahedi has won the IBSF World Championship after a fantastic 8-1 victory over Andrew Pagett in Qatar. In doing so, he becomes the second Iranian to capture the most prestigious amateur title after compatriot Hossein Vafaei Ayouri’s success in 2011. The triumph will also mean a likely invitation onto[Read More…]
The opening day of the Welsh Open went by without too much of note happening. With 64 opening round encounters to be played over the short, PTC-like, best of seven format, one would expect there to be a higher number of early shocks than usual. However, most of the bigger[Read More…]
But did we ever really go away? The World Championship ended just three weeks ago and in the meantime there was the highly competitive Q-School that saw a dozen newcomers join the Main Tour. On Monday, the 2013/14 campaign officially got under way with the first day of Wuxi Classic[Read More…]
Mark Allen claimed his first PTC title with a convincing 4-1 victory over Mark Selby in the Antwerp Open, Belgium. The Northern Irishman was in scintillating form and treated a capacity crowd to some amazing snooker as he raced into a 3-0 lead with the aid of three consecutive centuries.[Read More…]