Championship League Group 5 ended on Tuesday with Anthony McGill becoming the fifth player to qualify for March’s Winners’ Group in Leicester.
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The 2019 Snooker Shoot-Out – the most controversial ranking event on the calendar – gets under way on Thursday at the Watford Colosseum.
John Higgins comfortably qualified for the China Championship after a 5-1 defeat of Duane Jones at the Guild Hall in Preston on Tuesday. The Scot, who won the inaugural staging of the tournament when it was originally held as an invitational in 2016, completed the routine win with a break[Read More…]
Former world champion Shaun Murphy has lost a qualifying round fixture for the second time this season already after a 4-3 defeat to Gary Wilson in Preston on Saturday. The Englishman’s tight reverse against his countryman at the Guild Hall will mean that he won’t be featuring in October’s European[Read More…]
David Gilbert bounced back from his disappointment of losing in the final of the recent World Open with a victory over Niu Zhuang in Preston on Thursday – securing qualification for the Indian Open. The 37 year-old let slip an apparently comfortable 9-5 advantage in the Yushan title decider just[Read More…]
The Riga Masters qualifiers continued at the Preston Guild Hall on Wednesday with Mark Allen, Kyren Wilson, and Anthony McGill all progressing to the main stages. Masters champion Allen, with an average shot time of less than 15 seconds, won an entertaining contest with Daniel Wells 4-2 while Wilson, the[Read More…]
Favourite Ronnie O’Sullivan fought back from 2-0 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-3 with a powerful performance in the quarter-finals of the Players Championship on Wednesday. The world number two was well tested early on in the showdown, which was a repeat of the World Grand Prix final from last[Read More…]
Former world champion Ken Doherty took advantage of a depleted field in the Gibraltar Open to reach the fourth round on Friday at the Victoria Stadium. The Gibraltar Open, in its final year of a three-year contract, already lacked the financial pull to attract most of the sport’s top stars[Read More…]
Shaun Murphy became the biggest casualty of the Welsh Open so far after being whitewashed by Gerard Greene in the opening round in Cardiff on Tuesday. The Englishman, with the Champion of Champions title under his belt along with three additional runs to the finals of ranking events, has been one[Read More…]
The World Grand Prix is down to its final eight contenders after an entertaining few days at the Guild Hall in Preston. The quarter-finals boasts an extremely tasty line-up that will get under way later on Thursday with favourite Ronnie O’Sullivan in action against Xiao Guodong. The top seed edged[Read More…]