Tag: Barry Hearn

Framing Formats

There has been a lot of chatter lately on social media surrounding the various formats used in events. Since the beginning of the Barry Hearn era around six years ago, there has been a dramatic influx of tournaments on the calendar. This has been widely hailed as a huge success,[Read More…]

Q-School Open for Entry

Amid the hullabaloo surrounding Ronnie O’Sullivan’s triumph in the Masters last week, details of this year’s Q-School were also announced by World Snooker. The tournament will start on May 11th and will be staged at the Meadowside Leisure Centre in Burton. Once again there will be eight two-year tour cards available, given[Read More…]

Mark Selby beats Jimmy White

Gibraltar Open Sponsored by Dafabet

World Snooker is delighted to announce Dafabet as the new title sponsor of this week’s Gibraltar Open. The televised stage of the Dafabet Gibraltar Open will run from December 11 to 13 at the Tercentenary Sports Hall and will feature top stars including Mark Selby, Judd Trump, John Higgins, Jimmy[Read More…]

Shoot-Out Moves to Reading

The Hexagon in Reading will host snooker’s celebrated Shoot-Out event for the first time in 2016. The Shoot-Out, first staged in 2011, was previously held in Blackpool and has become a firm favourite among fans for its non-stop thrilling action. This season’s event runs from February 12 to 14 and[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the UK Championship – won by Zhao Xintong.

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

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