Tag: Cao Yupeng

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Chinese Conquer Q-School 1

Three players from China have emerged from the first Q-School event with a two-year professional card for the Main Tour. Cao Yupeng secured his immediate return to the circuit after dropping outside the top 64 in the world rankings last season. Cao reached the last 16 of the World Championship[Read More…]

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Round-up of Shanghai Qualifiers

The second qualifying round was completed on Friday at the Shanghai Masters qualifiers in Barnsley. 48 players remain in the hunt to seal the 16 coveted trips to China next month. It was a good day for the home contingent as well, with four Chinese competitors making it through to[Read More…]

White Hanging on in Haining

The second Asian Tour event of the season is taking place this week in China, known as the Haining Open. Already down to the last 32 stage, Jimmy White has continued his promising form of late as a brace of victories has sent him into the third round. The ‘Whirlwind’,[Read More…]

Cao Wins Men’s Gold

Cao Yupeng has captured the gold medal in the Men’s Singles at the 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in South Korea. In an all-Chinese final, Cao beat compatriot Ding Junhui 4-2 in a contest that lacked much fluidity. The 22 year-old, who many tip to be the Chinese[Read More…]

China Win Team Gold in Incheon

China has won their second gold medal in snooker at the 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games after winning the Men’s Team event in Incheon, South Korea. The Chinese trio of Ding Junhui, Liang Wenbo and Tian Pengfei narrowly overcame Indian duo Aditya Mehta and Brijesh Damani in the[Read More…]

Xiao Wins 6-Reds Gold

It’s a rare occasion but it is actually happening – snooker is being played in South Korea this week. The World Indoor and Martial Arts Games takes place in Incheon near the capital of Seoul with four different events in snooker taking place. The Men’s Singles and Team disciplines, as[Read More…]

Wonderful Robertson Wins Again

Neil Robertson yesterday claimed the Wuxi Classic title in front of an enthusiastic crowd in China. The Australian came from behind to overcome Scotland’s John Higgins 10-7 in a thoroughly entertaining final of high quality snooker. The victory means that Robertson has now won the last two ranking events staged[Read More…]

Victoria Bulgarian Open

The fourth European Players Tour Championship event of the season gets under way tomorrow in Sofia as professional snooker arrives in Bulgaria for the first time. The south-eastern European nation has become a force in the sport in recent years as snooker continues to grow in new and exciting places.[Read More…]

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Cao Aims for Winner’s Circle

Cao Yupeng has been branded a “giant killer” after wins over players such as Mark Allen, John Higgins, Ding Junhui, Mark Williams and Ali Carter, but the up and coming Chinese star doesn’t like being tagged as an outsider. “Please don’t call me ‘the dark horse’, I am here to[Read More…]

Lee’s Glee with the PTCs

Stephen Lee won the second Asian Players Tour Championship event of the season this morning after a comprehensive 4-0 victory over home favourite Ding Junhui in the final. Earlier, the Englishman had beaten another local hero in Cao Yupeng 4-2 while Ding defeated compatriot Xiao Guodong by the same scoreline[Read More…]