Tag: China Championship

China Championship: Quarter-Final Preview

The China Championship is down to the last eight as the players prepare for the business end of proceedings in Guangzhou. Rather unusually, Sunday will see the quarter-finals being contested rather than the final showdown that is the norm in most snooker tournaments. Ronnie O’Sullivan remains the overwhelming favourite, although[Read More…]

Ronnie O’Sullivan Starts Well in Guangzhou

The majority of the marquee names advanced into the last 32 as the first round of the China Championship reached its conclusion on Thursday in Guangzhou. Stars Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Selby comfortably progressed with relatively straight forward triumphs against Sam Baird and Noppon Saengkham respectively. The pair of Englishmen[Read More…]

China Championship: Preview and Draw

The second ranking event of the season gets under way on Wednesday with the China Championship in Guangzhou. The China Championship was launched as a lucrative 16-man invitational last year, with John Higgins collecting a cool £200,000 champion’s cheque for beating Stuart Bingham in the final. With the field increased[Read More…]

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Neil Robertson Earns China Spot

Neil Robertson and Ryan Day were among the final qualifiers as the preliminary round for the China Championship wrapped up on Tuesday in Preston. Robertson lost his opening frame against Gerard Greene to a century break but levelled by pinching a close second, before subsequently controlling the contest for a[Read More…]