Tag: China Championship

Ken Doherty Gibraltar Open

Ken Doherty Seals Qualifiers Double

Ken Doherty continued his strong start to the season by qualifying for the lucrative China Championship on Saturday in Preston. The Irishman dropped off the Main Tour last season after falling outside the top 64 in the world rankings following a dismal campaign, but received a reprieve from World Snooker[Read More…]

All Set for Snooker’s Return

After just about a month’s break, the snooker roadshow is about to get back under way with the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign. The start of May saw Mark Selby being crowned world champion for the third time as he became only the fourth player to successfully defend the title[Read More…]

Championing Invitations

The inaugural China Championship came to an appropriate conclusion on Saturday with John Higgins pocketing the mammoth cheque in Guangzhou. Not only did the Scot overcome an elite field to win the lucrative invitational and collect £200,000 – the biggest prize ever awarded outside the UK – Higgins duly managed[Read More…]

Final Four Gun for Guangzhou Glory

Mark Allen edged world champion Mark Selby in a 6-5 thriller to reach the semi-finals of the inaugural China Championship on Thursday. The Northern Irishman compiled a hat-trick of centuries as he established a 5-2 lead, only for Selby to launch one of his trademark comebacks and eventually force a[Read More…]

Eight Left in China Championship

The field of 16 has been reduced to eight after the opening two days of the inaugural China Championship in Guangzhou. Mark Selby showed no signs of relinquishing his control on the Main Tour as he comfortably outscored Anthony McGill for a 6-2 victory on Tuesday. The 33 year-old, who[Read More…]

China Championship Preview

The inaugural Evergrande China Championship gets under way on Tuesday as the 2016/17 campaign continues to build momentum. 16 players have been invited to Guangzhou for the lucrative five-day event, with a whopping £200,000 on offer for the champion crowned on Saturday – the most ever to be awarded outside[Read More…]