The Whirlwind is on a ten-match winning streak in the tournament.
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Dennis Taylor Plays Last Competitive Snooker Match
The Northern Irishman bowed out at the scene of his greatest ever triumph.
USA Hosts Pan American Snooker Championship
The 2019 Pan American Snooker Championship will be staged at Q Ball Snooker & Pool in Houston, Texas this year.
Ken Doherty Claims UK Seniors Championship
Ken Doherty has captured his maiden title on the World Seniors Snooker Tour after a 4-1 victory over Igor Figueiredo in the final of the UK Seniors Championship in Hull on Thursday. The Irishman, runner-up to Jimmy White in the same event last season, lost only one frame throughout the[Read More…]
World Snooker Championship Qualifying Draw
The eagerly anticipated World Snooker Championship qualifying draw was announced by World Snooker on Monday. A total of 128 players will head to the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield from Wednesday hoping to win the three matches required to reach the main event at the Crucible Theatre in less[Read More…]
Irish Duo Exit WSF Championship
Michael Judge and TJ Dowling both fell at the last 16 stage of the WSF Championship on Thursday – ending Irish interest in the inaugural staging of the international amateur competition in Malta. Judge, as he had also done in the semi-finals of last week’s WSF Seniors Championship, lost out[Read More…]
Michael Judge and TJ Dowling in WSF Championship Running
The inaugural WSF Championship has reached the last 32 stage in Malta with a straight knockout format to be adopted from now until the champion is determined on Saturday. With the formalities of the mundane round-robin phase complete, attention can now properly turn to the big contenders as they chase[Read More…]
Ng On Yee Retains Women’s World Championship
Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee defeated Maria Catalano 5-0 to complete the successful defence of her World Women’s Snooker Championship title on Saturday. On Yee completed a dominant week in Malta with a convincing victory against world number four Catalano, who earlier in the day stunned 11-time world champion Reanne[Read More…]
Ricky Walden Beats Mark Selby in Gibraltar
Ricky Walden came from two frames down to beat top seed Mark Selby 4-3 in the third round of the Gibraltar Open on Saturday. Walden, who has struggled for form this season amid dropping out of the top 16 in the world rankings, moved into the final day at the expense[Read More…]
Ding Junhui Fights Back in UK Opener
Ding Junhui just about survived in the first round of the UK Championship as he required a 74 clearance to steal victory from Igor Figueiredo in York on Tuesday. Two-time champion Ding appeared set to be heading for an early exit when he lost four frames in a row to[Read More…]