Tag: International Championship

Sutton: “Snooker means the world to me”

While the International Championship qualifiers come to a conclusion today, the hot topic on Thursday has surrounded the unusual betting patterns that embroiled Irishman John Sutton’s encounter with Jamie Burnett yesterday. The sport of snooker has for a long time been plagued by match fixing and allegations of the sort.[Read More…]

Fine Lines as Selby Sent Crashing

World no.1 Mark Selby followed defending champion Ding Junhui out of the International Championship before even reaching Chengdu after a spectacular defeat to Oliver Lines at the Metrodome yesterday. Ireland’s David Morris had no such problems, though, as he eased past John Astley with a 6-4 scoreline. While the opening[Read More…]

White Wins at Metrodome

Jimmy White won his first ranking event match since the China Open in April after a dramatic 6-5 victory over Alex Davies at the Metrodome in Barnsley. Coming from 4-2 and 5-4 down, the ‘Wind’ fought gallantly and just about squeezed past his fellow Englishman in a frenetic final frame[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

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

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