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…]