Tag: International Championship

European Masters qualifier

Preview: International Championship

The action returns on Sunday with the start of the International Championship in Daqing. The lucrative ranking event, arguably the most prestigious in China, is back on the calendar for the sixth time with a whopping £150,000 again on offer for the champion. Mark Selby is the defending champion and[Read More…]

Marco Fu Taken by Akani

Former runner-up Marco Fu crashed out of the International Championship in qualifying at the Guild Hall on Wednesday. The world number six became the highest profile casualty of the preliminaries so far in Preston as he succumbed to a 6-4 defeat to Thailand’s Akani Songsersmawad. The 39 year-old led 3-1[Read More…]