Tag: International Championship

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…]

Ding Junhui. Photo credit: Tai Chengzhe

Snooker in September

Snooker in August concluded with the Paul Hunter Classic last weekend as Michael White captured his second ranking event title in Furth. The Welshman counted world number one Mark Selby and the in-form Shaun Murphy among his victims as he pocketed the £20,000 champion’s cheque at the Stadthalle in Germany. It[Read More…]

Michael Holt Halts the Rocket – Again

Ronnie O’Sullivan is out of the International Championship after losing 6-4 to Michael Holt in the third round on Wednesday. At the start of 2016, Holt boasted just one solitary victory over the five-time world champion, but that has dramatically changed since after recording a hat-trick of wins this year.[Read More…]

Postpones Indian Open

Seeds Surge into Last 16

Ten out of the top 11 seeds in the International Championship have booked their places in the third round in Daqing. The manner of the victories varied but the result was the same, ensuring most of the sport’s biggest stars remain in contention for China’s most lucrative ranking event title.[Read More…]