Tag: International Championship

International Championship Preview

Sunday marks the return of the International Championship – China’s most lucrative ranking event. Daqing stages the tournament for a second occasion after its relatively successful initial outing 12 months ago. While the week wasn’t a sellout by any stretch of the imagination, it was a marked improvement from the event’s[Read More…]

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Higgins Sets up Gilbert Final Clash

John Higgins is into the final of the International Championship after a 9-4 victory over Mark Selby on Saturday in China. The four-time world champion was in punishing form throughout the semi-final clash with the world no.1, capitalising on most of Selby’s errors with hard match snooker. Although it came[Read More…]

Gilbert into Maiden Ranking Final

David Gilbert is the first man into the International Championship final after a 9-5 victory over Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in China on Friday. In doing so, the Englishman reaches his maiden ranking event final at the age of 34 having been a professional player since 2002. The fact that this week[Read More…]