Tag: James Wattana

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…]

Shanghai Masters Qualifiers Begin

The Shanghai Masters qualifiers got under way today at the Metrodome in Barnsley. The third ranking event of the campaign is also the second that uses the old flat 128 draw format – the others being the already completed Australian Open won by Judd Trump and the season-ending World Championship[Read More…]

Fallen Trio Get Return Invite

Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis and James Wattana will be awarded invitations to World Snooker Tour events during the 2014/15 season, where there are places available. World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn recently announced that invitations will be offered to players who have won multiple ranking titles in their career and made[Read More…]

Early Exit for Morris

The opening round of qualifying for the World Championship concluded yesterday with a shock defeat for Ireland’s David Morris. The Kilkenny cueist, who had otherwise enjoyed a fantastic season on his return to the circuit following a one-year absence, was sent crashing out early following a 10-7 defeat to 17[Read More…]

Chinese Struggle to Reach Beijing

Several of the Chinese players were dumped out of the China Open before even returning to their homeland on the opening day of qualifiers in Gloucester. The first round is taking place at The Capital Venue before the final 64 players compete in Beijing at the start of April. Seven[Read More…]

The Wind Gathers Momentum

Jimmy White won his first qualifying round match for this year’s World Championship with a 10-7 victory over China’s Tian Pengfei on Monday night. The ‘Whirlwind’ played well in spells and was generally the more composed of the pair in a contest that was error strewn throughout. 50 year-old White,[Read More…]

McGill Whitewashes Wicheard

Adam Wicheard suffered the humiliation of joining an elite batch of players that have been whitewashed in best of 19 matches as Anthony McGill hammered him in the World Championship qualifiers. Now at the fifth qualifying stage, all the players involved in the round of the last 80 realise that[Read More…]