Tag: Jimmy White

Sheffield Line-up Complete

The qualifying event for the 2013 World Championship came to a conclusion yesterday with a mixture of young and old stealing the headlines. There will be six hopefuls gracing the Crucible Theatre for the first time – four of them under the age of 25 as a new and exciting[Read More…]

The Final Round

In football, it’s gracing the field of a World Cup stadium. In tennis, it’s donning the all-white colours on the luscious green grass of SW19 at Wimbledon. In golf, as is the case this very weekend, it’s performing inside the beautiful surroundings of Augusta National at the Masters. In snooker,[Read More…]

One More Match for Jimmy

Jimmy White comfortably dispatched an out of sorts Xiao Guodong to reach the final qualifying round for the 2013 World Championship in Sheffield last night.  The ‘Whirlwind’ delighted his legion of fans around the world by recording a 10-4 victory over the Chinese youngster, ensuring the Londoner is now only[Read More…]

Swail Outlaws Status

Joe Swail won the last five frames against Adam Duffy on Tuesday night to continue his magical run in the 2013 World Championship qualifiers at the EIS Badminton Hall. Having dropped off the Main Tour last season, Swail is now officially regarded as an amateur player and thus had to[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…]

Scottish Open

The fifth European Players Tour Championship event of the season got under way today in Ravenscaig as professional snooker makes a welcome return to Scotland. It has been more than two years since the last tournament was staged in a land that has produced multiple world champions – most notably[Read More…]

Victoria Bulgarian Open

The fourth European Players Tour Championship event of the season gets under way tomorrow in Sofia as professional snooker arrives in Bulgaria for the first time. The south-eastern European nation has become a force in the sport in recent years as snooker continues to grow in new and exciting places.[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy