Tag: Judd Trump

It’s Friday!

My internet is once again down at the moment – beyond a joke now! – so apologies for not writing a report on day two at the International Championship qualifiers. Most of you will know the results by now but I’ll briefly summarise what happened, and the rest of the[Read More…]

International Championship Qualifiers; Round-Up

International Championship The International Championship returns for a second year as the qualifiers take place in Barnsley today and tomorrow. Last year’s event in Chengdu was recognised as an overall success, with a slightly longer format and increased prize money appeasing the wishes of both fans and players alike. Judd[Read More…]

2013 SHQ Awards

The new campaign is just a matter of days away but let’s first take a look back at the highlights of the 2012/13 campaign with the second annual SHQ Awards. As was the case twelve months ago, I am lucky enough to be joined by regular contributors Fin Ruane and[Read More…]

Move to Strike

The semi-finals of the World Snooker Championship is unique in that it is the only format that is played over the course of three days. In those three days a lot can change, so to get too excited over somebody’s position after the opening session would be foolish. These frames[Read More…]

Semi-Final Preview

We have reached the semi-final stage of the 2013 World Snooker Championship in Sheffield. Four players have each won 36 frames to get this far but there is still a seismic task at hand as they have only barely passed the halfway mark. 35 more frames are needed to become[Read More…]

Quarter-final Preview

The quarter-final line-up at the Crucible was completed last night with Ronnie O’Sullivan still firmly in the hunt for glory in Sheffield. The reigning champion’s World Snooker Championships odds have been cut to 2/1 as he effortlessly shifted through the gears to overcome Ali Carter in a repeat of last year’s final.[Read More…]

Hawk Eyes World Title

Barry Hawkins dominated the final session to beat world no.1 Mark Selby 13-10 in the second round of the World Championship in Sheffield on Saturday. The Englishman came from 9-7 down to overcome one of the major favourites by three frames, completely taking over the match after his Leicester opponent[Read More…]

Favourites Begin to Battle

Three of the major favourites for the 2013 World Championship got off to winning starts yesterday as Mark Selby, Judd Trump and Ding Junhui all advanced to the second round in Sheffield. Despite the relatively comfortable looking scorelines of all three, Selby was the only player who was truly never[Read More…]

World Championship First Round Preview

The eagerly anticipated 2013 World Championship gets under way tomorrow as 32 of the best players on the planet do battle for the biggest prize of them all. The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield plays host to the 17-day marathon for a 37th consecutive year with defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan returning[Read More…]

2013 World Championship Draw

The draw for the last 32 of the 2013 World Championship has just been completed on talkSPORT radio station. Here is the full draw… Ronnie O’Sullivan vs Marcus Campbell Ali Carter vs Ben Woollaston Stuart Bingham vs Sam Baird John Higgins vs Mark Davis Shaun Murphy vs Martin Gould Graeme[Read More…]