Tag: Kurt Maflin

Seeds Stumble in Berlin

Thursday in the German Masters proved to be a much busier affair than what came the day prior in Berlin. While Wednesday had featured four whitewash wins, the second day of action at the Tempodrom saw three matches dramatically go the distance while the higher seeds also continued to tumble out[Read More…]

World Cup Draw Confirmed

The line up of 24 teams to play in snooker’s 2015 World Cup in China next month has been announced. The tournament will take place in the city of Wuxi in the Jiangsu Province from June 15 to 21, with the two-man teams chasing a top prize of $200,000 from a[Read More…]

It’s There! “Walk on, walk on..”

Over the course of the World Championship I’ve challenged one snooker aficionado to highlight the best quirky, outlandish, unusual, laughable and questionable observations of each day. As if to further enhance his (or her!) alter ego as snooker’s sleeper, this spy has elected to go through the tournament in disguise. Read[Read More…]

Deciding Matters in World Qualifiers

A highly dramatic last session to the final World Championship qualifiers resulted in an amazing five deciding frame thrillers in Ponds Forge. Given the amount of matches played over the last week and the enormity of the consequences of each result, the lack of more 10-9 scorelines earlier on was somewhat[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