Veterans Fergal O’Brien and Nigel Bond have lost their tour cards after defeats in the World Snooker Championship qualifiers.
Tag: Lukas Kleckers
It was a quieter week on the baize but silverware was still handed out, and there was a new member added to an exclusive snooker centuries club too.
Lukas Kleckers will be competing as a professional again next season after sealing an automatic Main Tour ticket via the 2019/20 Challenge Tour.
The European Masters is ongoing as professional snooker heads to Austria for the first time but what else has happened in the last seven days?
The German National Championship ended with a convincing victory of the huge favourite, Lukas Kleckers, recently in Bad Wildungen.
The 2018/19 snooker season commenced on Monday with the start of the Riga Masters qualifying round at the Preston Guild Hall. There were no upsets of note to speak about as the top seeds in action safely negotiated their opening task of what will ultimately prove to be another long[Read More…]
As 2017 draws to a close, we can continue our reflection on what has been another enthralling year in snooker. There have been many talking points over the course of the last twelve months both on and off the table. Yesterday we took a look at a few of the low[Read More…]
Rookie Lukas Kleckers produced a gutsy performance to beat defending champion Neil Robertson in the last 64 of the Riga Masters on Friday. The German was playing in only his second match as a professional and the upset represents his first victory since he got upgraded from an amateur after[Read More…]
The 2017/18 season is already a few weeks old and the first ranking event of the campaign is now on the horizon with the Riga Masters set to begin on Friday. It’s now when the majority of the players will be hoping to dust off the cobwebs after the brief[Read More…]
Germany’s Lukas Kleckers was one of four players to emerge from Q School Event One with a two-year Main Tour card on Sunday. The 20 year-old becomes the first German player since Patrick Einsle to boast professional status and it comes at a time when snooker’s popularity in the country[Read More…]