Tag: Mark King

Scottish Open Preview

The third leg of the inaugural Home Nations series takes place this week with the Scottish Open in Glasgow. It marks the first time since 2010 that a ranking event will be staged in Scotland, and the tournament follows the previously contested English and Northern Ireland Opens. Liang Wenbo and[Read More…]

UK Championship Preview

The Northern Ireland Open isn’t even 24 hours old but thoughts already turn to the next ranking event, the Betway UK Championship, which starts on Tuesday in York. Once again, 128 players descend on the Barbican Centre to contest one of the most prestigious tournaments on the calendar each season.[Read More…]

Mark is the King in Belfast

Mark King beat Barry Hawkins 9-8 to win his maiden ranking event title after an absorbing Northern Ireland Open final on Sunday. England’s King fought back from 5-1 behind to pip his countryman in a thrilling contest that captivated a packed Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. In doing so, the 42[Read More…]