Tag: Masters

Ding Junhui Ends Masters Drought

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ding Junhui both reached the quarter-finals as the 2017 Masters got under way in London on Sunday. Defending champion O’Sullivan survived a monumental scare in coming from 5-4 behind to beat Liang Wenbo in a decider. Liang had wasted several opportunities in the penultimate frame to knock[Read More…]

Preview: The Masters

The 2017 Dafabet Masters gets under way on Sunday at the Alexandra Palace in London. As the defending champion, Ronnie O’Sullivan returns hoping to claim the title for a record seventh time. Standing in his way are the 15 other strong competitors who make up the elite top 16 in[Read More…]

QUIZ: Masters Trivia

The 2017 Masters is just a few days away and the excitement is building ahead of the most prestigious invitation event on the calendar. There has been plenty of drama down through the years in the Masters, which is the second oldest professional tournament behind only the World Championship. Most of[Read More…]

QUIZ: Masters Finalists

One week from today we will be getting ready for the start of the 2017 edition of the Masters at the Alexandra Palace in London. The prestigious invitational event has been running since 1975, making it the second longest running professional tournament behind only the World Championship itself. Open to[Read More…]

2017 Masters Draw

The draw for this season’s prestigious invitation event, The Masters, has been made during the mid-session interval of the UK Championship final in York. Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will return to the Alexandra Palace in London next month in search of a record seventh Masters crown. This edition will be[Read More…]

Dafabet Continues Masters Sponsorship

Dafabet’s title sponsorship of snooker’s most prestigious invitation tournament has been extended for an extra three years. Dafabet has been the sponsor of the Masters since 2014 and this new extension brings the agreement to 2020. The Dafabet Masters is one of the sport’s Triple Crown events and it is[Read More…]