Tag: Michael White

Shoot-Out Moves to ITV

Snooker’s exhilarating Shoot-Out event will be televised by ITV4 for the next three years. The one-frame knockout tournament was first staged in 2011 and it is among the most thrilling events on the calendar, with high drama ensured by a shot clock and matches lasting a maximum of ten minutes.[Read More…]

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Welsh Wizards in Oz

Michael White edged Ali Carter in a dramatic decider to set up an all-Welsh quarter-final with Jamie Jones, who hammered Mark Selby in the Australian Open on Thursday. Irishman Fergal O’Brien is out, though, failing to build on his excellent victory over world champion Stuart Bingham as he was comprehensively[Read More…]

China on Top in World Cup Groups

Malta’s undefeated sequence came to a surprising end as the two Chinese outfits took control of their respective groups in the World Cup in Wuxi. Maltese duo Tony Drago and Alex Borg had won their opening 10 frames and were expected to continue their dominant form against Singapore, but fell[Read More…]

Ebdon and White Out

Former world champion Peter Ebdon is out of this year’s tournament after losing 10-7 to Stuart Carrington in the penultimate qualifying round in Sheffield. Hotly fancied young star Michael White was also an unexpected casualty on Sunday, going down 10-5 to Englishman Craig Steadman. Ebdon’s fate seemed sealed when he[Read More…]

White Survives but Gould Out

Martin Gould became the first high-profile casualty of the World Championship after a 10-6 loss to Adam Duffy on day one of the qualifiers in Ponds Forge. The Englishman fell 3-0 behind early on and was never able to get back on level terms as Duffy, an amateur invited to[Read More…]