Tag: Michael White

Sheffield Line-up Complete

The qualifying event for the 2013 World Championship came to a conclusion yesterday with a mixture of young and old stealing the headlines. There will be six hopefuls gracing the Crucible Theatre for the first time – four of them under the age of 25 as a new and exciting[Read More…]

The Final Round

In football, it’s gracing the field of a World Cup stadium. In tennis, it’s donning the all-white colours on the luscious green grass of SW19 at Wimbledon. In golf, as is the case this very weekend, it’s performing inside the beautiful surroundings of Augusta National at the Masters. In snooker,[Read More…]

One More Match for Jimmy

Jimmy White comfortably dispatched an out of sorts Xiao Guodong to reach the final qualifying round for the 2013 World Championship in Sheffield last night.  The ‘Whirlwind’ delighted his legion of fans around the world by recording a 10-4 victory over the Chinese youngster, ensuring the Londoner is now only[Read More…]

Wuxi Classic Preview

The Wuxi Classic gets under way on Monday as the 2012/13 campaign picks up pace with the first major ranking event of the season. This week saw the first ranking points fought for with the inaugural staging of an Asian Players Tour Championship event, eventually won be Stuart Bingham. Bingham[Read More…]

White Making his Mark

Michael White is announcing himself as a big-time player after reaching the semi-finals of the first Asian Players Tour Championship event of the season in China. The 20 year-old has been widely tipped as a star of the future and many believe that the beginning of a potentially illustrious career[Read More…]

Decider Alert

There were an astonishing eight deciding frame in the final round of qualifying for the Wuxi Classic yesterday. Half of the last bout of action went the full distance and there were contrasting fortunes for two players seeking to make their maiden appearance at the venue stage of a ranking[Read More…]

Chinese Contingent Get the Chop

It was a bad day at the office for all of the Chinese players attempting to qualify for the first of their five home ranking tournaments on the calendar this season. The Wuxi Classic had established itself in recent years as one of the top invitational events and has now[Read More…]

Chinese Eye Home Event

Five Chinese players made it through the second round of qualifying on Wednesday for their home event, the China Open. Of course, there will soon be five “home” events for China’s finest but that doesn’t make it any less special or important for them to make their mark in front[Read More…]

World of Snooker in 2012

First and foremost, Happy New Year to one and all. And what a year we have in prospect for snooker in 2012. 2011 was one of the sport’s greatest years – particularly in terms of the last couple of decades – with a further influx in new tournaments and an emergence[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