Tag: Michael White

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…]

White Hot in German Qualifiers

Two Whites in the opposite ends of their careers made it through to the final round of qualifying for the German Masters today at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield. Veteran Jimmy White withstood a mini-revival from opponent Stuart Carrington to eventually prevail 5-3 for the second time this week[Read More…]

Morris Marches on in PTC9

David Morris clinched two deciding frame victories before a 4-2 triumph over Peter Lines sent him into the last 16 of PTC 9 in Belgium. The Kilkenny cueist has suffered from shocking form in the last twelve months or so but bounced back with three important wins in Antwerp and,[Read More…]

O’Sullivan Tickled Pink

Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Matthew Stevens 4-2 to win the seventh Players Tour Championship event of the season in Gloucester. The ‘Rocket’ was in a buoyant mood throughout the entire weekend and when he is content with himself he usually emerges victorious. Nobody forced the former world champion into a deciding[Read More…]

Late Night in Sheffield

John Higgins and Neil Robertson are the only Top 16 members through to the fourth round of PTC 5 in Sheffield so far following an elongated day’s snooker. At the time of writing (2am), Michael White, who had earlier edged Anthony McGill 4-2 in a marathon that finished past midnight,[Read More…]

End of Road for Morris and Hogan

Irishmen David Morris and David Hogan exited the Shanghai Masters at the second round of qualifying at The Academy in Sheffield. Hogan must have thought that his luck was in this week when he progressed from his preliminary round over Lucky Vatnani and then his first qualifying round encounter with[Read More…]