Tag: Paul Hunter

QUIZ! Paul Hunter

On Sunday evening at the Alexandra Palace, one of either Ronnie O’Sullivan or Joe Perry will be lifting the 2017 Dafabet Masters trophy. This year, for the first time, the winner will be raising aloft the newly named Paul Hunter Trophy. This is in recognition of one of the most[Read More…]

Paul Hunter Classic Under Way

Snooker returned yesterday with the opening day of the 2015 Paul Hunter Classic in Furth. The second European Tour event of the season is arguably the marquee minor ranking event on the calendar, with big attendances and quite a lot of prestige attached to the player in which it honours.[Read More…]

Arcaden Paul Hunter Classic Preview

The 2014 Arcaden Paul Hunter Classic gets under way later today with the preliminary amateur rounds in Furth, Germany. The European Tour event is widely regarded as the one of the best Players Championship tournaments as it brings a level of prestige given its name and accompanied enthusiastic crowd each[Read More…]

2013 Masters Preview

The 2013 Masters gets under way on Sunday as the 16 best ranked players in the world do battle at the Alexandra Palace in London. First staged in 1975, the Masters is now the second longest running professional tournament on the annual calendar – behind only the World Championship itself[Read More…]

Remembering Paul Hunter

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the passing of Leeds snooker ace Paul Hunter. Like many poignant deaths – from JFK to Lennon, Elvis to Cobain – snooker fans around the world remember where they were and how they found out about this untimely of deaths. For me, it had[Read More…]