Tag: Riga Masters

All Set for Snooker’s Return

After just about a month’s break, the snooker roadshow is about to get back under way with the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign. The start of May saw Mark Selby being crowned world champion for the third time as he became only the fourth player to successfully defend the title[Read More…]

Snooker Returns with Riga Masters

Professional snooker returns after almost three weeks in the sunshine – well, for some at least – with the Riga Masters in Latvia. Unfortunately, the first half of the season will have a very discontinuous feel to it as events are sporadically scheduled here and there throughout the summer and[Read More…]

Higgins and Doherty Reach Riga

The Riga Masters qualifying round got under way on Friday with half the field earning their place in Latvia later this month. Unlike most ranking events, the Riga Masters follows an open draw structure so there was no protection for the higher seeds in the early stages. Arguably the match[Read More…]

World Championship qualifiers

Boileau Loses on Pro Debut

Josh Boileau couldn’t get his professional career off to a dream start as he was defeated by Matthew Stevens in the World Open qualifying at Preston. Boileau compiled the highest break of the match, a 51 in the fourth frame, but that was as good as it got as the[Read More…]