There are eight players left in the hunt for glory in what is the first Home Nations series event of the campaign.
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Ken Doherty edged Mark Williams 6-4 in the last 64 of the China Open as the seeds continued to tumble on Tuesday in Beijing.
Eight players remain in the hunt for the £150,000 top prize that’s on offer for the International Championship this week in China. The quarter-finals take place on Thursday as the tournament reaches the business end of proceedings. Daqing as a venue has been much-bemoaned over the last few days, mostly because[Read More…]
Tuesday saw the players return to Preston for the start of the International Championship qualifiers at the Guild Hall. This is the sixth edition of the International Championship, which was once heralded as a possible fourth major as China’s growth in the game exploded. It’s still a very important tournament,[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Williams both booked their places in the last 16 of the 2016 Betfred World Championship after contrasting opening round victories. O’Sullivan played very well throughout his encounter with fellow Englishman Dave Gilbert but came up against an opponent who refused to wilt at the challenge. Pot success[Read More…]
The World Championship qualifiers came to a conclusion on Wednesday with 16 players emerging from Ponds Forge to complete the last 32 line-up at the Crucible. As always, there was plenty of drama and tension in Sheffield as a coveted place in the main draw was at stake, and it[Read More…]
Joe Perry didn’t exactly live up to his nickname of the “Gentleman” following his second round defeat to Robbie Williams in the UK Championship on Saturday. The 41 year-old lost 6-3 to his fellow Englishman at the Barbican, and quotes reported in the York Press left everyone with no doubt[Read More…]
The start of the 2015 Betfred World Snooker Championship is just a single day away and, after a long qualifying process and a botched draw, we now know our first round line-up. Here is a look at each of the last 32 encounters that will take place over the coming[Read More…]
A highly dramatic last session to the final World Championship qualifiers resulted in an amazing five deciding frame thrillers in Ponds Forge. Given the amount of matches played over the last week and the enormity of the consequences of each result, the lack of more 10-9 scorelines earlier on was somewhat[Read More…]