Tag: Shanghai Masters

World Championship qualifiers

Round-up of Shanghai Qualifiers

The second qualifying round was completed on Friday at the Shanghai Masters qualifiers in Barnsley. 48 players remain in the hunt to seal the 16 coveted trips to China next month. It was a good day for the home contingent as well, with four Chinese competitors making it through to[Read More…]

Morris Moves Closer to China

David Morris reached the third round of qualifying for the Shanghai Masters after beating Zhou Yuelong 5-3 in Barnsley on Thursday. In a high-scoring affair, Morris countered his Chinese opponent’s breaks of 138, 65 and 57 with runs of 91 and 52 of his own, while also claiming the tighter[Read More…]

Masters Favourites Following Shanghai

By Steve Dixon International sports and gaming freelance blogger We’ve seen some surprise event winners since the start of the 2014-15 snooker season in May. Peter Lines winning the Pink Ribbon pro-am was seen by some as an unexpected result back in June, and not many expected Stephen Maguire’s recent[Read More…]

Shanghai Delight for Bingham

Stuart Bingham has won the 2014 Shanghai Masters after thrashing ¬†Mark Allen 10-3 in China. The final didn’t live up to any expectation and was a dour affair throughout that suffered from a lot of drawn out, scrappy frames that were bereft of good play. England’s Bingham didn’t play that[Read More…]

O’Brien into Shanghai Quarters

Fergal O’Brien is into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters after a grafting 5-3 victory over local amateur Zhao Xintong. The contest got off to a free-flowing start and the scores were tied at the mid-session interval following shared breaks of 80, 69, 61, 42 and 41, but the match[Read More…]