Tag: Stuart Bingham

Consistently Consistent

In the 1980s Steve Davis dominated snooker and won the majority of the titles each season. The very same, even more so perhaps, could be said about Stephen Hendry’s dominance in the following decade – particularly the first half of it. With the emergence of Ronnie O’Sullivan, John Higgins and[Read More…]

Second APTC Under Way

While most eyes were fixed elsewhere, the second Asian Players Tour Championship got under way on Sunday and the mixed field has already been whittled down to the last 32 in Yixing, China. The snooker community had barely any time to catch their breath following the classic Shanghai Masters final[Read More…]

A Damn Good Thrashing

There were a lot of close matches in the opening rounds of the Shanghai Masters but that certainly wasn’t the order of day four as the last 16 was played out in China. A rare hat-trick of whitewashes were bandied out to unfortunate opponents while only one of the eight[Read More…]

Dublin’s Dynamite Duo do it Again

Ken Doherty saw off stern opposition to reach the last 16 of the third Players Tour Championship event of the season at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. And Fergal O’Brien added gloss to another rare positive day for Irish snooker by winning 12 of his 14 frames to[Read More…]

PTC Trio Poland Bound

The three Players Tour Championship winners from this season so far all booked their seats on the flight to Poland today for the Gdynia Open in October. Stephen Maguire and Martin Gould, champions of the two UK PTCs staged so far, and inaugural Asian PTC winner Stuart Bingham all came[Read More…]

Fin’s Fables: The Season So Far

By Fin Ruane So three months into the new snooker season and with the first ranking cut off last weekend it’s time to run the rule over the winners, movers and shakers of the 2012 /2013 season. With qualifiers starting for the Wuxi Classic and Australian Open just a couple[Read More…]

Premier League Returns

This week sees the return of the Premier League to our screens and I’m not referring to the football on Saturday. Tomorrow, the 2012 Premier League snooker campaign gets under way as ten hopefuls go in search of the coveted league title. In the last decade there has been one[Read More…]

15-Reds Returns in Oz

Tomorrow sees the return of regular snooker to the calendar after a week of 6-Reds action in Thailand. A quick word on that and the brilliant 8-4 success for Mark Davis in the final over countryman Shaun Murphy. The shorter format is obviously one that agrees with Davis, who added[Read More…]

Walden Proves Battling Worth

So the first ranking event of the season has come and gone with Ricky Walden emerging victorious at the Wuxi Classic in China. It gave Walden his second ranking event title, four years after his maiden glory which also came in the Far East country at the Shanghai Masters. Walden[Read More…]

Wuxi Classic Preview

The Wuxi Classic gets under way on Monday as the 2012/13 campaign picks up pace with the first major ranking event of the season. This week saw the first ranking points fought for with the inaugural staging of an Asian Players Tour Championship event, eventually won be Stuart Bingham. Bingham[Read More…]