Tag: Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon

WPBSA Statement: Thais Cleared

In August 2013 the WPBSA’s global gambling monitoring network notified the association that there were unusual betting patterns in relation to two matches during the Qualifying event for the Shanghai Masters played in Doncaster. The first match was between Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon and Ross Muir and bets were placed on Ross[Read More…]

Doherty Denies Thepchaiya

Ken Doherty edged into the final round of qualifying for the Shanghai Masters after a 5-4 victory over Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh. The veteran Dubliner has enjoyed a decent run of form at the start of this campaign and, despite a strong effort from his inexperienced opponent to force a decider[Read More…]

TT Races Through as Others Lag Behind

Yesterday, Luca Brecel was briefly discussed as one of the game’s rising stars but today he fell 5-1 at the hands of Andy Hicks in the second qualifying round for the 2012 Shanghai Masters. Instead, it was another teenager in Thailand’s Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon – or TT, which is inevitably going[Read More…]

Shanghai Masters

The second ranking event of the season gets under way tomorrow as the fifth annual Shanghai Masters commences in China. The first round proper begins on Tuesday after the eight lowest ranked qualifiers must dispel the challenge of eight wildcards. The wildcard system has been an ever-present aspect to events[Read More…]