Aug 01 2015

Last 16 in Riga

RigaarenaTwo days down in Riga at the first European Tour event of the 2015/16 season and we are now down to just 16 players heading into the final day.

Click below for a round-up of the action so far…

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Jul 30 2015

See Snooker Stars Free In Barnsley

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Snooker fans will have another chance to see a host of green baize stars for FREE when the Shanghai Masters qualifiers take place at the Barnsley Metrodome next week.

For the third consecutive year, World Snooker is providing free access to supporters to attend the qualifying rounds of world ranking events at the South Yorkshire venue.

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Jul 30 2015

Llandudno To Stage Snooker’s World Grand Prix

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The best snooker players on the planet will be back in Llandudno next March for the World Grand Prix.

The tournament was new to the calendar last season and received a fantastic reception in North Wales. It proved a great success as fans flocked to Venue Cymru to see an array of green baize stars including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, John Higgins and Mark Selby.

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Jul 26 2015

Interview: Taylor’s New Outlook

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Allan Taylor turned professional at the start of the 2013/14 season and initially found results hard to come by, but with the help of the late Vic Harris showed improvement during his second year, eventually earning a fresh two-year tour card thanks to his position on the European Order of Merit.

With the resumption of the new campaign fast approaching, I spoke to Allan to talk about his first two years on tour, his bond with Vic Harris and his new outlook on his snooker career…

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Jul 26 2015

Kaettikun Wins World U-21 Championship

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Congratulations to Boonyarit Kaettikun who has today edged out Welshman Jamie Clarke 8-7 to win a dramatic final at the 2015 World U-21 Championship in Bucharest, Romania.

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Jul 24 2015

Interview: Hallworth Targets Tour Survival

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When Michael White trailed 19-year-old Steven Hallworth 4-0 at the first mid-session interval of their World Championship qualifying match back in April, the scoreline was more than enough to raise a few eyebrows, even amongst those of us inside of the snooker bubble.

Though White was able to recover to take a 10-8 victory, Hallworth had acquitted himself well and turning to the 2015/16 season is now looking to do enough to successfully retain his place on tour.

That being the case, I caught up with Steven to reflect upon his rookie professional season, look to the future and more…

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Jul 23 2015

Shanghai Masters 2015: Draw and Format Available

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With the qualifying tournament for the Shanghai Masters due to get underway in early August, World Snooker have this week published the draw for both the qualifying rounds and last 32 stage, as well as the qualifying format.

The various documents can be accessed here at their official website, or alternatively at snookerorg here.

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Jul 20 2015

Glasgow to Host Scottish County Championships

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Next Sunday, July 26th Glasgow’s Q-Club will host the Scottish County Championships, with 12 man teams playing the round robin event from;

West of Scotland League
Aberdeen League
Edinburgh League
Red Triangle of Cumbernauld – defending champions
Dumfries League
Borders League

Further info can be found at worldsnooker.com

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