Matt2745

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Date registered: November 5, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Tour Card For Pan-American Snooker Champion — December 18, 2014
  2. To Polish Or Not To Polish? — December 15, 2014
  3. Maguire On Fire in Lisbon — December 14, 2014
  4. EBSA Order of Merit 2014/15: ET5 Update — December 14, 2014
  5. Maiden Max For Woollaston In Lisbon — December 12, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. 2009/10 Roll Call — 58 comments
  2. 2011/12 Roll Call — 54 comments
  3. Pocket Money: Is Snooker Sustainable For All? — 49 comments
  4. 2012/13 Roll Call — 40 comments
  5. Snooker Rule Changes Explained by Referee Andy Yates — 33 comments

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Dec 18 2014

Tour Card For Pan-American Snooker Champion

An interesting line from World Snooker today as it has been announced that the winner of the 2015 Pan-American Snooker Championship will earn not only a two-year tour card from the 2015/16 season, but also a place at this season’s World Championship qualifiers in Sheffield, in line with changes announced by Barry Hearn at the …

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Dec 15 2014

To Polish Or Not To Polish?

That would appear to be the question, as World Snooker chose the recent Lisbon Open event at which to trial a new system of ‘polishing’ the balls prior to matches, in an attempt to reduce the amount of kicks and bad bounces in the game. As is ever the case in snooker, feedback was varied, …

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Dec 14 2014

Maguire On Fire in Lisbon

Stephen Maguire came close to glory in York last week as he reached the semi-finals of the UK Championship, but today has managed to go all the way in Lisbon by defeating Matt Selt to capture the fifth event of this season’s European Tour. Click below for more…

Dec 14 2014

EBSA Order of Merit 2014/15: ET5 Update

Following the ET5 event in Lisbon this weekend, there will be just one more European Tour event to be played this season and therefore one more chance for the amateurs to gain a top 16 place in this season’s EBSA Amateur Order of Merit. Click below to view to updated standings, as well as a …

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Dec 12 2014

Maiden Max For Woollaston In Lisbon

Congratulations to Leicester’s world number 36 Ben Woollaston, who today made his first professional 147 break during his first round match against amateur Joe Steele at the Lisbon Open event in Portugal. Coming in the third frame of the match, the break represents the 110th maximum break in professional competition and provided that it is …

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Dec 11 2014

My New WPBSA Blog

As some readers may have already seen on Twitter during the past few days, in what is an exciting development for me personally and hopefully for those of you who enjoy reading this website, I will now also be blogging for the WPBSA with immediate effect. In particular, the blog will initially concentrate on the …

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Dec 10 2014

UK Championship 2014: Tournament Reflections

Just a few days on from the final balls being potted in York at this year’s UK Championship, already eyes are very much fixed on the future, with the professional stages of the Lisbon Open set to get underway on Friday and the drawsheets being released for both the German Masters and World Seniors qualifiers …

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Dec 09 2014

World Seniors Championship Qualifiers 2015: Draw and Format Released

As well as the qualifying draw for the German Masters, World Snooker have today also published the qualifying draw for the 2015 World Seniors Championship, the event set to take place over two days in Wigan, immediately after those qualifiers for Germany.

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