Matt2745

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Date registered: November 5, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Snooker Returns to Fürth, Draw Available — August 18, 2014
  2. Shanghai Masters 2014: Qualifying Wrap — August 16, 2014
  3. Lists You Might Have Missed… — August 14, 2014
  4. Hospice Pockets From World Snooker Partnership — August 13, 2014
  5. Partitions Return For Shanghai Qualifiers — August 11, 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 — 31 comments

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Aug 18 2014

Snooker Returns to Fürth, Draw Available

The snooker circus rolls on to Furth this weekend with the second event of the 2014/15 European Tour and it promises to be another interesting weekend, with the return of defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan, who will be playing in his first competitive tournament since his defeat to ET1 winner Mark Selby at last season’s World …

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Aug 16 2014

Shanghai Masters 2014: Qualifying Wrap

Yesterday saw the conclusion of the qualifying tournament for the 2014 Shanghai Masters at the Barnsley Metrodome, as 16 players booked their places at the venue stages of the event next month. Click below for a round-up of all of the main stories, as well as my thoughts from the venue yesterday, as I took …

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Aug 14 2014

Lists You Might Have Missed…

When I first started this blog back in August 2008, the intention was to provide insight and opinion on professional snooker, but what I hadn’t foreseen at the time was just how much focus I would go on to place on statistics and in particular rankings. With the advent of rolling rankings and seeding cut-off …

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Aug 13 2014

Hospice Pockets From World Snooker Partnership

South Yorkshire’s only children’s hospice, Bluebell Wood, is going snooker loopy having pocketed over £152,000 from its long-standing charity relationship with World Snooker. The two-year partnership began in the 2012/2013 season when World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn read about the hospice, which is based in Sheffield, the city of snooker and home of the World …

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Aug 11 2014

Partitions Return For Shanghai Qualifiers

Snooker returns to the Barnsley Metrodome tomorrow for the first of four days action from the 2014 Shanghai Masters qualifiers and tonight it has emerged on Twitter that the tournament will mark the return of partitions to snooker’s multi-table events, as you can see from the above photo. Interestingly, the partitions are not quite full …

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Aug 11 2014

How Rolling Are The Rankings?

Following Mark Selby’s victory at the first European Tour event of the season, it had been anticipated that the victory would be enough to see him climb back above Neil Robertson into top spot in snooker’s latest world rankings. It now seems though that in fact the rankings will not be officially revised until after …

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Aug 10 2014

Selby Comeback Secures Riga Title

Mark Selby is the 2014 Riga Open champion, the new world champion coming back from 3-0 down to defeat Mark Allen in a deciding frame this evening and get his season off to a flying start in Latvia. Click below for more, including a round-up of the key stories from this season’s first European Tour …

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Aug 08 2014

Hawes and Curtis Supply European Tour Shirts

World Snooker’s European Tour events have a new dress code this season, with shirts to be supplied by renowned clothing firm Hawes and Curtis. The six events across continental Europe, starting with the Riga Open in Latvia which started today, will see players wearing black tailored shirts together with black or dark tailored trousers. The …

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