Neil Robertson is the winner of the 2015 Champion of Champions, after he saw off Mark Allen 10-5 this evening to win his biggest event in nearly two years at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
Having qualified to play at the 2015 Champion of Champions at the final opportunity last week in Sofia, Mark Allen is now through to the final in Coventry, following a 6-3 victory against Kyren Wilson in tonight’s second semi-final.
He will now play Australia’s Neil Robertson in tomorrow’s two session final, after the world number three saw off friend and practice partner Joe Perry 6-4 earlier on this afternoon.
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After an uncharacteristically quiet week here at PSB due to a few unforeseen technical gremlins, I am now happy to confirm that all systems are now (hopefully) go ahead of snooker’s return to China during the next fortnight.
Today I take a look back at last week’s action in Germany, as well as some of the other stories from the snooker world at the moment…
World Snooker has today confirmed which seeds will play in the group stages at next month’s Champion of Champions event in Coventry, with two-time defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan scheduled to get underway on Wednesday 11th November 2015.
O’Sullivan’s participation would of course represent his first professional outing of the new season, though it should noted that the official press release does state that ‘the participation of all players is subject to contracts being agreed.’
It is then unclear whether anything has changed at this point and whether Ronnie has indicated that he does intend to play, after his recent tweet suggesting that he would not be entering the event.
The official press release follows…