Category Archive: China Open

Nov 07 2014

Flat Draws And Fairness – Held Over Matches Set To Return

When it was first announced that World Snooker would move away from the traditional tiered format of events a couple of years ago, the concern amongst some was that it could lead to a situation where big names might crash out of tournaments at the qualifying stages, resulting in venues and broadcasters being left without …

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Apr 06 2014

Five Star Ding Captures China Open Title

A historic day today for Ding Junhui, who has defeated Neil Robertson 10-5 to win the China Open for a second time, in the process claiming a record-equalling fifth ranking event title of the season. Click below for a few thoughts on the event as a whole…

Mar 30 2014

Tour Survival 2013/14 – Player by Player (March Update)

With just two tournaments still to be played this season and both the European and Asian Orders of Merit now set, the battle for main tour places next season is now down to the two final events, the China Open and World Championship. Click below then for an updated look at the current position and …

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Mar 22 2014

Snooker 2013/14: The Home Straight

A season which began as far back as 11th May 2013 with the start of Q School is now into its final phase, with just three tournaments to be played between now and the end of the campaign. Following a rare week off, which has given players, fans and bloggers alike the chance to draw …

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Feb 18 2014

China Open Qualifiers 2014: Day Three Wrap

While there were not quite as many surprises as during the opening day of this week’s China Open qualifiers, play during the last couple of days has thrown up a few stories and in particular today, a potentially huge win for fan favourite Jimmy White…

Feb 17 2014

China Open Qualifiers 2014: Day One Wrap

After last week saw group victories for Shaun Murphy and Martin Gould in the latest matches of the 2014 Championship League, today saw a return to ranking event action with the start of the China Open qualifiers in Gloucester. Running until Tuesday evening, the event will determine which of the 64 players will be on …

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Feb 10 2014

China Open 2014: Draw Released

One day after Shaun Murphy’s victory in Gdynia, World Snooker have published the draw and format for the last 128 of the 2014 China Open, which will be held over three days at the South West Snooker Academy from this Sunday. You can view the draw at World Snooker here, or at snookerorg here.

Oct 31 2013

Gloucester To Host China Qualifiers

The qualifying rounds of the 2014 China Open will be staged at the Capital Venue in Gloucester next February 17 and 18. The Capital Venue in the south-west of England has already staged events on the World Snooker Tour this season, and will once again host the best players in the world as they compete …

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