Shanghai Masters Qualifiers: Start Wednesday


A reminder for readers that tomorrow (Wednesday), will see the Barnsley Metrodome host the second set of qualifiers this season, with the field to be determined for the venue stages of next month’s Shanghai Masters event.

The qualifiers will run for five days until Sunday evening and like those for the recent Australian Goldfields Open tournament, will run under the old tiered format.

You can view the draw over at snookerorg as ever, as well as the format here at World Snooker.

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World Championship Qualifiers 2015: Themes to Follow

BetfredSo this is it, after all of the talk and all of the hype, tomorrow sees the start of the 2015 World Championship – not at the Crucible of course, but at Ponds Forge for the start of the qualifying rounds.

Due to the short timescale allowed by the publication of the draw yesterday, an extensive section by section preview is unfortunately not possible, but nevertheless I wanted to run through a few themes and offer a few thoughts about the qualifying rounds generally…


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