Category Archive: Rankings

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 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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Jul 07 2014

World Snooker Rankings 2014/15: Seedings Revision One Round-Up

It might only be early July, but today saw the first mid-season seedings revision of 2014/15, following Judd Trump’s victory at the Australian Goldfields Open in Bendigo. This list will now be used to determine the seedings for September’s Shanghai Masters, which remains one of three events that will not be staged under the increasingly …

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Jun 10 2014

News Round-up: Lines Wins Pink Ribbon, Carter Ranking Set To Be Frozen, Wildcards & More…

Following the conclusion of Q School and the qualifying events for the Wuxi Classic and Australian Goldfields Open, there are still another couple of weeks to go until professional snooker returns to our screens with the venue stages of Wuxi towards the end of the month. That said, there have been a number of smaller …

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Jun 07 2014

2014/15: Money To Defend, Themes To Follow

For those of us who like to keep an eye on all things rankings related, during each season there are usually a number of themes to follow just from a look at the various ranking lists. For example a couple of seasons ago, it was only a matter of time before Judd Trump became number …

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May 16 2014

World Snooker Releases 2014/15 Tour Information

While there might have been more eye-catching stories today with the WPBSA announcing that Stephen Lee’s latest appeal has been dismissed, while the first Q School event of this season came to a conclusion, the news that caught my eye was the announcement of various bits of tour information for 2014/15 from World Snooker. With …

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Apr 05 2014

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

A week on from my previous look at the race for main tour survival, we are down to the final tournament of the season, the 2014 World Championship, which begins in earnest on Tuesday. Click below then for an updated look at the current position, following a massive week for the likes of Jimmy White …

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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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