Category Archive: snooker

Mar 03 2015

Reanne Evans To Compete At 2015 World Championship

Last season at the Crucible it was announced that there would be a format change for the 2015 World Championship, with the field extended to 144 players to encompass former world champions and a selection of other invited players at the discretion of the WPBSA. Today it has been announced that one of those players …

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Mar 02 2015

Wildcards, Formats Revealed For Mumbai and Beijing

As the snooker circuit moves on to Blackpool this week for the World Seniors Championship and Shoot Out events, World Snooker have also published the draws and formats for the final stages of both the upcoming Indian Open and China Open tournaments.

Feb 26 2015

Gdynia Open 2015: Tour Survival Blog

Earlier this week I took a look at some of the battles set to be decided at this weekend’s all-important Gdynia Open event, which is now underway with its amateur rounds having started yesterday. Tomorrow though sees the entrance of the professionals and with tour cards, Grand Finals spots and Grand Prix places up for …

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Feb 23 2015

Eyes On Gdynia: The Big Preview

In the grand scheme of things, this weekend’s Gdynia Open might not be appear to the biggest event on the snooker calendar, but upon closer inspection, with three key battles to be determined at the tournament, for some players it could prove to be one of the most important. Click below for my thoughts ahead …

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Feb 22 2015

Record Fourth Welsh Crown For Higgins

Two and a half years on from his last ranking event victory, Scotland’s John Higgins has defeated Leicester’s Ben Woollaston 9-3 this evening in Cardiff to claim the 2015 Welsh Open title, his fourth victory at the event, moving clear of both Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O’Sullivan in the all-time list. Click below for more…

Feb 18 2015

Tour Structure 2015/16: Making 128 (ish)

As we enter the closing months of the 2014/15 season, attention is beginning to turn to how the tour will look next season, with the European Tour set to reach its conclusion before the end of February and tour places up for grabs at upcoming amateur events such as the European U-21 Championship in March. …

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Feb 12 2015

Tour Survival 2014/15 – Player by Player (February Update)

With the season now into its most critical phase, click below for my latest in-depth, player by player update on the race for main tour places for the 2015/16 season, up to date after the German Masters event. Below I look at how each player stands on each of the relevant ranking lists and also …

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Feb 12 2015

Bingham Wins Championship League

After eight groups of action at Crondon Park, local man Stuart Bingham has emerged victorious at the 2015 Championship League snooker, defeating Mark Davis 3-2 to claim the top prize of £10,000 and perhaps most importantly, a place at next season’s Champion of Champions event.

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