Category Archive: snooker

Jul 23 2014

Calendar Tweaks

As we approach the end of snooker’s summer break, I noticed over the weekend that World Snooker have quietly filled in a few more blanks in respect of the calendar for the 2014/15 season, which are now reflected in my calendar page here…

Jul 03 2014

Australian Goldfields Open 2014: Rankings Update

We are down to eight in Bendigo and despite a number of surprising results early in the week, we are now left with a high-quality last eight line-up, with Neil Robertson and Judd Trump among those remaining in the 2014 Australian Goldfields Open. Click below for an update as to how the various rankings battles …

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Jun 28 2014

Closing In On The Cut: July 2014

We might still be in June as I write this, but little over a week from now will come the first seedings revision of the 2014/15 season, following the final of the Australan Goldfields Open in Bendigo. Determining the seedings for this season’s Shanghai Masters, one of just three events remaining under the ‘non-flat’ draw …

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Jun 26 2014

Welsh Open Snooker Set For Cardiff

Snooker’s BetVictor Welsh Open world ranking event will be staged in Cardiff this season for the first time since 2004. The tournament has been staged in Newport in recent years but now moves to the Motorpoint Arena in the Welsh capital and will run from February 16th to 22nd, 2015.

May 26 2014

The Golden Generation Revisited

A little over three years ago, the UK Championship final was contested between John Higgins and Mark Williams, two of snooker’s ‘golden generation’ in a repeat of the final a decade previously. At the time, I was moved to consider what was a clear trend, of the average age of snooker players at the top …

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May 13 2014

My 2014 Top Eight Revisited

Five years ago following John Higgins’ victory at the 2009 World Championship at the Crucible, following a similar feature prepared by the BBC, I wrote a blog, predicting how the top eight of the world rankings would look in 2014. Having been reminded of the article earlier during this year’s World Championship, now exactly five …

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May 11 2014

World Championship 2014: Final Thoughts

Though Mark Selby’s World Championship victory may remain fresh in the memory, already amateur snooker has moved on at least with the start of the 2014 Q School, while the professionals will be back in action before the end of the month with the first qualifiers of the 2014/15 season in Gloucester. Click below then …

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May 10 2014

2014/15 Roll Call

It is that time of year again, as the final main tour places for the 2014/15 begin to slot into place. Click below for my annual ‘roll call’ post, tracking how all of the 132 professional places will be filled in the coming weeks… Updated 22/05/2014

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