Category Archive: snooker

Mar 29 2015

My 10 Years at the Crucible – Part Two

A year ago ahead of my tenth year visiting the Crucible Theatre for the World Championship, I took a look back at my first three years between 2005-7, recalling the various experiences that had helped draw me to the sport and ultimately end up writing this blog. Unfortunately at the time I never got round …

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Mar 28 2015

Perry Fightback Seals Players Championship Title

It has been a long wait for Joe Perry, but tonight he defeated Mark Williams 4-3 to win the 2015 Players Championship event in Thailand, his first full-ranking event title and the £100,000 top prize…

Mar 17 2015

Snooker TV Coverage – Your Favourite?

While in the UK snooker is a sport that I would say is primarily associated with the BBC, these days we actually see the majority of snooker coverage brought by Eurosport, while ITV4 have also become increasingly involved with their coverage of the Champion of Champions and this week’s new World Grand Prix. With more …

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Mar 14 2015

Indian Open Glory For Michael White

A couple of weeks on from winning his first professional title at the Shoot Out in Blackpool, 23-year-old Michael White has now followed that up with his first ranking event success in Mumbai, having whitewashed Ricky Walden 5-0 to win the 2015 Indian Open. With the top prize of £50,000 taking him up to 17th …

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Mar 10 2015

Vic Harris Dies

Sad news this evening as it has emerged on Twitter via Allan Taylor that Essex’s Vic Harris, perhaps best known as being the mentor of the likes of Steve Davis, Stuart Bingham and many more players over the years, has passed away earlier today.

Mar 09 2015

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

Following the conclusion of the Gdynia Open last weekend, the position of several players in the race to stay on tour is now far clearer and in some cases, out of their own hands. For others however, there is still much to play for with four ranking events remaining this season. Continuing reading for my …

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Mar 07 2015

Indian Open 2015: Tournament Preview

Following a week of invitational events in Blackpool, ranking event snooker returns next week with the second edition of the Indian Open, which this year will be held in Mumbai, having moved from New Delhi. With the field having been narrowed down to 64 players in Barnsley earlier in the year, plus six wildcards including …

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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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