Category Archive: Welsh Open

Jul 17 2015

Top Class Snooker Returns To Cardiff

Top Class Snooker Returns To CardiffThe world’s best snooker players will be back at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff in February for the 2016 Welsh Open.

Feb 22 2015

Woollaston To Take On Higgins In Welsh Final

So who had a John Higgins v Ben Woollaston final in their pre-tournament predictions? Not me, but that is the intriguing final that we have in prospect tomorrow in Cardiff at the BetVictor Welsh Open. Click below for a round-up of the day and a look ahead to the final…

Feb 21 2015

Woollaston and Brecel To Face Legends In Welsh Semis

It has been a day to remember for this weekend’s four semi-finalists at the 2015 Welsh Open, as both Ben Woollaston and Luca Brecel have made it through to their first ever ranking event semi-finals, to face two of the game’s all-time greats in home favourite Mark Williams and four-times world champion John Higgins. Click …

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Feb 17 2015

Welsh Open 2015: Down To 32

Two days down at the 2015 BetVictor Welsh Open and already we have seen the field slashed from 128 to just 32 players, during a hectic opening couple of days in Cardiff. It has not been an event without its shocks either, as Shaun Murphy and Ding Junhui headline the list of names to have …

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Feb 15 2015

Welsh Open 2015: Tournament Preview

Hot on the heels of four days of qualifying matches at the Barnsley Metrodome, tomorrow will see the return of ranking event snooker to Cardiff at the Welsh Open for the first time since 2004. Click below for my tournament preview…

Dec 20 2014

Welsh Open 2015: Draw and Format Available

As we arrive at the end of 2014 in snooker terms, World Snooker have today announced both the draw and format for the 2015 Welsh Open, which moves from its regular venue at the Newport Centre to the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff this season.

Mar 02 2014

O’Sullivan Max Seals Third Welsh Crown

Even by Ronnie O’Sullivan’s standards, tonight we saw something special from him as he not only defeated Ding Junhui 9-3 to win the Welsh Open title for the third time in his career, but did so with a record 12th maximum break in the final frame. Click below for more…

Feb 24 2014

Welsh Open 2014: Maguire Sneaks Through

Monday at the Newport Centre and today we have seen the start of the last 64 of the Welsh Open, as the television coverage got underway on BBC2 Wales and Eurosport…

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