Category Archive: World Championship

Apr 22 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day Four

Day four at the Crucible, and following yesterday’s shock win for Michael Wasley against Ding Junhui, the action continued as Alan McManus completed a terrific victory against John Higgins, while Judd Trump and Barry Hawkins also got their campaigns underway…

Apr 22 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day Three

While there might have been a lack of wifi in the media centre yesterday, there was no lack of drama out in the arena as the tournament saw another two deciding frame finishes, including a stunning 10-9 victory for Gloucester’s Michael Wasley against one of the pre-tournament favourites, Ding Junhui. Click below for quotes and …

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Apr 20 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day Two

Day two at the Crucible promises to be full of drama, with four matches to be played to a conclusion today and already we have had a shock, with 44-year-old Ken Doherty rolling back the years to complete a seven frame winning streak against world number six Stuart Bingham…

Apr 19 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day One

After all the hype, after all of the previews, day one of the 2014 World Championship is now well underway, with Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stuart Bingham having started their respective campaigns this morning. Click below for day one of my now traditional Crucible Diary, which throughout the week will detail any stories of mine, together …

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Apr 18 2014

The Big 2014 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

The three day gap between the conclusion of the final qualifying round for this year’s World Championship and the start of play tomorrow morning at the Crucible makes the job of previewing the tournament ever-more difficult. But this year I am hopeful that I have been able to do the tournament justice, thanks to the …

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Apr 17 2014

World Championship 2014: Last 32 Draw

So earlier today, barely 12 hours after Robbie Williams came through a dramatic final frame decider against Fergal O’Brien on a re-spotted black, the last 32 draw for the final stages of the 2014 World Championship was made by World Snooker on their YouTube channel earlier today, click below to view it…

Apr 16 2014

Crucible Qualifiers 2014: Final Round, Day One Round-Up

Tuesday at Ponds Forge saw the confirmation of the first eight qualifiers for the venue stages of this year’s World Championship and there were (on paper at least), some real surprises, with the likes of former champions Graeme Dott and Mark Williams crashing out. Click below for a round-up of the day’s eight qualifiers, with …

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Apr 07 2014

World Championship 2014: Tour Survival Blog

So it begins, tomorrow will see the start of the 2014 World Championship qualifiers and with them, the climax of the race for main tour places, which I have been talking about so much during the past few months. Though you can view my extended player-by-player guide to tour survival here, this then is the …

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