Category Archive: World Championship

Apr 26 2015

Griffiths In Demand

Following his defeat to Barry Hawkins at the World Championship yesterday, Mark Allen gave an interesting press conference in which amongst other things, he discussed how much he is looking forward to working with Terry Griffiths again next season. But who will join him in that association from this summer?

Apr 24 2015

National Snooker Disability Day

The WPBSA is hosting the first National Snooker Disability Day in Sheffield tomorrow (Saturday). The activities will take place in Cue Zone in the Winter Garden, close to the Crucible Theatre where the Betfred World Championship is being staged.

Apr 23 2015

Crucible 2015: Picture Perfect

As is now very much traditional here at PSB (see my 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 versions), it is time for a few of my best photos from here at the Crucible this week, both from back stage and front of house. Enjoy…

Apr 23 2015

First Round Impressions

Today marks the first ‘middle Thursday’ of the World Championship where as is tradition, the first round will come to an end and the second round gets underway. Now that we have seen all of the seeds in action, click below for a few impressions and thoughts about the tournament, with the field now almost …

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Apr 22 2015

Relaxed O’Sullivan To Play Stevens In Last 16

Two winners so far today on day five here at the Crucible and we now know that Ronnie O’Sullivan will take on Matthew Stevens in the second round at the weekend, following their victories over Craig Steadman and Mark Williams respectively.

Apr 22 2015

Mini-Pool Takes Media Room By Storm

Away from the sensible action at the Crucible on Tuesday, there was a worrying amount of excitement caused by a table considerably smaller than 12×6, with the introduction of a mini-pool table next to the fridge here in the media room.

Apr 22 2015

Missed Maximums For Ding, O’Sullivan

Although day four at the Crucible was the first this year not to see a deciding frame, it was not without its fair share of drama as both Ding Junhui and Ronnie O’Sullivan threatened to make maximum breaks early in the day.

Apr 20 2015

Watch: Crucible Time Lapse Video

A treat for you all today thanks to Trans-Sport Ltd (@transporttv) for sharing this excellent time lapse video of the rigging up of the Crucible arena here at the World Championship. Enjoy…

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