Category Archive: World Championship

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 08 2014

Selby and McBrain Celebrate Crucible Triumph

No doubt many of you will have heard about the events following Mark Selby’s triumph at the Crucible on Monday but for those of you who haven’t, the evening was to take a surreal twist at the traditional after-show party…

May 07 2014

World Championship 2014: Picture Perfect

As the dust settles on Mark Selby’s memorable World Championship victory at the Crucible Theatre, it’s time to look back on the best of my photos from this year’s tournament, including those of the venue, backstage and the people involved in the action…

May 05 2014

Selby Dethrones O’Sullivan To Win 2014 World Championship

Congratulations to Mark Selby, who has tonight defeated Ronnie O’Sullivan 18-14 to win the 2014 World Championship here at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Click below for my immediate reaction to Mark’s success, (a more detailed report will follow), as well as all the key facts and figures that you need to know…

May 03 2014

Hendry v Doherty – Photo Special

With Ronnie O’Sullivan defeating Barry Hawkins with a session to spare yesterday, in place of the afternoon session on semi-final Saturday at the Crucible today was an exhibition between former world champions Stephen Hendry and Ken Doherty. With Dennis Taylor also chipping in, with his usual, but still entertaining repertoire of jokes and stories, it …

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May 02 2014

The Quirks of the Crucible

While I am now fortunate enough to have been coming to watch snooker at the Crucible Theatre for a decade, I appreciate that there will be many of you who have never visited snooker’s most famous venue. Indeed, some will never have seen tournament snooker live before and perhaps wonder whether it is even worth …

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May 01 2014

Robertson’s Ton of Tons – The Full Breakdown

Congratulations to Neil Robertson yesterday, who with a break of 101 finally completed his quest for his 100th century break of the season, a fantastic achievement and one that both seeing his celebration up close and listening to him in his post-match press conference, clearly meant the world to him. But how exactly has he …

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Apr 30 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day Twelve

Today sees one of the busiest days of the World Championship, as all four quarter-finals are played to a conclusion here in Sheffield. Already through to the last four is Mark Selby, while Ronnie O’Sullivan, Barry Hawkins and Judd Trump are currently favourites to join him…

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