Category Archive: World Championship

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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Apr 06 2014

World Championship 2014: Qualifying Preview

With Ding Junhui’s victory in the final of the China Open today, all attention can now switch to the big one – the World Championship, the qualifiers for which start this Tuesday. Click below for my section by section preview of what is always one of my favourite weeks of the year…

Apr 05 2014

World Championship 2014: Crucible Schedule Confirmed

Following the confirmation of the seedings list to be used for the World Championship, World Snooker have now revealed the order of play for the venue stages at the Crucible Theatre. For those of your with tickets in particular, click below to see who you will be watching and when…

Apr 05 2014

Tour Survival 2013/14 – Player by Player (April Update)

A week on from my previous look at the race for main tour survival, we are down to the final tournament of the season, the 2014 World Championship, which begins in earnest on Tuesday. Click below then for an updated look at the current position, following a massive week for the likes of Jimmy White …

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Mar 31 2014

World Championship 2014: Qualifying Draw Released

With just one week to go until the start of the 2014 World Championship qualifiers, World Snooker have this evening released the draw for the tournament which you can read here in pdf format, or here at snookerorg with match times. You can also see the format here. More thoughts will follow next weekend, but …

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Mar 31 2014

Moore to Referee First Crucible Final

World Snooker have today announced that Sheffield’s Brendan Moore will this year take charge of his first World Championship final at the Crucible Theatre.

Mar 30 2014

Tour Survival 2013/14 – Player by Player (March Update)

With just two tournaments still to be played this season and both the European and Asian Orders of Merit now set, the battle for main tour places next season is now down to the two final events, the China Open and World Championship. Click below then for an updated look at the current position and …

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