Category Archive: World Championship

May 05 2015

Bursting the Bubble

So after 17 days, not to mention the eight days of qualifying beforehand at Ponds Forge, the World Championship is over for yet another year with Stuart Bingham’s unforgettable victory at the Crucible. Click below for a round-up of my memories, thank yous and final thoughts on what has been Crucible 2015…

May 04 2015

World Title For Brilliant Bingham

He came into the tournament as a 50/1 outsider with the bookmakers, but 38-year-old Stuart Bingham has tonight completed what must have at times felt like the impossible dream, by defeating Shaun Murphy 18-15 to win the 2015 World Championship here at the Crucible. As well as a cheque for £300,000, Stuart becomes the 20th …

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May 04 2015

Murphy v Bingham: Final Day Live

So it is final day here at the 2015 World Championship and what a match we have in store, with the one frame gap between the two representing the closest final in 27 years after the first two sessions. Click below for my updates throughout the course of the day…

May 03 2015

Crucible Celebrities

As ever this year at the World Championship, we have seen more than a few celebrities come along to savour the unique Crucible atmosphere and I have been fortunate enough to have met a couple of them. Click below for a round-up of the notable faces to have made the trip to Sheffield so far …

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May 03 2015

Big Break – Crucible Style

For a third successive year here at the Crucible, an exhibition was required on the final Saturday afternoon due to an early finish in the tournament’s first semi-final, this year between Shaun Murphy and Barry Hawkins. Having already had to put on an exhibition match between Stephen Hendry and Ken Doherty earlier in the tournament, …

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May 03 2015

Brilliant Bingham Wins Crucible Classic

Following a remarkable session of snooker at the Crucible this evening, Stuart Bingham is through to the final of the World Championship for the first time in his long career, having defeated Judd Trump 17-16 in an epic second semi-final.

May 02 2015

Murphy Through To Third Crucible Final

Six years after his last Crucible final, Shaun Murphy today booked his place in a World Championship final for a third time with an emphatic 17-9 victory against 2013 runner-up Barry Hawkins.

Apr 30 2015

The One Table

Following a dramatic day of quarter-finals at the Crucible Theatre yesterday, we are now down to just one table as the sport’s most cramped venue suddenly becomes its most spacious. Click below for a few thoughts and a look back at those last eight matches…

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