Jul 03 2014

Australian Goldfields Open 2014: Rankings Update


We are down to eight in Bendigo and despite a number of surprising results early in the week, we are now left with a high-quality last eight line-up, with Neil Robertson and Judd Trump among those remaining in the 2014 Australian Goldfields Open.

Click below for an update as to how the various rankings battles that I flagged up in my pre-tournament article are now shaping up…

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Jun 29 2014

Robertson Retains Wuxi Classic


He might have been slightly disappointed with his haul of titles last season, but Neil Robertson has made a winning start to the 2014/15 campaign by successfully defending his Wuxi Classic today.

He was to be pushed all the way by friend Joe Perry, who fought back from 8-6 down to lead 9-8, but it was the Australian who would take the final two frames to secure a tenth ranking event title.

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Jun 28 2014

Closing In On The Cut: July 2014


We might still be in June as I write this, but little over a week from now will come the first seedings revision of the 2014/15 season, following the final of the Australan Goldfields Open in Bendigo.

Determining the seedings for this season’s Shanghai Masters, one of just three events remaining under the ‘non-flat’ draw structure, the cut-off marks the first mid-season revision under the new prize money based ranking list.

Click below for my analysis…

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Jun 26 2014

Uncertainty Over Advani Future


While the ongoing Wuxi Classic is now down to its quarter-final stages, one man who is not involved, and indeed has not entered a professional event so far this season is India’s Pankaj Advani.

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Jun 26 2014

Welsh Open Snooker Set For Cardiff


Snooker’s BetVictor Welsh Open world ranking event will be staged in Cardiff this season for the first time since 2004.

The tournament has been staged in Newport in recent years but now moves to the Motorpoint Arena in the Welsh capital and will run from February 16th to 22nd, 2015.

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Jun 26 2014

Wuxi Classic 2014: Down To 16


Three days in to the Wuxi Classic and we are down to the last 16 stage, with world champion Mark Selby the most notable casualty so far, not withstanding Ding’s qualifying exit last month in Gloucester.

Click below for a round-up of the main stories so far, as well as a reminder of all of the useful links to follow…

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Jun 25 2014

World Grand Prix Heads To Llandudno


A major new snooker tournament – the World Grand Prix – will be staged in Llandudno early next year.

The event will take place at Venue Cymru in Llandudno on the north coast of Wales from March 16th to 22nd, 2015.

  • Click here for the latest ‘race to the Grand Prix’ standings

Created by World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn, this new tournament will bring together 32 of the best players on the planet to compete for a top prize of £100,000. It will be televised live on ITV4 with a total prize fund of £300,000.

The top 32 players on a one-year ranking system running from the 2014 World Championship to the 2015 Gdynia Open will qualify for the tournament….

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Jun 25 2014

Free Snooker In Barnsley


The best snooker players on the planet will be back at the Barnsley Metrodome in the coming months and fans can watch them play FOR FREE.

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