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World Championship Qualifiers 2012: Brilliant Brecel Creates History

Belgian youngster Luca Brecel today created history by defeating Mark King 10-8 and in the process ensuring that he will soon become the youngest ever player to play at the Crucible Theatre in a World Championship match. Though he has taken that record from Stephen Hendry, it has not been all bad for the Scot today as he too secured his place at the venue for a 27th successive season…

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Rankings Watch 2011/12: World Championship Preview

Following Peter Ebdon’s victory at the 2012 China Open, there is just one tournament remaining of the 2011/12 season – the World Championship. While all eyes will be on the Crucible Theatre as the sport’s latest world champion is crowned, there are also a number of important ranking issues to be decided, particularly at the qualifiers as we will learn who will remain on tour next season…

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Lee Storms To Galway Glory

Congratulations to Stephen Lee who has tonight defeated Neil Robertson 4-0 in this evening’s final to become the 2012 PTC Grand Finals champion. In doing so, Stephen secures not only the top prize of £70,000, but also a place in next season’s Premier League. Neil meanwhile sees his run of victories in televised finals come to an end, though will nevertheless be quietly confident as the World Championship looms large…

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