Tag Archive: Barry Hawkins

Sep 07 2014

Champion of Champions 2014: The Qualifiers So Far

While Stephen Maguire today became a world champion with victory at the Sangsom Six Red World Championship, one further bonus from winning the event is that he became the eleventh player to secure his place in the 2014 edition of the invitational Champion of Champions tournament, set to be staged in Coventry this November. Click …

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May 13 2014

My 2014 Top Eight Revisited

Five years ago following John Higgins’ victory at the 2009 World Championship at the Crucible, following a similar feature prepared by the BBC, I wrote a blog, predicting how the top eight of the world rankings would look in 2014. Having been reminded of the article earlier during this year’s World Championship, now exactly five …

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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…

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…

Apr 23 2014

Champion of Champions Returns, Qualification Criteria Confirmed

Amongst the other announcements today, it has also been confirmed that the Champion of Champions tournament will return this November, the official press release for which you can find below. Interestingly however, the qualification process for the tournament has also been confirmed, click below for more details…

Apr 18 2014

The Big 2014 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

The three day gap between the conclusion of the final qualifying round for this year’s World Championship and the start of play tomorrow morning at the Crucible makes the job of previewing the tournament ever-more difficult. But this year I am hopeful that I have been able to do the tournament justice, thanks to the …

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Mar 17 2014

Closing In On The Cut: Crucible 2014 (Updated)

Following the conclusion of the 2014 Haikou World Open yesterday, the picture is now somewhat clearer as far as the World Championship seedings are concerned, with the identity of the top 16 players seeded through to the Crucible Theatre now confirmed. Still, there are still changes that can occur during the upcoming Players Championship Grand …

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Jan 16 2014

Down To Eight

Four days and eight matches into the 2014 Masters, we are now down to the last eight in London, with the quarter-finals set to get underway tomorrow. Click below for a round-up of the results from the past couple of days…

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