Tag Archive: Ding Junhui

Nov 17 2014

European Tour Returns To Germany

Following a quiet week on the snooker circuit, the professionals (and amateurs), will return to action this week in Germany, as the fourth event of this season’s European Tour gets underway. The tournament in question is the Ruhr Open, its inaugural staging last season having been won by Mark Allen, who despite having already long …

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Nov 07 2014

Flat Draws And Fairness – Held Over Matches Set To Return

When it was first announced that World Snooker would move away from the traditional tiered format of events a couple of years ago, the concern amongst some was that it could lead to a situation where big names might crash out of tournaments at the qualifying stages, resulting in venues and broadcasters being left without …

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Nov 02 2014

Champion of Champions 2014: Tournament Preview

Snooker returns to terrestrial television this Monday for the first time since the World Championship, as we see the return of the invitational Champion of Champions event on ITV4. Click below for my thoughts ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s latest title defence in Coventry…

Sep 15 2014

World Snooker Rankings 2014/15: Seedings Revision Two Round-Up

Stuart Bingham’s victory at the Shanghai Masters yesterday marked not only his biggest tournament win to date, but also the end of the second stage of the 2014/15 season as the seedings are revised for the International Championship. Click below for a round-up of all of the changes to the seeding list, including confirmation of …

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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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Aug 25 2014

Battle For Number One: 2014 Shanghai Masters

Following next week’s 6 Reds World Championship in Thailand, the snooker circuit heads to China for the venue stages of the biggest ranking event of the campaign so far, the 2014 Shanghai Masters. The tournament also marks the second seedings revision of the current season, which although relatively insignificant compared to other cut-offs this season, …

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Aug 11 2014

How Rolling Are The Rankings?

Following Mark Selby’s victory at the first European Tour event of the season, it had been anticipated that the victory would be enough to see him climb back above Neil Robertson into top spot in snooker’s latest world rankings. It now seems though that in fact the rankings will not be officially revised until after …

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Jul 30 2014

The Big Neil Robertson Interview – Part One

During recent seasons, current world number one Neil Robertson has been one of the most consistent winners on the professional circuit, last year completing a career ‘triple crown’ with his victory at the UK Championship in York, as well as famously becoming the first player ever to compile more than 100 competitive century breaks during …

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