Tag Archive: Joe Swail

Apr 06 2015

World Championship 2015: Tour Survival Blog

After months of updates and speculation, Wednesday will see the start of the 2015 Betfred World Championship qualifiers and with them, the climax of the race for main tour places for the 2015/16 season. As is now tradition, this then is the post that will be updated throughout this week’s matches (and the Crucible if …

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Feb 26 2015

Gdynia Open 2015: Tour Survival Blog

Earlier this week I took a look at some of the battles set to be decided at this weekend’s all-important Gdynia Open event, which is now underway with its amateur rounds having started yesterday. Tomorrow though sees the entrance of the professionals and with tour cards, Grand Finals spots and Grand Prix places up for …

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Feb 12 2015

Tour Survival 2014/15 – Player by Player (February Update)

With the season now into its most critical phase, click below for my latest in-depth, player by player update on the race for main tour places for the 2015/16 season, up to date after the German Masters event. Below I look at how each player stands on each of the relevant ranking lists and also …

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Nov 24 2014

Tour Survival 2014/15 – Player by Player (November Update)

With the UK Championship set to get underway tomorrow, click below for my latest in-depth, player by player updates on the race for main tour places for the 2015/16 season, up to date after the ET4 event as I look at how each player stands on each of the relevant ranking lists…

Nov 23 2014

Closing In On The Cut: December 2014

With the advent of flat draws in snooker, not all of the mid-season seedings revisions that we see in the sport are as important as they once were, but as we head into this week’s UK Championship at the Barbican Centre in York, there are a number of key placings to be determined ahead of …

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Nov 22 2014

UK Championship 2014: Tournament Preview

Following a weekend in Germany for the Ruhr Open, the snooker circus heads to York on Tuesday for the start of the second most prestigious ranking event on the calendar, the UK Championship in York. Click below for my thoughts on the tournament in general, as well as the shape of the draw and confirmation …

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Oct 27 2014

International Championship 2014: Last 64 Wrap

Two days down in Chengdu and the tournament is down to the last 32 stage, with eight of the world’s top ten players amongst the winners. Click below for a round up of some of the most eye-catching results from the second round stage…

Sep 28 2014

Tour Survival 2014/15 – Player by Player

Last season a very popular feature here at PSB proved to be my in-depth, player by player updates on the race for main tour places for the 2014/15 season, as I attempted to untangle the various overlapping ranking lists and orders of merit. Although we are still only in September, already taking a look at …

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