Tag Archive: Kurt Maflin

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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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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Jun 22 2014

My Ten To Follow In 2014/15

A few days ago, fellow blogger Snookerbacker flagged up his ‘ten to follow’ across the course of the ongoing 2014/15 season, which you can read here. In the interests of bloggers solidarity…or something, I decided to chip in with my ten to keep an eye on next season and today ahead of the start of …

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Oct 27 2013

International Championship 2013: O’Sullivan, Higgins Make Winning Starts

Today saw the start of the second International Championship in Chengdu, as Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins were among the winners, while there was to be one casualty from the ever-controversial wildcard round. Click below for a round-up of the action today…

Dec 15 2012

Maflin Hits Ravenscraig Max, Race Hots Up

Another tournament, another maximum break as Norway’s Kurt Maflin hit a perfect 147 during the opening frame of his third round match with former professional Stuart Carrington yesterday. The second maximum of his career, the break earns him £500 from the rolling prize fund and perhaps more importantly, set him on his way to a …

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Nov 20 2012

Closing In On The Cut: December 2012

It feels like yesterday since the previous seedings revision following the International Championship earlier this month, but already the next cut-off is moving ever closer, coming after December’s UK Championship. In fact, for the majority of players on tour, this week’s UK Championship qualifiers will be their last chance to add points to their tally …

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Oct 22 2012

Closing In On The Cut: November 2012 Update II

Following this weekend’s ET3 event, the situation as far as the latest projected seedings and in particular the race for Masters places, is now much clearer. Click below for the final update ahead of the International Championship…

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