Tag Archive: Mark Allen

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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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 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…

Nov 02 2014

Walden Wins In Chengdu

Ricky Walden has today defeated Mark Allen 10-7 to win the 2014 International Championship event in Chengdu. The triumph earns him the top prize of £125,000 and represents his third career ranking event success, all having come in China. Click below for more…

Oct 31 2014

Chengdu Semis Set

Down to four at the the International Championship in China, as today we saw the conclusion of the quarter-finals with victories for Mark Allen, Mark Williams, Ricky Walden and Robert Milkins. Click below for a round-up of the action…

Sep 14 2014

Bingham Masters Shanghai

Congratulations to Stuart Bingham who has today defeated Mark Allen 10-3 to win the 2014 Shanghai Masters. Earning him the top prize of £85,000, the victory represents Stuart’s biggest tournament success so far, as he continues his impressive recent record in Asia.

Sep 13 2014

The Big Mark Allen Interview – Part Two

Tomorrow afternoon in Shanghai, Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen will contest his fourth career full-ranking event final against Stuart Bingham, so what better time for me to publish part two of my recent interview with him, as I ask him whether his views on the recent developments in snooker have changed since his memorable press conference …

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Sep 11 2014

The Big Mark Allen Interview – Part One

It has been a strong start to the season so far for Paul Hunter Classic winner Mark Allen and recently I caught up with Northern Ireland’s number one player ahead of this week’s Shanghai Masters, to discuss a range of subjects as he gave a typically honest assessment on matters past and present. Click below …

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