Tag Archive: Mark Allen

Mar 29 2014

My 10 Years at the Crucible – Part One

The upcoming 2014 World Championship marks not only the 38th time that the tournament will be staged at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, but on a personal level, the tenth consecutive year that I will have been lucky enough to have been there to see snooker history made in person. Continue reading then for …

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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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Mar 12 2014

Allen Closes In On Crucible Spot

Day three at the Haikou World Open saw the last 32 played out to a conclusion, including victories for big hitters such as Neil Robertson (who took his centuries tally to 91), Mark Selby, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump and John Higgins. As ever here at PSB though, in the early stages of events such as …

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Mar 10 2014

Haikou World Open 2014: Day One Wrap

Today saw the start of the penultimate full ranking event to be staged in China this season, as Mark Allen made a successful start to the defence of his Haikou World Open title. Click below for a round-up of today’s action…

Feb 24 2014

Welsh Open 2014: Maguire Sneaks Through

Monday at the Newport Centre and today we have seen the start of the last 64 of the Welsh Open, as the television coverage got underway on BBC2 Wales and Eurosport…

Feb 02 2014

Rankings Update – The Race To The Crucible 2014

The conclusion of the German Masters marks the fifth mid-season revision of the seeding list and although many eyes will now be on the latest provisional money list, which will determine tour places and come into force at the start of next season, there is one last, crucial cut-off to keep an eye on this …

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Dec 28 2013

Snooker Twitter – Who Are Your Favourites?

Since professional snooker ‘hit’ Twitter two or three years ago, it has given us a fascinating insight into the personalities of a number of the players, officials and other characters involved in the game. What is interesting to me is the different ways that players use Twitter, for example you have the banter of Mark …

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Nov 29 2013

UK Championship 2013: Day Three Blog

Day three at the UK Championship proved to be the longest of the tournament so far, with the final match not concluding until 2:18am the following morning. More headline grabbing however proved to be the comments of the likes of Judd Trump, Ali Carter and Graeme Dott, as the new format this year continues to …

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