Tag Archive: Mark King

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 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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Apr 22 2013

Crucible Diary 2013: Day Three

Day three at the Crucible sees three more first-round matches get underway, as the likes of Stephen Maguire, Mark Allen and Ali Carter begin their respective bids for a first world title…

Jan 31 2013

German Masters 2013: Robbo Marches On, Trump Tumbles

Day two from the Tempodrom and this time there was to be no escape for world number two Judd Trump, as the reigning International Championship winner lost out in a decider to veteran Anthony Hamilton. Click below for a round-up of the day’s results…

Dec 03 2012

Robertson Stars, Williams Out

Day three at the 2012 UK Championship as the first-round came to a conclusion and after yesterday’s shock exit for defending champion Judd Trump, Australia’s Neil Robertson was keen to avoid a similar fate. Click below for a round-up of the results from the Barbican Centre…

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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Nov 05 2012

World Snooker Rankings 2012/13: Seedings Revision Two Round-Up

Victory for Judd Trump at yesterday’s International Championship not only confirmed that he will replace Mark Selby at the head of the world rankings today, but also marked the second mid-season seedings revision, determining the draws for the German Masters, UK Championship, Masters and Shoot Out tournaments. Click below for my usual round-up of all …

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Apr 02 2012

Rankings Watch 2011/12: World Championship Preview

Following Peter Ebdon’s victory at the 2012 China Open, there is just one tournament remaining of the 2011/12 season – the World Championship. While all eyes will be on the Crucible Theatre as the sport’s latest world champion is crowned, there are also a number of important ranking issues to be decided, particularly at the …

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