Tag Archive: Matt Selt

Dec 15 2014

To Polish Or Not To Polish?

That would appear to be the question, as World Snooker chose the recent Lisbon Open event at which to trial a new system of ‘polishing’ the balls prior to matches, in an attempt to reduce the amount of kicks and bad bounces in the game. As is ever the case in snooker, feedback was varied, …

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Dec 14 2014

Maguire On Fire in Lisbon

Stephen Maguire came close to glory in York last week as he reached the semi-finals of the UK Championship, but today has managed to go all the way in Lisbon by defeating Matt Selt to capture the fifth event of this season’s European Tour. Click below for more…

Dec 04 2014

O’Sullivan Makes UK Max

He came close during the fifth frame of his 6-0 victory against Matt Selt at the last 16 stage of the 2014 UK Championship, but during the next Ronnie O’Sullivan made no mistake, compiling the 13th maximum break of his professional career in brilliant style.

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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Nov 12 2013

Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup 2013: Picture Perfect

It wouldn’t be a weekend at a snooker tournament with me taking a few photos, click below for the best of my snaps from the 2013 Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup in Gloucester…

Apr 27 2013

The Crucible – No Place Like It

While two of this year’s six Crucible débutantes were able to make it through to the last 16 stage at this year’s World Championship, the fact remains that since the turn of the century, just ten first-timers have been able to win their opening matches here. But why is that? Click below for more, together …

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Apr 15 2013

World Championship Qualifiers 2013: Baird Soars, Selt Survives

While the Crucible draw has today been revealed, a look back at yesterday’s action here as the final ten qualifiers were confirmed on another dramatic day at the EIS in Sheffield…

Sep 30 2012

Lines Wins SB Classic Event One

Today saw the start of the 2013 Snookerbacker Classic tournament in Leeds and therefore I was at the Northern Snooker Centre to watch local boy Oliver Lines win four successive deciding frame matches to book his place in finals day next February. Click below for a round-up of my day…

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