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Race to the Masters: Two Events To Go

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As has become tradition over the past few seasons, the upcoming UK Championship represents not only the first BBC event of the 2015/16 season, but also the final leg in the race for spots at next year’s Masters tournament.

With just that and this weekend’s Bulgarian Open left before the all-important next seedings revision, it is time to take a look at some of the players to keep an eye on over the coming weeks…

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Closing In On The Cut: September 2015

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It feels like a long time since we last saw the players in ranking event action and indeed it has been, as over two months have passed since July’s Australian Goldfields Open.

Next week though the professionals will be back in action at the 2015 Shanghai Masters, with Stuart Bingham looking to defend the title that he won 12 months ago and following the event will also come the second mid-season seeding revision of the current season.

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World Snooker Rankings 2015/16: Revision One Round-Up

Higgins2Following John Higgins’ victory at the Australian Goldfields Open yesterday, the official world rankings will now be revised for the first time this season with the Scot moving up a place to 12th, while runner-up Martin Gould also climbs one position to 25th.

Continue reading for confirmation of all of they key changes to the seeding list, which will now be used to determine the seedings for the Shanghai Masters…

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Mount Reflects On Snooker Journey

MountThe conclusion of this year’s World Championship will mark not only the end of another long season, but also the end of an era in snooker as On Q Promotions will cease to act as a snooker management company.

With founder Paul Mount, his daughter Sarah and the rest of the team at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester having helped me a great deal and more importantly, having played a real part in the sport over the past six years, I could not let their exit go unnoticed and so I caught up with Paul to look back at their time involved with snooker…

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The Big 2015 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

Crucible300Following eight days of qualifying and months of anticipation, the draw for the 2015 World Championship is now known and as was the case last year, former world number 3 and leading snooker analyst Neal Foulds has taken time out to cast his eye through the opening round ties and pick his players to watch at the Crucible this year.

Click below then to read this year’s bumper Crucible preview…

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