Tag Archive: Robert Milkins

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 07 2014

Draw Made For 2015 Masters

During the mid-session interval of this afternoon’s UK Championship final between Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump, the draw was made for the first round of this season’s Dafabet Masters, with defending champion O’Sullivan drawn against Ricky Walden, while the stand out tie of the round is that between Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy…

Dec 06 2014

Line-up Confirmed for 2015 Masters

As we reach the semi-final stages of the ongoing UK Championship, the identity of the 16 players who will compete at the 2015 Masters has now been confirmed, with defeat for Mark Davis meaning that nobody else can break into the all-important top 16 places in the rankings.

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 23 2014

Murphy Wins In Mulheim

Shaun Murphy won the Kreative Dental Ruhr Open in Germany, making a maximum break in a 4-0 victory over Robert Milkins in the final.

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 11 2014

Race to the 2015 Masters: Two To Go

Following Ricky Walden’s victory at the International Championship last week, there are now just two more events to run before one of the most important ranking revisions of the season, as the field for the 2015 Masters is set. While the situation is now more open than in previous seasons due to the introduction of …

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Nov 03 2014

World Snooker Rankings 2014/15: Seedings Revision Three Round-Up

Ricky Walden’s win at the International Championship today yesterday brought us to the third mid-season seedings revision of the 2014/15 season, with Mark Selby retaining his spot at number one, but with points to defend at the upcoming UK Championship, he faces a battle if he is going to stay there. Click below for a …

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