Tag Archive: Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon

Feb 04 2014

The Polish PTC Preview – Squeaky Bum Time

Ok so it’s not technically called a PTC any more, but it will very much be squeaky bum time at this weekend’s Gdynia Open event in Poland, with far more on the line for some than might appear at first sight. Click below for my thoughts on the battles that will be decided this week …

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Jan 29 2014

No Further Action In Tirapongpaiboon, Suwannawat Probe

News today from the WPBSA that no further action will be taken against either Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon or Passakorn Suwannawat, after the governing body found no evidence to show any link between the pair and suspicious betting patterns prior to their respective matches at the Shanghai Masters qualifiers back in August last year…

Apr 07 2013

World Championship Qualifiers 2013: Steadman Denies Grace In Thriller

Day one of the 2013 World Championship qualifiers began as a slow burner, but ultimately proved to be one full of drama as the match between Craig Steadman and David Grace went the distance in Sheffield. Click below for a round up of a day which also saw Luca Brecel happy to trail by just …

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Feb 05 2013

Under the Radar

It is no secret that in recent weeks, UK and Masters champion Mark Selby has emerged as the man to beat at the top of the game, while the likes of Mark Davis and Stuart Bingham are also players widely recognised to be men very much in form at the moment. As I updated my player …

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Jul 20 2012

UKPTC1: Friday Updates

It’s Friday at the South West Snooker Academy and the first half of the professionals have entered the fray in what is the first UKPTC event of the 2012/13 season. Click below for my updates from the venue as the day progresses…

Jul 23 2011

Thanawat Takes IBSF World U-21 Title

Congratulations to 17-year-old Thai talent Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon who has today defeated countryman Noppon Saengkham 9-3 in Montreal to win the IBSF World Under-21 Championship. In doing so Thanawat secures a return to the professional circuit for the 2012/13 season and confirms his status as one of the youngsters to watch at the moment. More will …

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Jul 11 2011

Thai Snooker: IBSF World Under-21 Championships, Montreal, 13-23 July

Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon The eyes of the snooker world may well be firmly on Bangkok this week for the World Cup, but Thai fans will also be following the fortunes of the next generation at the IBSF World Under-21 Championships in Montreal, Canada, in the eternal hope of unearthing the next James Wattana.