World Championship Qualifiers 2011: Picture Perfect I

So that’s the first round completed in Sheffield and to give you a picture (no pun intended), of how matters have progressed, here are the very best of my photos so far from the 2011 World Championship qualifiers…

The action

Sam Baird

Sam Baird

Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon

Igor Figueiredo

Kyren Wilson

Liu Song & Michael Judge

Michael Judge

James McBain

Dermot McGlinchey

Liu Song

Andrew Pagett

David Gilbert

Zhang Anda

Andrew Pagett

Adam Wicheard & Michaela Tabb

Joe Delaney

Liu Chuang

Liam Highfield

Noppon Saengkham

David Gilbert & David Morris

Kyren Wilson

David Gray & Liu Chuang

Kurt Maflin

Ben Woollaston & Olivier Marteel

David Gray

Simon Bedford

Issara Kachaiwong

James Wattana

Kuldesh Johal

Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon

Michael Judge

David Morris

Xiao Guodong and Kurt Maflin shake hands before their deciding frame

Sam Baird