International Snooker News (Page 2)

Welsh Open 2013 Draw and Format

  The playing information for the qualifiers and final stages appears below.   In accordance with the new round structure for this event, the Top 16 players will enter the tournament in Round 2 (last 64) and will be required to play one qualifying match at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield.   However, eight matches from Round 2 (last 64) in the qualifiers will be held over to the final venue and these matches are clearly indicated on the qualifying format and involve [...]

Higgins Wins First Championship League Group

09th January 2013 John Higgins became the first man through to the final group of 2013 Championship League Snooker as he beat Ali Carter 3-1 to take the top spot in Group 1.   Earlier, Higgins had beaten Martin Gould in the semi-finals, following two hard-fought days of round robin play.   Higgins earned £6,300 for his efforts while Carter netted £5,000, including the £500 high break prize for an excellent 140 in the final, and he comes back tomorrow along with Gould and other [...]

Super Stu takes Premier League title – 25/11/2012

The Final: Judd Trump 2 – 7 Stuart Bingham  83-0 (Trump 83), 0-82 (Bingham 82), 8-100 (Bingham 100), 33-76 (Bingham 31, 32), 9-116 (55, 53), 5-74 (Bingham 61), 101-0 (Trump 101), 9-115 (Bingham 40, 71), 54-58. STUART BINGHAM became the ninth ever player to hold the Premier League Snooker aloft as he defeated Judd Trump 7-2 at the Grimsby Auditorium. The win meant Bingham had gone undefeated through the competition and gave him a total prize haul of £78,000 - [...]

PTC2 8-12 August 2012

UK PTC2 Draw and Format Released UK PTC2 is played from 8-12 August 2012 at the South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester. The Last 128 starts on Friday, 10 August 2012.   Click here for the PTC2 DRAW

The Greatest

Stephen Hendry, snooker's most successful ever player, brought the curtain down on his glittering career on Monday night.     Hendry made the announcement of his retirement from professional snooker to a room of stunned journalists in a press conference after a 13-2 defeat to Stephen Maguire in the quarter-finals of the World Championship at the Crucible Theatre.       The 43-year-old revealed he had made the decision three months ago, and that nothing that happened at the Championship in Sheffield could have possibly [...]