826 Results for author: Matt Huart

Four to Fight for Season End Top Ranking

Four players head to the Crucible from this Saturday looking not only to claim the Betfred World Snooker Championship title, but also to end the season as snooker's world number one ranked player. View the latest provisional end of season rankings For the last seven successive seasons the honour has gone to three-time world champion Mark Selby, ... More

Tickets Now On Sale for ROKiT World Seniors Championship

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 ROKiT World Seniors Championship which will be played for the first time at the Crucible Theatre from 15-18 August 2019. Announced last week as part of a new partnership with Sheffield City Council, the all-star event will see a field of 20 players including icons of the game including seven-time world champion ... More

Britton Captures Channel Islands Championship

Jersey’s Gary Britton won his fourth Channel Islands Amateur Snooker Championship last week – an annual spectacle that is a unique one-off match contested between the recent winners of the individual Guernsey and Jersey Amateur Snooker Championships that were decided only a few weeks before. Guernsey First to book his berth there was Adam Shorto, who ... More

Lavery Claims Northern Ireland Title

A new name will be etched onto the Northern Ireland Amateur Snooker Championship trophy after Antrim’s Declan Lavery claimed the national title for the first time last weekend. Dating back to as far as 1927, this prestigious event has been won in the past by major champions Alex Higgins and Mark Allen. Organised by the Northern Ireland Billiards and ... More

World Championship 2019: Tour Survival Blog

With the start of the 2019 Betfred World Championship qualifiers on Wednesday it is time for my annual live blog which will track the key movements in this season's tour survival race throughout the tournament. For those who can finish up inside of the top 64, or in the top eight of the one-year ranking list, not including those players, a place on tour ... More

Johnson Crowned ROKiT Sheffield Masters Champion

Nearly 33 years on from his finest moment in the sport there, Joe Johnson defied the odds once again by producing another title winning performance at the Crucible Theatre to win the 2019 ROKiT World Seniors Sheffield Masters in April. The eight-man one-day extravaganza at the home of snooker was the latest leg on this season’s ROKiT World Seniors ... More

Crucible to Stage World Seniors Snooker Championship

With just ten days until the World Professional Snooker Championship hits Sheffield, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has announced a new major annual snooker tournament that will see the game’s icons go head to head for the ultimate World Seniors title. The ROKiT World Seniors Snooker Championship is coming to the ... More

ROKiT Sheffield Masters 2019: Tournament Preview

Sheffield is the centre of attention for the snooker world over the coming weeks, but before the final stages of the Betfred World Professional Championship take place, the iconic Crucible Theatre will play host to the 2019 ROKiT Sheffield Masters on Thursday – the latest leg of this season’s World Seniors circuit. Draw 71-year-old Cliff Thorburn goes ... More

Host a Challenge Tour Event!

Snooker clubs throughout England can now apply for the opportunity to host tournaments on the sport’s new Challenge Tour next season. Any club wishing to apply to host should email clubs@epsb.co.uk Applicants will receive an ‘Invitation to Tender’ pack, which should be completed and returned by 12:00pm noon on 30 April 2019. As reported ... More

Robertson Storms To Beijing Victory

Neil Robertson claimed his second XingPai China Open title by defeating Jack Lisowski 11-4 in the final in Beijing. View the updated provisional seedings list View the updated provisional end of season rankings The victory marks the 16th ranking title of Robertson’s career and moves him clear of Mark Selby to occupy sixth position alone in ... More