49 Results for tag: Kyren Wilson

Race to the Evergrande China Championship

Yesterday saw the announcement of the Evergrande China Championship, to be staged in Guangzhou, China, for which 16 players will qualify. But how will they be selected? In short, the players will be made up by: The top 10 players on the official world ranking list following the Shanghai Masters The top four players on the one-year ranking list, ... More

Closing in on the Cut: September 2016

Next week sees the conclusion of the 2016 Shanghai Masters, following which the main seeding list for World Snooker events will be revised for the third time this season. The updated list will be used to determine the seedings for the English Open, at which the top 16 players will be seeded in the draw, with the remaining 112 to be drawn at random. ... More

Paul Hunter Classic 2016: Tournament Preview

This week sees the return of the popular Paul Hunter Classic tournament from Fuerth, the event now upgraded to full-ranking status following Ali Carter's memorable victory at the Stadhalle a year ago. Today I take a look at some of the points to note about the event and how the draw is shaping up in what is the fourth ranking event of the season so ... More

Early Season Firsts

Just three events into the 2016/17 season and already we have seen a number of 'firsts' on the World Snooker Tour from players up, down and even from some not part of the world ranking list. Today we take a look at some of those achievements... Progression Most obvious for inclusion in this list is of course Scotland's Anthony McGill, who made his big ... More

Closing in on the Cut: July 2016

Next week sees the start of the 2016 World Open, the third ranking event of the 2016/17 season. Following its conclusion, the main seeding list for World Snooker events will be revised for the first time this season and used to determine the seedings for the Shanghai Masters, one of the few remaining events played under a tiered format and for which the ... More

Champion of Champions 2016 – India Update

Anthony McGill's maiden ranking event victory at the Indian Open on Saturday also saw him earn a guaranteed place at the Champion of Champions event in Coventry for the first time. As previously, qualification will be determined by the winners of professional tournaments dating back to Neil Robertson's victory at the event in 2015, events having been ... More

McGill is Star Of India

Anthony McGill won his first ranking title by beating Kyren Wilson 5-2 in the final of the Indian Open in Hyderabad. Recognised for several seasons as one of snooker’s rising stars, McGill has now captured his first piece of silverware after a series of superb performances, winning seven matches during the tournament to land the £50,000 top prize. He ... More

Riga Masters 2016: Tournament Preview

52 days after Mark Selby's victory at the Crucible Theatre, the two-time world champion will be amongst those back in action at the Kaspersky Riga Masters, the first televised snooker tournament of the 2016/17 season. Click HERE to view the tournament draw Click HERE to view the tournament format Click HERE to view the latest provisional seedin... More

Record Breakers

This evening saw a record breaking match at the 2016 China Open qualifiers between Kyren Wilson and Anthony Hamilton at the Barnsley Metrodome. Incredibly, the pair hit six consecutive century breaks between them (four for Wilson, two for Hamilton), breaking the previous record of five that itself had only been achieved on two separate occasions ... More