22 Results for tag: Ricky Walden

Closing in on the Cut: December 2016

Following Mark King's maiden ranking event triumph at the Northern Ireland Open yesterday, there is now just one event to go before one of the most crucial seeding revisions of the season takes place. Following the UK Championship, the final qualifiers for the 2017 Masters will be decided, as well as the final seeding list for the Scottish Open and German ... More

Race to the Masters 2017: Two to Go

The Dafabet Masters returns to the Alexandra Palace from 15-22 January 2017 and with just two ranking events to be played prior to the all-important December seeding cut-off, the field is now beginning to fall into place. View the latest standings in the Race to the Masters View the draw for the Northern Ireland Open View the draw for the UK ... More

Champion of Champions 2016 – Daqing Update

Stuart Bingham has become the latest player to secure his spot at the 2016 Champion of Champions, following the completion of the International Championship in Daqing last week. With the already-qualified Mark Selby taking his second ranking event title of the season, Bingham takes the place as the highest ranked player on the one-year ranking list, ... More

World Snooker Seedings 2016/17: Revision Four Round-Up

Following two consecutive seedings cut-offs that saw no significant changes to the rankings, this week there are key movements across the list after Mark Selby's victory at the International Championship. Already the fourth revision of the current season, the new list will be used to determine the seedings for the Northern Ireland Open and the UK ... More

Closing in on the Cut: October 2016

Following back to back events in Romania and England, there is now just one tournament to be played before the main seeding list for World Snooker events will be revised for the fourth time this season. The updated list will be used to determine the seedings for the Northern Ireland Open, at which the top 16 players will be seeded in the draw, with the ... More

Race to Guangzhou: Live Blog

As well as battling it out to become the tenth winner of the Shanghai Masters this week, some competing at the event are also fighting to qualify for the new Evergrande China Championship, which will be staged in Guangzhou, China in November. Yesterday I took a look at how the 16 players who will be involved will be selected and the state of play heading ... More

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

Closing in on the Cut: August 2016

Following the conclusion of the 2016 Paul Hunter Classic next week, the main seeding list for World Snooker events will be revised for the second time this season. The updated list will be used to determine the seedings for the International Championship and also the European Championship, following the recent announcement of a format change for that ... More