14 Results for tag: Alfie Burden

World Championship 2018: Tour Survival Blog

With the start of the 2018 Betfred World Championship qualifiers on Wednesday it is time for my annual live blog which will track all of 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, they will ... More

Tour Survival 2018 – Two To Go

With just next week's Fuhua Group China Open and the season-ending Betfred World Championship to go before the end of the 2017/18 season, today we take an updated look at the battle for tour survival as players in the drop zone look to retain their professional status for at least another campaign. Below I explain just how the places will be determined ... More

China Championship 2017: Tournament Preview

It has been almost seven weeks since the last piece of ranking event silverware was handed over to first-time winner Ryan Day at the Riga Masters, but next Wednesday marks the return of ranking event snooker as the venue stages of the Evergrande China Championship get underway in Guangzhou. View the China Championship draw View the China Champions... More

World Championship 2017: Tour Survival Blog

With just one day to go until the start of the 2017 Betfred World Championship qualifiers it is time for my annual live blog, which will track all of the key movements in the race for tour survival as the tournament progresses. 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, ... More

WPBSA Statement – Alfie Burden

After a hearing before the WPBSA Disciplinary Committee that took place on 19th December 2016 Alfie Burden admitted to the following breaches of the WPBSA Betting Rules: Prior to August 2009 the WPBSA Members Rules stated: 2.7 A Player shall not bet or lay bets on the result, score or any other aspect of any snooker or billiards match in which he is ... More

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

As 2016 comes to a close on the World Snooker Tour with Marco Fu's brilliant victory at the Scottish Open, we also reach the sixth seedings revision of the current season. Continue reading for a summary of all of the key ranking movements following the action in Glasgow. The new list will be used to determine the seedings for the 2017 China Open. ... 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

Burden Makes Manchester Max

World number 65 Alfie Burden has tonight made the first maximum break of his professional career during his opening round match against Daniel Wells at the Coral English Open. The 147 break came during the sixth frame of the match to level the scoreline at 3-3 and is especially notable for not being only Burden's maiden maximum, but also the 100th ... 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