11 Results for tag: Allan Taylor

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

Tour Survival 2019 – Two To Go

With just the top eight on the one-year ranking list to contest this week's Coral Tour Championship, there are just two further counting events to be completed for the players further down the world ranking list before the end of the 2018/19 season. Today we take an updated look at the battle for tour survival and the task facing those in and around the ... More

Kleckers Books Tour Spot

Germany’s Lukas Kleckers secured a place on the World Snooker Tour by defeating Martin O’Donnell 4-1 in the final round of Q School event one in Preston. Q School began with 206 players battling it out for 12 fresh two-year tour cards. Sunday’s four winning quarter-finalists have gained their place on tour, as will the four to emerge from next ... 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

Closing In On the Cut: Crucible 2017

This week sees the return of professional snooker for the final tournament prior to this season's Betfred World Championship as the tour heads to Beijing for the 2017 China Open. As well as being a prestigious title in its own right, the event marks the final chance for players to add ranking points to their tallies ahead of the most important rankings ... More

Tour Survival 2016/17: January Update

As the start of the new year approaches, today I take an updated look at the latest in the battle for tour survival with eight ranking events still to be completed during the 2016/17 season. For the first time since the introduction of two-year tour cards, the qualification system has in fact been subject to something a shake-up, following the end of the ... More

Tour Survival 2016/17: November Update

As we approach the mid-way point of the season, for many of the players currently ranked in the lower half of the rankings, attention is already shifting towards the battle to remain on tour beyond the end of 2016/17. For the first time since the introduction of two-year tour cards, the qualification system has in fact been subject to something a ... More

On the Rise

With eight of the season’s 19 full-ranking events completed following Mark Selby’s victory at the International Championship last weekend, we are not yet even at the halfway point of the 2016/17 season. View the latest provisional seeding list Already however, there are 12 players (excluding those on tour last season whose totals were reset to ... More

Tour Survival 2017: The Early Running

It might seem like early days in the 2016/17 season, but with three ranking events already concluded and another to follow next week, already we can start to speculate as to which players have work to do if they are to remain on tour beyond the end of this season. With every pound, dollar or euro to be earned between now and next May likely to be ... More

Indian Open 2016: Tournament Preview

Tuesday sees the start of the 2016 Indian Open with Welshman Michael White set to head the field following his maiden ranking success a year ago. Read on for my preview of the second full-ranking event of the new season... Click HERE to view the tournament draw Click HERE to view the tournament format Click HERE to view the latest provisional ... More