9 Results for tag: Fergal O’Brien

Tour Survival 2020: The Early Running

With three ranking events completed so far this season, today we take an early look at which players could find themselves in a fight to retain their places on the World Snooker Tour beyond the end of this campaign. View the latest provisional end of season rankings View the indicative prize money schedule for 2019/20 View the 2020/21 Tour ... 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

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

Tour Survival 2019: Five to Go

With just five events still to be completed during the 2018/19 season today we take a look at the state of play in this season's battle for tour survival, with several big names needing wins to be sure of retaining their places on the World Snooker Tour. View the latest provisional end of season rankings View the indicative prize money schedule for ... More

Race to Cheltenham 2019: Berlin Blog

The battle to qualify for this year's Coral World Grand Prix reaches its climax this weekend as the final stages of the D88.com German Masters are completed in Berlin. View the draw for the German Masters View the full one-year list prior to the German Masters For full analysis of the current state of play, check out our previous article from ... More

Seeds Scattered in Guangzhou

Three days completed at the Evergrande China Championship and of the 15 top 16 players who started the week we are now down to just four following a string of upsets so far in Guangzhou. View the updated playing schedule View the updated provisional seedings View the updated Masters Race Having seen the likes of Neil Robertson, Mark Allen and ... More

Betfred World Championship 2017: Tournament Preview

After another fantastic season of snooker it is finally time for the big one – the Betfred World Championship from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. And never has the tournament been bigger than in 2017 as its iconic venue celebrates its 40th anniversary, with a series of special events to be staged throughout the tournament. View the draw for the ... More

Selby Starts Against O’Brien

Mark Selby will begin the defence of his Betfred World Championship title against Fergal O’Brien on Saturday. The tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield runs from April 15 to May 1, with 32 players battling for a record top prize of £375,000. The random draw for the opening round was made today, with the top 16 seeds matched up with the 16 ... 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