10 Results for tag: Gary Wilson

The Cheltenham Race

There is just one event to be completed in the race to qualify for this season’s Coral World Grand Prix which will be staged at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse for the first time from 4-10 February 2019. As in previous seasons, the event will see 32 players contest the title with a top prize of £100,000 to be won and the field is now almost set for ... More

Race to the Coral World Grand Prix 2019

There are just two events to go before the field is set for this season's Coral World Grand Prix which is set to be held at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse for the first time. Forming part of the new three-part Coral Series, the tournament will be played at 4-10 February 2019 and as in recent seasons will once again see 32 players contest the title, ... 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

Gary Wilson Makes 147

Gary Wilson made the second maximum break of his career at the Betfred World Championship qualifiers in Sheffield on Thursday morning. The world number 59 made his perfect break during the fourth frame of his match against Josh Boileau, taking a 4-0 lead. He will earn the £1000 high break prize for the qualifiers plus another £1000 from the ... 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

Tour Survival 2016/17 – World Championship Update

Following the conclusion of the China Open today, there is just one event remaining during the 2016/17 season as the annual battle for tour survival will be decided at the Betfred World Championship. With the qualifiers set to get underway this Wednesday at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, with £8,000 riding on first round matches, continue reading for a ... 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

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