11 Results for tag: Jimmy Robertson

Race to the Crucible 2018: China Open Preview

Following Ronnie O'Sullivan's fifth ranking event victory of the season at the Ladbrokes Players Championship last week, there is now just one event to go before the all-important ranking revision to determine the seeding list for next month's Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. With 16 coveted places at the Crucible Theatre to be decided, this year ... More

Race to the World Grand Prix 2018

With the battle for places at the Masters having reached its conclusion at the recent UK Championship, attention now quickly turns to the battle for places at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix. Returning to Preston's Guild Hall from 19-25 February 2018, the event will once again see 32 players contest the title, with a top prize of £100,000 up for grabs.... More

Closing in on the Cut: September 2017

Ranking event snooker returns next Tuesday as defending champion Anthony McGill leads the field at the 2017 Indian Open in Vishakhapatnam. The event also marks the second mid-season seedings revision of the new campaign as the final list is determined for the upcoming International Championship in Daqing. View the draw for the Indian Open View ... More

Back to the Baize

The 2017/18 season enters its second phase over the coming weeks with five events to be completed between now and the end of August. The early-season summer period has so far seen Ryan Day claim his maiden ranking event title at the Kaspersky Riga Masters with victory against Stephen Maguire last month, before Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo claimed 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

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

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

Early Season Firsts

Just three events into the 2016/17 season and already we have seen a number of 'firsts' on the World Snooker Tour from players up, down and even from some not part of the world ranking list. Today we take a look at some of those achievements... Progression Most obvious for inclusion in this list is of course Scotland's Anthony McGill, who made his big ... More

Closing in on the Cut: July 2016

Next week sees the start of the 2016 World Open, the third ranking event of the 2016/17 season. Following its conclusion, the main seeding list for World Snooker events will be revised for the first time this season and used to determine the seedings for the Shanghai Masters, one of the few remaining events played under a tiered format and for which the ... More