29 Results for tag: Ken Doherty

China Open Qualifiers in Review

This week saw the return of ranking event snooker with the China Open qualifiers from Preston's Guild Hall, as the majority of the tour played in their first counting event since the Scottish Open before Christmas. Below I take a look at some of the notable movements with an increasing emphasis on the tour survival race as we enter the 'business end' of the ... More

WPBSA Launches Players Commission

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced the creation of a new Players Commission, replacing the previous Players Forum. The new body will be chaired by world number five Shaun Murphy, who will be joined by fellow professionals Ken Doherty, Alan McManus, Mark Davis, Mark Williams, Mark Allen, Joe Perry, Rory ... 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

Riga Reflections

Today I take a look back at last week's Kaspersky Riga Masters won by Neil Robertson and try to pick out some of the biggest stories from snooker's latest stop in Latvia. You can view all of the updated ranking lists at the rankings section at WPBSA.com Robertson Reigns Australia's Neil Robertson has made the perfect start to the season with victory in ... More

New Season List Available

Following the announcement of the prize money schedule and money drop-off dates for the 2016/17 season by World Snooker last week, the first provisional seeding list of the new campaign is now available. As a reminder for those not familiar, the latest provisional seedings list looks ahead to the next mid-season seedings revision, in this ... More

Ken On Cue for Foundation

Former world champion Ken Doherty was in Eccleston, Lancashire recently to support the Paul Hunter Foundation. The evening was culmination of projects in Chorley and Eccleston, funded by the healthy well being, prevention and early help service by the Lancashire County Council. Over a 15-week period young people came off the streets to take ... More

Ferguson And Doherty Re-Elected

World Professional Billiards And Snooker Association Chairman Jason Ferguson and director Ken Doherty were both re-elected at the governing body's Annual General Meeting in Wigan on Friday. Jason Ferguson and Ken Doherty were both up for re-election as directors. The results of the vote were: Jason Ferguson 9 for, 0 against. Ken Doherty 8 ... More

Ken Doherty – Life in the Old Dog Yet!

Long-term readers of the blog will know that while I always try to remain as impartial as possible, one of my favourite players down the years has been Ireland’s Ken Doherty and at the recent PTC2 event I was therefore delighted to be able to sit down with him and have a chat for PSB. Click below to read what the 1997 world champion had to say… PSB: ... More