8 Results for tag: Kristján Helgason

Helgason Captures 14th Iceland Crown

Former European Amateur champion and main tour professional Kristján Helgason won his 14th Iceland National Snooker Championship on Saturday. A member of snooker’s top tier for a total of eight years in the past, Helgason made history in 2000 when he came through World Championship qualifying to appear at the Crucible Theatre; becoming the first ... More

Challenge Tour Nominations Announced

The WPBSA and World Snooker have today announced further information in respect of the nominated players who will participate in the new Challenge Tour. To operate as a secondary circuit to the World Snooker Tour, Challenge Tour will comprise 10 events to be staged across the UK and mainland Europe during the 2018/19 season. Players The top 64 players ... More

Field Set for Betfred World Championship

The final line-up for the 2018 Betfred World Championship has today been announced by snooker’s world governing body the WPBSA and World Snooker. Once again, the top 16 players on the world ranking list following the conclusion of the ongoing China Open will be seeded straight through to the final stages of the tournament at Sheffield’s Crucible ... More

Luo Honghao Wins WSF Championship

The first-ever mixed gender WSF Championship staged by the World Snooker Federation has been won by Chinese teenager Luo Honghao following a 6-0 demolition of Adam Stefanów today in Malta. Both players progressed to today’s showpiece match following deciding-frame victories yesterday, but the final proved to be a one-sided affair. Luo followed an ... More

Last Chance Stefanów Through to WSF Final

Poland’s Adam Stefanów is through to the final of the inaugural WSF Championship following a dramatic 4-3 victory against former professional Kristjan Helgason in Malta. View full tournament information from Malta Having already secured his place in the last four with an impressive 4-2 victory against last week’s WSF Seniors Championship winner ... More

Quarters Set at WSF Championship

The inaugural WSF Championship is now down to just eight players in Malta, one of whom will leave on Saturday night having secured their place on the World Snooker Tour for the next two seasons. View all tournament information However, with four tantalising places at next month’s professional World Championship qualifiers on offer for those who ... More

WSF Championship Reaches Last 16

Just 16 players remain in the hunt to become the first ever winner of the WSF Championships in Malta following the opening two sessions of the event on Thursday. Held at the Dolmen Hotel, the tournament offers a key pathway to the World Snooker Tour, with the winner guaranteed to earn a two-year tour card from the beginning of the 2018/19 season and all ... More

WSF Championships Underway in Malta

Today marked a historic day for snooker as play started at the first-ever World Snooker Federation Championships at Malta’s Dolmen Hotel. Visit the WSF website for more information The Championships were formally launched ahead of Wednesday’s opening session with a welcome ceremony led by WSF General Secretary and Competition Manager Maxime ... More