The Dafabet Masters returns to the Alexandra Palace from 13-20 January 2019 and with six ranking events still to be completed we can see which players are safe and who will need a strong finish to 2018 to avoid missing out.
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Once again this year, the top 16 on the official world ranking list ...
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 ...
Following today's final at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix, there are now just two events to go before the field is set for the Ladbrokes Players Championship in North Wales.
Continue reading for my updated summary following this week's action in Preston.
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As was the case in ...
With the field now set for the upcoming Ladbrokes World Grand Prix following Michael Georgiou's victory at the Shoot Out last weekend, attention now turns to the race to make it to the Ladbrokes Players Championship in Llandudno.
As was the case in 2017, the top 16 players on the one-year ranking list following the Gibraltar Open ...
And so with 13 counting events completed in this season's Race to Preston, there is just one to go as the field will be set for the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix following the conclusion of the Coral Shoot Out on Sunday evening.
Continue reading for a reminder of the qualifying criteria and who is currently set to qualify...
Who will qualify?
The top 32 ...
Televised snooker returns this Sunday with the start of the 2018 Dafabet Masters from the Alexandra Palace in London. As ever, 16 of the world's top players will battle it out to claim the biggest invitational title in the sport, with Ronnie O'Sullivan looking to capture the title for a record eighth time - and third in a row.
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The line-up for the 188BET Champion of Champions is now complete following Mark Selby's victory at the International Championship yesterday.
With the world number one already safely qualified for the event after his successful 2016/17 season, the final place in the competition goes to Australia's Neil Robertson following his victory at the Hong Kong ...
It has been almost seven weeks since the last piece of ranking event silverware was handed over to first-time winner Ryan Day at the Riga Masters, but next Wednesday marks the return of ranking event snooker as the venue stages of the Evergrande China Championship get underway in Guangzhou.
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China A made it through to the quarter-finals of the Little Swan World Cup in Wuxi, beating Hong Kong 3-2 in their last group match thanks to Ding Junhui.
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The winner of the match was sure to go through to the last eight, and with the score at 2-2, Hong Kong’s Marco Fu
had the chance to knock out the home favourites. ...
Ryan Day's breakthrough victory at the Kaspersky Riga Masters last weekend not only secured him his maiden ranking event title, but also puts him into contention for a place at this year's Champion of Champions at Coventry's Ricoh Arena.
But how will the full field be made up and what would have to happen for the Welshman to miss out?
Once again, ...