33 Results for tag: Mark Allen

Race to the Crucible 2018: Live Blog

The 2018 Fuhua Group China Open is now underway in Beijing, with key positions to be decided up and down the ranking list this week ahead of the season-ending Betfred World Championship. You can read my pre-tournament analysis of the Tour Survival battle HERE, or continue reading below for regular updates throughout the week on the latest in the Race to ... More

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

Allen Wins First Masters Crown

Mark Allen enjoyed the best moment of his snooker career as he beat Kyren Wilson 10-7 in the final of the Dafabet Masters, winning a Triple Crown event for the first time. Antrim’s 31-year-old Allen came from 4-3 down to win seven of the last ten frames at Alexandra Palace, before receiving the Paul Hunter Trophy and a career-biggest cheque of ... More

Dafabet Masters 2018: Tournament Preview

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. View the draw ... More

Closing in on the Cut: December 2017

Following victory for Mark Williams yesterday in Belfast at the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open, there is now just one event to go before the final seeding list is set for both the Masters and German Masters events. While a clear picture has emerged over the last few weeks as to who has to do what to secure a top 16 position in particular, with more prize ... More

Selby Defends Daqing Title

Mark Selby won his first title of the season by beating Mark Allen 10-7 in the final of the OPPO International Championship in Daqing, China. View the updated seeding list following the International Championship View the new provisional seeding list View the updated Masters Race View the updated provisional end of season ranking list ... More

Champion of Champions 2017 – Barnsley Update

With Ronnie O'Sullivan emerging victorious at the Dafabet English Open yesterday there is now just one qualifying event remaining before the final field is set for this year's Champion of Champions tournament in Coventry. With O'Sullivan already assured of his place following victory at the Masters back in January, his latest success means that China's ... More

Closing in on the Cut: October 2017

The next piece of ranking event silverware will be presented following the conclusion of next week's European Masters in Belgium and with it comes the third seeding revision of the current season to determine the list for the upcoming English Open. View the draw for the European Masters View the latest provisional seedings View the prize money ... More

Semi-Finals in Yushan

Just four players remain at the 2017 World Open in Yushan with the top prize of £150,000 now just two matches away for the eventual champion. View the World Open draw View the latest provisional seedings Following the upsets of India, we have a more predictable semi-final line-up this week in China with four current top 16 players, though ... More

Indian Open 2017: Tournament Preview

The World Snooker Tour resumes tomorrow with the start of the 2017 Indian Open, which for the first time will be held in the port city of Vishakhapatnam. View the Indian Open draw View the latest provisional seedings Closing in the the Cut - Indian Open 2017 Ranking Preview Defending champion Anthony McGill leads a varied field heading to ... More