6 Results for tag: Matthew Bolton

Eight Big Hitters Remain in Melbourne

Following three hectic days of group stage and early knockout rounds action in Melbourne, Australia, just eight players remain in pursuit of the iconic John Roberts Trophy at the 2019 Endeavour Life Care World Billiards Championship.  Reigning champion Sourav Kothari is putting up a strong defence of his world title; the Indian cueist qualified top of ... More

Brilliant Bolton’s Australian Double

Matthew Bolton completed another unique double when he added the 2019 Australian National Snooker Championship title to the national billiards crown he claimed in June.  Held at the RACV Club in Melbourne, home of the upcoming World Billiards Championship in October, players from across the country contested this prestigious annual Australian Billiards ... More

Gilchrist finishes top at Hi-End

World number one Peter Gilchrist won his third consecutive World Billiards title at the Hi-End Open Billiards in Bangkok, Thailand this weekend. Following recent tour stops in North America and Oceania, this new, exciting addition to the calendar featured players from across Asia being joined by a contingent of overseas competitors who made the trip to ... More

International Round-Up | June 2019

It’s been another busy month on the international scene with several national snooker and billiards championships taking place across Europe and beyond. Here is a review of how some of those events unfolded... In case you missed it, you can read our May edition edition HERE. France Alexis Callewaert capped off a fantastic few months on the ... More

Bolton Resigns Tour Place

The WPBSA and World Snooker can today announce that Australia’s Matthew Bolton has decided to resign his membership of the WPBSA and withdraw from the World Snooker Tour with immediate effect. The 39-year-old qualified for the professional circuit for the first time following his victory at the 2017 Oceania Championship, but found life difficult ... More

2017/18 Tour Qualification: Making 128 (ish)

Attention has been firmly on the battle for tour survival so far this week during the early rounds of the Betfred World Championship qualifiers, but just how will the tour be structured next season? How can players not currently on the tour earn their places? Below I take a look at the current criteria and consider some of the names who have already ... More