13 Results for tag: Michael Holt

Race to the World Grand Prix 2018

With the battle for places at the Masters having reached its conclusion at the recent UK Championship, attention now quickly turns to the battle for places at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix. Returning to Preston's Guild Hall from 19-25 February 2018, the event will once again see 32 players contest the title, with a top prize of £100,000 up for grabs.... More

China Championship 2017: Tournament Preview

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. View the China Championship draw View the China Champions... More

Closing In On the Cut: Crucible 2017

This week sees the return of professional snooker for the final tournament prior to this season's Betfred World Championship as the tour heads to Beijing for the 2017 China Open. As well as being a prestigious title in its own right, the event marks the final chance for players to add ranking points to their tallies ahead of the most important rankings ... More

Crucible Countdown 2017

With the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix now underway, there are now just five and a half events remaining before the final seeding list is set for this year's World Championship, to be held once again at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. At the time of writing, some big names are currently set to miss out upon an automatic seeding for the ... More

Champion of Champions 2016 – Daqing Update

Stuart Bingham has become the latest player to secure his spot at the 2016 Champion of Champions, following the completion of the International Championship in Daqing last week. With the already-qualified Mark Selby taking his second ranking event title of the season, Bingham takes the place as the highest ranked player on the one-year ranking list, ... More

Champion of Champions 2016 – Shanghai Update

Following Ding Junhui's 12th ranking event title success at the Shanghai Masters last week, there are now just five events to go in the race for places at the 2016 Champion of Champions event in Coventry. Having narrowly missed out upon qualification last season due to Mark Allen's victory at the Bulgarian Open, Ding had already made sure of qualificat... More

Shanghai Set for Quarter-Finals

Four days have been completed at the tenth staging of the Shanghai Masters and of the 40 players who started the week, just eight remain with their eyes on the prize. View the updated provisional seedings View the live race to Guangzhou View the results so far from Shanghai It has been a memorable week already in Shanghai, with a maximum break ... More

Race to the Evergrande China Championship

Yesterday saw the announcement of the Evergrande China Championship, to be staged in Guangzhou, China, for which 16 players will qualify. But how will they be selected? In short, the players will be made up by: The top 10 players on the official world ranking list following the Shanghai Masters The top four players on the one-year ranking list, ... More

Closing in on the Cut: September 2016

Next week sees the conclusion of the 2016 Shanghai Masters, following which the main seeding list for World Snooker events will be revised for the third time this season. The updated list will be used to determine the seedings for the English Open, at which the top 16 players will be seeded in the draw, with the remaining 112 to be drawn at random. ... More

Paul Hunter Classic 2016: Tournament Preview

This week sees the return of the popular Paul Hunter Classic tournament from Fuerth, the event now upgraded to full-ranking status following Ali Carter's memorable victory at the Stadhalle a year ago. Today I take a look at some of the points to note about the event and how the draw is shaping up in what is the fourth ranking event of the season so ... More