9 Results for tag: Race to the World Grand Prix

O’Sullivan Qualifies For World Grand Prix

Ronnie O'Sullivan tonight secured his qualification for this season's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix following his record-equalling fourth triumph at the Welsh Open in Cardiff. Prior to the start of the tournament O'Sullivan, who reached the final of the World Grand Prix last season in Llandudno, found himself down in 110th place on the qualification list ... More

Race to Llandudno 2016 – Two to Go

Following Martin Gould’s victory at the 918.com German Masters a week ago, there are now just two counting events prior to the cut-off to qualify for next month’s World Grand Prix in Llandudno. For more information about the event please read my previous blog posted prior to the action in Berlin, or alternatively continue reading for some ... More

Race to Llandudno 2016 – January Update

Following a month that has seen the sport’s biggest invitational event played out at the Alexandra Palace, ranking event snooker returns to our screens a week on Wednesday with the venues stages of the 2016 German Masters in Berlin. Of course as regular readers of my blog and indeed followers of snooker will be aware, we are now entering ... More

Shanghai qualifiers boost Grand Prix Prospects

While it might only be early days in the race for spots at this season's World Grand Prix, the 16 players who recently made it through qualifying to the venue stages of next month's Shanghai Masters gave their prospects a useful boost, each adding £6,000 to their season total. As was the case last season, the top 32 players on a one-year list, ... More

World Grand Prix Race Underway

Earlier this year the Welsh town of Llandudno was host to the inaugural World Grand Prix event, won by 25-year-old Judd Trump live on ITV4. Following its success, the event will return later this season, but with a couple of important changes to note. The first is that unlike last season, the event will now become a full-ranking event, meaning ... More

Llandudno Line-up Set In Gdynia

As well as the battle for places in the Players Championship Grand Finals which came to a conclusion today in Gdynia, another race that was decided at the sixth event of this season's Kreativ Dental European Tour was that for places at the new World Grand Prix in Llandudno. The invitational event, which is set to be held in Wales from 16-22 March ... More

Brecel, Woollaston Climb Into World Grand Prix Places

Following the conclusion of this week's BetVictor Welsh Open, there will be just one event to go before the field for the new World Grand Prix in Llandudno next month is set. As announced at the end of last season, the top 32 players on an all-new prize money list counting only money earned from the 2014 Dafabet World Championship, up to and ... More

Race Hots Up For World Grand Prix Places

With the start of snooker's newest big money invitational event, the World Grand Prix between 16-22 March 2015 fast approaching, the race is now hotting up for places at the tournament, with 32 players set to make up the field. As announced at the end of last season, the top 32 players on an all-new prize money list counting only money earned ... More

Race On For World Grand Prix

Next March, snooker heads to Llandudno for a brand new event, the World Grand Prix, which brings with it a brand new qualifying format. As opposed to simply taking tournament winners such as the Dafabet Champion of Champions event, or players based upon the standard two-year ranking list like at the Dafabet Masters, this invitational event will ... More