6 Results for tag: Rory McLeod

World Championship 2018: Tour Survival Blog

With the start of the 2018 Betfred World Championship qualifiers on Wednesday it is time for my annual live blog which will track all of the key movements in this season's tour survival race throughout the tournament. For those who can finish up inside of the top 64, or in the top eight of the one-year ranking list, not including those players, they will ... More

Tour Survival 2018 – Two To Go

With just next week's Fuhua Group China Open and the season-ending Betfred World Championship to go before the end of the 2017/18 season, today we take an updated look at the battle for tour survival as players in the drop zone look to retain their professional status for at least another campaign. Below I explain just how the places will be determined ... More

World Rankings: Crucible Update

As we approach the halfway stage of this year's Betfred World Championship, today I take a look at the big ranking stories so far this week and consider some of the potential changes that could yet come to pass. View the latest provisional ranking list At the top of the tree, we already knew coming into the tournament that defending champion Mark ... More

Betfred World Championship 2017: Tournament Preview

After another fantastic season of snooker it is finally time for the big one – the Betfred World Championship from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. And never has the tournament been bigger than in 2017 as its iconic venue celebrates its 40th anniversary, with a series of special events to be staged throughout the tournament. View the draw for the ... More

Selby Starts Against O’Brien

Mark Selby will begin the defence of his Betfred World Championship title against Fergal O’Brien on Saturday. The tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield runs from April 15 to May 1, with 32 players battling for a record top prize of £375,000. The random draw for the opening round was made today, with the top 16 seeds matched up with the 16 ... More

WPBSA Launches Players Commission

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced the creation of a new Players Commission, replacing the previous Players Forum. The new body will be chaired by world number five Shaun Murphy, who will be joined by fellow professionals Ken Doherty, Alan McManus, Mark Davis, Mark Williams, Mark Allen, Joe Perry, Rory ... More