45 Results for tag: Shaun Murphy

Sublime Trump Claims International Title

World champion Judd Trump produced a scintillating display to beat Shaun Murphy 10-3 and win the International Championship in Daqing. The blistering nature of Trump’s victory stamps home his current dominance of the sport. The 29-year-old was equally impressive in a 9-4 demolition of three-time world champion Mark Selby in the semi-finals. Trump ... More

Murphy to Step Down from WPBSA Board

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced that Shaun Murphy has taken the decision to step down from the Board of Directors and his role of Chairman of the Players Commission with immediate effect. The former world champion was elected to the WPBSA board in December 2017 and has made a valuable contribution ... More

Race to Cheltenham 2019: Berlin Blog

The battle to qualify for this year's Coral World Grand Prix reaches its climax this weekend as the final stages of the D88.com German Masters are completed in Berlin. View the draw for the German Masters View the full one-year list prior to the German Masters For full analysis of the current state of play, check out our previous article from ... More

Dafabet Masters 2019: Tournament Preview

Today sees the return of televised snooker with the start of the 2019 Dafabet Masters at the Alexandra Palace in London. View the draw View the playing schedule A tournament that needs little introduction, the Masters is snooker's oldest and most prestigious invitational event which brings together the world's top 16 ranked players ... More

Pistol Fires To Scottish Open Title

Mark Allen defeated Shaun Murphy 9-7 in a thrilling BetVictor Scottish Open final in Glasgow to secure his fifth ranking event title. View the updated provisional seedings View the updated Race to the Crucible The match had looked set to go all the way to a decider, before Murphy miscued on 29 whilst among the balls at 8-7 down. Allen pounced and ... More

Race to the Coral World Grand Prix 2019

There are just two events to go before the field is set for this season's Coral World Grand Prix which is set to be held at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse for the first time. Forming part of the new three-part Coral Series, the tournament will be played at 4-10 February 2019 and as in recent seasons will once again see 32 players contest the title, ... More

Snooker Supports Paris 2024 Olympic Bid

Billiard sports launched its bid to become part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Sports programme today at a special ceremony at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Hosted by the Billiards 2024 Committee and supported by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and World Snooker, the event represents a significant milestone billiard sports’ bid ... More

The Coral Series – Everything You Need to Know

It was announced yesterday by World Snooker that three key ranking events during the second half of the 2018/19 season will form the new Coral Series - but what are the events and how can players qualify? The events The three events that will form the Coral Series are the World Grand Prix, Players Championship and the new Tour Championship. All three ... More

Snooker Stands With Kerala

It was today confirmed by World Snooker that this season’s Indian Open has been postponed following the flooding that has affected the southern Indian state of Kerala over the past few days. The tournament was due to be staged in the city of Kochi, situated within southwest Kerala from 18-22 September however following the ongoing disaster which has ... More

Champion of Champions 2018 – Yushan Update

The race for places at this season's ManBetX Champion of Champions is now hotting up following victory for Mark Williams at the World Open in Yushan yesterday. Following his previous title winning exploits of the past year Williams was already assured of his place at the Ricoh Arena this November, with the beneficiary of his latest success being Shoot ... More