22 Results for tag: Stephen Maguire

Race to the Crucible 2018: Live Blog

The 2018 Fuhua Group China Open is now underway in Beijing, with key positions to be decided up and down the ranking list this week ahead of the season-ending Betfred World Championship. You can read my pre-tournament analysis of the Tour Survival battle HERE, or continue reading below for regular updates throughout the week on the latest in the Race to ... More

Race to the Crucible 2018: China Open Preview

Following Ronnie O'Sullivan's fifth ranking event victory of the season at the Ladbrokes Players Championship last week, there is now just one event to go before the all-important ranking revision to determine the seeding list for next month's Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. With 16 coveted places at the Crucible Theatre to be decided, this year ... More

Semis Set in York

From 128 players and eight tables, to just four surviving cueists and one central table, we are now at the business end of the 2017 Betway UK Championship. View the Masters Race Live Blog It feels like a long time ago now since two-time champion Ding Junhui fell to world number 130 Leo Fernandez back on day one of the tournament, a scoreline that ... More

Race to the Masters 2018: Live Blog

This season's Betway UK Championship gets underway this afternoon with the likes of Mark Selby, Judd Trump, Ding Junhui and Ronnie O'Sullivan looking to take home the biggest title of the season so far from the York Barbican. As well as the battle to become champion however, there is of course another sub-plot to consider as the final places at January's ... More

Closing in on the Cut: December 2017

Following victory for Mark Williams yesterday in Belfast at the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open, there is now just one event to go before the final seeding list is set for both the Masters and German Masters events. While a clear picture has emerged over the last few weeks as to who has to do what to secure a top 16 position in particular, with more prize ... More

Race to the Masters: Two to Go

Following Ronnie O'Sullivan's victory at the Shanghai Masters yesterday there are now just two events to be played before the field is set for January's 2018 Dafabet Masters. O'Sullivan of course is already guaranteed his place in London as the defending champion, but who will be joining him at the Alexandra Palace? View the latest standings in the ... More

Closing in on the Cut: September 2017

Ranking event snooker returns next Tuesday as defending champion Anthony McGill leads the field at the 2017 Indian Open in Vishakhapatnam. The event also marks the second mid-season seedings revision of the new campaign as the final list is determined for the upcoming International Championship in Daqing. View the draw for the Indian Open View ... More

September Snooker

Following significant ranking victories for Luca Brecel and Michael White in August, the World Snooker Tour will next head to Bangkok, Vishakhapatnam, Yushan and Preston as we move into September. View the latest provisional seeding list Below I look ahead to the coming month on the baize, including the latest tournaments on the World Snooker Tour, ... More

Back to the Baize

The 2017/18 season enters its second phase over the coming weeks with five events to be completed between now and the end of August. The early-season summer period has so far seen Ryan Day claim his maiden ranking event title at the Kaspersky Riga Masters with victory against Stephen Maguire last month, before Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo claimed the ... More

Day Breaks Ranking Duck In Riga

Ryan Day won the first ranking title of his career, 18 years after turning pro, by beating Stephen Maguire 5-2 in the final of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. View the updated seeding list following the Kaspersky Riga Masters Welshman Day went all the way to the £50,000 top prize and the trophy at the first tournament of the 2017/18 season. It was ... More