6 Results for tag: Tian Pengfei

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

Tour Survival 2018: The Early Running

While we are only three events into the 2017/18 season, the players further down the ranking list will already have half an eye on the ranking list as they look to safeguard their positions on the World Snooker Tour beyond the end of this season. With every pound, dollar or euro to be earned between now and next May potentially crucial, today I take my ... More

The Big 2017/18 Season Preview

Mark Selby's third world title might still feel fresh in the memory, but he and the rest of the World Snooker Tour will be back in action this week as the 2017/18 season gets underway with qualifiers at Preston's Guild Hall on Wednesday. As ever, there are a few interesting themes that we can keep an eye on over the coming months, as well as some ... More

Wild Card Changes For China Championship

Next week sees the start of the new snooker season as the World Snooker Tour heads to Preston for the Kaspersky Riga Masters and China Championship qualifiers from 31 May - 6 June 2017. The draws for both events were released by World Snooker (now updated to include Q School qualifiers) a couple of weeks ago, but what you might have missed was the ... More

Third 147 For Trump

Judd Trump has today made his third career maximum break at the 2017 China Open in Beijing. The 147 came during the fifth frame of his last 16 match against Tian Pengfei and is his first since his perfect break against Mark Selby back at the German Masters in 2015. He moves into line to claim the £30,000 rolling 147 prize, which has accumulated since ... More