14 Results for tag: Tour Survival

Tour Survival 2016/17: January Update

As the start of the new year approaches, today I take an updated look at the latest in the battle for tour survival with eight ranking events still to be completed during the 2016/17 season. For the first time since the introduction of two-year tour cards, the qualification system has in fact been subject to something a shake-up, following the end of the ... More

Tour Survival 2016/17: November Update

As we approach the mid-way point of the season, for many of the players currently ranked in the lower half of the rankings, attention is already shifting towards the battle to remain on tour beyond the end of 2016/17. For the first time since the introduction of two-year tour cards, the qualification system has in fact been subject to something a ... More

Tour Survival Battle Decided At Crucible

The outcome of the battle for tour survival for the 2016/17 season has now been concluded following defeats for Zhang Anda and Mitchell Mann today at the Betfred World Championship. Although the majority of players knew their fate following the qualifiers for the tournament held last week at Ponds Forge, there were still positions that could ... More

Tour Survival 2015/16 – World Championship Update

It is now crunch time in the battle for tour survival now with just the Betfred World Championship remaining during the 2015/16 season. Continue reading for an updated look at who needs a run at Ponds Forge and who can focus solely on making it to the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield... The Links Click here to view the latest provisional end of season ... More

Tour Survival 2015/16 – Player by Player – March Update

Attention at the moment is currently focused on the race to qualify for next month's Betfred World Championship, but a little further down the ranking list the battle for main tour places next season has reached its most critical phase. Having seen the conclusion of this season’s Kreative Dental Clinic European Tour with the final event in Gdynia, the ... More

The Gdynia Open: Winners and Losers

Last weekend's Gdynia Open marked not only the final event of snooker's Kreativ Dental Clinic European Tour, but a key event in respect of several ranking battles, including qualification for the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix, Ladbrokes Players Championship and even tour survival. Prior to the event I took a look at some of the battles to be decided and so ... More

The Big Gdynia Preview 2016

The final event of the 2015/16 Kreativ Dental Clinic European Tour might appear to be one of the smaller events on the snooker calendar, but with a number of key ranking battles to be concluded the Gdynia Open could be the most important tournaments of the season for many involved. The sixth event of this season’s European Tour, the event in Poland ... More

Tour Survival 2015/16 – Player by Player – January Update

Although the annual battle to stay on tour is one that runs the length of the whole season, it is at the turn of the year when the spotlight intensifies on those in danger. Indeed since my last player by player look at the race to stay on tour for 2016/17 back in October, we have seen the completion of two of the season’s biggest three ranking events, ... More

Euro Tour – The Early Running

Victory for Barry Hawkins at the Kaspersky Lab Riga Open on Sunday evening marked the end of the first event of the 2015/16 Kreativ Dental European Tour. As was the case last season, there will be six events held in total, culminating in the Gdynia Open next February, but even at this early stage there are already some early winners following the ... More

Tour Race 2015 – World Championship Round-Up

Following the conclusion of the qualifiers for the 2015 Betfred World Championship this week, the various battles for places inside the top 64 and on the main tour itself next season have almost been decided, with only a couple of scenarios at the Crucible able to mathematically change the situation. For readers who have not been following this ... More