14 Results for tag: Xu Si

2017/18 Tour Qualification: Making 128 (ish)

Attention has been firmly on the battle for tour survival so far this week during the early rounds of the Betfred World Championship qualifiers, but just how will the tour be structured next season? How can players not currently on the tour earn their places? Below I take a look at the current criteria and consider some of the names who have already ... More

Criteria Set for World Championship Invitations

Snooker’s world governing body the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced the selection criteria for the amateur players who will be invited to compete at this year’s Betfred World Championship qualifiers. The top 16 players on the world ranking list following the 2017 China Open will be seeded through to the ... More

Shanghai Masters 2016: Tournament Preview

The World Snooker tour returns to China next week for the tenth staging of the popular Shanghai Masters, with Kyren Wilson looking to defend the title that heralded his breakthrough 12 months ago. Today I take my customary look at the event and pick out some of the themes to follow during what is the biggest event of the season to date. View the ... More

Xu Si Wins World U-21 Championship

China’s Xu Si won the 2016 IBSF World Under-21 Championship on Friday by beating former professional Alexander Ursenbacher 6-5 in Mol, Belgium. It had appeared that Switzerland’s Ursenbacher, who dropped off the main tour following the 2014/16 season, was set to claim the title as he moved one away from victory at 5-3 with a break of 62. Back ... More