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Betfred World Championship 2017: Tournament Preview

After another fantastic season of snooker it is finally time for the big one – the Betfred World Championship from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. And never has the tournament been bigger than in 2017 as its iconic venue celebrates its 40th anniversary, with a series of special events to be staged throughout the tournament. View the draw for the ... More

Selby Starts Against O’Brien

Mark Selby will begin the defence of his Betfred World Championship title against Fergal O’Brien on Saturday. The tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield runs from April 15 to May 1, with 32 players battling for a record top prize of £375,000. The random draw for the opening round was made today, with the top 16 seeds matched up with the 16 ... More

Tour Survival 2016/17 – World Championship Update

Following the conclusion of the China Open today, there is just one event remaining during the 2016/17 season as the annual battle for tour survival will be decided at the Betfred World Championship. With the qualifiers set to get underway this Wednesday at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, with £8,000 riding on first round matches, continue reading for a ... More

Race to Preston: Live Blog

The season-long battle for places at the 2017 Ladbrokes World Grand Prix comes to a head this week as ranking event snooker returns to our screens with the venue stages of the German Masters from Berlin. Following the conclusion of the Scottish Open event won by Marco Fu just before Christmas, we analysed the current standings in the qualification race ... More

Closing in on the Cut: German Masters

Ranking event snooker returns to our screens next week with the venue stages of the F66.com German Masters from the iconic Tempodrom venue in Berlin. The event will also mark the latest seedings revision of the 2016/17 season, with the new updated rankings set to decide the final seeding list for the Welsh Open, while the 32 qualifiers for the World ... More

Race to the World Grand Prix 2017

There are still nearly two months to run before the start of the 2017 Ladbrokes World Grand Prix, but in fact there are just two events still to be completed before the field for Preston is set, meaning that the race to qualify has already reached a critical phase. Held last season in mid-March, this term the tournament moves to a new slot from 6-12 ... More

Last Four in Belfast

Five days down at the inaugural Coral Northern Ireland Open and we now know the line-up for the semi-finals following an eventful week at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. View the latest provisional seedings View the latest Race to the Masters Saturday's first best of 11 frames semi-final will be contested between Kyren Wilson and Mark ... More

Early Season Firsts

Just three events into the 2016/17 season and already we have seen a number of 'firsts' on the World Snooker Tour from players up, down and even from some not part of the world ranking list. Today we take a look at some of those achievements... Progression Most obvious for inclusion in this list is of course Scotland's Anthony McGill, who made his big ... More

Riga Reflections

Today I take a look back at last week's Kaspersky Riga Masters won by Neil Robertson and try to pick out some of the biggest stories from snooker's latest stop in Latvia. You can view all of the updated ranking lists at the rankings section at WPBSA.com Robertson Reigns Australia's Neil Robertson has made the perfect start to the season with victory in ... More

Riga Masters 2016: Tournament Preview

52 days after Mark Selby's victory at the Crucible Theatre, the two-time world champion will be amongst those back in action at the Kaspersky Riga Masters, the first televised snooker tournament of the 2016/17 season. Click HERE to view the tournament draw Click HERE to view the tournament format Click HERE to view the latest provisional seedin... More