8 Results for tag: Zhang Yong

World Championship 2019: Tour Survival Blog

With the start of the 2019 Betfred World Championship qualifiers on Wednesday it is time for my annual live blog which will track 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, a place on tour ... More

Tour Survival 2019 – Two To Go

With just the top eight on the one-year ranking list to contest this week's Coral Tour Championship, there are just two further counting events to be completed for the players further down the world ranking list before the end of the 2018/19 season. Today we take an updated look at the battle for tour survival and the task facing those in and around the ... More

Lam Secures Immediate Tour Return

Sanderson Lam bounced straight back from losing his place on the World Snooker Tour by beating Joe Swail 4-2 in event two of Q School. Q School began with 206 players seeking one of the 12 fresh two-year tour cards. Last Sunday’s four winning event one quarter finalists Lukas Kleckers, Allan Taylor, Ashley Hugill and Billy Joe Castle secured the first ... More

World Championship 2017: Tour Survival Blog

With just one day to go until the start of the 2017 Betfred World Championship qualifiers it is time for my annual live blog, which will track all of the key movements in the race for tour survival as the tournament progresses. 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, ... 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

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

New Season List Available

Following the announcement of the prize money schedule and money drop-off dates for the 2016/17 season by World Snooker last week, the first provisional seeding list of the new campaign is now available. As a reminder for those not familiar, the latest provisional seedings list looks ahead to the next mid-season seedings revision, in this ... More