“Welsh Potting Machine” Mark Williams was in imperious form in winning the World Snooker Championship 2018 final last month. Where can the now three-time World Champion go from here?
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For the upcoming 2018/2019 professional World Snooker season, there will be an incredible 20 different ranking events up for grabs.
On top of prestigious invitational, The Masters, as well as the Champion of Champions and the new "Tour Championship" ranking event that features the top eight players from the one-year ranking list, this season will fiercly contested.
Another compelling snooker season culminates in a couple of weeks of green baize battles at the sport’s spiritual home, The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, at the 2018 World Championship from 21st April to 7th May. With this year’s event just around the corner, we take a detailed look at five leading contenders to win the top prize in snooker.
The highlight of the snooker season will soon be upon us as the World Championship is staged at the Crucible for the 42nd time, and this year’s edition promises to be a thrilling and wide-open contest with a host of top players in with a chance.
Chinese snooker sensation Ding Junhui is one of the sport's most decorated players but he has yet to lift the biggest prize yet in his career, the World Championship.
Ronnie “The Rocket” O’Sullivan is quite simply the greatest player to ever pick up a cue. This is obviously high praise for anyone but you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone in the entire world who disagrees with you, and if they do, they are wrong.
Mark Allen has set his sights on a famous victory at the upcoming World Championship after beating Kyren Wilson to claim The Masters. He became only the third Northern Irishman in history to win The Masters, following in the footsteps of Alex Higgins and Dennis Taylor.
The World Snooker Championship at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre remains the green baize sport’s showpiece event, but has the format grown a little stale? Five-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan certainly thinks so after blasting the tournament as “boring”. The Rocket recently indicated on social media he could miss the end-of-season event to film a pool TV show, Hustle, in Australia.
Ronnie O'Sullivan continues to entertain sports fans and despite recently crashing out of the 2018 Masters to eventual champion Mark Allen, he is still playing top-class snooker 25 years after first bursting onto the scene.
Welshman Mark Williams has trounced world number one Mark Selby with a win of 6-5 at the first round of The Masters 2018. Alexandra Palace was the venue for the epic opener in front of the packed crowd.
Scrutinise these shocking snooker-related events and see if you agree! These moments threatened to upend the gentlemanly reputation the game enjoys.
The Betway UK Championship is once again underway and Crazy Snooker returns even crazier than ever before with Neil Robertson, Kyren Wilson battling it out against John Parrott and Dennis Taylor in an EPIC doubles match!
Ronnie O’Sullivan got the season into full swing with a comprehensive win over Kyren Wilson in the English Open, and from the way he played, you would not bet against this being the first of several this season.
John Higgins faced off against Zhao Xintong, with a final score of 4–3 in an exciting encounter, and so booked his place in the Indian Open’s last 32.
It’s the first time that the city of Vizag is hosting the Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Tournament, and it is taking place at the city’s Novotel hotel, held between September 12-16. Anthony McGill is the defending champion.
For the past 24 months Mark Selby’s snooker dominance, has been almost similar to that of Tiger Woods during his prime.
Since claiming the German Masters title in February 2015, the Jester from Leicester has gone on to claim a further seven ranking titles until the start of the recent China Championship, including back-to-back World Snooker Championship titles, to bring his Crucible tally to three.
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Over 100 of snooker's top players descend on the Guild Hall, Preston next week (3-6 June 2017) for the qualifiers for the China Championship 2017, a brand new ranking event which will be held in China during August later this season.
Mark Selby has won his third world title in four years, fighting from 8-3 behind to beat John Higgins 18-15 in a thrilling World Snooker Championship 2017 final at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.