Shoot Out And Welsh Open Programmes

The officials programmes for both the Coral Shoot Out and the BetVictor Welsh Open are now available to order online. The Coral Shoot Out runs this weekend (February 12 to 14) at The Hexagon in Reading, televised by ITV4. The 32-page programme costs just £3 plus postage and includes: Profiles on all 64 playersFeatures on Michael White, Michael Holt and Ian BurnsDraw and formatSnooker quizAnd much more! The BetVictor Open…

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ong Kong’s Ng on cue to storm male bastion

By Stefanie McIntyre HONG KONG (Reuters) – A decade after taking up the sport because she liked her father’s outfit, Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee finds herself on the brink of snooker history as she embarks on a mission to reach the main draw of the men’s world championships. Reanne Evans made an unsuccessful bid to achieve the feat last year and Ng, who ended the Englishwoman’s 10-year reign as…

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Wilson savours record response

Kyren Wilson secured the first ranking event win of his career by beating Judd Trump in the final of the 2015 Shanghai Masters Kyren Wilson says his record-breaking feat during the “best match of my career” in the China Open qualifiers was the ideal response to his “gutting” display in the German Open. The 24-year-old scored four centuries, and Anthony Hamilton two, as the pair completed a record six consecutive…

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Ailstock downs Abernathy twice to take Q City 9-Ball title

Jonathan Ailstock ended 2015 with a third place finish in the Action Pool Tour’s Season Finale, behind the tour’s #1 and #2-ranked players, Brandon Shuff and Shaun Wilkie. He fell to Wilkie in the hot seat match, and then, Shuff (who went on to win the event) in the semifinals. Ailstock started 2016 on an equally positive note, going undefeated to take first place in the February 6 stop on…

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China Wins For Trump And Higgins

John Higgins and Judd Trump both enjoyed comfortable wins in the China Open qualifiers in Barnsley on Thursday. Higgins beat Michael Wasley 5-2 with a top break of 121, while Trump top scored with 108 in a 5-0 whitewash of Joel Walker to book his place in the final stages in Beijing. Scotland’s Rhys Clark scored one of his best career results with a 5-0 win over Ken Doherty, highlighted…

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Ponds Forge To Host World Qualifiers

Jimmy White Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield will host the qualifying rounds of snooker’s Betfred World Championship for the third consecutive year in April. The qualifiers will run from April 6 to 13 with all players seeded outside the top 16 battling for one of 16 coveted spots in the final stages at the nearby Crucible Theatre. Among those competing could be crowd favourite Jimmy White, former champions…

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BetVictor Welsh Open Preview

Here’s a betting preview of next week’s world ranking event in Cardiff, by Charlie McCann – BetVictor’s Head of Communications…. Click here for the match scheduleClick here for ticket details The draw for the BetVictor Welsh Open (15th-21st Feb) took place earlier in the week and three-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan is again the star attraction as the top 128 players in the world meet at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. It…

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Pair set record with six straight tons

Kyren Wilson and Anthony Hamilton were playing at the China Open qualifiers in Barnsley England’s Kyren Wilson and Anthony Hamilton have made history by scoring six consecutive centuries in a snooker match. The pair were playing at the China Open qualifiers in Barnsley, with Wilson beating Hamilton 5-3 for a place at the Beijing finals in March. The 24-year-old scored four centuries, while Hamilton, 44, scored two tons to break…

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Wilson Thrilled By Centuries Record

Snooker ace Kyren Wilson described his record-breaking match with Anthony Hamilton as “phenomenal” after they made six consecutive centuries between them on Wednesday evening. Wilson won the China Open qualifying match in Barnsley 5-3 after he made four centuries and Hamilton two. They eclipsed the previous record of five in a row set by Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stephen Hendry during the 2003 British Open final as well as Stephen Maguire…

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Wilson And Hamilton Set Tons Record

Kyren Wilson and Anthony Hamilton made six consecutive centuries between them in their China Open qualifying match in Barnsley on Wednesday evening. Wilson made four centuries in his 5-3 victory while Hamilton scored two. Their total of six in a row eclipsed the previous record of five set by Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stephen Hendry during the 2003 British Open final as well as Stephen Maguire and Neil Robertson in the…

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