• Yan Beats Milkins In Belfast Thriller
  • Clark Replaced By Page In UK Draw
  • Williams Through Despite Belfast Shocks
  • Slessor end’s Rocket’s Chances of £1 Million
  • Thailand and Singapore Join World Snooker Federation

Yan Beats Milkins In Belfast Thriller

17-year-old Yan Bingtao won a tremendous clash with Robert Milkins 5-4 to progress the semi-finals of the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. Chinese prodigy Yan remains on course to become the youngest ever winner of a ranking event and tomorrow’s match will be his second semi-final within the space of a month. He went on a tremendous run at the recent International Championship, demolishing Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-1 and brushing John…

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Clark Replaced By Page In UK Draw

Jackson Page Rhys Clark has withdrawn from next week’s Betway UK Championship for medical reasons and has been replaced by Jackson Page in the draw. Clark was due to face five-time UK Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan in the opening round at the York Barbican on Thursday November 30 at 7.30pm. Page replaces him directly so the amateur will now face O’Sullivan on the same date and time. Allowing Page to replace…

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Williams Through Despite Belfast Shocks

Mark Williams is the only top 16 ranked player through to the quarter-finals the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open after defeating David Gilbert 4-2 in Belfast. Seeds tumbled in day four’s earlier last 32 clashes. Ronnie O’Sullivan’s hopes of the £1 million pound bonus for winning all four Home Nations events were ended by world number 82 Elliot Slessor. John Higgins was defeated 4-3 by Gary Wilson in a superb tie…

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Slessor end’s Rocket’s Chances of £1 Million

O’Sullivan’s hopes of earning The £1 million bonus are now over. Elliot Slessor produced a career best display to defeat 30-time ranking event winner Ronnie O’Sullivan 4-1 at the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. The loss to the world number 82 ends O’Sullivan’s hopes of earning snooker’s £1 million bonus attached to winning all four Home Nations events. He was the only man in the running this week after…

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Thailand and Singapore Join World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) has today announced that the National Federations of both Thailand and Singapore have become the latest bodies to become full members of the WSF. Following last week’s news that the UAEBSA has aligned with the WSF, the Billiard Sports Association of Thailand (BSAT) and Cuesports Singapore (CS) have confirmed their membership alongside the growing number of National Federations to become part of the WSF. Under…

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Tian Dumps Out Home Favourite Allen

Mark Allen’s hopes of winning his home event were ended by a 4-3 defeat against Tian Pengfei at the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. The Antrim potter’s exit finishes off the chances of a winner from Northern Ireland following first round defeats for Joe Swail, Gerard Greene, Declan Brennan and Jordan Brown. There was never more than a frame between the players today. With the score at 2-2, Tian looked to be heading one…

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Betway UK Championship Draw And Format

The draw and format for the Betway UK Championship is now available. The event runs from November 28 to December 10 at the York Barbican. Click here for the draw Click here for the format Mark Selby will face Egypt’s Basem Eltahhan when he gets the defence of his title underway at the York Barbican. Selby won the title for the second time when he beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-7 in a fantastic…

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Rocket Up and Running In Belfast

Ronnie O’Sullivan emerged with 4-2 win in an intriguing clash with Germany’s Lukas Kleckers on day two of the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open, to keep his hopes of snooker’s £1 million bonus alive. The Rocket is the only man left in the running for the jackpot, which comes with winning all four Home Nations events. He was victorious at the recent English Open, where he demolished Kyren Wilson 9-2 in the final…

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