• Trump Stars In Stripes
  • Scottish Stars Lead Community Coaching Award
  • Day Fight Back Stuns Ding
  • Allen Sees Off ‘Two-Cue’ Brecel
  • Williams Beats Selby In Thriller

Trump Stars In Stripes

Judd Trump caught the eye with his performance and his outfit as he beat Liang Wenbo 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Dafabet Masters. Sporting a new striped Christian Dior shirt, Trump looked the part as he fired five breaks over 50 in an impressive win over China’s Liang. World number three Trump goes through to face Shaun Murphy or Ali Carter on Friday afternoon (tickets for that session still…

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Scottish Stars Lead Community Coaching Award

Scottish snooker stars John Higgins, Anthony McGill, Marcus Campbell and leading referee Leo Scullion recently joined 11 budding snooker coaches in taking part in the WPBSA’s latest Community Coaching Award. The one-day course was hosted by the Johnston family who own Minnesota Fats Snooker Club in Glasgow. In April 2017 a landmark partnership agreement was reached between the WPBSA and Scottish Snooker, the national federation for the sport in Scotland. More recently,…

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Day Fight Back Stuns Ding

Ryan Day’s first ever match at Alexandra Palace finished in jubilation as he came from 3-0 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-4 in the first round of the Dafabet Masters. Day had not previously played in snooker’s biggest invitation event since 2010, two years before it moved to its current venue. He has climbed back into the top 16 this season, winning his first ranking title at the Riga Masters…

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Win Tickets To World Championship

Here’s your chance to win tickets to the SOLD OUT Betfred World Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. All you have to do is register for World Snooker Opinions, which gives snooker fans the chance to have their say in the future of the sport.  Participants can earn cash payments as a reward for their contributions to the research initiative. Once you have registered you will go into the prize…

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Allen Sees Off ‘Two-Cue’ Brecel

Luca Brecel bizarrely used two cues during his first round clash at the Dafabet Masters, but to no avail as he lost 6-3 to Mark Allen. Belgium’s Brecel has been struggling to find a cue he likes after losing his own at the International Championship in November, and he entered the arena at Alexandra Palace carrying two cues, using each of them at various times over the course of the…

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Williams Beats Selby In Thriller

Mark Williams edged out world number one Mark Selby 6-5 in a tremendous match as the Dafabet Masters got underway at Alexandra Palace. A sell-out crowd in London were treated a superb contest and a dramatic finish as World Champion Selby missed a crucial last red in the deciding frame. That let Williams in to snatch victory and set up a quarter-final clash with Barry Hawkins or Kyren Wilson on…

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