• Bingham edges past Carrington in Yushan
  • World Open 2016: Scores and results
  • Hendrickson Takes the Point at US Open 8-Ball Championship
  • Young Champions Take Center Stage at APA Junior Championships
  • Tirana About to Host the First European Billiards Championship Ever in Albania

Bingham edges past Carrington in Yushan

Shocks, big name clashes and 5-4 finishes ensured a tense opening session’s play at the Hanteng Autos World Open in Yushan. 2015 World Champion Stuart Bingham survived a scare against Stuart Carrington, who had the frame at his mercy in the decider, but missed a yellow to allow Bingham to force his way over the line for a 5-4 win. Carrington had led 3-1 and 4-3, but the 40-year-old Bingham…


World Open 2016: Scores and results

Monday 25 July 02:30 BST Wildcard Round Hammad Miah (Eng) 3-5 Huang Jiahao (Chn) Zhang Anda (Chn) 5-3 Hu Hao (Chn) James Wattana (Tha) 3-5 Xu Si (Chn) Matthew Stevens (Wal) 5-1 Liu Yiqi (Chn) Liang Wenbo (Chn) 5-1 Chris Wakelin (Eng) First round Jimmy Robertson (Eng) 5-1 Wang Yuchen (Chn) Stephen Maguire (Sco) 4-5 Xiao Guodong (Chn) Stuart Bingham (Eng) 5-4 Stuart Carrington (Eng) 07:00 BST Wildcard Mark Selby…


Hendrickson Takes the Point at US Open 8-Ball Championship

Rory Hendrickson (Photo courtesy of JP Parmentier) Day two of the US Open 8-Ball Championship, at the Rio All Suites Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada, saw a field of 29 remaining players whittled down to just six players. The hot-seat match was a battle between two players of contrasting styles at the table. Hendrickson has a very calculated approach at the table, as he studies the angles and…


Young Champions Take Center Stage at APA Junior Championships

LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (July 22, 2016) — A record number of aspiring young APA members from across North America made their way to Davenport, Iowa in early-July for the APA Junior Championships. After four-days of having fun, making new friends from across the country and playing their hearts out on the pool table, three champions were crowned in each tier of the Junior Championships. In the finals of the Green…


Tirana About to Host the First European Billiards Championship Ever in Albania

In the upcoming four weeks, a Billiard festival will be celebrated and Tirana, Albania will be the capital of the celebrations. The venue is the Tirana Expo Center, Rruga „Gjergj Balshaj“. 24 tables are set up and waiting for the first players to arrive today. The venue is a large expo center hall and with an outside temperature of almost 40 degrees Celsius, the air condition of the building will…


Home Nations Snooker Events To Include Wild Cards

The Home Nations series of world ranking events to run during the 2016/17 season will each feature two amateur wild cards from the host nation. The series will comprise the new English Open, Irish Open and Scottish Open as well as the existing Welsh Open. Each tournament will feature 128 players in a flat draw. Once all professional tour players have entered, the two wild cards will have next priority,…


Crispian Ng Nabs Omega Billiards Tour Sixth Stop at Pucketts

Crispian Ng On the weekend of July 9-10, the Omega Billiards Tour was hosted by Pucketts in Fort Worth, Texas.   The staff and owners treated the players well with great service and an amazing atmosphere.  The tables were re-felted in preparation and the players really appreciated the care. We were able to extend the field to 83 players for this sixth stop of the 2016 season with guaranteed $1,500-added!…


Mancuso Wins WPBA Georgia State 9-Ball Championship

Belinda Calhoun and Nikki Banish Mancuso Rack and Grill II was the host site for the WPBA Georgia State 9-Ball Championship.  Owner, Kris Kuneman was celebrating his 70th Birthday on July 16 with family and friends while the women were celebrating the competition. Tiger SMART wishes Chris the happiest of Birthdays. Tiger SMART was thrilled to see Nikki Benish Mancuso return to the arena having been away from the game since…


Eurosport Expert Picks

This season, expert snooker commentators from Eurosport will be battling to win our new ‘fantasy snooker’ contest,. Eurosport commentators from countries around Europe including the UK, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Turkey, Norway, Hungary, Italy, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Romania, Holland & Flanders, Finland, The Netherlands and Russia will take part in the competition by picking a player for each tournament. The winner at the end of the season will receive…