Draw Made For World Games

June 26, 2017

The draw for the snooker discipline at the tenth staging of the World Games has today been announced. Organised and governed by the International World Games Association (IWGA), under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the 2017 World Games are set to be held in Wroclaw, Poland from 20-30 July 2017. Snooker will be included for the fifth time since its introduction at the 2001 Akita Games and…

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Day Breaks Ranking Duck In Riga

Ryan Day won the first ranking title of his career, 18 years after turning pro, by beating Stephen Maguire 5-2 in the final of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. More follows The post Day Breaks Ranking Duck In Riga appeared first on World Snooker.

June 25, 2017
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Williams to Referee First Ranking Final

June 25, 2017

World Snooker referee Ben Williams will be taking charge of his first ranking final tonight in the Kaspersky Riga Masters, and we caught up with him in ahead of his biggest match to date. Ben, fantastic news that you’ve been picked to referee your first ranking final here in Riga, that must be an amazing feeling… It’s incredible. I’ve waited a long time for this! Twelve years as an official…

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Doherty Books Last 16 Spot

June 24, 2017

Ken Doherty defeated Zhang Anda 4-2 to reach the last 16 of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. 1997 World Champion Doherty dropped off the tour at the end of last season, but was handed an invitational tour card to allow him to continue competing. The Irishman is making the most of it on his return. He whitewashed Gary Wilson yesterday and defeated Finland’s Robin Hull 4-2 to book his meeting with…

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Doherty Books Quarter Final Spot

June 24, 2017

Ken Doherty defeated Zhang Anda 4-2 to reach the quarter finals of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. 1997 World Champion Doherty dropped off the tour at the end of last season, but was handed an invitational tour card to allow him to continue competing. The Irishman is making the most of it on his return. He whitewashed Gary Wilson yesterday and defeated Finland’s Robin Hull 4-2 to book his meeting with Zhang….

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Kleckers Stuns Defending Champion Robertson

June 23, 2017

Lukas Kleckers beat defending Neil Robertson 4-3 in a thrilling last 64 encounter on the opening day of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. Germany’s Kleckers is making his first appearance as a professional on the World Snooker Tour, after clinching his place at Q School last month. He is off to the best possible start after defeating the 2010 World Champion. Robertson beat Michael Holt 5-2 in the final to lift…

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Hong Kong Masters Tickets Sold Out

June 23, 2017

Tickets for the new Hong Kong Masters sold out on the first day of sale, underlining the appetite for snooker among fans in the area. Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee will play with Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White in exhibition matches, aside from the main tournament The invitation tournament will run from July 20-23 featuring top stars such as Mark Selby, Ronnie O’Sullivan and local favourite Marco Fu – for…

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Jimmy Robertson Q&A

June 22, 2017

Jimmy Robertson is a late withdrawal for tomorrow’s Kaspersky Riga Masters with his partner Hayley due to give birth to their second child. However, it’s been a good few months for the Englishman, we caught up with him to discuss the season ahead… Jimmy, although it’s disappointing for you to miss out on Riga, you must be excited ahead of the birth of your second child?  Yes, I’m very excited….

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Evergrande China Championship Updated Draw

The updated draw for the final stages of the Evergrande China Championship  is now available. Click here for the draw The tournament in Guangzhou will run from August 16-22 and it will be a world ranking event for the first time.   The post Evergrande China Championship Updated Draw appeared first on World Snooker.

June 22, 2017
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Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

June 21, 2017

The 2017/18 season is underway and snooker fans throughout Europe can watch the sport anywhere and on any device through the Eurosport Player, the leading live and on-demand digital sport platform. Eurosport Player is available to download and watch in 52 markets and in 20 languages, offering fans an all-access pass to immerse themselves in the greatest events on the global sporting calendar. Look at the table below to see…

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Record Entries for Welsh Open

June 21, 2017

The inaugural World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) Welsh Open has seen entries from a record 40 players, more than a week prior to the original entry deadline. Since its inaugural event staged back in November 2015, the WDBS has seen consistent growth in player numbers at tournaments staged for people with a wide-range of different disabilities over the previous 18 months. For the first time, the upcoming Welsh Open,…

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