Changing Times…

KyrenWIlson

World Snooker Tour boss Barry Hearn has confirmed that from tomorrow the BetFred World Snooker Championship 2020 will be played behind closed doors. Although, he said, that fans with final tickets should hold on to theirs a tiny bit longer. In this new world, things can change very quickly , he said. You never know. … Read more

Age Counts…

Stephen Hendry

They say… Age is just a number. And in snooker, it is. But it also counts for a lot when you manage to get to the sport’s most iconic venue The Crucible at a ripe age of nearly 50 – as have two “golden oldies” in Alan McManus and Anthony Hamilton. The World Championship qualifiers … Read more

Belgium’s new young gun…

BenMertens

Belgian teenager Ben Mertens has become the youngest player to win a match at the World Championship in the qualifying rounds. It comes as the 15-year-old demolished 24-year-old James Cahill, whom last year reached the Crucible and appeared as the first amateur and beat Ronnie O’Sullivan in the first round but then lost to Stephen … Read more

Snooker’s Blue Ribbon Event Hangs in Balance…

TheCrucible

And this week’s Tour Championship in Llandudno has been postponed until July, due to the rapidly viral deadly Coronavirus outbreak. The snap announcement came from World Snooker Tour this morning that the penultimate ranking event of the season would be potentially played later on in the year at the end of July (21-26th). Originally, the … Read more