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RAPID TRUMP WHITEWASHES LINES

Friday 13 Nov 2020 10:52PM Defending champion Judd Trump took just 54 minutes to beat Peter Lines 5-0 and qualify for the final stages of the BetVictor German Masters. All results Trump beat Neil Robertson 9-6 in the final in Berlin last season World number one Trump knocked in breaks of 103, 107, 71 and 69 in a quickfire […]

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CARTY RELIEF AT TOUR SURVIVAL

Thursday 12 Nov 2020 01:01PM Ashley Carty enjoyed a dramatic run at Betfred World Championship qualifying earlier this year, earning a Crucible debut and tour survival. The 25-year-old Rotherham cueman knew he had to reach the Theatre of Dreams to remain on the circuit and achieved his target after a nerve-shredding 10-8 win over Robert Milkins in the final […]

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SMALL’S JOURNEY FROM CUEIST TO COACH

Wednesday 11 Nov 2020 09:43AM Small with wife Clare after winning the 2002 LG Cup. Scotland’s Chris Small achieved his snooker dream in 2002, aged 29, when he claimed maiden ranking silverware by winning the LG Cup at the iconic Guild Hall in Preston. However, as he held the trophy aloft, he already knew difficult days and retirement lay […]

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Lyu Haotian

Name Date of Birth Country Lyu Haotian 29-11-1997 China Name : Lyu Haotian (Born 29th November 1997) Highest Ranking : 71 (June-September 2014) Highest Break : 136 (2016 Q School – Event 1) Century Break : 8 Lyu Haotian  is a snooker player from the People’s Republic of China, notable for being one of the […]

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Yashin Merchant

Name Date of Birth Country Yashin Merchant 17-12-1966 India Name : Yashin Merchant (17.12.1966) Highest Ranking : 73 Highest Break : 141 (1997 World Championship Qualifier) Century Break : 9 Yasin Merchant, born 17 December 1966 is India‘s first professional snooker player. He won the National Snooker championships on 3 occasions, in 2001, 2000 and 1991.  His finest […]

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Cliff Thorburn

Name Date of Birth Country Cliff Thorburn 16-01-1948 Canada Name : Cliff Thorburn Highest Ranking : 1 (1981/1982) Highest Break : 147 (2 times) Century Breaks : 92 Clifford Charles Devlin “Cliff” Thorburn  (born January 16, 1948) is a Canadian retired professional snooker player. He won the World Snooker Championship in 1980, the first player […]

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Indian Open 2016

The 2016 Indian Open was organised by World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association from July 5th to 9th in Hyderabad and was staged successfully in that city in Southern part of India for the first time. Glasgow’s 25-year-old McGill beat the likes of Stuart Bingham, Stephen Maguire and Shaun Murphy to reach the final before […]

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Shanghai Masters 2016

On the tenth staging of the tournament in China, fittingly it was the home favourite Ding Junhui who lifted the trophy as he gained a measure of revenge against Selby for defeat in the World Championship final in May at Crucible Theatre. I must say the quality of Snooker has been exceptional in the tournament […]

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Pankaj Advani Won 22nd world title

One of India’s most notable sportsperson Pankaj Advani extended his tally of world titles to 22. He won a fourth straight final in 150 up format at IBSF World Billiards Championship. Just like each year, he brought a world trophy to home this year too. He has been consistent in bringing out trophy even since […]

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Tarun Chandra : A great personality and a great sportsperson

Tarun Chandra, the son of Sheel Chandra, who left us on 5th Oct. 2019, was a great Indian billiard player. He learned the rudiments of billiards from his father and struck a purple patch very quickly in his career. Tarun played for his state and won the state title in billiards, cracking a run of 143 […]

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World Snooker Championship 2020

The world has come to a standstill due to COVID-19 Pandemic and it’s cascading effect has paused the World’s major events like Olympic in Tokyo (postponed till 2021), ICC T20 World Cup ((postponed till 2021), Wimbledon (cancelled for 2020). One such event is the World Snooker Championship which was originally scheduled to be held from 18th April […]